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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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The Ultimate Social Media Holiday Calendar for 2017 [Resource]
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Whether it’s International Cat Day, Pizza Day, or Talk Like a Pirate Day, it seems like almost every day, the internet is celebrating a holiday. Whenever I log onto Twitter, I quickly scan what’s trending on the left-hand side of the screen. Have you ever had this experience — when you see an obscure holiday […]

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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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The State of Social Media Demographics: 2017 Benchmarks [Infographic]
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There’s quite a bit of information out there to support the claims that people are moving farther away from broadcast television, and closer to the digital realm. And within that landscape, people are straying from their desktops and laptops, and opting to get online via mobile with more frequency. At least, that’s what the folks at Nielsen […]

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February Social Media News: Weather on Facebook, SNL on Snapchat & More
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We spend a lot of time on social media sites — globally, it’s around two hours per day. But for all of that time spent social networking, we may not always know what’s going on behind the scenes with the sites themselves. To help you save time while staying informed, we’re launching a monthly social […]

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5 Steps for Improving Your Media Outreach: Insights From 1,300 Publishers
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The media needs content to report, and marketers need exposure for their content. Together, it seems like these two would have a pretty simple, mutually beneficial relationship, right? Unfortunately, like most modern-day relationships, it’s never really that simple. Marketers and PR professionals have long been denounced by the media as spin doctors thanks to poor […]

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How to Keep Up With Social Media News & Trends
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If you’re a social media marketer, two things are almost certain: You spend a lot of time on your mobile phone, and you spend even more time teaching your friends and colleagues how to use the latest apps and features because you’re at the forefront of it all. Social media is constantly evolving. For example, […]

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