Social Media Marketing / 53 posts found

278 Social Media Holidays for Your 2023 Content Calendar [+Template]

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Do you celebrate International Cat Day, Pizza Day, or Talk Like a Pirate Day? There are a plethora of observance days worldwide during which marketers can share content relevant to their industries, get involved in a movement, or simply generate more awareness. But odds are, you probably don’t acknowledge these days until you see your favorite brand posting about it. These social media “holidays” are a fun way to connect with new and existing followers who share an affinity for a specific food, fictional character, or pet. While we don’t suggest sharing content on social media and then adding an […]

How to Create a Social Media Report [Free Template]

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Social media is an undeniably powerful channel for marketing in 2020. In fact, social networks are the biggest source of inspiration for consumer purchases, with 37% of consumers finding purchase inspiration through social channels. However, if you’re using social media as a tool for organic exposure and brand awareness, rather than just a channel for paid ads, it can be difficult to track the success of your efforts. As any social media manager knows, successful implementation of a social media strategy is contingent on countless factors — and all companies prioritize different channels, metrics, and criteria for success. For example, […]

How to Grow Your TikTok Following [Expert Insights + Data]

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Growing followers on TikTok can seem like slow process. And if you’re putting in the hard work to create amazing content, it can feel extra frustrating. To help speed things up, we’ve compiled a list of the best strategies to gain followers on TikTok — fast. Of course, nothing can replace good content, but there are a few tricks you can try to explode your engagement, visibility, and, most importantly, your follower count. Let’s dive into the best tips and tricks to grow your TikTok. 1. Stop appealing to everyone. When you try to appeal to everyone on TikTok, the […]

6 TikTok Myths, Debunked in 2022

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Many marketers have flirted with the idea of trying TikTok, but certain misconceptions have stood in the way. For instance, isn’t it just a platform for teens? Specifically, teens who lip-sync? To help curb the confusion, we’ve rounded up a list of common TikTok myths to help you decide whether it deserves a spot on your marking roster. Let’s dive in. Myth 1: TikTok’s audience is too young. Brands mistakenly assume that TikTok is just for teens and young adults. Although it initially exploded in popularity with the Gen Z crowd, TikTok is quickly “growing up.” In fact, 36% of […]

LinkedIn Launches Live Audio Events: How They’ll Differ from Clubhouse & Twitter Spaces

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Twitter has Spaces. Facebook has Live Audio Rooms. Clubhouse has…Clubhouse. Now, LinkedIn is grabbing a seat at the table with its own audio feature. Let’s talk about what LinkedIn Audio Events is, how it works, and what it could mean for marketers. LinkedIn first launched a beta version of Live Audio Events in January. Then, in June, expanded it to users with the “creator mode” on. Today, all users have access to it and the platform plans to eventually follow up with a video version. Image Source Here are a few key facts: Events must be at least 15 minutes […]

24 Reddit Stats and Facts to Know in 2022

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Since it launched in 2005, Reddit has remained a mystery to many marketers. Reddit is a user-influenced platform that embraces discussion and community engagement over content creation or branding. Its difference in focus makes Reddit vastly different from other networks — like Facebook or Instagram — where brands naturally find their niche. In the past few years, however, Reddit’s attempted to gain more attention from brands by introducing several advertising offerings. The platform also launched features such as video streaming and video hosting, enabling the platform to evolve from the text-based format it’s known for. The platform is also thriving […]

The Best Ads We’ve Seen on TikTok + Why They Made Us Tap the Link

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Believe it or not, TikTok users aren’t opposed to ads — they just have high expectations for them. The most successful ones are quirky, creative, and entertaining — almost a reflection of the platform itself. When brands take the time to understand TikTok, it becomes much easier to develop concepts, jump on trends, leverage effects and audio, and, ultimately, connect with an audience. So, to help you hit the right note, we’ve compiled a list of the best ads on TikTok to inspire your next campaign. 1. DoorDash “I want to show you how I was able to afford AirPod […]

What Is a Social-Led Brand? [+ How to Become One]

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Social media is the top-used channel among marketers and is an ever-evolving space for brands, businesses, and creators to be part of. As a result, social-led brands have become more popular, as consumers expect relevancy and trendy conversations on social media. In this post, we’ll explain what a social-led brand is and what it takes to become one. What is a social-led brand? A social-led brand uses everything about its social media presence, from assets to tone, in all of its marketing and branding efforts. Essentially it is led by how it acts on social media channels. For example, a brand […]

6 Small Businesses That Are Killing It On TikTok [+ How They Did It]

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For many brands, TikTok is a scary, unknown place. What do you post? How do you use the trending sounds? I’ve rounded up small businesses that have generated thousands of likes and followers on their TikTok profiles alone. In this article, we not only list successful small businesses on TikTok with a breakdown of their strategies but also hear from some directly on what influenced their success. Note: In this article, we define small businesses as those with one to 25 employees. 1. POPFLEX Founded by influencer and content creator Cassey Ho, POPFLEX has amassed 2.5 million likes and 116K […]

TikTok’s Tests New Search Features: What We Know Right Now

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TikTok, like many social platforms, often rolls out new features to improve the app experience and offer new opportunities for creators and users. It recently launched a feature that calls into question whether, in the future, the app will require its own unique SEO strategy. Let’s discuss this. TikTok’s New Search Feature TikTok’s new search feature is primarily seen in comment sections, where keywords are hyperlinked next to a magnifying glass icon. Pressing on the linked keyword brings you to a discovery page of videos related to the keyword. For example, Steven Lim made a video sharing new need-to-know features […]
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