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

Pinterest Improves Place Pins With Better Location Data: “Now location info will be added automatically to Pins. That means almost 7 billion Pins will have helpful details, like phone numbers, addresses and store hours.”

pinterest expands place pins

“Now each Pin includes a preview of where it lives on the map. Tap to get all the details, including other Pins from that spot and tips from people who’ve been there.”

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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

Twitter to Remove Share Counts: In a recent update, Twitter announced that “Twitter share counts will no longer appear alongside Tweet buttons AND third-party direct access to tweet share stats will be curtailed.”

Blab.im Rolls Out Co-host and Notification Features: The ability to add co-hosts on Blab has been “the most requested feature and an amazing one at that.” Blab also added notification controls, which will “let your followers know you’re on air.”

blab cohost feature

The [Co-host] feature is now available for web only right now.

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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 Notes Expands, Becomes Highly Customized: “With this update, you can add a cover photo that represents what your note is all about. You can caption and resize photos, and format your text into headers, quotes or bullets.” View an example of the new Notes here.

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Facebook updates Notes to make them more customizable.”

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social media how toDo you want to use video for your business?

Are you looking for a resource to help you combine video with social media marketing?

Whether you’re using video as an individual or as part of a team, these expert articles will help you live-stream, record, publish and market video to support your marketing goals.

Each of these articles will help you understand and master a specific part of using video for business.

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Discover how to use video marketing.

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social media how toDo you have a Facebook page for your local business?

Are you looking for ways to reach your customers on Facebook?

Because your audience is naturally limited by the area you serve, local marketing on Facebook can be challenging.

In this article you’ll discover nine ways to use Facebook to get more local exposure for your business.

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Discover how to create Facebook visibility of your local business.

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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

Meerkat Cameo Allows Users to Take Over Streams: “Broadcasters can now invite viewers to take over their stream for up to sixty seconds.”

Cameo is “a simple yet powerful way to create a deeper human connection with people — going from ‘broadcasting to’ towards ‘broadcasting with.’

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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

Pinterest Rolls Out Buyable Pins: “You’ll start seeing Buyable Pins all over Pinterest: in the home feed, on boards and in search results. If a Pin has a blue price, it means you can buy it.” Buyable pins are available to iOS users in the U.S.

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social media how toIs your small business on Facebook?

Are you looking for better ways to engage your fans?

Small businesses are winning on Facebook more than ever before.

In this article you’ll find 11 ways small businesses can improve engagement and drive sales with Facebook posts.

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Discover eleven ways to boost Facebook engagement for small businesses.

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Do you publish content online?

Want more people to share your content?

To learn how to get more people to share your content, I interview Mark Schaefer.

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 Mark Schaefer, author of The Tao of Twitter and Social Media Explained. His blog Grow was awarded #2 on our top 10 blogs of 2015.

Mark also co-hosts the Marketing Companion podcast. His latest book is called The Content Code: Six Essential Strategies for Igniting Your Content, Your Marketing, and Your Business.

In this episode Mark will explore why people share via social media.

You’ll discover what you can do to improve your chances that people will share your content.

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Listen as Mark Schaefer talks about how to get more people to share your content.

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

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