Read This To Get Ahead: Trends From The Tribe

At Social Tribe, we’re always keeping our thumb on the pulse of what’s going on in the world of social and digital marketing. This month we’re sharing the major trends we followed, our favorite reads, and bonus blogs to up your marketing game. Let’s dive in!

Major Trend

LinkedIn is beta testing a new invite-only service called LinkedIn Live in effort to reap the benefits of video—the fastest growing format on LI. LinkedIn Live will provide the opportunity to interact with followers more personally with the chance to highlight conferences and events you attend. They’ve also announced several additional new features, including content suggestions, updated page analytics, and new group functions.Keep an eye out for this one as it transitions out of beta.

Good Reads

Here’s What We Learned From 50 of the Most Popular Blogs

Longform content still rules, but B2B content is competing with B2C content in followers’ feeds! B2B content can learn from B2C by implementing more timely content, offering unique takes on crowded conversation, and repurposing content in multiples way.

How Does Your Enterprise Measure Up? A Look at Challenges, Trends & Opportunities

Get an idea of where your enterprise’s content marketing falls in the overall landscape to help your organization prepare for upcoming trends and opportunities. Also, prepare silo-busting strategies to increase alignment on all fronts.

Reading List Extras

A Minimalist’s Guide to Visual Content Marketing (Even If You’re Not a Designer)

Do you frequently use images of floating hands on keyboards as visuals? It might be time to rethink the stock photos you’re using. Read this for some a quick refresher on doing visuals right.

How to Improve Your Instagram Story Engagement

If you’ve just started experimenting with IG Stories, now’s your chance to take it to the next level! Two quick ways to instantly improve your IG story game are to add a “Tap for more” prompt, and to create screenshot-worthy images to encourage sharing. Click To Tweet Trust us on this one.

17 Hidden Facebook Marketing Tools That Will Increase Your Engagement by 154%

Are you missing out on lesser known tools to improve your Facebook marketing? Here are our top three favorites: ethical competitor ad espionage, pulling email addresses, and age competition gauge.

Pulse Report

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