Get Proof: The Case for B2B Marketing on LinkedIn [Infographic]
A new infographic from LinkedIn makes a compelling case for B2B Marketing on the channel. 92% of B2B marketers leverage LinkedIn over all other social platforms for their marketing efforts, and 80% of B2B marketing leads generated through social come from LinkedIn. LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog
Facebook Page Layout Changes: How Marketers Should Respond
Facebook pages have a new layout for visitors — bumping up videos and photos underneath shopping recommendations where popular content used to live. Not a fan? Not to worry! You can still edit the order of your page’s content by editing the order of the sidebar tabs. Social Media Examiner
Searchmetrics Ranking Factors – Rebooting for Relevance
A new study from Searchmetrics found what we’ve been suspecting all along — keywords are losing some of their oomph in terms of SEO, while engagement and relevance metrics lend more weight to rankings. Content quality, and proper meta data, are a powerful combination. The study is full of other helpful metrics to hone in on the state of search. Searchmetrics
The Current State of the Content Marketing Ecosystem [INFOGRAPHIC]
As we’ve seen in recent news, content production is becoming more of a priority for marketers across industries. But within the small subset of marketers across industries, there are some significant differences between content philosophies and perceptions. Those differences are outlined in this handy infographic. Search Engine Journal
B2B Content-Enabled Campaigns: Top Trends, Benefits, and Goals
When it comes to content-enabled campaigns, marketers are seeing success. MarketingProfs reports: “Some 41% of respondents say content-enabled campaigns have 20-30% higher open rates than traditional campaigns; 13% say content-enable campaigns have open rates that are more than 30% higher than traditional campaigns.” MarketingProfs
Snapchat Adds 4 New Features, Including Much-Requested Group Chat
Snapchat has made four major additions to their platform in terms of features: Enabling group chats for up to 16 people, Shazam capability to help users easily identify songs within the app interface, scissors that allow users to cut out part of a message and turn it into a sticker, and a paintbrush that allows users too customize their snaps to their artsy heart’s content. AdWeek
Facebook Reveals New Advertiser Number Flaws
Ad Age reports: “Facebook has found more flaws in its ad stats, and is making changes to give advertisers more accurate numbers. This time Facebook said it will tweak how it estimates the potential audience size for new campaigns, an area where advertisers have been saying the figures seemed off.” Ad Age
Instagram Begins Rolling Out Live Video in U.S.
Last month, Instagram announced that their live video feature within Instagram Stories was en-route, and it’s now official. This rollout will begin with users in the U.S. this week, and globally in the next few weeks. SocialTimes
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