5 Tools to Help You Create Captivating Social Media Posts

The cursor on a blank Twitter or Facebook post blinks, and seconds pass as you wait for a “Eureka!” to break your creative block. But, in many cases, creating great social media content has less to do with inspiration and more to do with working outside the mind — and there are a lot of tools out there to help you. Here are some of our favorite tools to help you create captivating social media posts. Grammarly What you post…

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The 411 on Facebook’s Non-Promoted Posts Test

When businesses and advertisers caught wind of Facebook’s recent test, which removed any non-promoted posts from the main News Feed, panic ensued. How would you release new and important content on your page if no one would see it? Fortunately for us, it’s just a small test covering a total of six countries. But, what if Facebook decides to expand the test or make it permanent? Here are some frequently asked questions about Facebook’s non-promoted posts test. Will people ever…

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Steal These 5 Digital Marketing Tips from Social Media Influencers

Have you heard of social media influencers? If you follow any celebrities, bloggers, or former reality show contestants on social media platforms like Instagram, you’ve likely come across a few. Social media influencers partner with businesses to advertise the business’s products or services to the influencer’s social media fans and followers, which is called influencer marketing. Essentially, influencers act as brand spokespeople by touting the benefits of a product or service, but they do so in a way that’s non-threatening…

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Facebook Marketing for Education: Client Case Study

Facebook is an excellent resource for those in the education field to build a community of students and reach prospective new students. One of our clients, ASC English School, uses Facebook marketing, along with other ReachLocal solutions, to reach international students interested in learning English and provide an online community to enhance current students’ experiences with the school. With ASC English School, ReachLocal takes a paid + organic approach to Facebook marketing with Facebook advertising through ReachSocial ads and organic…

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Is Your Facebook Marketing Driving Web Visitors? 3 Ways to Know

Using social media sites like Facebook is a great way to interact with current customers and drive new customers to your website and your business. But do you know exactly how useful it is? Learn three ways you can find out if people are coming to your website from Facebook. 1. Google Analytics Google Analytics allows you to not only see who visits a page but also identifies how they got there. Google prides themselves on providing accurate conversion numbers from…

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Facebook No Longer Supports Custom Link Previews: What You Need to Know

In an effort to help dismantle the abundance of false news and misleading content floating around on social sharing sites, Facebook is stepping in to make changes to its API that will prevent all users from modifying the preview of any link shared on Facebook, affecting both personal and business pages. How Does This Update Impact Users? Moving forward, the headline (or title), description, and the image that accompanies a link will no longer be editable. This means that the…

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Summer-Ready Social Media Post Ideas to Steal

Ah, summer. The weather is warmer, the days are longer, and people are taking breaks from school or work. But, you know what they’re not taking a break from? Social media! So, your business shouldn’t either. To make it a little easier on you this summer, here are four social media post ideas to steal. 1. Hold a Summer Social Contest If you’re looking for an easy way to increase engagement on social media this summer, why not let your…

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13 Easy Ways to Boost Social Media Engagement

Social media engagement is essential to meeting your online presence goals. Developing an interactive online community spreads brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases your consumer following. Once you are clear on your social media goals, you can select tactics that drive interaction to your business. To get you started, here are 13 easy ways to increase social media engagement across your social media channels. 1. Share Quality Content Users do not follower advertisers, they follow people. Think about meeting…

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Is This the Key to Better Facebook Marketing?

As a business owner, you know that you have to have a presence on Facebook. But, what type of presence should you have? How often should you post? What should you post? What is this “boost my post” button? Facebook is subtly telling you to run ads, but is it worth it? You have 295 likes on your page but it’s saying you only reached 75 people with your last post, why? Let’s explore the reasons an organic + paid strategy may…

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How to Promote Your Social Media Pages Within Your Business

So, you have a great company. You have amazing products and services, tons of experience in your industry, and awesome employees. You were smart enough to realize you need a presence on social media, so you set up a Facebook business page. Fantastic! But…after three weeks you only have eleven likes, three comments, and one share. Now what? Clearly, your best brand evangelists (other than happy clients) are your wonderful employees, so enlist their help to spread the word about…

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