Managing your social media activities every single day, staying on top of the latest tech trends, and ensuring you get a decent ROI from the time and money you invest can be a great big headache for so many busy business owners, entrepreneurs and social media managers.
Whether you take care of most of your own social media marketing, or you have a team, our featured article this week is an exceptional read.
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Mari’s Top Social Media Picks – June 12, 2015 Issue #153
Greetings! Please do enjoy this week’s top articles we’ve hand-picked for you!
More than likely managing your social media is just one of the many things on your to-do list. Check out the tips here to see where you can save time and effort. One of my favorites? Number 4!
— Mari Smith (@MariSmith) June 2, 2015
via BufferApp.com Our brains can identify images seen in as little as 13 milliseconds. In a recent study observing 100 million Facebook updates, BuzzSumo found that updates with images had 2.3x more engagement than those without. But not all visuals are created equal. Find out why people react to certain visuals more than others with this in-depth post.
In order to achieve consistent results on Facebook, it’s important to set aside a budget for ads and to invest wisely. Along with getting proper help and education, the four tactics described in this article will help you vastly improve your ads strategy.
— Mari Smith (@MariSmith) June 4, 2015
That’s a wrap for this week’s issue of The Social Scoop. Here’s wishing you a perfect weekend and productive week ahead.
On a personal note, I’m super duper excited to finalize details of my UK trip next month! My partner and I will be buzzing around England, Scotland and Ireland for two weeks in July. Wowee!! I’m keynoting this mega event in Manchester. Then on to Edinburgh and Dunfermline to visit my dad, two younger sisters and niece/nephews. Ireland plans firming up, stay tuned. 🙂 See my full calendar of events, travels and speaking — I look forward to meeting many more of my peeps around the world.
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