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4 Ways to Promote Your Event With Social Media

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Want to get the word out about dates and ticket sales?

Promoting your event with social media lets you create awareness, visibility and community.

In this article you’ll discover four ways to promote your event on social media.

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Discover four ways to promote your event with social media.



15 Blab Tips for Marketers: Ultimate Guide to

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Wondering how to get the most out of it?

Blab, a live-casting video platform, has many great features for connecting with and growing your audience.

In this post you’ll discover 15 tips to help marketers succeed with Blab.

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Discover fifteen Blab tips for marketers in this ultimate guide to



How to Improve Your Facebook Ads With Customer Reviews

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Have you considered incorporating customer reviews into your ads?

Facebook ads that include customer reviews blend in with other news feed stories and are better received by people browsing Facebook.

In this article I’ll share how to improve your Facebook ads with customer reviews.

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Discover how to improve Facebook ads with customer reviews.



Instagram Ads Now Available to All Businesses: 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

Instagram Makes Ads Available to Businesses of All Sizes, Everywhere: “Starting this month, advertisers both large and small can run campaigns on Instagram.”

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“It’s now easy for advertisers on Instagram to target their message more effectively and reach people based on what they care about.”

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Analyzing Your Content With Google Analytics: How to Know What Works

Do you study your website’s Google Analytics?

Want to go beyond reporting what you see?

To discover how to analyze content using Google Analytics, I interview Andy Crestodina.

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 Andy Crestodina, author of Content Chemistry (3rd edition) and co-founder of Orbit Media (a Chicago-based web design agency). Andy is a Google Analytics expert.

Andy will explore how to analyze your educational and sales content using Google Analytics.

You’ll discover what mistakes marketers make with analytics.

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Listen as Andy Crestodina shares what marketers need to know about analyzing their content with Google Analytics.

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

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Win Free Tickets to Social Media Success Summit 2015

***Winners Announcement***

Free Ticket Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners of the Social Media Success Summit Free Ticket Contest 2015.

Kelley Stephenson (@StevensonKelley) won the written contest, with a humorous description of her biggest marketing challenges that starts, “So I’m a ‘milennial’ and I’m supposed to have this whole social media game figured out already…” Read Kelley’s full winning entry here.

Teressa Morris (@teressamorris) won the Twitter contest by random selection.

Kelley and Teressa will be enjoying admission to the Social Media Success Summit–the online mega-conference designed to empower and inspire you with social media marketing tactics, brought to by Social Media Examiner.–for free!

Thanks to everyone who entered our 2015 contest.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Facebook Posts

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Are you marketing on Facebook?

Do you want better reach for your Facebook posts?

Using the right posting tactics will give you better results from your Facebook marketing.

In this article you’ll discover six tips for more effective Facebook posts.

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Discover six tips to improve Facebook posts.



9 Ways to Improve Your Pinterest Marketing

social media how to Does your business use Pinterest?

Want to get more exposure and engagement for your pins?

Marketing on Pinterest is an excellent way to showcase your business, engage current and potential customers and boost your bottom line.

In this article I’ll share nine ways to improve your Pinterest marketing.

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Discover nine tips to improve your Pinterest marketing.



How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog

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Do you allow comments?

One of a blogger’s toughest tasks is managing the discussions around posts, and determining which comments are valuable and which are spam.

In this article I’ll explore top blog commenting systems and the features that make them a great choice for your blog.

Comment Moderation and Spam

Whenever you post content, it is almost guaranteed you will receive some spam in your blog comments. People will submit comments that are completely irrelevant to the discussion to get exposure for themselves or drop a link to their website.

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Discover how to choose a comment system for you blog.



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