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Category: Content Creation

The Top 7 Social Media Marketing Trends going into 2019

We all know by now how important of a role social media has on your business strategy. If you’re not on social media, you’re making things significantly harder on your business than they need to be.

 

However, social media is constantly changing and it’s hard if you’re a social media marketing manager to understand how social media is changing the game. We’re going to break down the top eight social media marketing trends of 2018 that are completely changing how we look at social media.

 

1. Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is already being implemented in small ways, but it’s leaving a …


Get Hashtag suggestions for posts in Viraltag easily with RiteTag

Tired of guessing which hashtags for your social posts actually are getting engagement? Ready to stop manually testing hashtags in Instagram search to see if they’re banned?  You can now get easy-add hashtag suggestions for your Instagram photos, Tweets, Pinterest image uploads. RiteTag is a lightweight but powerful hashtag solution that rides right inside Viraltag’s Scheduler, Custom Scheduler and also in the Viraltag browser extension!

RiteTag’s hashtag suggestions are not only topic-relevant, but they are only suggested if they are currently getting engagement. They are color-graded to show which are:

Best for Instagram (rainbow)
Best for current engagement (green)
Best for …


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7 Tricks to create an Infographic that goes viral

Did you know that 74% of marketers rely on visuals in their social media marketing campaigns, and 56% of them rely on infographics?

It’s easy to understand why visual content is such a success in the online world. “A picture is worth a thousand words” is not just a random saying. There’s a lot of truth behind it. The human brain is faster and more effective at processing visual information. When processing text, the brain has to put in much more effort, which is exactly why the online audience doesn’t have an impressive attention span in terms of reading …


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Why is adding Semantic information to your images important?

We spend so much time focused on creating attractive visuals for our blog posts, that we tend to overlook certain details; Details like the Title, Description, Alt-text and Captions that go alongside the images. It may look like a simple caption or a default name like ‘DXD00001’ to photos is fine, but this is far from the truth. Here’s a complete guide on why these details are important and how including them will go a long way in blogging success. 

What Semantic information do I add to my images?

Once you’ve added and image into your blog, you’ll see a number of attributes : 

URL …


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How to Make Gifs: Creating 30 Gifs in 1 Day With No Experience

Have you ever had an idea that sounds great on paper, but turns out to be a nightmare in practice?

30 click-to-tweet gifs to make my next post more shareable. It couldn’t be that hard. There are obscure twitter bots set to spew out randomly generated images for crying out loud – you just record something, stick it on a loop, put text over it, and boom, a quick and brilliant marketing resource generated for the post. Job done.

That wasn’t what happened.

I struggled with the first gif for hours, looking up endless guides and how-tos to …


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4 Ways To Upgrade Your Social Media Visuals

With billions of shares passing through the social platforms each day, it is getting harder to stand out on social media. Back in the day when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn were just getting started you could succeed by just publishing great content.

Now there is so much noise that you have to have something extra just to get someone’s attention. 

It’s exhausting.

That’s why I think it’s so important that creators focus on making their social media visuals world class. It’s that extra little thing that can make your share stand out like a beacon.

You’ve already created amazing content, don’t let it …


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Launching the Viraltag iOS Mobile App

We’ve had a flood of requests come in for a Viraltag Mobile app, and we’re psyched to tell you it’s finally here! With Viraltag’s new iOS app, you can schedule to social media directly from your phone. It supports posting to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Tumblr.

This makes it easy for you to stay on top of your social media game – whether you’re traveling, stuck in traffic or don’t have access to your laptop, you can use our app to maintain a constant online presence.

Click here to download the app from Appstore. Users who already …


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The Complete Guide to Creating Infographics for Non-designers

Even if you’re not a graphic designer, you can quickly and easily create attractive marketing-driven infographics for your website and social media feeds.

You’ve seen the beautiful, informative explainer graphics that have popped up all over the Web in the last few years. These “infographics” visually explain topics that may be too cumbersome or complicated to spell out in long-form text. They illustrate topics using charts, graphs, images and short bits of text to clearly communicate a message or explain a subject.

According to inbound marketing company Hubspot, Studies have shown that human brains process visual information faster …


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4 Ways To Get Your Awesome Content Seen

If we write great content, doesn’t it deserve to go viral?

We’ve all been there before: We spend hours writing an amazing article packed with valuable content only to see it go nowhere once it’s live. Sure, an article might receive some likes here and there but we writers really dream of reaching as big an  audience as possible.

Getting your content seen takes time and a little bit of work. Before you give up on your blogging dreams, try these four tips to enhance your work and get your content in front of your desired audience.

1. Create Lasting …


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How I Do Social Media: Kellie Hemmerly, Food Blogger at The Suburban Soapbox

What does it take to succeed on social media? Some Viraltag users with serious social mojo are taking us behind-the-scenes of their daily routines. Today we meet Kellie Hemmerly, a food blogger based in the Philadelphia suburbs.

 

It’s one of the biggest skills any food blogger needs to master: creating unforgettable photos.

You know the kind we mean. Photos that leap out of followers’ social media feeds and entice them to click on your links. Photos that inspire readers to try your recipes and to keep coming back for more.

The Suburban Soapbox on Pinterest

Kellie Hemmerly, creator of the …


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How I Do Social Media: Maxwell Christen, Social Media Consultant

What does it take to succeed on social media? Some Viraltag users with serious social mojo are taking us behind-the-scenes of their daily routines. Today we meet Maxwell Christen, a freelance social media consultant based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Maxwell Christen helps clients ranging from a jewelry company to a car dealership to advocacy groups tell their stories.

But as different as his clients are, he tells Viraltag there are definitely some constants when it comes to creating social media success.

“The visual part of it is the biggest part for me,” Maxwell said. From his analytics, he reported that posts with photos …


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10 Statistics To Get You More From Your Photos On Social Media

Are visuals a part of your social media strategy? Would you like some tips to create better social media images?

After realizing that visuals drive the highest engagement on social media, more and more marketers and businesses are focusing on creating quality visual content. According to Social Media Examiner’s, 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report, 71% of marketers use visual assets in their social media marketing. The report also found that 73% of marketers plan to use more images in 2015.

Do you know what this means?

There is a massive amount of competition (for images) on social media. The …


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