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 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 23, 2019: Facebook Dumping Small Biz Pages Gray Badges; Email List Essentials for Building Engagement; Alexa and Google Home Device Security Loopholes

MAIN SLICE 📌 Facebook Dumping Small Biz Pages Gray Badges- Looking to concentrate on helping businesses to “portray authenticity in new ways,” Facebook is ending gray verification badges. 🤔Small business owners used these to show that their Pages were genuine, and officially managed by the right people. 😢 “Those who already had the gray badgeContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 23, 2019: Facebook Dumping Small Biz Pages Gray Badges; Email List Essentials for Building Engagement; Alexa and Google Home Device Security Loopholes”

Social Media Slice for October 22, 2019: More Mobile Shopping Expected This Holiday Season; LinkedIn and Facebook News on Podcast; Problems Scheduling Facebook Page Posts

MAIN SLICE 📌 More Mobile Shopping Expected This Holiday Season- Not what your brick & mortar clients want to hear. In a daVinci Payments poll of 675 women, ages 18 to 75, 47% said they expect to make more than half of their holiday purchases digitally. “Other recent survey results also indicate online shopping couldContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 22, 2019: More Mobile Shopping Expected This Holiday Season; LinkedIn and Facebook News on Podcast; Problems Scheduling Facebook Page Posts”

Social Media Slice for October 21, 2019: 5 Rising Social Media Platforms to Watch; Millennials Prefer Debit Over Credit Cards; To Disable or Not To Disable Facebook Location Tracking

MAIN SLICE 📌 5 Rising Social Media Platforms to Watch- Looking to get a foothold for your clients on emerging social media platforms? Here are 5 to check out. “Why You Should Consider Using It: Without ads and algorithms, Vero is touted as the more ‘authentic’ social media platform. It’s perfect for companies that wantContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 21, 2019: 5 Rising Social Media Platforms to Watch; Millennials Prefer Debit Over Credit Cards; To Disable or Not To Disable Facebook Location Tracking”

Social Media Slice for October 18, 2019: Facebook Organic Page impressions May Be Dropping; Using Site Personalization to Get Your Visitors More Engaged; Keeping Up With Slack Threads

MAIN SLICE 📌 Facebook Organic Page impressions May Be Dropping- Isn’t that a great news to end the week? Shouldn’t be as bad as last year when it changed News Feed algorithm, but Facebook is rolling out a change as to how it counts real impressions to better match its ad metrics. “Facebook explained thatContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 18, 2019: Facebook Organic Page impressions May Be Dropping; Using Site Personalization to Get Your Visitors More Engaged; Keeping Up With Slack Threads”

Social Media Slice for October 15, 2019: Instant Reserve Tool for Advertisers; Customizing Facebook Ads Based on Customer Awareness Principles; Google Pixel 4 Features for Business Users

MAIN SLICE 📌 Instant Reserve Tool for Advertisers- Looks like YouTube is testing a reservation service to book ad space now/pay later. Most likely aimed at the big brands, but interesting to see the option. “YouTube’s Instant Reserve made available to ‘hundreds’ of advertisers in early September is similar to upfront TV ad buying andContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 15, 2019: Instant Reserve Tool for Advertisers; Customizing Facebook Ads Based on Customer Awareness Principles; Google Pixel 4 Features for Business Users”

Social Media Slice for October 14, 2019: Shopify Launches Retailer-Focused Gig Marketplace; Unbranded Searches May Benefit Small Biz; Pinterest Academy Designed for Businesses

MAIN SLICE 📌 Shopify Launches Retailer-Focused Gig Marketplace- Shopify confuse you or your client but you want to dip your toes into this active shopping platform? Shopify has come up with a very pro-active solution to intro you to people who have “been there / done that.” “The new Experts Marketplace connects retailers with externalContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 14, 2019: Shopify Launches Retailer-Focused Gig Marketplace; Unbranded Searches May Benefit Small Biz; Pinterest Academy Designed for Businesses”