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What to Post? Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

DianaMackie
To actually attract and entertain your social media following, small businesses should definitely be posting several times a day from their business’ Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Easier said than done though right? Well, here’s a handy guide full of great (and easy!) ideas to populate your social feeds with.
What to Post? Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

PamDyer
What are Twitter Cards, and how do they work? They enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They can help you drive website traffic, introduce new products and services, share rich content such as videos, and improve engagement.
How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

Top 4 Examples of Vine Brand Storytelling to Date

Daniel Green
The launch of the web version of Twitter’s Vine has seen to some truly creative marketing this year, challenging brands to find more innovative ways of capturing their audience's attention in a very fragmented media landscape. According to FastCompany, “a branded Vine is four times more likely to be seen than a branded video; any brand not on board with Vine risks losing out on some serious social media exposure.”
Top 4 Examples of Vine Brand Storytelling to Date

Social Advocacy and Politics: Best Use of Twitter by a Member of Congress, Ever!

DrDigipol
What caught our attention here at Social Media Today was the Twitter-Storm created when Senator Feinstein live-tweeted her rebuttal comments to CIA Director Brennan’s response to the torture report in real-time using the hashtag #ReadTheReport. I will say quite boldly that this was the greatest use of Twitter by a Member of Congress EVER!
Social Advocacy and Politics: Best Use of Twitter by a Member of Congress, Ever!

Instagram Now Has More Active Users Than Twitter

DigitalStuart
Earlier this week it was announced that Instagram now has more active users than Twitter, with 300 million compared to 271 million. This now means Instagram, both in a personal and business sense, must be taken even more seriously within the social media space.
Instagram Now Has More Active Users Than Twitter

How to Get Twitter Followers Who Actually Matter

meloniedodaro
As of right now, I have over 62,000 followers on Twitter and my account grows by an average of 150 followers a day, every single day. Here's my strategy for gaining valuable followers.
How to Get Twitter Followers Who Actually Matter

What's the Magic Behind the Social Success of Disney?

thuff007
Whether it’s movies, amusement parks, or cruise ship itineraries, everything Disney touches seems to turn to gold and their social media strategies are no different. To connect with audiences around the world, Disney manages over 1,000 social media accounts. How do they do it? A whole lot of work and a little bit of magic.
What's the Magic Behind the Social Success of Disney?

What Small Businesses Can Learn About Twitter

ronniecharrier1
Social media should be a key part of every business marketing plan, especially for small businesses and startups. Despite being disadvantaged by having a smaller advertising budget than their larger, more established counterparts; many small businesses can get a leg up by being more innovative and creative with their social media presence.
What Small Businesses Can Learn About Twitter

Social Advocacy and Politics: Takin’ It to the Tweets

DrDigipol
In a world pulsating with conflict large and small, from the streets of Ferguson to Kobani and beyond, there is a need for calming voices. There is a need for voices to soothe the anger and facilitate meaningful conversations across the communities in conflict. Philosophers of the Enlightenment wrote at length that rational discourse is the surest route to good policy and the avoidance of violence.
Social Advocacy and Politics: Takin’ It to the Tweets

Using Social Media for Your Gift Shopping

PaisleyHansen
Social media is a great tool anyone can use to discover what their loved ones want. There's no need for lists if they've been actively posting on a social media website. Here are some tips on how you can best use social media for your gift shopping.
Using Social Media for Your Gift Shopping