Social Media Tips Posts

Some brands have built themselves and their community on Instagram and almost nowhere else. So how have they done it? And how can your brand learn from what they’ve done? Here are our best takeaways from how Instagram niche retail markets itself. Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. Outdoor VoicesMore

Whether you’re new to the social game or just wanting to take a step back to refocus your brand’s approach, it’s not a bad idea to reconsider where your energy is going. Got a question or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. The most important question to ask Are you focusing your resourcesMore

A new day, a new Instagram feature— at least it feels that way sometimes! We keep up with all of the latest Instagram features so you don’t have to. Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. What’s new Just last week Instagram introduced a new “Questions” sticker in Stories, similar toMore

Just in case Instagram Stories- including Live Stories- wasn’t enough for you and your brand, Instagram recently launched IGTV. Whether you’ve been glued to your smartphone screen trying to catch up on all the latest IGTV posts from your favorite Instagram influencers and fellow brands, or you haven’t even had time to figure out what exactlyMore

Whether you’re a brand looking for influencers to work with or an influencer looking to work with brands, we cover everything you need to know about the matchmaking process between the two. Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. If you’re a brand Why are you working with an influencer, orMore

We’ve been talking a lot about the importance of benchmarks to give your social media numbers some context— both why that context is important, and how you can get it for your brand. We thought we’d discuss the idea of an “industry standard number” (meaning a standard number for social as a whole) in a littleMore

We’ve been talking a lot about putting context around your analytics and how important it is to match your metrics to your goals, but it’s difficult to get very specific because there is no one-size-fits-all answer. With that still in mind, we’ll break down some more specific examples for readers who want a better ideaMore

Perhaps you’ve outgrown the brand voice you worked to establish for yourself on social, or perhaps you never purposefully built one but it just evolved over time. Either way, now it doesn’t fit, but how do you shift it into something new? We talk through it. Got a question or something we missed? Find usMore

Dark social is simply the hidden side of social media: Direct messages between friends, any kind of sharing of content or brands that isn’t out in the open. It’s frustrating for brands because they want to know where people are hearing about them and their products, and they want to help keep customers, fans andMore