Social Media Slice for December 16, 2019: Queen Elizabeth Is Recruiting for Digital Guru; 15 Facebook Holiday Contests You Can Create in Minutes; Best Guide to Understanding Pinterest Analytics

MAIN SLICE 📌 Queen Elizabeth Is Recruiting for Digital Guru- The Queen already has seven million Instagram followers, more than five million on Facebook and more than four million on Twitter. Time for Buckingham Palace to hire a Head of Digital Engagement! “The successful candidate will join the office of the queen’s Private Secretary andContinue reading “Social Media Slice for December 16, 2019: Queen Elizabeth Is Recruiting for Digital Guru; 15 Facebook Holiday Contests You Can Create in Minutes; Best Guide to Understanding Pinterest Analytics”

Social Media Slice for December 12, 2019: Pinterest Releases Top 100 Trends List; Local Algorithm Involves Relevance, Proximity, and Prominence; How to Write Persuasive Instagram Ads, Captions, and Bios

MAIN SLICE 📌 Pinterest Releases Top 100 Trends List- Not another list? Ah, but this goes beyond trends and could actually reveal cultural shifts for the new decade! “People are spending more and more time at home, and this means big business for companies that concentrate on home decor, athleisure, and even delivery services. There’sContinue reading “Social Media Slice for December 12, 2019: Pinterest Releases Top 100 Trends List; Local Algorithm Involves Relevance, Proximity, and Prominence; How to Write Persuasive Instagram Ads, Captions, and Bios”

Social Media Slice for November 27, 2019: Pinterest Shop Allows Users to Buy from SMBs; Twitter to Remove Inactive Accounts and Free Up Usernames in December; How to Use Facebook Ads to Promote Limited-Time Offers

MAIN SLICE 📌 Pinterest Shop Allows Users to Buy from SMBs- Pinterest is trying to motivate its loyal pinners to do more shopping with a new dashboard that showcases Etsy-style products & profiles of selected small biz. “In contrast to Instagram’s younger demographic, Pinterest users typically skew older. The site says “eight of 10 moms”Continue reading “Social Media Slice for November 27, 2019: Pinterest Shop Allows Users to Buy from SMBs; Twitter to Remove Inactive Accounts and Free Up Usernames in December; How to Use Facebook Ads to Promote Limited-Time Offers”

Social Media Slice for November 21, 2019: Pinterest Updates Lens Feature to Improve Visual Search; Create YouTube Thumbnails That Win the Click; 15 Podcast Tools to Take Your Show from Good to Great

MAIN SLICE 📌 Pinterest Updates Lens Feature to Improve Visual Search- Do you know about Visual Search? It uses Pinterest Lens to allow potential customers to take a photo of something they see out in the world and turn it into a search on the platform! Sounds great. Read on. It’s getting better. “With Pinterest’sContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 21, 2019: Pinterest Updates Lens Feature to Improve Visual Search; Create YouTube Thumbnails That Win the Click; 15 Podcast Tools to Take Your Show from Good to Great”

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 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 24, 2019: Pinterest Updating Pin Format; World’s First Bee Influencer On Social Media; Mozilla’s Firefox 70 Reveals Cookies Tracking You

MAIN SLICE 📌 Pinterest Updating Pin Format- Key change is your client’s Pin image will get more screen real estate! The ‘Save’ and ‘Send’ buttons, as well as the options menu, shift to below the Pin image from the top bar in current format. “When you scroll down … you can see that each sectionContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 24, 2019: Pinterest Updating Pin Format; World’s First Bee Influencer On Social Media; Mozilla’s Firefox 70 Reveals Cookies Tracking You”

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”

Social Media Slice for October 2, 2019: Survey Ranks Social Media Platforms by Trust Perceptions; 11 Common Blogging Mistakes You Can Avoid; So You Think You Know About Facebook Advertising

MAIN SLICE Survey Ranks Social Media Platforms by Trust Perceptions- Business Insider asked people to rank the seven major digital social networks Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and Snapchat on the basis of six categories of digital trust. LinkedIn was #1! “According to the survey, Facebook again ranked the last with worse results displayedContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 2, 2019: Survey Ranks Social Media Platforms by Trust Perceptions; 11 Common Blogging Mistakes You Can Avoid; So You Think You Know About Facebook Advertising”