Internet Marketing Ninjas Blog

The latest SEO Industry news, notes, and chat.

Category: Social Media
24 Nov 2015

Social Media Smackdown with WWE’s “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan

This past Sunday, Internet Marketing Ninjas stepped into the ring with WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan for a hard-hitting ‘Social Media Smackdown’. Through a live-streamed event that engaged fans on both Twitter and YouTube, the inaugural Royal Rumble Winner gave analysis and thoughts on the big event, answered questions from fans from all over the world, and had fun giving away prizes to those who tuned in. After… [Read More…]

23 Nov 2015

How to Monitor and Manage Comments and Likes on Instagram

Take a wander through popular accounts on Instagram. You will notice some common patterns emerging between those that are successful, and those that aren’t. No, it isn’t the number of photos (many accounts post thousands of images and barely break a dozen followers). It isn’t even the quality of pictures, either. What sets these successful accounts apart is the engagement. They have not just treated their Instagram like a mobile… [Read More…]

09 Nov 2015

Social Media Etiquette: If There’s an Option, It Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Idea

The social media has been around for a while but it doesn’t mean we all agree what is acceptable and what’s not. I’ve seen many people claiming that if there’s an option to do something, it must be acceptable. For example, “Blame Linkedin: They allow you to mass-email a connection invite to all your email contacts…” Now, as the one who once did that (i.e. mass-email all my Gmail contacts),… [Read More…]

02 Nov 2015

6 Social Media Analytics Companies To Keep An Eye On

Social media continues to grow and adapt into a more exciting technology than ever before. While it was once a purely personal platform, the business and marketing applications are ace. Now we have entire degrees dedicated to the practice, and firms popping up all over the world promising to help brands expand on and off the web. While many offer tools to allow you to measure your own analytics, others… [Read More…]

26 Oct 2015

3 Ways to Trick Facebook Feed Algorithm to Get Seen by More People

Facebook calls it EdgeRank… I call it Facebook’s self-proclaimed right to decide which of our friends we need to communicate with. In any case, it works the following way: You don’t get to see updates from ALL of your friends (especially if you have many). Instead, Facebook prioritizes updates from friends who you tend to interact with more often. These interactions include mutual likes, comments, messages. Now, while this may… [Read More…]

12 Oct 2015

Awesome Facebook Ad Targeting Ideas to Play with

Facebook has what is probably the best ad tools of any social network. Yes, even better than Twitter. For literally a couple dollars a day you can gain real reach, and start generating solid leads that are easy to convert on your own website. But what makes Facebook ads truly special is not the ads themselves. It is the way they are used, thanks to the thorough targeting options they… [Read More…]

29 Sep 2015

How to Use Twitter Videos

Twitter Video has been around for a while now. But it is still shockingly underutilized, probably because nobody is quite sure of how to best take advantage of it. Can such a casual feature really be applied to a strong social business strategy? Branding has changed a lot in the past decade. The Internet – and social media in particular – have made adapting to a new kind of audience… [Read More…]

08 Sep 2015

4 Tools to Find Trending Subreddits

Reddit is the content marketer’s goldmine: It inspires viral content, shows you what people seem to love sharing and offers a great venue to market content to get it discovered by journalists and bloggers. Building up your Reddit presence is tough: There are no shortcuts and Reddit Karma is fast to lose and time-consuming to establish. Participating in trending Subreddits allows you to easier interact and better understand what’s hot… [Read More…]

31 Aug 2015

How to Build Facebook Traffic Driving FAQ #ViralChat

Last week I was hosting for the awesome team of PostPlanner. I think we’ve shared pretty awesome information there, so I created these takeaways with some actionable tips to try! Here’s what we’ve discussed (click each question for more details!) What tips can you offer to move fans from Facebook to a website or blog? How can Facebook be used to drive traffic and ultimately build an email list? What… [Read More…]

20 Aug 2015

How to Become Twitter Superstar: Jim & Ann Show #JimAndAnn

How do you build your following on Twitter? One of the most widely-used ways to build your following on Twitter is to mass-follow lots of people, then unfollow those who didn’t follow back and then follow more… I gained 100 new followers this week… And next week I'll loose 98 of them when I don't follow them back. — Jim Boykin (@jimboykin) June 23, 2015 While this method is really… [Read More…]

17 Aug 2015

HOW TO: Let Your Readers Share Your Images on Mouseover

Visual social media updates are huge right now: You have higher chances to generate engagement to your social media update if it contains an attention-grabbing image: Major social media networks (Facebook and Google Plus) give your update a boost if there’s an uploaded image (or video) attached to it An update with a catchy image will naturally attract attention and spur an action (like, comment, share). Plus, images open up… [Read More…]

27 Jul 2015

3 Tools to Quickly Create Awesome Visual Tweets

Visual tweets attract more clicks and shares. Despite various levels of skepticism (many people were claiming visual tweets to be annoying), visual tweets are getting more and more adopted. Here are three free tools allowing you to create stunning visual tweets in seconds. 1. Twit Shot (Online, Mac App, Google Chrome Extension) is a cool app that extracts an image from the given page and creates an instant visual… [Read More…]

08 Jul 2015

Facebook Ads, Facebook Authorship, Facebook Traffic: Jim & Ann Show

The Internet Marketing is evolving: There are huge companies that are switching there strategies towards other traffic channels apart from Google search traffic. Facebook can make a huge difference when it comes to getting clicks, especially when you try Facebook ads. Facebook ads Facebook ads are very cheap but there’s one thing you need to remember about that: Facebook traffic usually doesn’t convert into sales (Facebook users are not there… [Read More…]