SociallyStacked Everything social for small businesses and agencies 2015-07-02T13:25:57Z Sara <![CDATA[How a Marketing Company Used ShortStack to Grow Their Instagram Engagement by 152%]]> 2015-07-01T21:26:33Z 2015-07-02T13:25:57Z Case Study This case study wraps up our month-long focus on Instagram tips for businesses. Tune in for July where we’ll be focusing on how businesses can build effective and converting landing pages. Case Study: MarketingProfs Instagram has moved from a simple i0S app to a valuable social network for businesses and brands alike. Brands have started using [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[ShortStack Updates: June 2015]]> 2015-07-01T16:22:17Z 2015-07-01T16:20:55Z ShortStack Updates: June 2015 Last month the ShortStack developers wasted no time completing an array of new features that will benefit all ShortStack users. Here’s what we did. Streamlined Publishing Process Once you’re done building your campaign you don’t want to mess around with a complex publishing process. That’s why we streamlined the steps you take to publish your campaigns to [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[The Science Behind Successful Brands on Instagram [Infographic]]]> 2015-06-30T20:17:46Z 2015-06-30T16:50:52Z The Science Behind Successful Brands on Instagram [Infographic] As we start to wrap up our “month of Instagram,” we thought we’d share one more infographic with you. (By the way, in July we’re going to be focusing our efforts on landing pages so we hope you’ll be tuning in often!) Today’s infographic is brought to us by Kissmetrics and it breaks down the science [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[The Most Frequently Used Hashtags on Instagram]]> 2015-06-29T18:52:02Z 2015-06-29T16:00:52Z The Most Frequently Used Hashtags on Instagram Hashtags rule on Twitter and Instagram and Google+ and while they still haven’t gained a significant foothold on Facebook, we’ve seen a few brands using them well. We happen to love hashtags (and do our best to not abuse them) and thought we’d take a moment to revisit a few our of most popular hashtag-related posts and follow up [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[How to Build a Landing Page for a Webinar or Training Class]]> 2015-06-26T16:11:56Z 2015-06-26T21:33:13Z How to Build a Landing Page for a Webinar or Training Class Each week on Socially Stacked, we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. Do you offer ongoing webinars, classes or seminars that you’re looking to get sign-ups for? If you answered yes, or if this is something you’d like to do, you’re going to need a landing page that converts. [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[Brewing Up the Best Content [Infographic]]]> 2015-06-25T19:11:54Z 2015-06-25T17:59:17Z Brewing Up the Best Content [Infographic] Do you invest in content marketing? Have you found the perfect blend of  blog posts and ebooks, infographics, podcasts and more to help you get marketing messages out to customers and prospective customers. Accordig to Kapost, an effective content strategy depends on a mix of: 1. Strategy Before pushing out content, do some research to [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[Learn from the Experts: Instagram Tips]]> 2015-07-01T18:06:18Z 2015-06-24T18:29:45Z Learn from the Experts: Instagram Tips Instagram is still relatively new territory for marketers, but it’s quickly becoming one of *the* essential platforms for all sorts of businesses. The challenge is knowing how to create the sorts of content that will look appealing, and not too sales-y, in users’ feeds. In today’s post we’ve gathered a handful of tips from Instagram [...]]]> 0 Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[Video Wars: Facebook vs. YouTube [Infographic]]]> 2015-06-23T18:37:59Z 2015-06-23T17:13:09Z Video Wars: Facebook vs. YouTube [Infographic] Earlier this year it was impossible to not notice the sudden popularity of video posts on Facebook. Facebook made it possible for people to upload video straight to the platform — which makes the video look better and bigger — and to autoplay. This may be one reason Facebook is poised to take a bite [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[5 Totally Legal Ways to Contact Facebook Contest Winners]]> 2015-06-22T17:28:11Z 2015-06-22T17:20:09Z 5 Totally Legal Ways to Contact Facebook Contest Winners When Facebook last updated their promotion guidelines, they casually removed the rule that stated brands could not contact promotion winners on Facebook via status updates, private messages, chat, etc. The rule was kind of a hassle, especially for businesses with multiple promotion winners to notify, so pretty much everyone we know was glad to see [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[How to Build a Simple Enter-to-Win Giveaway]]> 2015-06-19T19:52:11Z 2015-06-19T22:31:09Z Zaxbys Giveaway Each week on Socially Stacked, we feature a social media marketing Campaign to inspire marketers and ShortStack users. Today’s campaign idea is all about simplicity. At ShortStack we see everything from photo and vote promotions built using one of our templates to integrated marketing campaigns that require pages and pages of custom code. No matter how [...]]]> 0