Welcome to the latest edition of the Social Media Weekly Update. If you want to learn more about Facebook advertising, be sure to read Jon Loomer’s post; he’s the best. Be sure to read the Blogging Wizard’s post on Pinterest because Pinterest is more than just a website of lovely images; it’s a social media platform that’s powerful at referring traffic to your website.
Have fun this weekend!
2018 Social Media Trends Report: 10 Key Insights Into the Present and Future of Social Media from Buffer: “Social media is changing at a rapid pace. For example, the content format Stories was introduced on several major social media platforms slightly more than a year ago. Now, it’s one of the most popular content individuals are posting. More than 300 million people are sharing stories on Instagram and WhatsApp separately every day, and 70 million people were posting daily to Messenger Day just six months after its launch.”
Facebook Ads Guide: 55 Custom Audiences to Target People Ready to Act by Jon Loomer: “Multiple factors contribute to whether your Facebook advertising campaigns succeed or fail. Copy, imagery, optimization, bidding, placement, and countless other factors all matter. But nothing matters more than targeting.”
5 Simple Marketing Tips for New Business Growth from Marketo: “Now is the time of year people start thinking about what’s next in their careers. For some, there may be a next step up the ladder to consider, but for many others, the idea of starting a business is at the forefront of their minds. The new year is naturally a time to consider taking your hypothetical venture and testing it out to see whether there’s a viable business there.”
17 Easy Ways To Boost Your Pinterest Following from Blogging Wizard: “So you want to gain traction on Pinterest and amplify the number of followers you have. Don’t we all? Pinterest is a game-changer for entrepreneurs, bloggers, and even large corporations. It’s mind-blowing how many businesses and bloggers are having massive success with this marketing gold-mine.”
15 Tips for Growing Your YouTube Channel by Jeremy Vest: “Want to produce algorithm-friendly YouTube content? Wondering how to attract viewers and keep them watching? In this article, you’ll find 15 tips and tactics for optimizing your YouTube video content at every stage of the video production process.”
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