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social media how to Do you have valuable social media posts you don’t want to lose?

Want to learn how to back up your social media profiles?

Downloading your social media profiles, content, and contacts will ensure you always have what you need to keep your business running, no matter what platform or features come and go.

In this article, you’ll discover how to download copies of your social media content and profiles.

How to Back Up Your Social Media Content by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

How to Back Up Your Social Media Content by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

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social media researchDo you run social media campaigns for the holidays?

Wondering if social media efforts during holiday seasons impact sales?

In this article, you’ll discover new research that shows why small businesses should maintain a consistent social presence all year long, and why small- and medium-sized businesses should participate in larger, holistic holiday campaigns.

Do Holiday Specials via Social Media Work? New Research by Michelle Krasniak on Social Media Examiner.

Do Holiday Specials via Social Media Work? New Research by Michelle Krasniak on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how to Do you share your blog posts on social media?

Want to know how much traffic comes from those posts?

By adding Google UTM (Urchin Tracking Module) parameters to the links you share, you can attribute traffic to page posts, group posts, and ads.

In this article, you’ll discover how to analyze your social media traffic by adding UTM parameters to your links.

How to Use Google UTMs to Analyze Your Social Traffic by Tammy Cannon on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Google UTMs to Analyze Your Social Traffic by Tammy Cannon on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toDo you have the new LinkedIn experience?

Wondering what’s changed?

LinkedIn has made it easier to find new contacts, interact with connections, and write posts.

In this article, you’ll discover how to navigate the new LinkedIn and where to find what you need.

LinkedIn Changes: What Marketers Need to Know by Viveka von Rosen on Social Media Examiner.

LinkedIn Changes: What Marketers Need to Know by Viveka von Rosen 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

Periscope Rolls Out Support for Live 360 Video: Periscope launched its own Live 360 video experience this week. The new Live 360 broadcasts are marked with a badge and enable viewers to change their point of view “by moving [their] phone or tapping and scrolling around the screen – all while watching live.” Although anyone on Twitter or Periscope can watch the videos in 360 degrees, the Twitter-owned live-streaming platform is currently testing the ability to stream in this new format with “a small group of partners.” Periscope plans to roll out Live 360 more broadly in “the coming weeks.” Those who are interested in being notified when the ability to broadcast in Live 360 becomes more widely available can apply to join a waitlist to be contacted via email.

Periscope is testing Live 360 video with select partners and will roll out this feature more broadly in the coming weeks. 

Periscope is testing Live 360 video with select partners and will roll out this feature more broadly in the coming weeks.

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Do you want enthusiastic fans?

Looking for unique ways to engage your audience?

To discover how he grew a large and thriving fan base, I interview Pat Flynn.

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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 Pat Flynn, the founder of SmartPassiveIncome.com, a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. He’s also host of the Smart Passive Income podcast and author of Will It Fly?

Pat explores unconventional ways to build loyalty with your fans.

You’ll discover which forms of content are better than others for creating raving fans.

How to Build Raving Fans in Unconventional Ways featuring insights from Pat Flynn on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

How to Build Raving Fans in Unconventional Ways featuring insights from Pat Flynn on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

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social media how to Looking for a new way to show off your best pins?

Want to try Pinterest Showcase?

Pinterest showcases allow businesses to rotate select pins at the top of their profiles.

In this article, you’ll discover how to build a Pinterest showcase for your business profile.

How to Create a Pinterest Showcase for Your Business by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

How to Create a Pinterest Showcase for Your Business by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how to Interested in adding live video to your Instagram stories?

Looking for a guide to get you started?

The latest update to the Instagram app includes Live video, a new feature that lets you connect with your Instagram audience in real time.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram Live video within Instagram Stories.

How to Use Instagram Live by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Instagram Live by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how to Looking for ways to improve customer care on Twitter?

Do your customers tweet you for support?

Moving customer service discussions to private Twitter Direct Message (DM) threads can help your support team quickly resolve issues.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use the latest Twitter Direct Message features to improve your customer service.

How to Better Serve Customers With Twitter Direct Messages by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

How to Better Serve Customers With Twitter Direct Messages by Kristi Hines on Social Media Examiner.

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