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How to Measure Your Social Media ROI Using Google Analytics

social media how toDo you want to understand your social media return-on-investment (ROI)?

Are you tracking the customer journey in Google Analytics?

In this article you’ll discover how to collect and analyze the data you need to properly calculate how social media marketing impacts your business.

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Find steps to measure social media ROI with Google Analytics.

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How to Improve Your Social Media Ads Using Brain Science

social media how toAre you advertising on social media?

Do you want more attention for your social media ads?

The way you design your ad impacts how much attention it gets with social media.

In this article you’ll discover what the brain pays attention to and tactics for holding that attention.

How Attraction Works

Each second, your senses are bombarded by over two billion bits of data. The only thing that keeps your brain from being overwhelmed is the reticular activating system [RAS]. This system works like a filter, deciding what data should be passed on to your brain for processing and what should be ignored.

In other words, it decides what you pay attention to.

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Find out how to improve your social media ads using brain science.

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How to Enhance Your Loyalty Programs Using Social Media

social media how toDo you want to increase customer loyalty?

Have you considered adding a social component to your loyalty program?

Your loyalty program isn’t just about rewarding customers. It’s about encouraging ongoing communication.

In this article you’ll discover how combining social media with your branded loyalty program can help you reach your campaign goals.

Why Social in Loyalty Programs?

Marketers have long known that the cost of new customer acquisition is significantly more than the cost of customer retention—up to 7x more according to KISSmetrics.

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Find out how to enhance your loyalty program with social media.

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How to Optimize Your Pins for the Pinterest Smart Feed

social media how toHave you heard about the Pinterest smart feed and how it impacts your exposure?

Are you wondering what it means for your pins?

With its new smart feed, Pinterest enhanced key features, which means you need to do things differently to make your pins stand out.

In this article I’ll explain the Pinterest smart feed and how to use Pinterest’s changes to your advantage.

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Find out how to optimize for Pinterest’s smart feed.

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How to Use Twitter Campaign Reports to Improve Your Twitter Ads

social media how toAre you using Twitter advertising to promote your business?

Would you like to improve your advertising on Twitter?

Twitter’s new campaign reports help you understand how users engage with your paid content.

In this article you’ll discover how to navigate the Twitter Ads reporting platform to obtain quality insights about your target audience.

Why Use Campaign Reports?

Effective advertising goes beyond the actual marketing campaign. It requires you to analyze data and identify key information to help improve business results in the future.

Twitter advertising has an excellent campaign analytics tool that’s easy to use, regardless of your experience with Twitter Ads.

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Find out how to use Twitter Campaign Reports.

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Twitter Introduces Twitter Offers: This Week in Social Media

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?

Twitter Introduces Twitter Offers: “This feature, Twitter Offers, enables advertisers to create card-linked promotions and share them directly with Twitter users.”

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“With Twitter Offers, advertisers will be able to attribute redemptions directly to their campaigns on Twitter, so that they can effectively measure the ROI from their promotions, even when redemption happens offline.”

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Instagram Growth: How to Build a Community on Instagram

Do you use Instagram in your social media marketing?

Are you interested in growing your community on Instagram?

To learn how to improve your Instagram marketing, I interview Sue B. Zimmerman.

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 Sue B. Zimmerman, known as the Instagram Gal. She co-authored the ebook, Instagram Basics for Your Business and taught Instagram Marketing for Small Businesses on CreativeLive. Sue helps businesses leverage the power of Instagram.

Sue explores what you need to know to improve your marketing and grow a community on Instagram.

You’ll discover what marketers should know about Instagram, including the best photos to capture and the importance of comments, hashtags and direct messages.

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Listen as Sue B. Zimmerman shares tips for building a community on Instagram.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

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How to Design Social Media Images for Brand Recognition

social media how toAre you posting images across social networks?

Do you use them to extend your brand recognition?

The way logos, fonts and colors work together in social media images is an important part of gaining brand attention.

In this article you’ll discover how to make your social profiles and visual content align to reinforce your brand and catch your audience’s eye.

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Find tips for branding your social media images.

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Facebook Ad Campaign Changes: What Marketers Need to Know

social media researchDo you use Facebook ads to boost your business?

Are you confused by the latest changes?

Recent changes made to Facebook’s ad campaign structure can affect how you set up and test your ads.

In this article you’ll discover how to set up a Facebook ad campaign in the new structure.

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Find out how recent changes to Facebook ad campaigns affect your marketing.

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