Tag Archives: Social media marketing

RM101: Week 11 – Why You Should Crowd-Source Social Media Content

What Does Crowd-Sourcing Content Mean? Crowd-sourcing your social media content simply refers to using your customers’ photos of your product for your social media posts instead of producing posts in-house. Check out @DanielWellington or @DiscoverEarth to see fantastic examples of profiles made up of (mostly) their followers’ content. This strategy is very powerful, yet underused. […]

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3 Hootsuite Features to Make Your Life Easier (Plus A Bonus Tool!)

Keeping up with social media can be daunting—even straight-up nerve-racking—if you aren’t used to it. In this article, I’m going to assume that you already know how to use the basic Hootsuite features, including scheduling and streams. As an FYI, the following features are only available via Hootsuite’s Enterprise accounts. 3 Hootsuite Features To Make […]

Which Social Media Platform is Best for Your Business? RM 101 : Week 3

Story Time This week at Honeypot we had an inquiry from a lady who wanted to boost her business with Instagram. She was 60 years old and had been spending the last few months tediously studying the platform. This was admirable! However, I don’t think it was the best use of her time. Instagram is […]

Thanks Tips! How to Save a Photo from Instagram – Updated for 2018

Why it’s Important for Businesses Reposting customer’s photos on your social media is not only a great way to strengthen the connection you have with your customers, but it also helps validate your brand with social proof. One brand that does this extensively is MuscleTech. Since they repost the best of their fans content, their […]

Hootsuite Instagram Integration Tips

Thanks Tips! Hootsuite + Instagram Integration

Last week couldn’t have brought better news for community managers everywhere. In case you haven’t heard, Hootsuite has introduced their new integration with Instagram! (Pause for applause.) As a community manager in the ever-changing social scene, there was always one thing I hoped for as I sat with phone in hand, waiting for the optimum […]

Social Contesting, Software, CASL and You

If you believe you don’t need to pay attention to CASL because you don’t utilize email marketing in your business strategy, you might want to think again. The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation was made to protect against any violation involving telecommunications including text messaging, distributing applications, and yes even social media. This is the Canadian government’s attempt to weed out spam, […]

Instagram statistics and business marketing

Instagram for Business

While Instagram has captured the social hearts of millions of mobile users around the world, many are quickly realizing that this application holds a great amount of opportunity for brands. It’s due to this potential that companies have begun using Instagram for promotional purposes, allowing them to gauge the success or failure of their Insta-content. Integrating Instagram […]

How to merge duplicate pages.

Thanks Tips! How to Merge Multiple Facebook Pages

Quite often we’ll run into businesses who have a slew of Facebook business pages that have come and gone over the years. Here are a few reasons this may have happened: The social strategy was not well thought out and the individual managing the page has let it go stale. The page administrator is no […]

Social Media ROI is difficult to measure, so get IRATE about it!

Many marketers and businesses approach social media marketing with a skewed perspective and notions, mainly the “Go Viral or Go Home!” attitude. This often leads to a rapid burn out your efforts may not see the immediate response anticipated or hoped for going into a program. However, if you don’t go viral, how can you […]

Snicker social media campaign

Don’t try to be clever, be clever : The social media playbook

A terrible social media campaign can be hurt (or destroy) your attempts at turning your business into a successful and shareable online brand. While some have failed miserably in their social media campaigns, others have risen to the top, created fantastic campaigns and had a massive positive impact on their brand . I’ll be covering […]