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social media toolsDo you want a better way to analyze your Instagram marketing efforts?

Looking for free tools to help?

The right Instagram tools can provide analytics to inform your social media strategy and content scheduling.

In this article, you’ll discover five free Instagram analytics tools for marketers.

5 Free Instagram Analytics Tools for Marketers by Jill Holtz on Social Media Examiner.

5 Free Instagram Analytics Tools for Marketers by Jill Holtz on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toAre you live-streaming on Facebook?

Want to make your Facebook Live videos more engaging?

Facebook Live 360 video gives you an easy, fun way to capture your audience’s attention and raise engagement levels.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use live 360 video on Facebook to enhance your marketing.

How to Use Facebook Live 360 Video for Marketing by Joel Comm on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Facebook Live 360 Video for Marketing by Joel Comm on Social Media Examiner.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Tests Native Split-screen, Two-person Live Broadcasts: This week, Social Media Examiner staff reported that Facebook appears to be slowly rolling out native split-screen, two-person broadcasts in Facebook Live. This new feature is currently limited to personal profiles on Facebook’s iOS mobile app for iPhone. It doesn’t seem to be available for Android or desktop and hasn’t been extended to pages. Select users can go live from their personal profiles and then invite one other iOS user to participate in the broadcast as he or she begins watching.

Social Media Examiner tested the native split-screen, two-person broadcasts in Facebook Live.

Social Media Examiner tested the native split-screen, two-person broadcasts in Facebook Live.

Facebook initially announced two-person remote broadcasts along with other upcoming updates at VidCon 2016; however, the company hasn’t yet released any official news or announcements about this recent rollout. To learn more about this new feature, listen to the Social Media Marketing Talk Show from April 7, 2017.

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Do you broadcast live video?

Want to learn how to create an engaged following?

To discover what he’s learned from broadcasting over 1,000 live streams over the last two years, I interview Alex Khan.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode, I interview Alex Khan, the founder of Attractive Media, a German social media agency that helps businesses with live video. You can find him online at alexkhan.tv.

Alex shares his formula for beginning and ending live video.

You’ll discover how Alex makes his live videos look more professional.

Live Video: Tips and Techniques for Creating Great Content featuring insights from Alex Kahn on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

Live Video: Tips and Techniques for Creating Great Content featuring insights from Alex Kahn on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

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social media how toIs your LinkedIn marketing working?

Are you examining what works for your competitors?

Using key metrics to benchmark your LinkedIn company page performance against your competitors’ pages will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses.

In this article, you’ll discover how to analyze your LinkedIn efforts and find out what’s working for your competition.

How to Assess Your LinkedIn Company Page Performance by Oren Greenberg on Social Media Examiner.

How to Assess Your LinkedIn Company Page Performance by Oren Greenberg on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toAre you considering Facebook ads?

Wondering how to set up a successful Facebook ad campaign?

Understanding the fundamentals of Facebook advertising can help you avoid common mistakes that cost time and money.

In this article, you’ll discover how to create an effective Facebook advertising campaign.

How to Set Up an Effective Facebook Ad Campaign by Charlie Lawrance on Social Media Examiner.

How to Set Up an Effective Facebook Ad Campaign by Charlie Lawrance on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toDo you run social media contests for your business?

Looking for ways to make your contests deliver more than entries?

A strong social media contest can generate real value for your business.

In this article, you’ll discover four tips for executing a successful social media contest.

4 Tips for Successful Social Media Contests by James Scherer on Social Media Examiner.

4 Tips for Successful Social Media Contests by James Scherer on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toIs video part of your marketing strategy?

Are you wondering how Facebook’s short-form video format could help your business?

Facebook Stories brings a new video format to Facebook that closely resembles Instagram Stories.

In this article, you’ll discover what you need to know to succeed with Facebook Stories.

How to Use Facebook Stories for Marketing by Julia Bramble on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Facebook Stories for Marketing by Julia Bramble on Social Media Examiner.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Rolls Out Facebook Stories and Other Snapchat-like Camera Features Globally: Facebook rolled out a new in-app camera for iOS and Android that’s “packed with dozens of effects like masks, frames and interactive filters that you can apply to your photos and videos.” These include dynamic objects, artistic filters, and branded masks for some upcoming movie releases. Facebook plans to introduce a way for users to create their own Facebook camera frames and effects “over the coming months.”

Facebook also announced the global release of Facebook Stories on the main Facebook app. This new feature allows users “share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection atop [the] News Feed.” Similar to the stories features previously released for Messenger and Instagram, Facebook Stories can be shared with specific users or as part of “Your Story” and will disappear 24 hours after being posted. Facebook also notes that “stories won’t appear on your Timeline or in News Feed unless you post them there too.”

Facebook rolls out Facebook Stories globally.

Facebook rolls out Facebook Stories globally.

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