Archive for social media – Page 2

Social media can be a powerful tool for online marketing. But how can you make the best use of them for your business or nonprofit? Check out these articles to find out.

Facebook’s call-to-action button, optimized for mobile

Facebook has been rolling out some updates to Pages to make them more mobile-friendly. Their recent update to the call-to-action button means you have more options of where that button sends your prospects. It’s now possible for them to book appointments, buy tickets, start an order, or get a quote.

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LinkedIn’s new admin experience

Do you manage a Company Page on LinkedIn? If so, you may have recently seen a pop-up when visiting your Page. It said, “We’ve listened to your feedback and redesigned your Company Page. Access the new admin experience.” What this means…

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Digital marketing books for 2017

Let’s face it. Even though it’s very much an online world, there are those who still like to learn by reading a book. I read most of my books on my Kindle app on my iPad (instant gratification, anyone?), but physical books have their place as well.

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Five nonprofit social media best practices

If you’re responsible for the social media at your nonprofit organization, chances are good that it’s one of many important tasks on your plate!

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Four Instagram best practices

Recently, I attended a webinar that covered some of the best practices in Instagram based on popular posts. The examples were from a bunch of different kinds of users and in all kinds of industries—although food was a pretty common theme, of course.

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Three ways to automate Pinterest posts

Pinterest is a great social media platform for a lot of businesses. If what you sell is very visually-oriented, it’s at least worth considering the audience on Pinterest, the level of effort the platform would require from you, and seeing if you should be on it.

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The right image size for social media

Okay, I know I’m biased as a graphic designer, but sharing images on social media is a really important part of a social media plan. And there’s plenty of objective proof!

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Grow your Twitter audience with #FollowFriday

You’ve spent time cultivating meaningful relationships within your networks. And as long as you aren’t rude or spammy about it, it makes sense to ask for their help in building up your audience online. Here’s one specific way…

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Yes, actually be yourself online!

A lot of the things you do online can be automated, and it can save you a lot of time. It can even save you some embarrassment—did you know you can tweak your Gmail settings so you can have time to undo a sent message if you realize you’ve sent it to the wrong person?

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Sharing company culture through Instagram

We often tell people that they probably don’t need to be on every social media platform possible, and we do practice what we preach! Up until recently, we hadn’t been using Instagram as an organization. It just didn’t seem to be one of the platforms where we’d get the most bang for our buck.

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