Social Media & Marketing Roundup #4

Social Media Marketing Roundup small Business

 

FREEBIES! 

I've got a couple of great 'giveaways' this week - don't delay, they're expiring very soon! 

 

(1)  IF YOU'RE QUICK you'll be just in time to make the most of this crazy Black Friday offer from NewsCred.  Get access to their #ThinkContent University FREE of charge - ends today so you'd better hurry! 

 
 

 

(2)  Webinar: Facebook Marketing (1 December, 8-9pm GMT / 12-1pm PST)

Facebook is a tough nut to crack if, like me, you haven't got the budget to 'waste' on PPC ads. See what Facebook marketing expert Mari Smith has to advise for the coming year in her free webinar with BuzzSumo.  It's free!  

 
 

BLOGGING TIPS

Unsure how to promote your blog on social media?  Follow these 10 simple but very effective steps from Hootsuite and you'll be surprised what a difference they make.  

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

(1)  Instagram launched another two new exciting updates this week: live video for Instagram Stories and 'disappearing' messages in Instagram Direct!

Ash Read at Buffer has all the details for you...

 
 

 

(2)  You understand the need to keep up with all the latest social media and marketing trends - it's essential to keep ahead of the curve and stay competitive.  Here are the top social media trends that Buffer predict you need to look out for in 2017.  

 
 

 

VIDEO MARKETING

"YouTube is big...like...really big" [Canva]

One of the biggest challenges on YouTube, believe it or not, is to create incredibly enticing and eye-catching 'thumbnail' images for your videos.  

Take a look at what Canva suggest you do to create compelling thumbnail images

 

 

INFLUENCER MARKETING

Using influencers to help amplify your content has been a popular tactic for a while now BUT there are definite ways to go about it.

Get the details from Ian Cleary (Razor Social) in his article "6 Stages for Social Media Engagement."

 

That's it for this week!  

 

 

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