Social Media Slice for November 26: Cocoon Emerges as Social Media Network for Your Family; What Are Best Types of Video to Use on Social Media; How to Edit Text on iPhone or iPad

MAIN SLICE 📌 Cocoon Emerges as Social Media Network for Your Family- This has nothing to do with ads. It has everything to do with family. Facebook puts your mom and best friend in the same social network as your most distant “acquaintance.” As with a cocoon, you invite up to a dozen different peopleContinue reading “Social Media Slice for November 26: Cocoon Emerges as Social Media Network for Your Family; What Are Best Types of Video to Use on Social Media; How to Edit Text on iPhone or iPad”

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 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 September 19, 2019: Pinterest Tips on Halloween Marketing; Making the LinkedIn Algorithm Work for You; Adding Facebook Video Polls

MAIN SLICE Pinterest Tips on Halloween Marketing- Halloween? Yes it is just a month away and savvy marketers are looking for any trends to give their clients an edge. Are you one of them? Pinterest has published a Halloween insights guide, based on the last 12 months of data. “Remakes are a thing in 2019,Continue reading “Social Media Slice for September 19, 2019: Pinterest Tips on Halloween Marketing; Making the LinkedIn Algorithm Work for You; Adding Facebook Video Polls”

Social Media Slice for August 26, 2019: TikTok Advertising Step By Step; Consistently Producing Quality Video Content; Smarter Spell Check Coming

MAIN SLICE TikTok Advertising Step By Step- You will be hearing more & more about TikTok as a revenue generator for businesses. Is this short-form mobile video app so popular with the Gen Z crowd for you? Depends on your client. If so, here is a breakdown of ad services. “For targeting, TikTok offers age,Continue reading “Social Media Slice for August 26, 2019: TikTok Advertising Step By Step; Consistently Producing Quality Video Content; Smarter Spell Check Coming”

Social Media Slice for August 23, 2019: Instagram Hoax About Photo Use; Tips to Improve Dwell-Time Rankings; YouTube Studio Built-In Video Editor

MAIN SLICE Instagram Hoax About Photo Use- It’s not real. Check Snopes, people. Do a Google search to see if other sources are posting it. Celebrities and regular users duped by old hoax about misappropriation of your Instagram pictures. “The notice starts out: ‘Don’t forget tomorrow starts the new Instagram rule where they can useContinue reading “Social Media Slice for August 23, 2019: Instagram Hoax About Photo Use; Tips to Improve Dwell-Time Rankings; YouTube Studio Built-In Video Editor”

Social Media Slice for August 14, 2019: LinkedIn Adding New Audience Insights; YouTube Non-Video Google Ad Campaigns; and Reaching People with Facebook Ads Based on Search Terms

MAIN SLICE LinkedIn Adding New Audience Insights Through Third-Party Partnerships- This is big news for social media managers. If you could better understand what audience subsets want to see more of and what they’re discussing, wouldn’t that give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace? “LinkedIn is currently seeing ‘record levels of engagement’. If yourContinue reading “Social Media Slice for August 14, 2019: LinkedIn Adding New Audience Insights; YouTube Non-Video Google Ad Campaigns; and Reaching People with Facebook Ads Based on Search Terms”

Social Media Slice for July 17, 2019: Pinterest Offering New Video Features; Pro Advice on Avoiding Video Marketing Mistakes; and Buffer Analyze Review

MAIN SLICE Pinterest Offering New Video Features- Pictures may have brought Pinterest to the social media party, but videos are getting it a lot of attention. So, no surprise the platform has been working on/is now releasing new video features which include an improved uploader, video tab, lifetime analytics, and pin scheduling. “On Pinterest, videosContinue reading “Social Media Slice for July 17, 2019: Pinterest Offering New Video Features; Pro Advice on Avoiding Video Marketing Mistakes; and Buffer Analyze Review”

Are Written Words Dead? Duh, You ARE Reading This

Video is king, they say, in social media. A “picture is worth a thousand words” has been echoed for centuries. And we get it, nobody talks about caveman blogs, just drawings. But, you SCROLL Instagram. It’s a book with written words that you TAKE to the beach to read. That last line, I adapted fromContinue reading “Are Written Words Dead? Duh, You ARE Reading This”

Social Media Slice for June 25, 2019: YouTube Testing Hiding Video Comments; Twitter Username Could Replace Email Address; and Mastering Facebook Analytics and Attribution Tools

MAIN SLICE YouTube Testing Hiding Video Comments- Have a small biz client hesitant to let you market them with YouTube videos over fear of obscene or baseless comments from viewers? A YT test has been spotted on Android devices in India. It shows a new button at the top of the page– when clicked– takesContinue reading “Social Media Slice for June 25, 2019: YouTube Testing Hiding Video Comments; Twitter Username Could Replace Email Address; and Mastering Facebook Analytics and Attribution Tools”