Online Marketing News You Just Can’t Miss – February 2017
Have you been on Instagram this month and noticed you can add multiple images in one post? Would you like to know how you can join in the fun? As usual, we’ve scoured the web to find the top news stories that impact you and your online marketing. These articles will help your small business not only to keep up with but to actually stay ahead of the major online marketing updates.
This Month’s Online Marketing News:
Share Up to 10 Photos in New Instagram Albums
Instagram announced a new major update on the company blog: “With this update, you no longer have to choose the single best photo or video from an experience you want to remember. Now, you can combine up to 10 photos and videos in one post and swipe through to see them all.” This is exciting news! It is a great way to share more photos of one event or service to your audience. Learn how to add Instagram albums here.
New Ways to Watch Facebook Video
Facebook has announced a number of new updates to how we watch video on the platform. From “Bringing Sound to Videos in News Feed” to “Watch and Scroll” – these changes will make videos more engaging, interactive and easier to watch. This means – now more than ever – you need to start incorporating video into your marketing! Learn more about the Facebook updates today.
Mobile Live Streaming + Super Chat = Living (Streaming) the Dream
YouTube is jumping on the live stream bandwagon! This month they rolled out mobile live streaming to “every creator with more than 10,000 subscribers” and announced the release of Super Chat, “a new live stream monetization tool.” Check out the latest YouTube update.
WhatsApp Rolls Out an Update to Status
WhatsApp has announced they are reinventing the status feature. On February 24th, they rolled out an update “which allows you to share photos and videos with your friends and contacts on WhatsApp in an easy and secure way.” Looks like WhatsApp is trying to burst SnapChat’s bubble, if you ask us, but nonetheless, it’s a great update moving forward! Start sharing your video status.
How to Use the Facebook Services Tab in Your Dental Marketing
You may or may not have noticed, but Facebook has added a helpful little feature on your business page… the Services Tab. Give your dental practice a marketing boost and start using the Facebook services tab. Read our short, simple blog on how to access and use this feature. Read our Facebook Services Tab blog.
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