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No matter which industry you’re in, the answer to that question should be a resounding “YES!”.
Because social media is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to reach your audience in the shortest amount of time and with the least amount of money spent.
Don’t believe me? Think about it for a second.
So to help you better manage your social media profiles and get the word out to these millions of potential customers, we’ve rounded up the best Social Media Blogs to give you a head start on all your competition.
Whether you know why they are there or not, it’s pretty safe to say we all see a #hashtag or a two on a daily basis. They’ve spread from their native Twitter to almost every other social sharing platform in just a few short years. But what do they really do? Even though all hashtags come in the same format, the purpose and function on each network is actually quite different.
In this post, we are going to expand on our original post and give you a complete guide to utilizing twitter hashtags. So get ready for more engagement, more exposure and better yet, more followers and customers for your brand in a few easy steps.
There are a ton of great apps out there that are going to make your job as a Social Media Manager easier, but this week we wanted to focus on the best kinds of apps – FREE apps! You’ll be surprised how many awesome (and completely free) resources we’ve found for everyone from new bloggers to marketing professionals. These apps do everything from up engagement, boost your following and increase your brand’s overall presence on all social media platforms.
We won’t leave you hanging any longer! Read more to see our top 10 Free Apps that are going to take your social media game to the next level!
Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!
Starting a social media marketing campaign can be an overwhelming task to say the least! If you’re anything like us, we found ourselves thinking things like “Where do we start?”, “Which network is best?” and “How can we be the most efficient at this?”. There are so many different things to consider that can lead your campaign towards success or utter failure. We decided to make a post that will give you a head start on creating a successful marketing campaign and keep it going well into the future.
If you’re in the social media biz, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably read a couple of blog posts about optimizing your social media feeds. It’s a pretty popular topic right now, especially since most people on Facebook or Twitter want to gain followers, increase engagement and get themselves or their brand noticed.
Social media is probably one of the greatest networking inventions of our time. You can share your opinions, thoughts, ideas & photos with just about anyone in the blink of an eye. You can use it to connect with friends and family, create new relationships or even start a business – social media is great for everyone and just about everything!
Except when it isn’t.
If you’ve been on the internet at all in the past week, I’m sure you’ve seen this little number floating around somewhere in your Twitter or Facebook feed. It’s the now infamous, “What happens an hour after you drink a Coca-Cola?” infographic. This post was originally written by Niraj Naik or “The Renegade Pharmacist” out of the UK, to demonstrate all the harmful effects a regular old can of Coke can have on your body in just one hour. Well, to be more specific his original post is actually explaining the detrimental effects that Fructose (which is abundant in Coke) can have on weight gain. Never the less, it has resulted in a highly debated infographic that has blown up all over the internet. So, let’s take a closer look at the original post to see just what we are dealing with.
Whether you know why they are there or not, it’s pretty safe to say we all see a #hashtag or a two on a daily basis. They’ve spread from their native Twitter to almost every other social sharing platform in just a few short years (fun fact: the first hashtag was tweeted by Chris Messina in 2007.) But what do they really do? Even though all hashtags come in the same format, the purpose and function on each network is different. The general consensus throughout all social networks is we should be using hashtags, so here’s a list of how the top 5 social platforms use hashtags, and which ones will give you the most #bangforyourbuck when it comes to visibility and engagement.