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The Top 5 Reasons Brands Struggle to Quantify Social ROI

We shared an incredible infographic that details how a business can measure their social media return on investment. Measuring ROI on social media isn’t without its challenges, though. In fact, the lack of the ability to measure the impact of social media has – unfortunately – led to many companies abandoning social media altogether. Is Your Social Media Marketing Effective? Measuring the return on investment (ROI) for social media efforts has been a contentious topic with marketers. More businesses than ever are devoting an increasing number of resources to social media marketing, yet many still

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2018: How Companies and Consumers Are Using Social Media

TribeLocal developed an in-depth survey that produced a wealth of research regarding how companies and consumers are utilizing social media as it relates to brands. The questionnaire for the company focused on few factors that they were able to figure out using various studies. Overall findings of the survey were: Businesses still haven’t completely accepted social media Users want their brands to care about them and society Top Social Media Networks and Usage as of 2018 Facebook is the primary platform that everyone is currently on, mainly due to the reach and popularity. However, Twitter and

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Social Suite: Social Media Management for Large, Multi-Location Enterprises

Reputation.com has launched Social Suite, a social media management solution designed specifically for large, multi-location enterprises that integrates the entire span of customer engagement on the web, from online reviews and customer surveys to social listening and community management. Large enterprises struggle to meaningfully engage with customers in local communities across social media channels. Further, social media is typically isolated from customer survey and online review management applications. “The challenge with existing social media tools is that they’re not built for enterprises. They can’t scale for many locations, and there is often a limited workflow

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Are You Really A Social Media Consultant?

Last night I had the incredible opportunity to go to both meet and listen to three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Helio Castroneves. I was the guest of co-host and performance coach David Gorsage, who asked if I would provide social media updates throughout the event. As I organized hashtags, followed sponsors, and got to know the VIPs in the room, one racing professional quietly leaned in and asked: Are you really a social media consultant? The manner in which he asked it caught me off-guard… as if he were asking, is that really a thing? Worse

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How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course, with making your brand worth following. Why Do Consumers Follow Brands Online? Interest – Offering – Personality – Recommendations –

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