40 Social Media Acronyms You Should Totally Know [Infographic]

Whether you’re dabbling in social media or making a career out of it, there’s a language among us social media geeks that you’ve probably heard bellowed down the halls of Facebook, and babbled in Twitter chats. While there are probably hundreds or more of social media acronyms out there, we’re going to focus on 40 social media acronyms we think you should know. 40 Social Media Acronyms API = Application Programing Interface B2B = Business to Business B2C = Business to Consumer CMGR = Community Manager CPC = Cost Per Click CTA = Call To Action CTR = Click-Through Rate CX= Customer Experience ESP = Email Service Provider G+ = Google Plus GA = Google Analytics FB = Facebook FTW = For the win! DM = Direct Message IG = Instagram ISP = Internet Service Provider KPI = Key Performance Indicator LI = LinkedIn P2P = Person to Person PPC = Pay Per Click PV = Pageviews ROI = Return on Investment RSS = Really Simple … [Read more...]

8 Very Useful Social Media Tools Reviewed

Are you looking for tools that will help you become more effective and efficient with social media? We do a lot of social media tool reviews, but there are a few tools around that we haven’t reviewed before.  Some of them are new, while others have been around for a while but we just haven’t yet covered them. In this post, we will look at eight tools we have come across in Q1 that are very useful. They don’t fit into any particular category, so that’s why we have grouped them all together in this post. So, here we go… 1.  Find out your competitors’ most engaging content with Sharegrab Sharegrab is a free tool, from the makers of PostAcumen, that gives you information on the most viral content on your competitors’ Facebook Pages. You set up a POD (a way to group pages together) that consists of up to five of your competitors’ Pages. You can have multiple PODs but you’re limited to five pages in total. When you click on a POD (of your competitors’ Pages), it … [Read more...]

5 Top Food Hashtags and Why They Work

I just came across this post from last summer by Hashtags.org Editorial.  Some of the data may have changed, but I thought it was very interesting and just had to share. Thanks to the Internet, food enthusiasts are now sharing their excitement over their favorite delicacies on social media. There are several hashtags dedicated to food and many of these are specifically grouped according to the origin and type of food as well as the feelings associated by people who are about to devour them. And because not everyone really appreciates having photos of food on their timelines at all times, there are specific hashtags created so those who are truly interested can have a look at what’s “cooking” in one go. Here are some of the most popular food hashtags to date and what they mean. 1. #FoodPorn The hashtag generally depicts abundance or decadence in food preparations. Many social media users would use #FoodPorn to show everyone all the food they are about to … [Read more...]

The New Klout is Awesome!

Social media geeks like myself have long debated the value of Klout. Some say Klout is silly and has no real applicable value while others say that it is an industry standard for figuring out if someone has a large share of voice online. Sure, the scoring system can be construed as silly, however we absolutely need a way to figure out just how influential people are in the digital space and Klout provides a decent approximation. The Klout debate will still rage on, however the importance of content marketing is NOT debatable. Klout knows this and have positioned themselves as an awesome new content marketing tool. This makes perfect sense because at the end of the day the content that we share is precisely what makes us influential. The NEW Klout measures your online influence AND recommends articles for you to share based on your topical interests. The interesting thing here is that usually platforms recommend content for YOUR consumption while Klout recommends content that … [Read more...]