Social Media Slice for December 11, 2019: How was 2019 Represented on Twitter; American Entrepreneurship is at an All-time High; How to Add Page Numbers and Bookmarks in Google Docs

MAIN SLICE 📌 2019 as Represented on Twitter- Twitter is a strange platform. It doesn’t seem to make $$, nobody wants to buy it, POTUS Trump uses it constantly, and engagement is high. So stands to reason Twitter would compile a “most successful” moments in various categories. 🤔Videos included. “2019’s most-tweeted-about movies: The Avengers: EndgameContinue reading “Social Media Slice for December 11, 2019: How was 2019 Represented on Twitter; American Entrepreneurship is at an All-time High; How to Add Page Numbers and Bookmarks in Google Docs”

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 25, 2019: TikTok Starts Testing ‘Shopping Cart’ Social Commerce Feature; WordPress Beefs Up SMB Monetization Options; How to Follow and Unfollow Topics on Twitter

MAIN SLICE 📌 TikTok Starts Testing ‘Shopping Cart’ Social Commerce Feature- First shoppable ads. Now testing giving influencers the ability to use social commerce URLs in their videos! A simple click of the in-video link will connect viewers to an Amazon store where they can buy official merchandise. “This new feature could very well poseContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 25, 2019: TikTok Starts Testing ‘Shopping Cart’ Social Commerce Feature; WordPress Beefs Up SMB Monetization Options; How to Follow and Unfollow Topics on Twitter”

Social Media Slice for November 22, 2019: Some Users Can Now Schedule Tweets Via Twitter; Android Gift-Giving Guide; How To Grow Instagram Followers After Algorithm Changes

MAIN SLICE 📌 Some Users Can Now Schedule Tweets Via Twitter- Whoa! What? Ok, it is not an edit button. But to be able to schedule direct instead of using 3rd party sites, interesting. Still in beta testing. “Tweet scheduling on twitter .com? Yes please! Starting today, we’re experimenting with bringing one of @TweetDeck’s handiestContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 22, 2019: Some Users Can Now Schedule Tweets Via Twitter; Android Gift-Giving Guide; How To Grow Instagram Followers After Algorithm Changes”

Social Media Slice for November 20, 2019: Growing Number of Millennials Plan to Rent Indefinitely; Squarespace Ups Its Social Game; Why You Need a Social Media Hashtag Strategy

MAIN SLICE 📌 Growing Number of Millennials Plan to Rent Indefinitely- How does that relate to you as a social media marketer? Negatively if you have any realtor clients. But a big opportunity if you can pitch to apartment management firms. Check out Apartment List survey results. “The reasoning for this is multifaceted. According toContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 20, 2019: Growing Number of Millennials Plan to Rent Indefinitely; Squarespace Ups Its Social Game; Why You Need a Social Media Hashtag Strategy”

Social Media Slice for October 17, 2019: Twitter User Info Used for Targeted Ads; 10 Smart Ways to Grow Business with LinkedIn; Getting More Backlinks is a Good Thing

MAIN SLICE 📌 Twitter User Numbers and Emails Accidentally Used for Targeted Ads- Oh oh. Don’t need 280 characters/spaces to get point across. Did you by any chance provide Twitter an email address or phone number, as a form of two-factor authentication? It could have inadvertently been used for advertising purposes. “When an advertiser uploadedContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 17, 2019: Twitter User Info Used for Targeted Ads; 10 Smart Ways to Grow Business with LinkedIn; Getting More Backlinks is a Good Thing”

Social Media Slice for October 11, 2019: Instagram Working on Direct Messaging to Its Web App; Top Twitter Strategies to Grow Your Brand In 2020; Understanding and Using Colors to Influence Marketing

MAIN SLICE 📌Instagram Working on Direct Messaging to Its Web App– No timetable, but looks like Instagram is making moves to encourage more users to interact directly with one another. The plan is to bring its Direct messaging feature to its web app accessible through a browser. “The news will, in no doubt, please heavyContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 11, 2019: Instagram Working on Direct Messaging to Its Web App; Top Twitter Strategies to Grow Your Brand In 2020; Understanding and Using Colors to Influence Marketing”

Social Media Slice for October 3, 2019: LinkedIn Adds New Audience, Targeting, And Reporting Features; Instagram Hashtag Secrets Revealed; Your Password Habits Are Terrible

MAIN SLICE LinkedIn Adds New Audience, Targeting, And Reporting Features- ‪Looking for more reach & insights from LinkedIn? It has just added better audience forecasting & intelligence, new boolean logic in targeting, and more sophisticated reporting to LinkedIn ads in Campaign Manager. ‬ “When asked about which targeting capabilities they wanted, many advertisers chose BooleanContinue reading “Social Media Slice for October 3, 2019: LinkedIn Adds New Audience, Targeting, And Reporting Features; Instagram Hashtag Secrets Revealed; Your Password Habits Are Terrible”

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”

Social Media Slice for September 13, 2019: Tips for Launching Winning Snapchat Ads; To Count Likes Or Not Count Likes; New Facebook Ads Manager Layout

MAIN SLICE Tips for Launching Winning Snapchat Ads- Can Snapchat be a potential goldmine to connect with younger, mobile-first audiences? Snapchat reports that globally more than 290 million people use it every day to communicate with friends brands. “To be successful on Snapchat, you also have to go out of your way to focus onContinue reading “Social Media Slice for September 13, 2019: Tips for Launching Winning Snapchat Ads; To Count Likes Or Not Count Likes; New Facebook Ads Manager Layout”