SociallyStacked http://www.sociallystacked.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:25:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 5 Social Media Stories You Missed This Week [September 15-18, 2014] http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/5-social-media-stories-missed-week-september-15-18-2014/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/5-social-media-stories-missed-week-september-15-18-2014/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:22:07 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11580 Five Social Media Stories
You don’t want to miss this week’s line-up of social media stories. They have the power to transform you into a social media master with super powers. And if you figure out how to somehow make your business’ post about “Prince Harry,” you may just achieve total world domination (in the world of social media, [...]]]>
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How Social Media Affects Your Brain [Infographic] http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/social-media-affects-brain-infographic/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/social-media-affects-brain-infographic/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:00:14 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11518 Your Brain on Social Media
Whenever I use Instagram my friends like to accuse me of looking like a zombie. I stop blinding normally and become totally transfixed by my iPhone. It can be a bit embarrassing when I get like this, but now, thanks to science, I don’t feel too guilty about my Instagram obsession. My brain’s chemicals are [...]]]>
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Before You Invest in Online Advertising Get to Know ALL Your Options http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/invest-online-advertising-get-know-options/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/invest-online-advertising-get-know-options/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:52:04 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11425 Before You Invest in Online Advertising Get to Know ALL Your Options
I dipped my toes into online advertising two years ago when I created my first 100 x 72 pixel right-hand-side Facebook ad (take a look at it below). The content team and I had just finished creating our first ShortStack eBook and we wanted to promote it outside our fanbase.For a $276.91 advertising spend our eBook ad [...]]]>
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7 Skills All Digital Marketers Need to Succeed (Infographic) http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/7-skills-digital-marketers-need-succeed-infographic/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/7-skills-digital-marketers-need-succeed-infographic/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:30:49 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11328 7 Skills All Digital Marketers Need to Succeed (Infographic)
If you work in the field of digital marketing, you understand the importance of learning new skills everyday. It’s one of the reasons you read blogs like this one — to stay sharp. In the last ten years, marketing has changed a lot. The industry now needs people who can do everything from crunch data [...]]]>
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How Using Post Planner for Facebook Saves Me Time (and a Headache!) http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/how-using-post-planner-for-facebook-saves-me-time-and-a-headache/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/how-using-post-planner-for-facebook-saves-me-time-and-a-headache/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11331 How Using Post Planner for Facebook Saves Me Time (and a Headache!)
Let’s be honest, running a Facebook Page can be HARD. It’s time consuming, sometimes daunting, and feels like a never-ending job — maybe because it’s never  “complete!” One of the biggest challenges for me, and I suspect for plenty of other Facebook Page admins, is continually finding and/or creating valuable content for our followers. At ShortStack we’ve [...]]]>
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Smart Social Media Stories of the Week [September 8 - 12, 2014] http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/smart-social-media-stories-week-september-8-12-2014/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/smart-social-media-stories-week-september-8-12-2014/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:12:23 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11342 Smart Social Media Stories of the Week [September 8 - 12, 2014]
Fresh from the cab that delivered you from the airport, you drop your luggage on the floor, feed your cat, and fire-up your laptop to see what you’ve missed all week while you laid on the beach, sipped mojitos, read People or Car and Driver, and thought nothing of social media. Your inbox is littered with [...]]]>
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3 Content Creation Strategies That Will Help Your Business Prosper http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/3-content-creation-strategies-will-help-prosper/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/3-content-creation-strategies-will-help-prosper/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:55:01 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11233 3 Content Creation Strategies That Will Help Your Business Prosper
Some of the most valuable infographics I’ve found have come from the QuickSprout team. Their latest released infographic, featured in today’s blog post, lives up to my usual expectations and covers a topic I immerse myself in everyday: content creation. To become a content creation pro, you have to employ good strategies. In QuickSprout’s resource, [...]]]>
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Everything I Know About Facebook I Learned from Mari Smith http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/everything-know-facebook-learned-mari-smith/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/everything-know-facebook-learned-mari-smith/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:29:02 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11092 Everything I Know About Facebook I Learned from Mari Smith
Two years ago, when I first started working for ShortStack, I had only used Facebook as a person. I mean, I know everyone who uses Facebook is human, but I had never used Facebook on behalf of a business.  Nonetheless, helping with Facebook was part of my job. While I was trying to learn how to use [...]]]>
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18 Tips for Building a Better Social Media Contest [Infographic] http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/18-tips-building-better-social-media-contest/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/18-tips-building-better-social-media-contest/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:30:36 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=11239 18 Tips for Building a Better Social Media Contest [Infographic]
The holidays are fast approaching and retailers, marketers and small business owners are already getting prepared. This comes as no surprise considering last year it was reported that nearly 50 percent of marketers created and launched a holiday campaign before Halloween. What does this stat mean for professionals? It’s never too early to start preparing [...]]]>
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3 Brands Using Action-Gated Contests Successfully http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/3-brands-using-action-gated-contests-successfully/ http://www.sociallystacked.com/2014/09/3-brands-using-action-gated-contests-successfully/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:00:24 +0000 http://www.sociallystacked.com/?p=10916 3 Brands Using Action-Gated Contests Successfully
Lately we’ve been talking a lot about action-gating. Action-gating is when you ask users for information and then reward your audience after they fill out a form, sign up for a newsletter, vote or perform some other action. It is different from, and better than, Like-gating.  Sometimes it can be hard to visualize something until you [...]]]>
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