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Best Practices For Sharing Images On Google+

Best Practices For Sharing Images On Google+ | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Learn best practices and photo sharing etiquette on Google Plus. Tutorial contains scenarios and illustrations to help you get the best out of your Google+ photo sharing experience.

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Some basic, but important, reminders from globalwebfx about how to use and not use photos, not just on Google+ but across social media as well.

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Jaana Nyström's curator insight, February 25, 2014 2:06 AM

Do not steal people's photos. That may cost you your reputation or money. Or both.

Ray Hiltz's curator insight, February 25, 2014 7:45 AM

Google Plus is one of the best places to share images on the web. Here are some guidelines to help you make the most of it.

 

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Google Made Mobile-Friendliness Mandatory—Is Your Website Making the Cut?

Google Made Mobile-Friendliness Mandatory—Is Your Website Making the Cut? | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

On April 21, Google expanded its use of mobile-friendliness as a website ranking signal in search results. Here's a look at how the change may affect you.


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Hashtags: How to Use them, and How You Shouldn’t

Hashtags: How to Use them, and How You Shouldn’t | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

Hashtags are a big part of our interaction on social media every day. However, I doubt most users have actually grasped the concept of hashtags, how to use them and what they actually offer readers in terms of relevance or context. A simple hashtag can go a long way, and make your content travel a long way as well! It’s imperative that we all learn how to use hashtags as well as how NOT to use them. Here we go....


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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, April 22, 9:29 AM

Do you take advantage of #hashtags when you post?  What else could you do with them?

Miguel Damiani's curator insight, April 22, 10:38 AM

Algunos consejos para hacer buen uso de los Hashtags. Bueno es conocerlos

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5 Ways to Succeed With Pinterest Promoted Pins |

5 Ways to Succeed With Pinterest Promoted Pins | | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Have you considered using Pinterest promoted pins? In this article you'll discover five ways businesses can get the most out of Pinterest promoted pins.

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LinkedIn Raises Its Game In Social Media With Elevate, An App To Suggest And Share Stories

LinkedIn Raises Its Game In Social Media With Elevate, An App To Suggest And Share Stories | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, the social platform with 350 million users where people network for business deals, new jobs, news, and soon to learn a thing or two, is..
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80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything

80 Twitter Tools for Almost Everything | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Twitter is chaos, but in the midst of this beautiful mess is a ton of data that if you can understand,
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Twitter Tweaks Its Retweet Feature to Allow Retweet with Response

Twitter Tweaks Its Retweet Feature to Allow Retweet with Response | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
This retweet revamp is only the latest in Twitter’s evolution to make the service more aesthetically pleasing.
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"When a user clicks the retweet button, the original tweet appears as an image rather than simple text. If that image is clicked on, it leads back to the original tweet on the account."

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33 Social Media Facts and Statistics You Should Know in 2015

33 Social Media Facts and Statistics You Should Know in 2015 | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Social media is not a fad. It is a generational change to marketing & publishing. Here are some social media facts and statistics to make you think in 2015?
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"How does the social web look like in 2015? The quick truth is that it can be summed up in one word, “mobile”. Smartphone penetration has soared as it the devices have become more affordable and the wireless networks more ubiquitous and faster."

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10 Skills a Digital Marketing Manager Needs to Succeed

10 Skills a Digital Marketing Manager Needs to Succeed | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
A digital marketer is like a conductor. Many players and multiple noisy instruments. So what are the skills a digital marketing manager needs to succeed?
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Are viral traffic's days numbered? - Digiday

Are viral traffic's days numbered? - Digiday | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
It may seem like the Internet has been awash in posts about #thedress and runaway llamas. But the economics of viral strategy are a bit more nuanced.
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Google Is Looking Into Ways To Rank Sites Based On Accuracy Of Information

Google Is Looking Into Ways To Rank Sites Based On Accuracy Of Information | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

In the future, Google may value the accuracy of your content more than the quality of your backlinks, according to a paper (PDF) recently published by researchers within the company.

 


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A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter

A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, we thought we'd incorporate some of his style into an infographic offering tips for Twitter.

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The Grey parrots's curator insight, March 3, 5:07 AM

That gists out the essence of Twitter :)

 

Michael Karam's curator insight, March 3, 8:30 AM

Confused about Twitter! Let Dr. Seuss explain it to you (in 140 characters or less, of course)! 

Audrey T's curator insight, March 3, 8:45 AM

Oh, the places you'll go. Worth a re-read, if you saw it last year or not!

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How to Get the Most out of Your Facebook Page’s Call to Action Button

How to Get the Most out of Your Facebook Page’s Call to Action Button | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Now, thanks to this button, brands and businesses can redirect audiences on both mobile and desktop.
Bill Hurley's insight:

"Brands can start implementing one of the CTA buttons to fulfill set objectives. Each call to action plays an important role and should be used wisely to ensure this does not hamper the user journey and is somehow connected with the communication of the social page."

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The Research and Science Behind a Perfect Blog Post

The Research and Science Behind a Perfect Blog Post | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

How long is the perfect blog post? How is it formatted? What is its headline? Discover the data and science behind these answers and more.


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Highest-ranking blog posts have an average of just over 1,000 words.

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Does technology make people happier? - CBS News

Does technology make people happier? - CBS News | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Most people say the Internet makes life better, but as this infographic shows, a digital life isn't always a more peaceful one
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The New Weapon of Choice in the Social Platform Wars: Content

The New Weapon of Choice in the Social Platform Wars: Content | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Every social media platform is locked in a turf war for people’s time, and many platforms are realizing good stories—better stories, longer stories, more polished stories—will make an audience want to stick around. Even chat apps like Kik are courting publishers to bulk up on content. It’s a safe bet Instagram and Pinterest will follow suit and aggressively upgrade their unique content offerings in the next few months.

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Eric_Determined / Eric Silverstein's curator insight, April 21, 2:46 AM

"Every #social #media platform is locked in a turf war for people’s time, and many platforms are realizing good #stories—better stories, longer stories, more polished stories—will make an audience want to stick around. "


How are you engaging your audience and rewarding their brand passion?


Empower your customers to become your brand voice and participate in content creation - user generated content #UGC.

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Social Media Simplified: 8 Types and How Each Can Benefit Your Business

Social Media Simplified: 8 Types and How Each Can Benefit Your Business | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever struggled to properly explain social media to non-users, or even the C-suite of companies, you’re bound to enjoy our featured article this week from our friends at HootSuite.

The definition of social media is in a state of constant flux. Popular social relationship platform with 10 million users, HootSuite, says ...


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Google’s Truth Algorithm: 5 Facts You Should Know

Google’s Truth Algorithm: 5 Facts You Should Know | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Is Google's Truth Algorithm coming soon? An in-depth review of Knowledge Based Trust and how it may impact you in the future.
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Can Google identify The Truth?

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5 Quick Tips for Using Periscope, Twitter's New Live Video Streaming App

5 Quick Tips for Using Periscope, Twitter's New Live Video Streaming App | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Learn how to use Periscope, Twitter's new live video broadcasting app, to engage your audience.
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Social Media Tools That Help Optimize Your Time |

Social Media Tools That Help Optimize Your Time | | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Do you struggle to keep up with social media tasks? This article shares a number of social media tools that will help maximize your time.
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Instagram Hashtag Contests: Examples And Best Practices For Marketers

Instagram Hashtag Contests: Examples And Best Practices For Marketers | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
With over 300 million users, you can’t go far these days without seeing someone staring down at their screen, scrolling through Instagram. It makes sense, as Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform out there.
It has become the social network over the past few years, and as it turns out it’s actually a great platform for marketers too. Many brands, both B2B and B2C, have hopped on the Instagram train to find a surprising level of success.
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How do You Choose Good Online Sources? (Infographic)

How do You Choose Good Online Sources? (Infographic) | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Students often ask how to determine which websites and articles are good sources to cite. My answer is always, "Well, what do you think?" Students need to be able to think on their own. So, if your...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 25, 10:21 PM

There are good ideas. What I find interesting, is I know some Internet sources i.e. blogs that are followed extensively and are written by people who spent little time in the classroom and no nothing about teaching.

 

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, March 26, 12:05 PM

Mia MacMeekin's useful poster for student assessment of credibility

Sally Tilley's curator insight, March 26, 6:13 PM

We need to continually reinforce these skills for our students to master this, thanks for sharing

 

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44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros |

44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros | | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Discover the hot social media tools from the pros that will help you enhance your social media marketing and simplify your job.
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17 Fantastic Infographic Generators!

17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! Data is crucial. However, displaying a chunk of plain data can be monotonous. Infographics visualize plain data and make it visually more appealing. Data turned into infographic has a higher potential to go viral and be effective. While many of us are designers who can design amazing infographs, Infographic Generators can come in handy to Designers and non-designers alike. They can be a time saving resource. So here is a list of 17 fantastic Infographic Gener
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How Pinterest and Instragram Can Rock Your Marketing

How Pinterest and Instragram Can Rock Your Marketing | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it
Pinterest and Instagram – Which One is Better for Marketing? Both Pinterest and Instagram have exploded in the last few years to become leading marketing tools in social media for brands and busine…
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Jakarta Web Developer's curator insight, March 2, 4:48 AM

Web Design & Development

#Jakarta #WebDesign #WebDeveloper #GraphicsDesign

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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 2, 10:47 PM

Both tools are useful market builders. Try both of them and then decide which is best for your business, website, or personal blog.  Aloha, Russ.

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Layout Cheat Sheet for Infographics : Visual arrangement tips

Layout Cheat Sheet for Infographics : Visual arrangement tips | Social Media and Digital Publishing | Scoop.it

Infographic layouts refer to the arrangement of your visual elements and your content. When you begin working on a piece of infographic, you should have a story to tell hence, you will need to select a layout that best suits your story. Using the right layout will ensure good readability and convey your message well.

 

We have put together a cheat sheet for your quick reference to the right arrangement to use, here are six common ones you can quickly work with....


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David Baker's curator insight, March 13, 1:21 AM

This is a great tool to share with my seminar teachers whose final project for the year is an infographic.

Lee Hall's curator insight, March 18, 9:26 AM

They show you a visual layout and explain the best use for it.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 20, 11:51 PM

HERE ARE SOME HELPFUL LAYOUTS TO SPEED UP YOUR DESIGNS.