Last week, we co-hosted a webinar with our PR analytics partner, TrendKite, to discuss the use of social data in PR strategies. (Catch the full recording of More than a Retweet on our Resources page.) Marketing and PR have historically been split into separate departments, but with the rise of social media, the two haveMore

Trolls can be hilarious, trolls can be mean, and sometimes trolls can be dangerous. Most social media managers have their own systems for dealing with trolls, but it doesn’t hurt to have a policy in place for the team who handles social for your brand. Here’s an outline we came up with. Got questions orMore

It’s that time of year again: Time for end-of-year audits for your content, on your blog and across your social accounts. We’ve been breaking down different aspects of reviewing your 2017 and planning for 2018 over the past few weeks and we wanted to put everything together in one easy place for you to reference.More

The exact audience for your brand on each social platform is always a little bit different; some will follow you on Twitter for a slightly different reason than they choose to follow you on Instagram, and they’re probably looking for slightly different things from you in each place. It’s important to keep that in mindMore

The Week in Social #281

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you as The Week in Social. Read anything good that we missed? Share it with us on Twitter or give us your thoughts at @UnionMetrics.  On content marketing Especially as we near the endMore

Last week we shared our best advice for how to plan your 2018 content calendar, so this week we’re getting into how you can plan your social content to fit around that calendar. Got questions or something we missed? Find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. Look at stats for 2017 Every good plan starts with anMore

We’ve covered a little bit about bots before when we’ve written about why you shouldn’t buy Instagram followers. But we thought it might help to go a little bit more in depth about bots: You’ve heard that they’re bad, but just why are bots so bad? What can they do to harm your brand? HowMore

Social media changes fast, so now along with the platform updates we share in The Week in Social, we’ll be bringing you some ideas for things to try with your brand’s presence on social based on each month’s platform updates. This is the August edition. Got an idea or something that we missed? Tell us aboutMore

Our Social Media Manager, Sarah A. Parker, likes to opine on all things social media from time to time, so we’ve given her space to do just that here on our blog. She’ll cover everything from the new and unusual to the outdated and annoying. Got something she missed our something you’d like her toMore