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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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Do you have comments enabled on your blog?

Have you ever turned them off?

To discover why big bloggers turned their comment systems back on, I interview Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark.

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 Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark. Michael is author of Platform and co-author of the new book, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want. He’s also an avid blogger at and host of the This Is Your Life podcast. Brian is CEO of Rainmaker Digital, founder of Copyblogger, host of the Unemployable podcast, and evangelist for the Rainmaker Platform.

Back in May 2014, I had Mark Schaefer and Tim McDonald (who was with Huffington Post) on the show to talk about the trend of big blogs shutting down their comments. This was spurred by a controversial post from Copyblogger entitled, “Why We’re Removing Comments on Copyblogger” from March 2014. In January 2015, Michael Hyatt published, “I’ve Pulled Comments from My Blog-Here’s Why.”

Michael and Brian will explore why the initial decision to remove comments was made and why those comments are now back.

You’ll also discover tips for how to grow your email list.

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Listen as Michael Hyatt and Brian Clark share what marketers need to know about why major bloggers are bringing comments back.

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

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social media how toDoes the content you share get the reach it needs?

Want to learn how to get your content seen by more people?

A network of social advocates will help you amplify the reach of the content you share.

In this article you’ll discover how to build a network of peers and fans that will help your business.

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Discover how to increase your social reach by building a peer network.

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social media how toAre you taking advantage of all of LinkedIn’s content marketing features?

Do you know what types of content work best on LinkedIn?

With a few tweaks to what you post on LinkedIn, you can build brand awareness, generate leads, and drive more revenue.

In this article you’ll discover how to maximize your LinkedIn content exposure.

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Discover how to maximize the exposure of your content on LinkedIn.

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social media how toAre you active in Facebook groups?

Looking for a better way to organize the content you share in those groups?

Managing your content in Trello lets you spend less time figuring out what to share in Facebook groups and more time engaging with fellow members.

In this article you’ll discover how to use Trello to manage the content you share in Facebook groups.

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Discover how to manage the content you share in Facebook groups using Trello.

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social media how toAre you interested in starting a podcast?

Want tips to manage and promote your podcast effectively?

Creating a successful podcast doesn’t have to be a time-consuming process. Today, tools can help streamline activities such as finding guests, publishing audio, and promoting episodes.

In this article you’ll discover how to manage your podcast from start to finish.

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Discover tools and a checklist to manage your podcast effectively.

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social media how toWant to get your pins in front of customers?

Have you considered using promoted pins?

Pinterest promoted pins can help you drive referral traffic and increase sales.

In this article you’ll discover how to create promoted pins on Pinterest.

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Discover how to create and use promoted pins on Pinterest.

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social media how to Are you fully leveraging the power of your social team?

Have you considered using social for more than just marketing?

Your social team can do more than manage your online community. Your team can also support the goals and functions of other departments in your business.

In this article you’ll discover four ways your social media team can contribute to the success of your business.

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Discover ways to leverage the power of your social media team to contribute to success of your business.

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