Welcome to the 244th episode of Social Chatter, the longest running social media marketing talk show. We cover the latest social media news from this past week, including LinkedIn Ad Retargeting Tools, IGTV Ads, See It, Snap It, Buy It on Pinterest and more.
- LinkedIn launches ad retargeting tools
- Quickly delete Facebook posts with manage activity tool
- Facebook rolls out Venue app for a live event companion experience
- Instagram to share revenue with creators in IGTV
- Pinterest launches See It, Snap It, Buy It for easier shopping
- NewBlue introduces pro-quality streaming software
- New tool: Route audio from different apps with Sound Siphon.
- Find legal music to use in your YouTube videos using Lickd.
If you missed the last episode of our social media marketing talk show, we discussed Facebook Workplace video rooms with Christian Karasiewicz, Jim Fuhs, and Dorien Morin-van Dam.
Social Chatter: Social Media Marketing Talk Show - Episode 244
LinkedIn Ad Retargeting Tools, Target Video Ad Viewers
In LinkedIn news, they are launching LinkedIn Ad retargeting tools.
These new LinkedIn retargeting tools will allow you to create and target ads to users who watch your video ads. This includes watching 25, 50, 75 or 100% of ads.
In addition, LinkedIn ad retargeting tools can be used to target users who opened or submitted a Lead Gen Form.
Why LinkedIn Ad Retargeting Tools Matter For Your Business
By adding the ability to retarget users who watched a percentage of your LinkedIn video ads, you can set up a funnel to stay top-of-mind or reach them with content based on how much they viewed of your video ad.
To put LinkedIn Ad retargeting tools into effect, your business is going to want to have a very tailored customer journey. This is because most prospects take longer on LinkedIn to convert into a sale.
If you need to learn how to create design your own video ads, check out the LinkedIn video ads guide.
Other Social Media News Mentioned
Here are some additional social media news topics that we covered on our weekly live social media marketing talk show that are worth checking out.
- NewBlue announces NewBlue Stream, PC-only live video streaming software.
- Facebook has rolled out a new tool ot help you easily manage activity and clean up your social media history.
- Interact with commentators and fans with new Facebook Venue app for iOS and Android.
- Concerned about using music in your live video content? Facebook has updated their guidelines.
- Facebook Pages adding the ability to send emails to fans via the Pages app.
- Instagram to share revenue with creators through IGTV Ads.
- Instagram Stories is testing a double Stories feed.
- Pinterest launches "See It, Snap It, Buy It."
Launch the Pinterest app, tap the camera in search bar, snap or upload a photo and then see the Shop tab with a feed of Pins based on products identified in that image.
What Is A Remote Live Video Producer?
This week on our social media marketing talk show, we also invited Marisa Cali to discuss the role of a live video producer.
Here are the tips that she shared.
What Is The Role of A Remote Live Video Production?
- A remote live stream producer manages the tech and behind the scenes so the host can deliver their value with enthusiasm and energy.
Why Is A Remove Live Video Producer Important?
- Fumbling around with displaying comments or banner messages affects your concentration. A remote producer can take the guesswork out of managing a live stream from pre-production preparation to post-production promotion.
When Should A Business Hire Someone to Help Produce Live Videos?
- Live streams are successful when you're committed to it as a marketing initiative as part of the bigger marketing strategy. If a business has a limited budget - live video emcompasses two different marketing tactics - video and community engagement. Businesses can hire someone to help them navigate the live video space, strategize on how to deliver the value and even help with repurposing of live video content.
On Average, How Much Should A Live Producer Cost?
- At a minimum, training costs between $150-200. There are free tutorials online but they don't go deeper to explain the visual component AND necessity of a live video stream.
In addition to sharing the latest news from this past week, we also highlighted some great social media tools and apps for you to check out.
Licked, Legal, Claims free Music For YouTube
The first tool that we have for you this week is Lickd.
Have you received a copyright claim on your YouTube videos for your music?
One way to avoid this is to ensure you are using claims free music.
With Lickd, YouTube creators can legally use the music you get from their platform in your YouTube videos without losing ad revenue.
Create an account on Lickd and purchase a license to use for the life of your YouTube video. The price of your music depends on the average number of views on your last 50 videos.
If you are a first-time Lickd user, you can get your furst song completely free. Simply use the link that we've included below.Get legal music for your live videos
Sound Siphon, Create Virtual Input Audio Devices That Send Audio From One App to Another
The second tool that we have for you this week is Sound Siphon.
Sound Siphon makes it easy for you to capture audio on your Mac. It is also a less expensive alternative to Loopback from Rogue Amoeba.
With Sound Siphon, you can create virtual input audio devices to send the audio from one app to another. For example, you can capture audio from Skype or FaceTime, add your own microphone, and then bring it all together into live video tools such as StreamYard or Ecamm Live with little effort.
In addition, you can use Sound Siphon to "send your Microphone and Mac's audio to your remote guests. You can even use Sound Siphon to bridge audio between voice chat apps so guests on different services can talk to each other."
Sound Siphon is available free for 14-days. You can then purchase a license for just $49.
Create virtual input audio devices that send audio from one app to another
To sum it up, you can use LinkedIn ad retargeting tools to get your content more in front of your customers.
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