As someone who owns a social media marketing agency, I’m supposed to say you should always outsource social media marketing. The problem is I don’t agree. There are many reasons why you should manage your own social. For instance, because no one knows your business better than you. But if you’re not 1000% committed, you could be wasting a lot of time and money on your social media efforts. We’ve got 10 signs that point to YES when asking if yourself if you should outsource social media marketing to someone else, plus the warning signs of DIY social that’s in trouble.
92% of the online population has used an emoji at least once, and if you’re a marketer, that means you need our emoji tips. While some marketers may view the emoji as slang or unprofessional, brands using Appboy’s services and saw an increase of 777% when using emojis in branded campaigns. If you’re on the fence, do me a favor and read this post all the way through. We’ve got a boatload of examples of great emoji marketing and even more emoji tips. 👍
Many businesses just don’t know what to post, so we’ve got the skinny on what’s good, plus 7 plug-and-play social media posts for your business. When you aren’t sure what to post, bookmark this little go to with social media posts that are ready to be posted, tweeted, or Insta’ed from your social pages. Seriously. We’re making it that easy.
Hiring social media managers hasn’t slowed in 2017. In fact, a quick search on job search site Indeed pulled up 2,027 job postings for “social media manager” in NYC alone. But finding a social media manager with hustle … that takes an eagle eye for both traits and skills that will help shine a spotlight on emerging leaders. Since we’re in hiring mode in 2017, here’s a look at what we look for when hiring hustlers.
Does your Facebook strategy involve telling your unique story? Helping, and not hard selling, your unique audience? Posting often, but not too often? Does it provide a mix of media types? I’m here to tell you, that’s probably not enough. If you think you can handle the truth about what it means to have a well-rounded Facebook strategy in 2017, keep reading.