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Category: Social Media
22 Aug 2016

How to Host a Successful Social Media Contest: Your Ultimate List of Tools & Resources

Hosting a social media contest may be your company’s most successful growth hack! So many brands are jumping into the tactic but it doesn’t seem to get old! Here’s the collection of most useful resources to help you host a successful social media contest: Designing Your Social Media Contest There’s a huge number of tools helping you to host a social media contest. I’ll list the one I tried but… [Read More…]


15 Aug 2016

Tweet Productively: Tools to Break Long Text into Tweets Easily

Twitter is a great platform, but the microblogging nature of it can be a flaw for many. In the beginning the use of 140 characters made sense. Now it is a little harder to conform to that size, and people are always trying to find ways around it. Luckily, there are tools that let you break down long texts, or circumvent the rule. These five are must-haves for your bookmark… [Read More…]


08 Aug 2016

5 New Sites that Evolve the Concepts of Reddit

Reddit has spent the last handful of years evolving into the super-content aggregation site that it is today. It has become so popular that other sites. Even news sources, are sifting through it for content ideas. They occasionally flat out lift the posts and republish them, a practice that has gained the ire and mockery of Reddit users across all subreddits. But in spite of its continued dominance, the website… [Read More…]


25 Jul 2016

Twitter to Email: 5 Twitter Email Notifications Tools

If you are like me, an email is still the most efficient way to have an update delivered to me. Therefore I am always on the lookout for new email notification tools to make sure I am aware of important news even when I am too busy or my Twitter feed is too overwhelming. Tip: You may want to create a separate email address for all the automatic updates you… [Read More…]


11 Jul 2016

How To Create Awesome, Eye Catching Instagram Content

Instagram is taking over the world! Seriously, according to a study by Hootsuite, in 2015 the average number of photo shares per day on the platform was 70 million. And this year there are even more users, so the number is climbing every day. Obviously it is a network with increasing influence. So you should be taking advantage of it, and the only way to do that properly is by… [Read More…]


20 Jun 2016

4 Useful Tools for Twitter Bio Search: Smart Relationship Building

Twitter is a great connecting tool. It’s much more open than Facebook (You don’t have to be anyone’s friend to get in touch) and much more active than Linkedin. Facebook does allow to send messages to non-friends but for some reason I only receive those using a mobile app. Also you cannot really tag people on Facebook unless you are friends. As for Linkedin, weirdly, I receive several messages a… [Read More…]


13 Jun 2016

Boost Your Social Media Following With Expert Quotes!

I would like to start this post off with, fittingly enough, one of many expert quotes about social media: “Social media allows us to behave in ways that we are hardwired for in the first place – as humans. We can get frank recommendations from other humans instead of from faceless companies.” ~ Francois Gossieaux, The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition by Leveraging Social Media An oversimplification, maybe, but a… [Read More…]


06 Jun 2016

Which Twitter App a Tweet Was Sent From: Quick Tip

I see this question a lot: Ever since Twitter web interface stopped showing an app each Tweet was sent from. In fact, this information offers a lot of useful information: Which apps does your competitor uses to schedule updates? Was this update scheduled or published live? Which apps do I need to take a look at? Are there any useful features I am missing? How others create visual tweets? OMG,… [Read More…]


09 May 2016

Who Tweeted My Article? Archive Your Promoters in Excel and Google Spreadsheet

If you have a solid content marketing asset to publish, you’d better use lots of great tools to promote your piece as well as to monitor those helping you promote it. If you archive all the tweets sharing your content, you’ll be able to identify your most powerful (and successful) promoters: These are your first targets to reach out to further build the relationship and turn them into your brand… [Read More…]


02 May 2016

Real Name Policies on Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora and Google Plus: Clarified

Since the start the web anonymity has been quite a hot controversy in social media world. On one hand, everyone has the right to remain anonymous online to avoid personal attacks. On the other hand, social media networks have been trying to promote “real” connections which resulted in many of them forcing “real name” policy on their users. Let’s see what the “real name” policy is these days: 1. Facebook:… [Read More…]


25 Apr 2016

10 Handy Tools to Create Mini Videos: Marketing Through Micro Moments

In our era of extremely short attention spans (Who else reads news on Twitter: It’s even worse than reading the headlines only…) micro-videos have been the most logical extension of social media evolution. And brands have been quite quick to keep up! Just watch one the millions examples now to get inspired: Are you still behind? These ten handy tools will give you everything you need to produce your own… [Read More…]


11 Apr 2016

5 Tools to Find a Gif to Express Your Emotion

Reaction Gifs are nothing new. These funny animated images have been used for years, showing up on imageboards like 4Chan long before they made their way to Tumblr and Reddit. Anyone who has been in a storytelling thread that uses green text has seen reaction Gifs used as MFW (My Face When) or MRW (My Reaction When). Though reaction Gifs aren’t always appropriate, they can be a great way to… [Read More…]


21 Mar 2016

Resizing Social Media Images: Easier Than You Think!

You know the saying “Use the right tool for the job”? That adage can easily be applied to social media on every level. For example, if you are looking for deep engagement with a solid ad campaign, Facebook is your best bet. For those more interested in quick-style connections and hashtag marketing, Twitter might be more their speed. But it is also relevant when looking at features within social platforms…. [Read More…]