These YouTube Tools Will Boost Your Video Rankings

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Video content is pulling more and more weight in the field of digital marketing, as it becomes easier than ever to post, host, and consume. Between the astronomical rise of TikTok and the success of YouTube Shorts, not to mention other popular forms of short-form video content, it’s become clearer over time that at least … Read more

How To Use Instagram Carousels to Drive Engagement

How To Use Instagram Carousels to Drive Engagement - Sachs Marketing

Instagram carousels are not a new feature, and were first introduced to Instagram in 2017. So why bring them up now? They’ve regained relevance in 2022 because of engagement trends, signaling a change in how users on Instagram are behaving and consuming content. While the rule of online marketing is often that content is king, … Read more

Facebook Rebrands: Tech Giant Is Now “Meta”

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When Facebook first launched in 2004, no one had any idea of the scope it would have just a decade later, or the way it would participate in a societal shift towards digital platforms and new social technologies. In an effort to preempt future technologies this time, and build on the impact of the platform, … Read more

Facebook Launches New Tools for Businesses

Facebook Launches New Tools for Businesses - Sachs Marketing Group

It’s an exciting time for business owners on Facebook. If your boutique or brand has taken off at least partially due to your Facebook page, then you may have noticed that there’s a lot to benefit from in Facebook’s ability to foster customer interactions and provide a place for constant and immediate feedback, especially for … Read more

Updates To YouTube Analytics

Updates To YouTube Analytics - Sachs Marketing Group

Growing a successful channel on the world’s largest video platform is not an easy feat, and YouTube’s relatively limited analytics features haven’t made it any easier. Some channels seem to explode in popularity overnight, while others languish for years – even with consistent uploads. There are many unknown variables regarding how YouTube recommends and promotes … Read more

Instagram Announces Plan to Develop Influencer Marketplace

Instagram Announces Plan to Develop Influencer Marketplace

Instagram has seen a surge in daily use because of the pandemic, along with the rest of the social media landscape. It has also affected the dynamic and culture of Instagram influencers – and the rise of influence activism and community outreach through social media. Many of these brand-influencer relationships were formed through platforms like … Read more

Facebook Confirms: Instagram For Kids Is Coming

Facebook Confirms: Instagram For Kids Is Coming

According to an internal post obtained by BuzzFeed News and a statement from Mark Zuckerberg given at a Congressional hearing earlier in March, Facebook is currently prioritizing the development of an Instagram for Kids, specifically targeting audiences below the age of 13. Instagram’s vice president of product, Vishal Shah, wrote to employees on the company … Read more

YouTube Introduces Shorts: A Platform to Rival TikTok

YouTube Introduces Shorts: A Platform to Rival TikTok - Sachs Marketing Group

“And the cool thing about these guys is that they have really, really, really long trunks.” The first video ever uploaded to YouTube in April 2005 was a simple 18-second clip of entrepreneur Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo, filmed in front of an elephant enclosure. Since then, short, viral clips have often defined … Read more

Clubhouse App 101: What Is It?

Clubhouse App 101: What Is It? - Sachs Marketing Group

Growing up, did you ever accidentally hear a neighbor’s conversation through the baby monitor? That’s kind of what Clubhouse is like, except everyone knows you’re listening – and it’s completely legal. Plus, it’s significantly more secure than baby monitors. Clubhouse is the new iPhone-only invite-only social media platform. It’s recently gotten a lot of buzz … Read more

Instagram Guides Now Available to All Users

Instagram Guides Now Available to All Users - Sachs Marketing Group

In May, most of the country was used to the idea of working from home, with the understanding that this isolation would be indefinite. Instagram used this to launch its Guides feature, focusing on mental health. Initially, Guides were only available to certain content creators, organizations, publishers, and public figures. It allowed those accounts to … Read more

Instagram Saves are the New Super Like

Instagram Saves are the New Super Like - Sachs Marketing Group

Likes are a thing of the past. Saves are where it’s at – and brands like yours need to pay attention. Instagram has been testing the removal of likes for a while now, which left brands scrambling, at first, to find a replacement success metric. That success metric is here – the private “saves” metric. … Read more

Ads for IGTV Are Coming

Ads for IGTV Are Coming - Sachs Marketing Group

Instagram is promoting IGTV videos in its main feed in an attempt to increase popularity among advertisers and influencers. IGTV is Instagram’s foray into long-form vertical video content on mobile devices. It launched last summer and was the first major update to the platform since Instagram stories was released in 2016. It helps to move … Read more

A Closer Look at LinkedIn Live

A Closer Look at LinkedIn Live - Sachs Marketing Group

LinkedIn recently announced updates to LinkedIn pages including the ability to stream live video. Originally launched last year, LinkedIn live was only for individual accounts, but now it’s going to be available for pages. You can use it on your own LinkedIn page or on your company’s profile. Either way, you decide to go, this … Read more

How to Optimize Your Twitter Profile for Your Business or Brand

How to Optimize Your Twitter Profile for Your Business or Brand - Sachs Marketing Group

More than 330 million people use Twitter every month, and more than 350,000 tweets are posted every single minute. There’s no doubt that potential clients and customers are there, and if they are, your business should be, too. But beyond your potential clients and customers, there are others you should be looking for and paying … Read more

Questions to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Questions to Boost Your Social Media Marketing - Sachs Marketing Group

**This post was selected as one of the top digital marketing articles of the week by UpCity, a B2B ratings and review company for digital marketing agencies and other marketing service providers.** Companies of every size are looking to improve their social media marketing effectiveness. Digital platforms are constantly innovating the way brands are found, shared, … Read more

What 912 Million Blog Posts Tell Us About Content Marketing

What 912 Million Blog Posts Tell Us About Content Marketing - Sachs Marketing Group

Backlinko and BuzzSumo partnered together to analyze 912 million blog posts to glean insights about content marketing today. They looked at factors such as content format, headlines, and word count and how it correlates with backlinks and social media shares. The findings they discovered were quite interesting. Long-Form Content Gets More Backlinks When it comes … Read more

Twitter Offers More Support to Researchers for Accountability

Twitter Offers More Support to Researchers for Accountability - Sachs Marketing Group

Twitter has kicked off 2020 with a new hub for academic researchers. The new hub is designed to make it easier for them to access information and support around its APIs.  You can find the new page, called Twitter Data for Academic Researchers, here. There you’ll find links to apply for a developer account to … Read more

Making the Most of Your Social Media Calendar

Here, I’ll discuss how to create an effective posting schedule for all your social media updates.

To make the most of your social media marketing efforts, it helps to have a calendar with a plan of the content you want to share, and when. Thanks to automation tools like Hootsuite and Buffer, it’s even possible to load a number of posts in advance and schedule them to post at certain times. … Read more

Marketing Your Business Beyond Social Media

Marketing Your Business Beyond Social Media - Sachs Marketing Group

Most articles talking about marketing techniques focus on social media. It’s true, social media is one of the best marketing tools available to small businesses. It’s free and easy to use. It is also time-consuming. For some small businesses, social media campaigns can become a time suck that creates too much extra work. Really, the … Read more

New and Upcoming Twitter Features You Need to Know About

New and Upcoming Twitter Features You Need to Know About - Sachs Marketing Group

Data shows Twitter has 330 million monthly active users and 134 million daily active users. An estimated 63% of Twitter users worldwide fall between the ages of 35 and 65 years old making it appealing for brands with a more mature demographic compared to Instagram or SnapChat. In the US, the average adult Twitter user … Read more

Top Social Media Trends to Watch in the 2020s

Top Social Media Trends to Watch in the 2020s - Sachs Marketing Group

Social media has been evolving quite drastically over the past decade. In the early days, it was all about MySpace. Facebook, launched in 2004, was limited only to college students and Google+ came and went (RIP, Google+) as Google attempted to take their slice of the pie. What began as a way to stay in … Read more

An (Almost) Exhaustive List of Social Media Abbreviations and Acronyms

An (Almost) Exhaustive List of Social Media Abbreviations and Acronyms - Sachs Marketing Group

If you’ve been observing social media conversations, you have undoubtedly seen these acronyms and lingo. We’ve all had that awkward moment when we’re staring at something that we don’t understand. Many of the social media acronyms get thrown around casually in captions, comments, and conversations between people. Social media acronyms and abbreviations are essentially the … Read more

Global Launch of LinkedIn Events

Global Launch of LinkedIn Events - Eric Sachs SEO

In October, LinkedIn announced the global launch of LinkedIn Events. This feature allows members to create, share, and discover professional events. This program hopes to foster offline community building and help members nurture deeper professional relationships. LinkedIn data shows the chances of people accepting connection requests on LinkedIn increases two-fold if they have attended a … Read more

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