Tuesday Tip: 2017 the Year of Live Video

Welcome to 2017, which has been declared the Year of Live Video by many marketing experts! Do you agree? In case you missed the last couple months of 2016 all the major platforms are moving to & pushing for Live Video. Have you seen the Facebook Live ads on TV? Facebook is looking to be the clear winner in the Live Video race. However, other platforms are taking the social media giant head-on, including Instagram, Snapchat, and Periscope 360. Instagram announced Instagram Live late in 2016, much to the dismay of many Snapchat users. Snapchat awed marketers with the “Spectacle” they rolled out & the way it was done. You may have heard of the Snapbots being dropped in random parts of the world, including the Grand Canyon. ¬†Throw in the mix the 360-degree video on Periscope and Virtual Reality …

Tuesday Tip: Snapchat!

Snapchat Tip: Always snap vertically! It’s native to the way people hold their phones & view snaps. If you must turn to horizontal please be sure to warn your followers & be creative if possible in letting them know you are changing it up. Our snap buddy @austiniuliano did something creative the other day by announcing to rotate phone for wide screen viewing!

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4 Ways to Be the Best at Blab

Do you just¬†hate blundering your way through using a new tool? If so, you’re one of our people. Blab is still fairly new to social media circles, as are the masses of users flocking to use it. With so many going on-air, how can you stand out? By being the best at Blab. Here are four ways you can prep your first Blab for ultimate success. Schedule your Blab into the future to allow you the time and opportunity to promote it. Prepare your questions. Seems like a no-brainer, but you can even populate them into your Blab before it starts. Set the ground rules. Just because you know how to handle yourself on live video doesn’t mean other users do. Moderate like a master. If you’re the host of your Blab, own it and use that authority to control …