Critical Search Skills Students Should Know There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not. Helene Blowers has come up with seven ideas about the new digital divide – four of them, the ones I felt related to searching, are listed below. The New Digital Divide
14 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended by the Pros Are you looking for new social media marketing tools? Do you want to know which tools today’s social media professionals recommend? It’s not always easy to know which tools are worth checking out or how to use them. We asked 15 top social media marketers to share the tools they find most useful right now. In this article you’ll discover 14 tools to add to your social media marketing toolbox and why you should consider using them. Find 14 social media marketing tools recommended by the pros. HOW TO: Back Your Social Media Marketing Plan With Numbers Like any other marketing strategy, a social media marketing plan must make financial sense before implementation. And as always, measuring success is tough. So, often, marketers would just take the convenient way out by eliminating projections and ROI measurement in a proposal. The end conclusion is often a “NO” as management couldn’t see how it would improve revenue growth. This could be avoided if we knew how to use numbers to support our plan.
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8 Visual Content Apps to Create Stunning Images and Videos Do you want to present visual messages in new ways? Are you looking for new design tools to help you create visual content? Social media is nothing without images. From simple blog graphics to memes and videos, visuals help us communicate with and engage our audiences. In this article I’ll show you eight design resources and tools that can help you create visual content quickly and easily. Find 8 apps to create stunning social media images.
Businesses See Social Networking as Moderately Important Email Trumps SocNets in Current Importance Asked to rate various technology tools on a scale of 1 to 7 (7 meaning extremely important and 1 not important at all), the average respondent rated social networking tools at slightly more than 4. Social networking only ranked ahead of four other tools, all of which have a social media aspect: wikis, social tagging/bookmarking, web feeds and blogs. Email was clearly ranked as most important, with an average score near 7. Context Optional The Adobe USA site has been optimized for users within the United States. If you live outside the U.S., we recommend that you visit your local site for the most relevant information, including pricing, promotions, and local events. United States Canada - English
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Top 10 Social Media Management Tools Social media is one of the most effective ways for you and your business to get more traffic and generate new leads. Having a presence on all the major networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is a necessity these days for any business. But what tools are the social media gurus actually using to manage these multiple accounts? 1 Hootsuite HootSuite is the most popular social media management tool for people and businesses to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks like Facebook and Twitter from one web-based dashboard.
Link Building With Ahrefs: A How-To Guide A couple months ago, I wrote a piece on Majestic SEO’s Clique Hunter. In the article and comments, I noted that Ahrefs had a similar tool and I thought it only fair to give equal coverage. Each of these tools has its pros and cons. Most Companies Have Social Media Strategies Companies Have or Will Have Strategies As mentioned above, about three-quarters (72%) of companies currently have a social media marketing strategy. Of the 27% without a social media marketing strategy (1% were undecided), 80% plan to have one within the next 12 months. Furthermore, only 11% of companies without a strategy definitely do not plan to implement one in the next 12 months, with 9% undecided. Investments Will Grow Another three-quarters of companies (75%) plan to increase their social media investment in the next 12 months.