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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 Live Rolls Out for Groups, Events, and More: Facebook announced several new features for Facebook Live that will “give you more ways to discover, share and interact with live video and more ways to personalize your live broadcasts.”

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“When your friend reacts to your video or to a video you are both watching together you’ll see their profile pic and a little starburst before their reaction appears.”

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Do your words sell?

Want to sharpen your copywriting skills?

To explore the art of persuasion and why it’s important to social marketers, I interview Ray Edwards.

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 Ray Edwards, author of Writing Riches and MoneyWords. He’s host of The Ray Edwards Show. His latest book is called How to Write Copy That Sells: The Step-by-Step System for More Sales, to More Customers, More Often.

Ray will explore how to craft written and spoken words that sell.

You’ll discover why marketers should care about creating persuasive content.

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Listen as Ray Edwards shares what marketers need to know about the art of persuasion and how to craft words that sell.

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

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social media toolsDo you spend too much time adding customer data to spreadsheets?

Looking for ways to automate some of your marketing tasks?

If you’re creating content for a target audience, automated tools can free up your time to engage as a human when and where it matters most.

In this article you’ll discover four ways to integrate automated tools into your social media marketing.

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Discover four ways to save time with social media marketing tools.

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social media how toDo you use Twitter to find new customers?

Looking for a way to streamline the process?

By combining the right Twitter search queries with If This Then That (IFTTT), you can start generating a steady stream of relevant leads for your business.

In this article you’ll discover how to save time and connect with more prospects using Twitter and IFTTT.

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Discover how to automate the discovery of leads on Twitter with IFTTT.

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social media toolsIs your business ready for Instagram’s algorithm?

Looking for tools to analyze your Instagram engagement?

Tracking engagement will help you serve quality content that keeps you at the top of the Instagram feed.

In this article you’ll discover three tools to track and evaluate how people respond to your content on Instagram.

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Discover three Instagram analytics tools for marketers.

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social media how toDo you need to continuously monitor your social accounts?

Worried you’re missing important comments or posts?

By combining social media apps on your smartphone, you can create a notifications system tailored to your unique needs.

In this article you’ll discover how to use your smartphone as the ultimate social media inbox.

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Discover how to customize your social media inbox on your smartphone.

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social media how toDoes your business sell products?

Have you considered setting up a shop on Facebook?

Facebook allows you to add a Shop section to your Facebook page so customers can buy your products directly from Facebook.

In this article you’ll discover how to add a Shop section to your Facebook page.

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Discover how to set up a Shop section on your Facebook page.

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social media how toAre you trying to reach an on-the-go social media audience?

Are your ads optimized for mobile users?

More people are using social on their smartphones. If you want to reach them, you might need to rethink your ads.

In this article you’ll discover three ways to make your social media ads mobile-friendly.

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Discover three ways to optimize your social media ads for mobile.

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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

Snapchat Updates Chat Feature and Adds Auto-Advance Stories: With Snapchat’s new Chat 2.0, “you can start by sending a few chats, and when your friend shows up, start talking or video chatting instantly with one tap.” Snapchat is also introducing Auto-Advance Stories. “When you finish a Story, the next one begins automatically – simply swipe to skip ahead, or pull down to exit!”

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Snapchat’s goal is to “emulate the best parts of face-to-face conversation” through its updated chat feature.

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