SociallyStacked Everything social for small businesses and agencies 2015-01-29T18:14:48Z Dana Kilroy <![CDATA[How Google Determines Search Results [Infographic]]]> 2015-01-29T16:23:18Z 2015-01-29T14:41:40Z How Google Determines Search Results [Infographic] The secret sauce Google uses to determine where pages rank in search is just that: secret. It also changes all the time, making it even more difficult to know how to create content that’s easily found. Obviously creating content that ranks well gives you an advantage over your competitors. This infographic from Audience Bloom breaks down two [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[How Small to Medium-Sized Businesses Can Advertise on Instagram]]> 2015-01-28T17:48:07Z 2015-01-28T14:00:12Z How Small to Medium-Sized Businesses Can Advertise on Instagram Have you looked into whether it’d be a good idea for your business to advertise on Instagram? A few weeks ago I saw my first “sponsored” post in my Instagram feed. Actually, let me rephrase: I noticed my first “sponsored” post in my Instagram feed. It got me thinking. If you haven’t seen an Instagram [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[How Social Media Contests Influence Consumers [Infographic]]]> 2015-01-27T17:49:08Z 2015-01-27T14:00:07Z How Social Media Contests Influence Consumers [Infographic] Have you ever hosted a social media contest and wondered if it had any impact on your business’s bottom line? Well, I have some good news! Your efforts weren’t in vain. Three out of four people are more likely to recommend a brand that offers competitions and giveaways, according to TAMBA, a UK-based social media [...]]]> 1 Sara <![CDATA[15 Social Media Blogs That’ll Make You a Better Online Marketer]]> 2015-01-26T18:43:50Z 2015-01-26T18:43:50Z 12 Social Media Blogs to Follow How do you start your day? Every morning I spend around 30 minutes or an hour catching up on email and reading some of the latest social media articles on the web. Even though I dedicate an hour a day to reading posts about social media and marketing, I feel like I barely brush the surface of what’s [...]]]> 0 Sara <![CDATA[3 Ways Your Business can Leverage Super Bowl 2015, AKA, the Most Watched Sporting Event of the Year]]> 2015-01-23T17:35:51Z 2015-01-23T17:22:27Z How to Leverage Super Bowl Super Bowl XLIX is a little more than a week away! Whether you plan to sit down and watch the big game or not, your fans are most likely tuning into the game. That means there’s a good chance the game was on in at least half the households in the U.S. It also means the [...]]]> 1 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[CEO Tips: How to Create Social Media Promotions that Really Engage]]> 2015-01-22T18:28:07Z 2015-01-22T14:00:49Z CEO Tips: How to Create Social Media Promotions that Really Engage Entering social media promotions has become part of the daily Internet experience for millions of users. They are incredibly popular on Facebook and they are increasingly popular on other social media networks as well. In fact, effective promotions on social media could be one way to help businesses achieve online success. But what are the key elements [...]]]> 1 Sara <![CDATA[5 Social Media Lessons Any Business Can Learn from Toyota’s #BuckleUpForLife Campaign]]> 2015-01-19T20:20:42Z 2015-01-21T14:23:29Z Buckle Up For Life Every once in awhile we run across a social media campaign that’s being run so perfectly we feel compelled to share with our readers the lessons that can be learned from it. You may remember when we walked you through a well-executed Facebook app being run by Mrs. Butterworth’s. Since then, times have changed and while we [...]]]> 1 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[Foolproof Social Media Checklist for Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]]]> 2015-01-20T16:03:08Z 2015-01-20T15:59:56Z Foolproof Social Media Checklist for Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] Social media is not a one-size-fits-all tool, every business uses it differently depending on their audience and goals. Today’s featured infographic designed by TheWholeBrainGroup, a digital strategy agency, gets this. The reason it’s difficult and time consuming to create a multi-channel social media strategy for your business is because you likely feel like you have to [...]]]> 0 Ashley Hennefer <![CDATA[What You Can Learn About Social Engagement from One Important Study]]> 2015-01-28T00:14:19Z 2015-01-19T18:37:03Z What You Can Learn About Social Engagement from One Important Study Understanding how fans and clients interact with brands online is vital for all businesses. And there’s a lot of misinformation floating around about what works best for companies–social engagement rates are decreasing! But they’re also increasing! Wait, what? How are business owners supposed to know what strategies are best for connecting with their fans? When [...]]]> 0 Chelsea Hejny <![CDATA[A Study-Approved Trick for Boosting Your Email Open Rates]]> 2015-01-16T19:09:24Z 2015-01-16T13:38:25Z A Study-Approved Trick for Boosting Your Email Open Rates Do you use email marketing? Do you use Facebook marketing? Have you ever thought of putting them together to boost your email open rate? If you answered “no,” maybe it’s time to think about marrying the two. Why? SalesForce ran a study that targeted 565,000 email subscribers with its regular email marketing and coordinated Facebook [...]]]> 0