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You need not to be a #psychology major to be a #socialmedia expert, but it kinda helps if you know thing or 2 about it.
Want to be good at social media management? Then you need to understand why people behave like they do on social media. Let's explore this.
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JD Prater

Facebook  - 
 
When considering and analyzing your Facebook advertising efforts make sure you have answered these questions first.
Get the most value and maximize results from Facebook. Make sure your business is setup for success by having a Facebook marketing strategy.
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Nice article, thanks for sharing! So what is better then? Adwords?
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Evan Brown

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Are you looking for creative ideas for your startup or do you want to boost your social media advertisements in a different way?
From web design to social media advertising, everything is changing in a jiffy. Startups need to be vigilant to know all the changes happening around. These sources of eBooks are worth your time.
http://www.designmantic.com/blog/15-ebooks-for-startups-in-2016/
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Simon Owens

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There should be a subreddit that's solely focused on AMAs with old people
Ron Lehker is taking your questions about love, God, Trump and the meaning of life.
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This should be shared on Reddit itself as well.
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If Pinterest is not applicable to your site's audience, then choose one that is appropriate.
Are you setting your blog posts up for success? This blog post checklist helps you promote your blog posts like a professional blogger or content marketer.
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Gary Sharpe

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So What's The Problem with Social Media and Fundraising?

Let us first consider the fundamental issues with social media and digital marketing in the context of fundraising. Using tools like Facebook and Twitter, fundraisers currently seek to get visibility, to grow their audience and following. It is a form of mass marketing through engaging people in conversation, rather than directly asking or emotionally blackmailing them for money. On the whole, it has proven a much more effective way to generate donations when used strategically than traditional advertising methods. But it still a highly sub-optimal solution. Why?

In fundraising through social media, we try to draw attention and entice people to visit our social pages, to like and share our posts among their networks, thus spreading the word and raising awareness. This has, in fact, become a hard game because the social media channels are so incredibly noisy: there are now too many competing voices. This makes organizations tend to want to shout and they stop listening to their audience. We call it "Selling by Yelling" - it doesn't work!

A fundamental flaw in this social engagement approach to fundraising is that we are seeking to pull our audience in, when in order to achieve our actual goal - raising funds and donations - we have to push them away again. There is simply a large disconnect between where we create our social posts and where our donate facilities are online. Typically we are trying to pull them in to social media while pushing them out again through repeated "calls-to-actions": we need to ask them to click through to websites, send a text or create standing banking orders, etc. In others words, in order for them to give we are asking them to actively go.

The other major issue which fundraisers need to face is that the current dominant "social" platforms are set-up by the providers as aggressive advertising and marketing businesses. In essence, they derive the mainstay of their own income through forcing us to pay to advertise. There is no doubt these platforms have become seriously gamified, meaning they present us with false hopes and then greatly restrict or throttle the visibility of our posts and social presence. They limit how many people we can follow and force a unnaturally slow pace of growth on our accounts. Only if we pay, or play a very long game, do we ever get to the high visibility we need to convert enough viewers in to funds.

The third barrier that Fundraisers face is that the social platforms go out of their way to prevent organizations making money themselves by exploiting the large online presence they may have eventually built up. Community advertising, sponsorship or affiliate marketing is usually strictly against the terms of service for social accounts. This is one of the few terms that the providers do rigorously enforce.

In the attached article I explain why the new community provider Carii set out to solve these pain points which the social providers have caused
http://bit.ly/pdsfundraising
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Evan Brown

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Social media uproars on the BBC three new logo!
According to sources, the main reason for the redesign is to make it more relatable to a digitally savvy audience. Do you think the new BBC three logo is executed well for the digital realm? Or do you think designing a new logo would actually make any difference on the social media?
http://www.designmantic.com/blog/logo-redesign-at-bbc-three/

#logodesign #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #branding  
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They are stepping it up .
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PmD Interactive

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Another week, another social network to explore! 
So Peach, the iOS-only social network went public on January 7, 2016. It feels like a stripped down Twitter, in some regards. But it has a few features that Twitter (and other mainstream networks) don't. For example: Animated GIF creation; Four quadrant animated GIFs; Action attachment; etc. 
We took a look at Peach, from start to finish, in our 12-minute intro to using it like a pro. 
Have you signed up for it (get in before someone takes your username!) yet? We are, of course, are @PmDInteractive. 
Happy Peach-ing! 
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Hang on, let me find it for you guys
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JD Prater

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Can't wait for this conference!
 
Ready for ADworld Experience 2016?
-1 day to registration opening for the largest #PPC  event in Southern Europe

#AdWords   #CRO  & Contextual advertising at their best...
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Ben Brausen

Twitter  - 
 
The Twitter share counter is gone. Don't cry. Here's why it's fine to see it go.
Twitter has taken away the share counter. While many cry for the loss, it's actually a good thing for several reasons. Here's why.
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Simon Owens

Analytics  - 
 
IBM has is shuffling us into the next era of social media sentiment analysis
In 2012, a team of 100 staffers had been tracking millions of people since 2008 in an effort to influence their behavior on one specific day. The team quickly realized that there were three levers to ultimately achieve victory: the number of registrants, the number of people they had to [...]
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About this community

A heavily moderated/curated community talking about Digital Marketing and Marketing Strategy. Trying to join? To skip the LONG queue: http://joinSMS.smhangout.com This community may have one of the highest moderation bars of any community on Google+, but we do this to provide the best value for our members. Only active members may post, be sure to read the community policy BEFORE posting: http://policy.smhangout.com By taking part in this community, you agree to abide by the Community Policy. If you do not do so, the following actions may be taken against you or your posts. • A request/reminder from a moderator to post appropriately in the community • Removal of your post • Banning from the community In some cases, a moderator may decide to apply a higher level action against your or your posts immediately, without prior notice or warning. Please read the community policy before posting.
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Simon Owens

Facebook  - 
 
We take the Facebook Like button for granted, but when it first launched it was extremely controversial, both within Facebook and outside of it.
Chris Cox wants to mess with Facebook’s secret sauce.
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JD Prater

Pinterest  - 
 
Have you considered using Pinterest analytics to inform your marketing decisions?
Do you want more from Pinterest? Discover five ways to use Pinterest analytics and improve your Pinterest marketing.
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Bill Gassett
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Content Marketing  - 
 
Best Social Media Groups For The Real Estate Industry
One of the best ways to dramatically increase the traffic to your blog is by utilizing social media groups.

This is especially true if you do not have a large number of followers. The best social media groups can dramatically increase the visibility of your blog.

In the article you will see some of the best social media groups to join for anyone in the real estate industry.

Whether you are a Realtor, mortgage broker, attorney, home inspector or other type of contractor these groups are exceptional!

See the best groups within Google+, Facebook, Linkedin, and Pinterest.

If you find the article helpful please consider sharing socially.

#contentmarketing #socialmediamarketing #socialmediatips  
See the best real estate social media groups for a Realtor to get more visibility for their blog. Facebook, Google+, Pinterest & Linkedin groups.
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DesignMantic

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Do you think design is the most important source for bringing engagement on social media?
A design that inspires people, sparks conversations, brings crowds, and generates a lot of buzz over any media that it appears on. Be it on a magazine, social media, TV or newspapers, social era is about design bringing everyone together and connecting all.
http://www.designmantic.com/blog/infographics/desigining-in-the-social-era/

#socialmedia #design #designinspiration #designing  
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+Medical Websites That matters the most. If user interface is terrible, you won’t be experiencing customers returning back.
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Ben Brausen

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Getting influencers onboard is easy.

If you know the best way to approach outreach, you can increase the sign-on rate substantially. Here's how you can get more buy-in from your influencers.
Getting influencers to sign-on to your influencer marketing projects can pose challenges. Here's how to overcome them and get influencer buy-in.
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Ugh. Looks like I have a ton of fake profiles to ban, by the looks of the previous comments (now deleted) and +1s. Argh.
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Bill Gassett
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Content Marketing  - 
 
Have You Used Learni.st For Your Content Marketing?
Do you enjoy Pinterest and creating boards that center around your interests? If you are like me you probably use Pinterest to market your blog content.

If you are looking for another place to curate your content check out Learni.st which runs on the same concept as Pinterest.

You can check out the board I just created on top real estate articles.

Take a look and enjoy!

#socialmediamarketing #contentmarketing #socialmedia  
See some of the best real estate content found in the internet from multiple top bloggers.
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Yes exactly. Works well for me because much of my real estate writing is about teaching people things related to my business +Gary Sharpe 
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Ben Brausen

Twitter  - 
 
Increased Twitter character-count is no big deal.

I'm not worried about greater character count and you shouldn't be either. HEre's why it won't mean as much as many think.
Rumor has it that Twitter is going to increase their character limit from 140 to far more. Learn what it'll mean to marketers & how to make the most of it.
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Ben Fisher
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Tools and Resources  - 
 
Alapha Test Help/Feedback Please 5 mins- Social Proof
Calling on all those who can bring blunt commentary on a new tool we are building. 

Please use the tool, signup and try it out

The purpose of this tool is for website owners to have a badge that shows their real time total engagement across 3 social platforms.

The user this will be exposed to is your average website owner (think customers of GoDaddy or Weebly/Wix)) 

If you would please take a moment and try using the tool and give feedback on;

1. General understanding of the intent of the tool (value prop)
2. Ease of use to get started.
3. Feedback on data presentation.
4. Feedback on usefulness.

PS. Re: debate social proof/social engagement. If we want to discuss that, then let's put it in context of how a tool like this could serve an average website owner.  

(Not All Features Are Developed) like for instance a action/follower ratio. - Also a end game has not yet been decided for this either, our first goal is user adoption)

http://www.steadydemand.com/socialproof/
Social Media Management company focused on increasing your social reach.
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Thanks a to. +Andrij Harasewych , 90 more alpha testers to go!
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Martin Harris

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Facebook had to change its newsfeed because some people were using it like email

Most people use Facebook by scrolling through the never-ending stream of baby photos, status updates, news stories, and now auto-playing videos.

A small subset of Facebook users, though, had been treating Facebook's newsfeed more like an email inbox — a problem when it comes to the way the social network decides to show you stories.

http://uk.businessinsider.com/people-treating-facebook-like-email-2016-1?r=US&IR=T

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You find what you look for.
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