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The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More
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When it comes to writing text for your blog and social media posts, many marketers wonder, “But what’s the character limit?” It’s never a simple question — sometimes, it’s answered by parameters established by certain channels. And on other occasions, it’s more a question of what’s ideal. For example, you probably know the character limit […]

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What is Latent Semantic Indexing & Why Does it Matter for Your SEO Strategy?
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I’ll admit that when I first heard a colleague mention “latent semantic indexing,” my immediate response was simply, “What?” Luckily, although it sounds like something that requires a degree in computer science, it’s actually a concept you’re probably familiar with — particularly if you have some basic knowledge of keywords and their close relationship with […]

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How the Modern Viewer (& Cupcakes) Transformed Saturday Night Live
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Disclaimer: I love Saturday Night Live. Actually, that’s a huge understatement. I grew up watching SNL, some of my role models are SNL veterans, and I regularly abandon Saturday night plans so I can watch the show live. So you can imagine my joy when SNL started going digital. After almost 40 years on the […]

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Brain Typing & Skin Hearing: Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's 2017 F8 Conference
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Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has been the leader of social media innovation and change. We’ve seen Facebook change the way we talk, text, share, and connect around the world. Today, Facebook is no longer an option for marketers. Globally, almost 2 billion people use Facebook, and more than 1 billion people use Messenger. […]

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The Decline of Organic Facebook Reach & How to Outsmart the Algorithm
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If you’ve been managing a Facebook Page over the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a drop in how many of your fans have been viewing and interacting with your organic posts. This decline in organic Facebook reach came to a head in 2014, when marketers started picking up on (and complaining about) the situation […]

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March Social Media News: Facebook vs. Snapchat, WhatsApp for Business & More
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March is known for a few major holidays and events. St. Patrick’s Day, U.S. college basketball tournaments, and the start of spring, to name a few. After this year, in the marketing world, March 2017 will also be known as the month when Facebook officially took on Snapchat. The world’s biggest social network launched ephemeral […]

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet of Social Media Photo & Image Sizes [Infographic]
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When you’re selecting cover photos, shared images, and other social media assets, knowing the basic image dimensions might not cut it. What if you want to make sure a certain part of your cover photo isn’t obstructed by your profile photo? And what’s the difference between shared link thumbnails, or in-stream photos — are the […]

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How to Generate More Leads & Customers Using Social Media Videos [Free Ebook]
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Video marketing is quickly crossing into buzzword territory. From blogs to online news to social media platforms, video is everywhere. The use of video content for B2B marketers jumped from 8% to 58% in 2014 alone, while the number of videos brands publish on Facebook has continually increased by 3.6x year over year. But is all this video […]

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