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6 Pinterest Tips From Power Users

6 Pinterest Tips From Power Users | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Six highly successful Pinterest pros, give their personal tips on how to "pin to win" on the social networking site . . .

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LinkedIn And Hashtags Are Now #BestFriends

LinkedIn And Hashtags Are Now #BestFriends | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
About time, says I - Hot Linking news! You can now use hashtags in your LinkedIn posts . . .
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That was always a very strange anomaly with LinkedIn but all is now rectified, which will also help with tracking campaign hashtags in LI too . . .
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SNEAK PEEK FROM THE BEACH: Find Out About Facebook's New Page Layout  . . .

SNEAK PEEK FROM THE BEACH: Find Out About Facebook's New Page Layout  . . . | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

While you were surfing, Facebook made a change to its page layout . . .

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While you we catching waves, Facebook quietly tweaked its page layout. Here's a great rundown from Shortstack on the changes . . .
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3 Tips for Pinning Video on Pinterest : Social Media Examiner

3 Tips for Pinning Video on Pinterest : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Want to get more out of your videos? Find 3 tips to pin video from YouTube, Facebook Live, Snapchat, or your website, and drive traffic from Pinterest.
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Video and Pinterest don't mix! Oh yes they do and here's how to do it 
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The Social Metric Map

The Social Metric Map | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Have you been looking for a concise-yet-thorough, clear-but-"wide lens" social marketing visual you can trust and reference -- and serve up to your boss when he
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Very good infographic summarising which social media metrics are relevant for each objective . . .
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Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting for Ads

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting for Ads | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Twitter has today announced that advertisers will now be able to target audiences based on emoji use - but are emoji an accurate indicator of purchase intent.
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If you like Shakespeare as much as we @BritishCouncil do, Twitter is coming for you with Bard emoji ad targeting!  #ShakespeareLives
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Coming Soon: New Instagram Business Tools

Coming Soon: New Instagram Business Tools | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Instagram is a place where people can turn their passions into livelihoods. For instance, handmade accessory business JACKSON AND HYDE started an account a year and a half ago to raise awarenes
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We knew it was coming - Instagram For Business gives you new tools to make your Instagram page much more like an e market place - here's the skinny . . .
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You Will Be Immediately Impacted by Twitter’s Revamped 140-Character Limit via Simply Measured

You Will Be Immediately Impacted by Twitter’s Revamped 140-Character Limit via Simply Measured | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
It's official: Twitter is stretching it's 140-character limit by no longer attributing photos, videos, GIFs, and polls to a Tweet's total. Source:
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All I can say is About Blimmin' Time! Good move Twitter . . .
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How to Create Quality Facebook Canvas Ads : Social Media Examiner

How to Create Quality Facebook Canvas Ads : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Do you want to reach more mobile Facebook users? Discover how to create quality Facebook Canvas ads.
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So what exactly is Facebook Canvas and do I need it, you might very well be asking yourself. Well if your social marketing focus is on mobile ads and video/images I believe you should read this post toot suite . . .
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Sven Hirschmann's curator insight, May 15, 9:13 AM
Sehr interessante neue Werbeform, die auch hohe Kosten für Landingpages sparen kann und dadurch mehr Budget für aktiven Kundendialog schafft.
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Capturing Attention in Feed: The Science Behind Effective Video Creative

Capturing Attention in Feed: The Science Behind Effective Video Creative | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Discover what creative elements maximize the value of video ads in the mobile feed environment.
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How to Simplify Google Analytics Reports via RazorSocial

How to Simplify Google Analytics Reports via RazorSocial | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Google Analytics reporting can be quite complex, are you looking for ways to present the information in a better way?
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How to Make Instagram Ads That Stand Out : Social Media Examiner

How to Make Instagram Ads That Stand Out : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Ready to take your Instagram ads to the next level? Discover four features you can use to create Instagram ads that stand out.
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Instagram have upped the ante with their ad offer, very influenced by parent company Facebook. Take a look at what you can do now with Instagram ads . . .
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21 Pro Tips for a Packed House at Your Webinar or Live Event using Visual Marketing

21 Pro Tips for a Packed House at Your Webinar or Live Event using Visual Marketing | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Filling a webinar or event can be hard but these 21 Pro Tips for a Packed House with Visual Marketing will help... grab the SlideShare and Cheatsheet too!
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This is a real treat - some great ideas on how to use visual marketing to zap your live event or webinar . . .

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Twitter Launches ‘First View,’ Guaranteeing Prime Ad Real Estate on Timelines

Twitter Launches ‘First View,’ Guaranteeing Prime Ad Real Estate on Timelines | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
This is a great way for Twitter to monetize its most valuable asset, the timeline, and make sure that ads get seen.
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Interesting new development from those folks at Twitter . . .

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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting — here’s how to opt out

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting — here’s how to opt out | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has announced a big change to its privacy policy which means your personal data will be used byNo, use Whatsapp data Facebook advertisers . . .

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Whats App-ening?! Despite the initial denials by Facebook that they would use WhatsApp personal data for advertising, two years down the line, that's exactly Whats App-ening . . .
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Instagram is using an algorithm, Facebook data to sort its new Stories feed

Instagram is using an algorithm, Facebook data to sort its new Stories feed | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Instagram’s algorithm will decide the order of Stories by referencing whose content people engage with on Instagram, as well as on Facebook.
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Unlike Snapchat, Instagram will be pushing the most engaging content to the top in their new Stories  . . .
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Snapchat introduce Bitmoji: But what does it mean for brands and marketers? . . .

Snapchat introduce Bitmoji: But what does it mean for brands and marketers? . . . | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Snapchat paid more than $100m to buy Bitstrips, the company behind the popular sticker app Bitmoji.
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Everyone is emoji bonkers these days. Snapchat have now got something called Bitmoji incorporated into their platform so you can now snap your stories as a cartoon version of yourself! . . .
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26 Ways to Use Video for Your Social Media Marketing : Social Media Examiner

26 Ways to Use Video for Your Social Media Marketing : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Looking for ways to increase video views and engagement? Discover 26 ways to use video to improve your social media marketing.
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Great fact - 85% of Facebook videos are watched without sound! Your social video needs to grab visual attention from the off . . .
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Tips, Links & Blogs that @iSocialFanz Leveraged for Snapchat

Tips, Links & Blogs that @iSocialFanz Leveraged for Snapchat | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
I've studied Snapchat for a year & below you'll find some links to blogs, people and sites that have helped me fall in love with Snapchat!
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Snapchat has more users than Twitter, Pinterest or LinkedIn. So are you going to ignore it? . . .
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5 Tips for Better Facebook Live Broadcasts : Social Media Examiner

5 Tips for Better Facebook Live Broadcasts : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Thinking of going live on Facebook? Discover five tips to succeed with your next Facebook Live broadcast.
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Blab has just about bitten the dust but fear not live streamers, Facebook Live video is upping the ante and I am confident its use will explode this year. If you haven't already used it, here are some excellent tips from our friends at @smexaminer
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How to Find Facebook Post Ideas for Higher Organic Reach

How to Find Facebook Post Ideas for Higher Organic Reach | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
If you're looking for ideas to increase organic reach on Facebook, we have some Facebook post ideas and tools that will massively help.
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Is organic reach dead on Facebook? Not according to @RazorSocial 's Ian Cleary. Find out out tips and tools to improve your chances of success . . .
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How to Use Facebook Messenger for Business : Social Media Examiner

How to Use Facebook Messenger for Business : Social Media Examiner | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Do your customers use Facebook Messenger? Discover how to connect and engage with customers using Facebook Messenger.
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Everything's going mobile and Facebook Messanger has great potential for direct marketing with customers. Here's the skinny from the excellent @KristiHines . . .
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F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

F8 2016 brought 10 big website enhancements to publishers. Take a look at the latest benefits coming your way . . .

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Instagram Engagement: 8 Ways to Get Better Results

Instagram Engagement: 8 Ways to Get Better Results | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
No matter if you’re just starting out or if you already have an established following, you’ll find some useful tips on Instagram engagement in this post.
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How many hashtags should you use? How should you use your images? This post gives some sound advice to improve your Instagram channel . . .
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How many hashtags should you use? How should you use your images? This post gives some sound advice to improve your Instagram channel . . .
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Facebook Canvas: How to Create an Immersive Facebook Ads Experience

Facebook Canvas: How to Create an Immersive Facebook Ads Experience | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it
Facebook Canvas provides advertisers awesome opportunities for creating immersive experiences. Here's a step-by-step guide to create your own.
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Facebook Canvas looks like it could be a game-changer for mobile marketing. So what is it and how do we use it? Jon Loomer gives you the skinny . . .
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Alba Herreruela Hevia's curator insight, March 7, 5:27 AM
Facebook Canvas looks like it could be a game-changer for mobile marketing. So what is it and how do we use it? Jon Loomer gives you the skinny . . .
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Facebook Canvas looks like it could be a game-changer for mobile marketing. So what is it and how do we use it? Jon Loomer gives you the skinny . . .
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Facebook Canvas looks like it could be a game-changer for mobile marketing. So what is it and how do we use it? Jon Loomer gives you the skinny . . .
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Twitter’s new algorithm: Company should innovate, not imitate

Twitter’s new algorithm: Company should innovate, not imitate | Social Media Bites! | Scoop.it

Twitter has to evolve and innovate to keep up with the rest of the social landscape, but real-time information is what set it apart in the first place

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So have Twitter been wise owls or is it a complete turkey? What do you make of the new timeline change that pushes what it thinks is most relevant content for you to the top? . . .

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