In my endless efforts of trying to find free replacements to paid social media tools
Category: Social Media
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9 Reasons why Brands Should Put Higher budgets on Twitter not Facebook
Facebook ads vs. Twitter ads is an endless debate but I’ve decided to write my $0.02 about it.
Content Strategy Calendar + Schedule Social Media Posts + UNLIMITED team members, for free
Scheduling Social Media posts is essential in any social strategy for brands – so many websites provide tools to do so, but its either has to be paid or it doesn’t allow enough team members to collaborate on the Content Strategy Calendar.
I’m not going to go through why do you need to plan ahead and schedule the year’s content strategy calendar, because if you haven’t figured out already how important it is, then you shouldn’t be in Social Strategy business and this article is not for you.
How to use Periscope for Business – Periscope 101
Periscope is a live video streaming mobile application that was launched on March 26, 2015.
Twitter Collections Timelines
Another hidden gem in Twitter is their Custom Timelines or Twitter Collections Timelines that allow a user to select number of tweets and put them in certain order that can be used as archive for later usage
Social Networks Logos Guide (New Google Logo 2015). Infographics, you’re doing it WRONG!
If you’re in – or hoping to be- in Social Media Infographics business/blogging, then by all means you need to stay up-to-date with the latest updates made by those Social platforms, especially when they update their identity/design/logos. Using an outdated / wrong / low quality logos is your 1st step to failure. It is not acceptable by the brands that you violate their guidelines and certainly does not leave the best impression in your reader’s minds.
The reason I’m writing this article is seeing so many good data being placed on a bad design in an infographic.
Through this article will try to summarize guidelines / logo updates of the major Social Networks, what to use and whats not to use.
16 IFTTT Recipes for Social Media Strategy (on going)
Previously in my Getting started on Social Media Presentation, I mentioned how IFTTT can help with automation Social Media Strategies.
I will list a list of IFTTT recipes for social media that I use to help me automate my social media profiles.
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Create Videos for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & Vine using PowerPoint
Videos are becoming very popular recently on Social Media as I mentioned earlier in this article Competition on Social Media Videos. But what if you’re -like me- not a video editor, how can we join this massive engaging type of media.
How To Get Started on Social Media for Brands [Presentation]
Social Media for Brands
“Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources”
– Sean Gardner
I decided to make this presentation because @AmiraIdlbi (my wife) recently started her own blog. That encouraged me to finally put together presentation to how to get started on social media for brands. A handful of 12 points + bonus that would ensure brands’ success – and even individuals.
The presentation also includes great social media quotes that you can find at the end of this post in the Transcript area.
12 key-points brands should follow to ensure their success on social media
- Select the Social Network that suites your business best
- Creating Perfect Social Media Profile
- Writing Engaging Bio
- Create a Brand Persona
- Visual content & Media tools
- Understanding Hashtags and Joining the conversation
- How Often should a brand share content
- Choosing the right time
- Understanding the language
- Tracking everything
- Promoting of content
Creating Ideal Twitter Image With PowerPoint
Once again, another article about Social Media Images. I’ve talked previously about the importance of Creating Ideal Social Media Images and actually created a Free PSD template for all Social Media Image Sizes, this time I will focus only on Creating Ideal Twitter Image With PowerPoint
In previous articles I’ve mentioned that the guys from @Buffer recommended that the ideal Twitter image size is 1024×512 – which is 2:1 ratio
So I took my time trying to get PowerPoint correct inches size in Pixels! as you may know, PowerPoint only works with either Centimeters or Inches, so converting those to Pixels wasn’t fun 😀