“Complete the look” on Pinterest

There's a valuable new feature on Pinterest! Marketing Land reported, "Pinterest has launched a new “Complete the Look” visual search tool that recommends relevant products in the home decor and fashion categories based on the context of scene. For example, […]

Ideas for your Instagram

We've all heard of writer's block – but a similar thing can also happen with Instagram! Keeping up posting often can be difficult when you run out of ideas.  For example, Later said, "People often think of quotes as good 'filler content' — […]

Facebook Watch showing significant growth

Facebook Watch is doing extremely well.  Variety reported, "Less than two years since its U.S. debut, Facebook Watch has amassed a global daily user base of 140 million, who spend an average of 26 minutes per day watching video, according to the […]

Facebook personalizing video content

Facebook has a new update for its video ranking algorithm. Marketing Land said, "Facebook has updated its video ranking algorithm to surface more video content routinely sought out by users and watched repeatedly, along with videos that keep people engaged for a […]

Are your Instagram stories working for you?

How do you measure how your Instagram stories are performing? Social Media Examiner said, "For Instagram, website clicks and swipe-ups are important metrics to track to assess your audience’s behavior on the platform, but what happens when those people swipe […]

Big changes coming to Instagram

Influencers seem to be taking over Instagram – and they will soon have a new way to promote their products. Tech Crunch reported, "The company said that creators will now be able to tag items to sell them directly to […]

Facebook is testing an interesting new feature

Facebook is currently testing an interesting new feature! Search Engine Journal said, "Facebook has been spotted testing the ability for users to upvote and downvote comments. This test appears to be limited to the Android app, which is common when […]

Pinterest enters the stock market

Pinterest stock performed very well on its first day. BBC reported, "Shares in online scrapbook company Pinterest surged more than 28% on its first day of trading, valuing the firm at about $16bn (£12bn). The shares opened in New York […]

Should you use chatbots?

Are chatbots the right choice for your business? They are really helpful when done right, and can be beneficial to your business. While it's true that some people don't like talking to a chatbot, Search Engine Journal reported, "40 percent don’t […]

YouTube showing significant traffic

Want to hear a crazy statistic? YouTube makes up 37% of mobile web traffic. A report stated, “YouTube accounts for the most megabytes with 37%, an awfully long way ahead of second-placed Facebook with 8.4% and Snapchat with 8.3%. Netflix, […]

What’s new with Instagram ads

Facebook ads have been growing and changing a lot recently, and Instagram ads are next. Marketing Land reported, "Instagram confirmed it is exploring more ways for brands to amplify content from influencers. The company has been testing a new branded […]

Instagram stories for beginners

How do you create engaging Instagram stories? What is the appeal?  Surprisingly, it's not all about being perfectly polished and professional.  Social Media Examiner said, "Stories provide a way for you to become closer with your fans and followers, especially […]

How to make a great Pinterest!

How do you make a great pin? First, learn from others! The pins that show up on your feed are obviously seeing some success – what are they doing right? Also, when you do get a successful pin learn from […]