Social Media Round Up September 2015

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Social Media Round Up - September 2015

The shift in the weather has definitely been noted!  This was the Sunrise this morning…

Sunrise 29th September 2015 STOMP

I am so thankful for the “Save” button link in Facebook.  I have used it very often since it come in place and have referred to saved links regularly ever since.

Facebook

The two big mentions this month for Facebook surely have to be the hoax stories for the “Dislike” button and the fact that Facebook are going to start charging £5.99 for their services.  These simply are not true!  The dislike was more misreported and instead he said:

“Mark Zuckerberg stated in his recent public Q&A session, “We didn’t want to just build a Dislike button because we don’t want to turn Facebook into a forum where people are voting up or down on people’s posts. That doesn’t seem like the kind of community we want to create.” (Taken from Mari Smith).

Full details of the “sorry” or “empathy” button can be found at this link.

Also Facebook are rolling out a slicker looking Notes update.  You can customize each note individually with its own relevant image, format text, add quotes or bullet points too.  It is certainly a great update and should be rolled out in the coming months to us in Ireland.  Check out your notes here: https://www.facebook.com/notes

Finally about Facebook is the “I’m Away from my Facebook Page right now” feature.  This was rolled out the end of August so was up and running the same day I submitted my last round up.  You can find the article here.

Away from Facebook Feature STOMP Marketing and PR

Google Analytics

I am always finding ways to improve my understanding of my analytics and this no nonsense article from Razor Social, really does the trick.  I know a few people following my blog are fellow bloggers on a much larger scale, so please do use this!

LinkedIn – How to Use a Business LinkedIn Page

I start this month using Youtube for video!  So exciting!  It took Krishna De on a Blab chat to challenge me but I did it.  It’s my first and I hope to put up one a month (depends on how busy I am!).  If you would like to see a video on any issues you are having, send me a message or email (melanie@stomp.ie) and I can arrange to put one up asap for you.

Useful Blogs

Delighted to share a a blog post from Conor Lynch of Digimarketingstudio.com on How to add a Share Button to my Blogs

Urban Renstrom has come back from a talk at Facebook a few weeks back and has now completed his round up of the day.  It is about Boosting your Business on Facebook

That’s all for now, I hope you find this months round up interesting.  I am delighted I made a start on video’s lets hope I get some interesting things to record over the coming months.