Social Media Social Hour Podcast: Social Media Marketing | Content Marketing | Facebook Marketing | Instagram Marketing (podcast)

Are you curious if the little blue bird is still an effective means to carry your social media messages?

Are you wanting to stock up on Twitter hacks before that you can leverage when you attend your next conference or event?

With 67 million Americans as active users, Twitter is indeed still an important platform for social media marketers. The platform has seen many changes in the past year ranging from improved Twitter Moments functionality to the ability to broadcast live right from the app itself, on mobile or desktop.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, Madalyn Sklar and I discuss these new changes, as well as 5 Twitter hacks to use when attending conferences or events.

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Are you curious how to make your LinkedIn profile more appealing to potential clients or employers? Wondering if it's worth your time and energy to learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile?

With over 480 million members, LinkedIn is still a very important platform in the world of social media. They recently rolled out a whole new design (as Vivica von Rosen alluded to in a previous podcast) and it’s important, now more than ever, to have an optimized profile. In this week’s Social Media Social Hour, I dive into the new LinkedIn layout and offer practical tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.
With 467 million members, LinkedIn is still a very important platform in the world of social media. They recently rolled out a whole new design (as Vivica Van Rosen alluded to in a previous podcast) and it’s important, now more than ever, to have an optimized profile. In this week’s Social Media Social Hour, I dive into the new LinkedIn layout and offer practical tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.

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Do you have a startup and have no idea where or even how to start marketing yourself on social media?

Are you looking for proven strategies and tactics on how to use social media marketing for your startup?

Launching a new business is tough enough. Trying to navigate through the wild world of social media marketing does not make it any easier. Fortunately, we're here to help you out this week with our show.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I have a conversation with Louie La Vella and we talk specific strategies and tactics your startup can leverage through social media marketing.

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Have you considered Influencer Marketing on Instagram as a method to help build your brand's following?

Are you wondering whether influencer campaigns are truly a successful avenue for growth and exposure?

Many social media marketers are wanting to reach out to influencers to help build their brand's presence on Instagram yet they are not sure where to begin or if it will be worth their time and energy.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I dissect a case study of a successful Influencer Marketing campaign with Shannon Johnson of Alaska Airlines.

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Have you started leveraging Instagram ads for your business?

Are you struggling to get the most out of your Instagram advertising?

Many social media marketers are currently seeing a lower cost per click on Instagram than Facebook. The visual-focused platform is helping businesses and brands drive conversions through their beautiful content.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I discuss 3 essential tips to Instagram ads
with Morgan Sutton.

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Direct download: Morgan_Sutton.mp3
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Do you spend most of your day sitting at your desk or behind a computer?

Does your energy lag as the day goes on?

Everyone knows that getting up and getting moving is a great way to boost your energy during the work day, but many aren't familiar with the other ways you can increase energy and boost productivity. From getting enough sleep to eating the right things, Coach Tim Adams gives us the inside scoop.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I discuss 3 ways to generate more energy during your workday featuring Coach Tim Adams.

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Find yourself struggling when putting together proposals for your business?

Do you wish you could streamline the process and increase your close rate?

Writing proposals isn't typically a favorite activity. Most businesses use a boiler plate, and fail to customize each proposal they send out. Using a tool like Proposify can make proposal writing easier and help you close more deals.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I discuss how to create proposals that close with Kyle Racki.

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Have you heard of social selling, but aren't sure what it is?

Did you know you can use social media platforms like LinkedIn for lead generation?

Social selling might be a buzzword in the social media marketing industry, but the concept and practice are very relevant. Every day, brands are leveraging LinkedIn and other social media platforms to generate leads and grow their business.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I discuss social selling ninja tricks for LinkedIn
with Viveka von Rosen.

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Direct download: VivekaVonRosen.mp3
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Have you heard about virtual and augmented reality, but aren't really sure what it is?

Are you interested in ways you could integrate VR and AR into your business?

With the introduction of games like Pokémon Go and 360-degree video, it looks like brands are going all in the virtual and augmented reality space. As the functionality and tools develop, it's important to stay in touch with how this may effect your business.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I discuss augmented reality and virtual reality: what marketers need to know featuring Cathy Hackl.

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Have you began planning your social media strategies for 2017?

Are you taking into account social media predictions?

With 2016 in the rearview mirror, it's time to start putting together your content strategy for 2017. To make planning a little easier, we've put together a list of actionable social media marketing predictions for the new year.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I am joined by Bree Kelley, community manager at Casual Fridays, to discuss 7 social media marketing predictions for 2017.

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Direct download: 2017_Social_Media_Marketing_Predictions.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:00am PDT