8 of the Most Popular Social Media Blog Posts of 2018
As it is December, it is a great time to look back at 2018 and see what we have learned in the field of social media. This ever-changing field is so important to us entrepreneurs and freelancers and so, I want to share with you what my most popular social media blog posts of 2018 are. This way, you can check whether you are up to date and ready for 2019. To find the most popular one, scroll all the way to the end!
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Social Media Strategy
Marketers who document strategies are 538% more likely to report success, those who document processes are 466% more likely to be successful, and 88% of marketers who set goals actually achieve them. That is why you need a documented social media strategy. Creating a documented social media strategy focused on processes and goals will improve your results. This post gives you everything you need to plan your work and work your plan.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: Why to Include Social Media Translations in Your Marketing Strategy
I published the ultimate guide to a perfect social media strategy. There is one issue to consider that might be added to that guide, which is social media translations. If your company is working on an international market, you have to decide whether you want to stay in your native language or adopt a multilingual approach.
My advice would be to use more than one language. After all, you need to target the right people in the right place at the right time. You may be wasting your time and money if all your posts are in English when fifty percent of your customers are Spanish. In this blog post, you will find background information regarding social media translations, tips for launching a multilingual social media campaign as well as some considerations for social media translations.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: How to Go Viral with Meme Marketing
Unless you have been living under a rock since the Internet came around, you know what memes are. You have seen them all over your social media feeds. However, marketers have a really difficult time finding ways to use them. When companies use memes, they sometimes work but most of the time, they fall flat. Despite the pitfalls, using memes in digital marketing offers some unique benefits. This blog post lists 9 tips on how to go viral with meme marketing.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: 16 Killer Instagram Hacks and Features for the Entrepreneur
In 2017, Webdam noted that visual social media platforms were growing faster than text-based ones. According to the stats, there are currently over 1 billion Instagram accounts active every single month. Eighty percent of those accounts follow at least one business. Furthermore, 60 percent of people report discovering new products on Instagram. As a business owner, you absolutely should be on Instagram. In this blog post, you will learn five ways to establish a consistent brand presence on Instagram as well as sixteen killer Instagram hacks and features.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: What Can the Entrepreneur Achieve With IGTV?
Instagram has launched a brand new, long-form video format called Instagram TV (IGTV). One could argue this is done to celebrate one billion users and to challenge YouTube for video supremacy. As Gordon Donnelly says, now you can deliberately waste hours of your time consuming video and only video, just like you do on YouTube. In this blog, you will learn what Instagram TV is and how it works, find out what IGTV means for an entrepreneur, and find 3 questions to ask yourself before using IGTV.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: How to Make Social Media and SEO Affect Sales
As an entrepreneur, you know that the basic idea is that SEO and social media help you increase your sales. As Lenny Johnson says, social media has exploded: 58 percent of consumers follow brands through social media. Your business simply cannot ignore social media marketing anymore. In this blog, you will learn how social media measures up in today’s SEO and how to turn your social media traffic into sales.
Most popular social media blog posts of 2018: A Quick Guide on How to Use Ads in Facebook Messenger
I recently came across an article about an advertisement option that I was not familiar with. I wanted to share it with you so that you know it is out there for your business too. You can decide for yourself whether it is a handy way for you to drive real business results. Sky Jusaityte discusses ads in Facebook Messenger and is sure it can drive real results. I am not very active on Facebook anymore but I did find it interesting. In this blog, you will find a quick guide on how to use ads in Facebook Messenger.
The most popular social media blog post of 2018: What Alternatives are There for Small Creators on YouTube?
On January 16, 2018, YouTube announced major monetization changes. Creators must now accrue four thousand hours of watch time over the course of twelve months and reach a thousand subscribers to join YouTube’s Partner Program and qualify for monetization. This is a big change from the company’s previous rules. As a result, small creators are worried about their future income. What other video platforms are there and how can you make money by posting videos on them? This blog lists ten alternatives and answers if you can make money using those alternatives.
I hope you have an amazing end of the year. Please read my blog posts in 2019 as well! Follow me on Twitter to know when a new one comes out. If you need a translation, please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information.