The nice folks at Skilled.co made up a pretty cool infographic called "115 Must Know Facts about Social Media" with a bunch of facts about social media. I always love information like this. This is the type of stuff that may not be useful right this second, but it's valuable information to be utilized at some point in your endeavors. Check it out: Presented by Skilled.co
Last week we talked about the newest Facebook Algorithm pages. While I was educating myself on the algorithm changes I came across an article from Buzzsumo about 17 things you can do to help with your presence on Facebook. It was pretty useful and promotes some of the things I've talked about so I thought I'd share it. The article is titled, "17 Experts Tips On Dealing with The Latest Facebook Algorithm Changes." Here are the highlights from the article (if you're interested): Get Your Facebook Fans onto an email list Practice storytelling with each Facebook post Understand what [...]
Yesterday, we posted about Google's 'Mobilegeddon' and the changing algorithm and optimization of mobile-friendly sites in search engines. Today I came across another article from Contently called "What Facebook’s Algorithm Change Means for Brands, Publishers, and the Future of Media." The article discusses changes in how Facebook is going to change it's News Feed. The changes, according to Contently, are: 1. If your News Feed doesn’t have much on it (i.e., you don’t have many virtual friends or like many pages), Facebook is now allowing for “multiple posts from the same source in a row.” 2. After receiving feedback [...]
I keep trying to find different sources to post on I Heart Blank, but Daily Infographic seems to keep coming up with hits! Today, I present to you an infograph titled "Social Media: The Best Time To Outreach." While this data may not be for every business, I do think it's relevant for most 'conventional businesses.' If there's a social media you're not on and want to be, don't forget I Heart Blank can help you out with our Going Social Media Package. Highlights include: Facebook Best Time: 1PM - 4PM Peak Time: Wednesdays 3PM Worst Time: Weekends, before [...]
I've been a little slow with stuff lately, but I thought this one was important. In late October, Apple launched Apple Maps Connect which is a business listing service. Apple currently uses Yelp in conjunction with their Maps App. By the looks of it, they might be trying to use their own proprietary business listing. I set up my account and it looks like it does actually take some information from Yelp to 'fill in the blanks.' If you're interested in Google Maps Connect and need help setting it up, feel free to contact us!
I found a great infograph titled "The Science of Social Timing." It helps you to figure out the best times to post on your social networks to get the maximum exposure. You can check out the infograph below, but I've also highlighted some of the key 'take aways.' Let's take a look at them: General Info 50% of the US population is in the Eastern Time Zone 80% of the US population is in the Eastern & Central Time Zone Twitter 5PM is the 'best time' to tweet Best Tweeting frequency: 1 - 4 tweets per hour The best [...]
The guys at Reach Local (via Marketing Profs) have posted an infographic about the seven-types of Social Media fans. While you've probably seen a bunch of these, some of which can be pretty humorus, Reach Local goes one step further to explain how businesses can reach each type of Social Media user. If you've checked out the infographic and you still want a little more information, you can also check out iMedia Connection with an article titled, "7 Types of Facebook Fans that affect your business." Here's a quick rundown of the 7-types of Social Media fans: The Quiet Follower The [...]
Found an article today about how to more effectively engage your Facebook fans. It provides 9 'tips' to help you get your clients to remember who you are! Sound weird? Let's lay some groundwork before we get to the 9 tips: Primarily I would like to talk about the amount of sincerity that goes into your social media. The point of social media is to engage your customers and potential clients. When you're on your Facebook Page you're representing your business. Half of the problem is that businesses look at social media as a way to shove information down [...]