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#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for November 2016

Professionals in the field are constantly having to evolve with their social media marketing and community management best practices. To help you thrive and Read more...

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Pinterest for Business: How to Get Started & Be Successful

Should you be using Pinterest for business? With so many other social networks to choose from, why Pinterest? Pinterest is different from other social media Read more...

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5 a/b test ideas for mobile gaming apps

The developers were behind the game Air Patriots on almost every mobile app store talk about 5 a/b tests they ran inside their app and what they learned.

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7 Spookily Successful Digital Marketing Campaigns for Halloween

Q: What’s the ratio of a pumpkin’s circumference to its diameter? A: Pumpkin Pi All jokes aside, Halloween presents a huge sales opportunity for B2C (and even some B2B) brands. In fact, Halloween is only second to Christmas as the most commercially successful holiday. And a recent survey found that Halloween spending is estimated to [...]

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How to Reach More Local Customers With Facebook

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Wondering how to grow local connections on Facebook? Looking for ways to boost the visibility of your local business? With a few organic tactics, you can reach more local customers on Facebook without spending money on ads. In this article, you’ll discover four ways to reach a local audience on Facebook. #1: Deliver Targeted Messaging [...]

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8 Social Media Content Ideas for Marketers

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Do you have trouble coming up with original social media posts each day? Looking for quick and easy content prompts to help? When you have a lot of things on your plate, it’s easy to feel uninspired or struggle to come up with fresh content ideas. In this article, you’ll discover eight content ideas to [...]

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YouTube Rolls Out Mobile End Screens: This Week in Social Media

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Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week YouTube Rolls Out End Screens Feature for All Creators: YouTube launched End Screens, “a new mobile-friendly tool that lets you [...]

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#SproutChat: Running a Social Media Campaign, Event or Contest

Running a event, campaign or contest is exciting for your social community. They get a chance to win something of value and engage with your Read more...

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Online Marketing News: The Art of Stealing, Twitter Closes Vine & Helpful Chat Bots

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How to Improve Blog Writing Through the Art of 'Stealing' [Infographic]
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or at least that's the rumor. So, how can you (legally and ethically) 'steal' the high-performance content mojo from a fellow writer to help improve your work? This infographic explains how. MarketingProfs

Important News about Vine
Twitter announced on Thursday that they'll be discontinuing their Vine app. The platform, which just announced a round of layoffs last week, says they'll be 'doing this the right way' by keeping the website online so users can continue to access their content. Vine on Medium

4 chatbots to help you analyze ad campaigns right in Slack, Facebook Messenger & Google Sheets
The life of a digital marketer is always on the move -- from platform and algorithm changes to juggling multiple campaigns at once. The good news? There are now chat bots inside frequently used apps like Slack, Google Sheets and Facebook Messenger that can give you the insights you need, right when you need them. Marketing Land

Facebook Launches a Big Ad Campaign for Facebook Live, With User Videos at the Core
Facebook Live, for how powerful it is, is still relatively unknown by the Facebook user community at large. This week, Facebook launched an international campaign to gain awareness, featuring a combination of TV ads and digital billboard creative using footage of actual user videos. AdWeek

Blogging Report: How to Drive Results From Your Company’s Blog
"A new report reveals that when blogging for business, companies are producing more content with less impact. It also uncovers specific tactics marketers can use to combat content overload and outperform their competitors," Reports TrackMaven. The average number of posts published by brands has increased by over 800% in the last five years, while shares have gone down. TrackMaven

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PayPal Announces New Integration with Facebook Messenger
On Wednesday, PayPal announced an integration with Facebook which allows users to use PayPal as a payment option within messenger. This fits with Facebook's recent push to become more competitive with the business market. Social Media Today

New Occurrences of SEO Spam Discovered: Hacked Subdirectories on WordPress Sites
Sucuri released a statement this week about new occurrences of SEO spam which are secretly installing subdirectories on WordPress sites. Search Engine Journal reports: "The idea behind this black hat scheme is to abuse the server resources and storage by installing spammy sites within a WordPress subdirectory."  Search Engine Journal

Client-side ranking to more efficiently show people stories in feed
Facebook announced in a blog post last week, "we redesigned the architecture of News Feed to allow stories to be re-ranked on the client after being sent from the server. We avoid spinners and grey boxes by 1) requiring stories to have all necessary media available before rendering them in News Feed and 2) being able to optimize the content in News Feed for each session." Facebook

What were your top online news stories this week?

We'll be back next week with more online marketing news. Have something to share? I'd love to hear it! Drop a note in the comments or tweet your thoughts to @toprank.

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360 Video for Marketers: What You Need to Know

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Have you tried producing 360 video? Want to discover how to create immersive, sharable 360 video? To explore how marketers can use 360 video, I interview Ryan Anderson Bell. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and [...]

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