Posts by Tracey McCoy

Infographics on Social Media: Why They Work & How to Create Them

Infographics provide a valuable way to connect with your audience on social media. We’re all drawn to colorful, attractive visuals, and this is never more true than on social media. Infographics catch your audience’s attention amid all the other distractions. When done well, they engage followers’ interest in a topic, showcase your brand’s expertise, and…

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How to Create a Great Social Media Video

Your audience is watching a lot of videos on social media every day. And if the numbers are any indication, this habit will only keep growing over time. On both Facebook and Snapchat, users watch an average 8 billion videos a day. Then there’s the popularity of Vine and YouTube, as well as native Twitter…

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Facebook News: Branded Content, Monetization & More

It’s been a busy month for Facebook. We can hardly keep up with all the news and rumors about the platform’s updates and upcoming developments. In case you missed them, here are a few stories that could have a positive impact on marketers and influencers. Branded Content Until earlier this month, Facebook prohibited marketers, media…

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Facebook Messenger Launches Chat Bots for Companies

If you’ve ever spent a frustrating 30 minutes trying to track down a company’s customer service phone number, or listening to interminable hold music while waiting to talk to a real person, Facebook is proposing a new solution. Last week, it announced an update to Facebook Messenger that allows companies to build chat bots to…

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The Future of Facebook: Career Recruitment & Virtual Reality?

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In the world of social media, Facebook is an established veteran compared to newcomers like Snapchat or Pinterest. There are plenty of blog posts and think pieces that have come out in the last year or so that claim Facebook is dead. They point to user saturation and declining interest among millennials, and predict that…

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FTC Cracks Down on Misleading Influencer Marketing

Transparency is essential in marketing efforts – not only to keep the trust of your customers, but also to avoid getting into trouble with the government. Influencer marketing is based on partnering with content creators who appeal to your brand’s audience, and authenticity is key to a campaign’s success. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission…

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Social Media Round-up: What’s New for Brands

It’s been a busy couple weeks in social media land. Here are a few social media marketing stories you might have missed. Facebook Facebook Live Will Rank Higher in News Feed Since its launch in December 2015, Facebook Live has been growing in popularity. It’s open to all verified Pages and public figures using Mentions,…

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