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100 Simple Ways To Effectively Use Twitter

100 Simple Ways To Effectively Use Twitter | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Twitter is too big to ignore. You see hashtags in commercials, sponsored tweets, posts, news broken on Twitter, etc. It’s quickly become an indispensable tool for teachers, admins, parents, and students too. Right now, there are still many (MANY) in education not using Twitter. They may think it’s tough to start using, difficult to monitor, and even a waste of time.

 

But what if they had a categorized list of the top tips to help you use Twitter? Our content partners at Online College have shared an incredibly useful set of tips that are too good to not share.

 

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3 Ways to Measure Your YouTube Performance

3 Ways to Measure Your YouTube Performance | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Discover how to measure the performance and impact of your YouTube video content.
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Analyzing YouTube metrics might seem overwhelming at first, but it’s crucial to assessing your channel’s performance. Find out more about viewers, how they discovered your videos, whether they liked your content or got bored, and more to help you improve your future videos.
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Social Media Optimisation is a Key Traffic Driver 

Social Media Optimisation is a Key Traffic Driver  | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Discover why Social Media Optimisation has evolved into a key traffic driver for business websites.


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ocial Media Optimisation is one of the key strategies in successful internet marketing, and it can deliver great outcomes, when effectively implemented and then managed well.
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, September 27, 10:09 PM

 

Social Media Optimisation has evolved into one of the key methodologies for driving traffic to a business website. If your business is not utilising the power of social media to drive more traffic to your website, it is probably time, that you revisited your lead generation strategy. This article (from our topic sponsor), outlines the benefits available from being able to influence a wide audience, and provides an insight into what is involved in social media optimisation.

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How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy From Scratch | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Here's a blueprint for a successful social media marketing plan.

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Coming up with a social media marketing plan is a great step toward diving in to social. If social media looks thrilling and overwhelming all at once, start with a plan. Once you see the blueprint in front of you, it’s a little easier to see what lies ahead.
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CCI VAL D'OISE's curator insight, September 30, 1:49 PM
Coming up with a social media marketing plan is a great step toward diving in to social. If social media looks thrilling and overwhelming all at once, start with a plan. Once you see the blueprint in front of you, it’s a little easier to see what lies ahead.
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The Ideal Cover Photo Size for Each of the Major Social Media Platforms

The Ideal Cover Photo Size for Each of the Major Social Media Platforms | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Your cover photo is likely the first thing people see when they visit your social media profile. Here's all the ideal cover photo size for your reference.
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Some social media platforms display cover photos slightly different on the desktop and on mobile. But in general, here are the ideal cover photo sizes for the platforms with a cover photo.
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The Ultimate Guide to Hashtags

The Ultimate Guide to Hashtags | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Since its first use in 2007, the hashtag has spread from Twitter to almost all major social media networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, and even Pinterest to some extent. With hashtags pervasive everywhere, we wanted to take a look again at how your brand can use hashtags with success, on any social media platform.


 


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With hashtags pervasive everywhere, we wanted to take a look again at how your brand can use hashtags with success, on any social media platform.
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7 of the Most Effective Ways to Market Yourself Successfully

7 of the Most Effective Ways to Market Yourself Successfully | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Who you are is the message to the world. What message are you sending?
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Who you are is the message to the world. What message are you sending?
 
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, August 17, 1:08 PM

Get yourself out in the world. Market the message.

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Why Your Facebook and Instagram Page Might Get Deleted (And How to Prevent It) 

Why Your Facebook and Instagram Page Might Get Deleted (And How to Prevent It)  | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
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Facebook and Instagram, unless it is an egregious violation, will not delete your account without first warning you, usually multiple times. If they do delete your account, they will provide an opportunity to appeal and often, even if you were in violation of the TOS, they’ll reinstate your account, with a final stern warning. However, I suggest you avoid any possibilities of your account having any issues by simply reading and following the TOS. Sure, it might mean you have to stop doing a few of your favorite go-to tricks, but, as is the case in life, you’re better off doing the right thing. The right thing is to follow the Terms of Service.
 
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Why Content Marketing is the Most Successful Marketing Tool

Why Content Marketing is the Most Successful Marketing Tool | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Content marketing has huge potential for businesses and is currently being practiced by many companies. If you are wondering what the ultimate benefits are for your company, read why content marketing is the most successful marketing tool on SavvySME

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There are many ways that content marketing can benefit a company if used correctly, and it is looking like that it will continue to be a popular form of marketing for a very long time. Many companies have already noticed the importance of different types of content marketing along with their success rate, which only proves that you should jump on board too.
 
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, August 16, 7:15 AM

 

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you will be well aware of the rapidly growing success of content marketing, in attracting qualified leads to business websites. What you may not know, is how widespread the use of content marketing has become, and how cost effective it is versus outbound marketing endeavours. This article includes a great infographic, which provides the evidence you may need, to convince you to embrace content marketing and cost effectively grow your business.

Helen Parker's curator insight, August 17, 6:00 AM

Why Content Marketing is the Most Successful Marketing Tool

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5 Ways to Increase Engagement on Instagram

5 Ways to Increase Engagement on Instagram | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Instagram's latest feature, the image carousel, opens up a world of possibilities for digital marketers.
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Instagram’s latest feature, the image carousel, opens up a world of possibilities for digital marketers.
 
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Why Startups Shouldn’t Chase Media Buzz

Why Startups Shouldn’t Chase Media Buzz | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
They should focus on running their businesses.
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While every company needs a media strategy to create awareness and demonstrate traction, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. Media activity should complement and keep pace with the rest of a company’s growth, or it risks creating an image that reality can’t live up to. Successful companies tell their story effectively, but they also have a substantive story to tell.
 
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5 Instagram Tools You Should Try Today - >>KennyJahng.com

5 Instagram Tools You Should Try Today - >>KennyJahng.com | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

By now you should know that Instagram is here for good. It isn’t just for teenyboppers. And in fact, it has amazing potential to reach and cultivate new audiences. To get the most out of Instagram, you’ll want to explore the world of third-party tools out there that help make your content stand out. 

 
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To get the most out of Instagram, you’ll want to explore the world of third-party tools out there that help make your content stand out.
 
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75 FANTASTIC Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

75 FANTASTIC Ways to Get More Twitter Followers | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Check out these ways to get more Twitter followers NOW!


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These Twitter tips can help you turbo-boost your audience and take your brand to the next level.
 
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Daniel Watson's curator insight, June 2, 3:58 AM

 

In the right hands, and with the right strategy, twitter can be a powerful lead generation tool. Obviously, if you want to utilise this platform to generate business leads, you need to attract more people to follow your business on Twitter. The list in the attached article, should make your job of growing your twitter following much easier. 

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These Twitter tips can help you turbo-boost your audience and take your brand to the next level.
 
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5 Actionable Steps to Earn New Followers, the Creative Way! 

5 Actionable Steps to Earn New Followers, the Creative Way!  | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
In 2017, I think it’s safe to say we’re sick and tired of being told what to do on social media platforms. Experts are a dime a dozen, and it’s likely you’re already familiar with all...read more
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There are so many other ways to be creative with social media that we’ve hardly scratched the surface. That being said, these are some of the techniques that I’ve had the most success with over the past few years. They’re also (by my estimation) the most bang you’ll get for your buck. Putting these to use can make waves with your existing followers, and grow your audience exponentially when implemented correctly.
 
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How to Make Your Content More Relevant in Search: 3 Lessons From Big Data

How to Make Your Content More Relevant in Search: 3 Lessons From Big Data | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Google doesn’t talk. But Searchmetrics’ Marcus Tober does and he’s sharing the three things to improve your SEO visibility – Content Marketing Institute
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You probably already knew that you could improve your site’s SEO visibility by doing the things Marcus recommends: Develop a content niche, get rid of ROT, and update the remaining content to address people’s intentions. Sometimes, what you need isn’t the advice but the motivation. If that’s your situation, Marcus’s numbers may give you just the motivation you need. What kind of big data is your team analyzing? What are you learning from your numbers?
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Now I have a business page on Facebook, how can I delete my personal profile?

Now I have a business page on Facebook, how can I delete my personal profile? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Jenny opened a Facebook account and has progressed from a personal profile to a business page. Now she’d like to delete her personal profile …
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"it is against Facebook’s terms of service to set up a personal account using a business name, or to use a personal account for business. If you do this, Facebook can and often will delete your account. Since Facebook knows who you are, it may not be easy to create a new one."

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3 Tips to Help Promote Your Brand on Facebook

3 Tips to Help Promote Your Brand on Facebook | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Facebook is a must for almost all digital marketing strategies. Here are some key tips on how to boost your Facebook marketing efforts.
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With more than 2 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the network to promote your brand and connect with your target audience. You see, many consumers are leveraging this platform to engage with their favorite brands and discover new ones - in fact, one-third of Millenials say they actually prefer to communicate with brands via social, as opposed to over the phone or in person. As such, it’s important to maintain an active presence to appeal to modern consumer habits. Yet with so many brands competing for attention in the News Feed, how can you separate your brand from the sea of content being shared daily? In what ways can you better promote your business on Facebook to foster engagement, expand your reach, and gain new followers? Here are three simple, yet effective tactics to help boost your Facebook presence.
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Twitter to Test Doubling Tweet Length to 280 Characters | #ICT #SocialMedia

Twitter to Test Doubling Tweet Length to 280 Characters | #ICT #SocialMedia | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter’s defining attribute has long been its brevity: 140 characters in a post and no more.

That is now set to change. Twitter said on Tuesday that it would test extending the text limit of a post on its service to 280 characters. (In effect, that would double the length of the first two sentences of this paragraph; those sentences, for the record, add up to 140 characters.)

Twitter said the goal was to eliminate what it views as constraints that keep people from tweeting more frequently. One significant barrier, according to Twitter’s internal research, has been the stringent limit on character count.

“When people don’t have to cram their thoughts into 140 characters and actually have some to spare, we see more people tweeting,” Twitter said in a blog post.

It is a significant moment for the 11-year-old Twitter, which has been trying to figure out how to change the social media service without alienating the people who have embraced its short format.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 


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The idea of extending the length of Twitter posts has been contentious internally, batted around among product groups that are trying to find ways to persuade people to use the service more frequently. At 328 million users, Twitter has been criticized for its inability to attract more people. Investors have grown nervous, as that slowing of user growth has affected the company’s revenue.
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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 26, 5:14 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter’s defining attribute has long been its brevity: 140 characters in a post and no more.

That is now set to change. Twitter said on Tuesday that it would test extending the text limit of a post on its service to 280 characters. (In effect, that would double the length of the first two sentences of this paragraph; those sentences, for the record, add up to 140 characters.)

Twitter said the goal was to eliminate what it views as constraints that keep people from tweeting more frequently. One significant barrier, according to Twitter’s internal research, has been the stringent limit on character count.

“When people don’t have to cram their thoughts into 140 characters and actually have some to spare, we see more people tweeting,” Twitter said in a blog post.

It is a significant moment for the 11-year-old Twitter, which has been trying to figure out how to change the social media service without alienating the people who have embraced its short format.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?&tag=Twitter

 

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How to Grow Your Facebook Following: A 6-Step Plan

How to Grow Your Facebook Following: A 6-Step Plan | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Learn to grow a specialized audience on Facebook by including interests that are related to your products in your ad targeting.

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Looking for new ways to grow your Facebook audience? Have you considered targeting prospects by interests that are related to your product? In this article, you’ll discover how to grow a specialized audience on Facebook in six steps.
 
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Noémie Maljean's curator insight, August 18, 4:19 AM
Lorsque l'on veut augmenter les vues sur sa page Facebook, cet article peu être intéressant. On y passe en revue les outils de Facebook à utiliser et comment les utiliser. 
CCI VAL D'OISE's curator insight, August 19, 11:19 AM

Practical tips to help you grow your Facebook followers.

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How to Create Ridiculously Good Content

How to Create Ridiculously Good Content | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, John interviews Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer for MarketingProfs. 
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In Duct Tape Selling, I suggested that writing may be the master skill for anyone that needs to communicate an idea. Even if you don’t write for a living, but developing a writing practice you will become a better salesperson, speaker, thinker, and communicator. Everybody Writes is jammed packed with ideas, stories, and great advice as well as simple practical tips that every writer can use to improve their written communication. I love the last section of the book that breaks down how to write better landing pages, video scripts, emails and on and on – very practical stuff that everybody writes!
 
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How to Make an Infographic in 5 Steps

How to Make an Infographic in 5 Steps | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
How to make an infographic in 5 steps. Getting started guide on how we create our infographics

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It’s all about readability. In the age of newspapers, editors used to tell their writers to stick to a grade 5-7 readability level when writing articles. Keep the charts simple, guys.
 
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It’s all about readability. In the age of newspapers, editors used to tell their writers to stick to a grade 5-7 readability level when writing articles. Keep the charts simple, guys.
 
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What Makes A Social Media Campaign Innovative?

What Makes A Social Media Campaign Innovative? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

How can you inspire more innovation in your own social media campaigns?

 

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How can you inspire more innovation in your own social media campaigns? It’s tough, if not impossible, to force creativity to happen, but you can use these strategies to come up with more innovative thoughts and ideas:
 
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How to Build a Social Media Marketing Funnel for Bloggers  

How to Build a Social Media Marketing Funnel for Bloggers   | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Are you using your blog for business? Discover how to use blog posts to create social media content at every stage of your marketing funnel.
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Are you using your blog for business? Wondering how to combine blog posts with social media content to move people through the sales cycle? In this article, you’ll discover how to use blog posts to create social media content at every stage of your marketing funnel.
 
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Is Your Brand Building a Social Media Community?  

Is Your Brand Building a Social Media Community?   | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
A strong and sustainable social media community begins with strategic planning and a qualified team to help execute on a vision.
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Regardless of the reasons why your company desires a presence on social media, just remember that Rome wasn’t built in a day. Neither should your social media community. The strength of any community begins with strategic planning and a qualified team to help execute on a vision. Maybe all your leadership needs is some direction for your existing marketing and sales teams. It’s possible your company could use a strategic social media audit to help navigate its competitive landscape. In many cases, your company might need additional creative resources to help create branded content and manage that content effectively on its social channels. Whatever the reason, we would be more than happy to help your organization build its social media community and capture the many benefits that social media provides.
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9 of the Best Ways to Increase Engagement on Social Media

9 of the Best Ways to Increase Engagement on Social Media | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Is your social media strategy not driving enough engagement? Find out how to increase social media engagement and boost your social media ROI.
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If you’re on social media, one of your biggest goals is to engage your audience. While social media provides an affordable platform to promote your business, you can’t drive conversions without engagement. And if you feel like your audience isn’t engaged enough, it’s probably time to review your social media engagement strategy. Here are nine of the best ways to increase social media engagement across various platforms:
 
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Your Marketing Priorities Are Out Of Whack

Your Marketing Priorities Are Out Of Whack | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Instead of wondering why your accounts are flatlining, instead of blaming it on ad spend or lackluster content – look at yourself or whoever is managing the social media channels and pinpoint the priority.
 
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While ad spend is a legit necessity, gorgeous visual media a commodity, and well-written content a must, even these strategies won’t adhere if a solid foundation isn’t in place to show a brand has integrity, provides its audience and customers with top notch service, and is always around.
 
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