Social Media Slice for November 7, 2019: Facebook May Start Asking For A Selfie To Verify Your Identity; Pinterest Top Trends for November 2019; How to Use LinkedIn Video to Acquire More Customers

MAIN SLICE 📌 Facebook May Start Asking For A Selfie To Verify Your Identity- No word on how this would work for small biz accounts (owner or admin faces, not the biz storefront or logo?). But is this more security or more invasion of privacy? “…according to Jane Manchun Wong, the company is now workingContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 7, 2019: Facebook May Start Asking For A Selfie To Verify Your Identity; Pinterest Top Trends for November 2019; How to Use LinkedIn Video to Acquire More Customers”

Social Media Slice for November 6, 2019: Friended Is New Social Network; 20 Reasons Facebook Ads Fail And Improvement Insights; Don’t Reboot Computer After Ransomware Infection

MAIN SLICE 📌 Friended Is New Social Network- Far from Facebook, this platform moves your initial “is anyone out there like me” feeler directly to a personal conversation. No lurkers or haters. And no ads. “The idea is to give people a chance to share how they really feel in a vulnerable, one-to-one setting. InContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 6, 2019: Friended Is New Social Network; 20 Reasons Facebook Ads Fail And Improvement Insights; Don’t Reboot Computer After Ransomware Infection”

Social Media Slice for November 5, 2019: Adobe Illustrator Coming to iPad in 2020; Creating Effective B2B Marketing Videos; 6 Tips and Tricks to Secure Chromebook

MAIN SLICE 📌 Adobe Illustrator Coming to iPad in 2020- If as a social media manager you depend on your tablet for content design, the news that you will have greater access to the power of Adobe is great news. “Adobe said it has already been in touch with many designers to better understand theirContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 5, 2019: Adobe Illustrator Coming to iPad in 2020; Creating Effective B2B Marketing Videos; 6 Tips and Tricks to Secure Chromebook”

Social Media Slice for November 4, 2019: Pinterest Rolls Out A New Look On iOS And Android; 5 SEO Strategies for Higher Google Rankings; How to Edit the Facebook Ad Destination URL by Placement

MAIN SLICE 📌 Pinterest Rolls Out A New Look On iOS And Android- Why a new look? To improve the experience for users and more importantly help pins better standout. Like those of your clients. “Pinterest’s new updated look for iOS and Android makes the app more “visual,” bringing personalized recommendations to the forefront ofContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 4, 2019: Pinterest Rolls Out A New Look On iOS And Android; 5 SEO Strategies for Higher Google Rankings; How to Edit the Facebook Ad Destination URL by Placement”

Social Media Slice for November 1, 2019: New Directory to Bring Social Media Agencies and Clients Together; Facebook and Pinterest News Covered on Podcast; How to Send Direct Messages from Anywhere Within Slack

MAIN SLICE 📌 New Directory to Bring Social Media Agencies and Clients Together- Agencies with a staff of 1 to 500 just got a new friend in marketing themselves to potential clients. It’s a just out directory called Social Agency Scout. And it is free for you to use to find clients and for themContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 1, 2019: New Directory to Bring Social Media Agencies and Clients Together; Facebook and Pinterest News Covered on Podcast; How to Send Direct Messages from Anywhere Within Slack”

Social Media Slice for October 31, 2019: Flash Finally Fading; Halloween and Social Media 2019; Use Files App to Scan Docs to iPhone or iPad

MAIN SLICE 📌 Flash Finally Fading- None of you are still using flash on your client websites, are you? FYI 🙀Google Search will no longer index Flash content that its crawlers find on websites. “In an update on its webmasters blog, Google says it will stop supporting Flash ‘later this year,’ meaning very soon. GoogleContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 31, 2019: Flash Finally Fading; Halloween and Social Media 2019; Use Files App to Scan Docs to iPhone or iPad”

Social Media Slice for October 30, 2019: Digital Ad Revenue Jumps to New High; Creating Videos For Every Step Of Sales Funnel; Buffer Tool Helps Save And Organize Instagram Hashtags

MAIN SLICE 📌 Digital Ad Revenue Jumps to New High- That’s the good news. Bad news is that an “unwieldy patchwork of state-by-state regulations,” could slow growth. This article looks at how consumer privacy will affect revenue growth. 🤑 Mobile advertising continues its explosive growth, reaching $40 billion for the first half of the year—aContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 30, 2019: Digital Ad Revenue Jumps to New High; Creating Videos For Every Step Of Sales Funnel; Buffer Tool Helps Save And Organize Instagram Hashtags”

Social Media Slice for October 29, 2019: Social Media Inspiring More Halloween Purchases; Google Asks Do You Need a Website; Facebook Power 5 Ad Tools

MAIN SLICE 📌 Social Media Inspiring More Halloween Purchases- The National Retail Federation is projecting that Halloween spending will hit $8.8 billion this year  And the way social media drives different groups is a growing factor “Spending hasn’t changed much over the past few years, but we are seeing a noticeable increase in consumers whoseContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 29, 2019: Social Media Inspiring More Halloween Purchases; Google Asks Do You Need a Website; Facebook Power 5 Ad Tools”

Social Media Slice for October 28, 2019: FTC Cracking Down On Sale Of ‘Fake Indicators Of Social Media Influence’; Optimize Now for Voice Search to Stay Ahead Of Competition; Facebook Ads Tips for Local Business

MAIN SLICE 📌 FTC Cracking Down On Sale Of ‘Fake Indicators Of Social Media Influence’- In other words, fake followers and fake reviews are fraudulent and mislead consumers. Uncle Sam is now watching. “Florida businessman German Calas, Jr. was fined $2.5 million, and a warning was issued to Sunday Riley, who apparently wrote fake reviewsContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 28, 2019: FTC Cracking Down On Sale Of ‘Fake Indicators Of Social Media Influence’; Optimize Now for Voice Search to Stay Ahead Of Competition; Facebook Ads Tips for Local Business”

Social Media Slice for October 25, 2019: TikTok Raising National Security Concerns; Personalized Offers to Win Consumers Over Holiday Season; Flaunting Accomplishments Without Arrogance

MAIN SLICE 📌 TikTok Raising National Security Concerns- Because it is Chinese owned, the shiny new social media toy known as TicToc may not be all fun & games. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), are asking if TikTok poses “national security risks.” “… Schumer and Cotton questioned TikTok’sContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 25, 2019: TikTok Raising National Security Concerns; Personalized Offers to Win Consumers Over Holiday Season; Flaunting Accomplishments Without Arrogance”