Social Media Managers Are Necessary During a Crisis: Here’s Why

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  A social media manager is vital to every company, especially during a crisis. Unfortunately, some companies choose that time to eliminate that role. Here’s why that’s a big mistake. Businesses everywhere have been forced to press pause or at least scale back. Even those businesses operating online may be impacted by the financial hardship...

How to Perform a Competitor Analysis on Twitter That Helps You Nab More Business

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  What’s your competition doing? (You should be able to answer that quickly.) One way to find out is by doing a competitor analysis on Twitter. When I first begin working with a new client to provide social media management at Contentworks Agency, I run a quick competitor analysis. A competitive analysis finds and analyzes...

You Again? Avoid Spamming Your Followers on Social Media

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  You think you portray enthusiasm and energy when you send a flurry of posts. But your followers may have another word to describe what you’re sharing: spam.  As an experienced social media marketer, you’ve seen your fair share of spam. From fake accounts to misleading posts, social media spam creates unnecessary noise that drowns...

8 stats that demonstrate how social drives business growth

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When marketing practitioners and their bosses align on goals for social, they can unlock social’s potential as a true driver for business growth. For practitioners, this means understanding how marketing leaders prioritize their objectives for social and leaning on social data to develop effective strategies that support bottom-line goals. And for marketing leaders, sharing big-picture...

Commerce and COVID: How Retailers Can Survive and Thrive in the Time of Coronavirus

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With no return to ‘business as usual’ on the horizon, retailers find themselves facing an uncertain future – but there are opportunities for those who are able to adapt to adversity. Sked Social is hosting a series of educational sessions with industry experts to help you upskill during this time of global turmoil. The third...

Simple, Visual Content That Tells Your Nonprofit’s Story

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As a nonprofit leader, you have a very straightforward task: raise funds for your nonprofit’s cause. At a very high level, storytelling is one of the ways you can raise those funds for your nonprofit. Connecting your audiences, your supporters, and your biggest donors to the work that your nonprofit does and the people it...

Build Your Brand With Original Content

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If you’re not making creative content for your brand, then you’re already behind. Content publication rates on channels like brand websites, YouTube, Facebook and others are huge. This means people see new and fresh things every minute, or in some cases, every second. Unfortunately, you can’t keep recycling previously published content to keep up. Additionally,...

What Readers Want During COVID-19: B2B Edition

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Posted by amandamilligan I couldn’t believe the response to my last post about coming up with content ideas in the B2C space during COVID-19. Thank you to all who read and commented — I truly hope it was helpful. One piece of feedback we received was an ask to see some B2B content ideas, which,...

April Social Media Trends

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With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. We have recapped some of the April social media trends we saw and how they have adapted to our world’s ongoing situation. How COVID-19 is affecting the...

How Google SERP Layouts Affect Searching Behavior

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Posted by Stephen_Job There are several studies (and lots of data) out there about how people use Google SERPs, what they ignore, and what they focus on. An example is Moz’s recent experiment testing whether SEOs should continue optimizing for featured snippets or not (especially now that Google has announced that if you have a...