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Now Hiring: Client Success Manager

CLIENT SUCCESS MANAGER Amazing team, work from home, innovate and make an impact The ultimate opportunity for a digital-news junkie with customer service experience who loves social media and wants to help local newsrooms succeed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You’ll work-from-home but still be part of a dynamic company culture with great benefits! THE … Continued

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3 Reasons News Brands Should Advertise on Facebook

With all the privacy issues and controversies surrounding Facebook of late, many broadcasters and publishers are hesitant to put more money in Mark Zuckerberg’s pocket. While I completely sympathize with the sentiment, especially after the painful political advertising debacle, it is hard to deny that Facebook ads produce results. Facebook advertising is still one of … Continued

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SND Auto Pilot for Power Users

We’ve heard a lot of great feedback on our automated publishing solution: SND Auto Pilot. Newsrooms tell us it’s saving them tons of time by automatically sending content from their RSS feeds to their social accounts on any interval they choose. And, because it’s tied in with your SND Dashboard, it buffers the publishing cadence … Continued

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Bug Update #FixItFriday

We’ve been hard at work here at #teamSND. Please see below for a list of recent fixes. You can report any bugs or issues you are experiencing at support@socialnewsdesk.com. Bug: Fixed a bug causing some crossposted videos not to publish. Bug: Fixed a bug where some Facebook streams were not updating in the Dashboard. Bug: … Continued

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Facebook Update Prioritizes Original Video Content

Facebook’s made another change to News Feed that could have a major impact on news outlets – particularly when it comes to video. As part of their continuing effort to promote “original content” (meaning new video YOU created and didn’t borrow or re-purpose from another source), Facebook announced changes on May 6th that will promote … Continued

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Facebook’s F8 Conference Takeaways for Newsrooms

Every year, Facebook holds its annual developer conference, F8, to announce the future of Facebook, Instagram and its other platforms. Typically, the focus is on the exciting, futuristic ways people will communicate. From video live streaming, to bots, to augmented reality, Facebook has historically used this event to tout how its platform will connect people … Continued

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(HOW TO) Tweet Longer Videos

Social News Desk has partnered with the team at Twitter to bring newsrooms the ability to tweet longer videos. This functionality is part of the Twitter Media Studio which is available only to white-listed media accounts. If your account is white-listed, you’ll now see a prompt in the Media Upload section of your post composer … Continued

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SND Reports: Better, Faster, Stronger (SEE WHAT’S NEW)

What defines social media success for your newsroom? It’s a big question that doesn’t always have a simple answer. Measuring goals across markets, talent, communities – it’s a complicated equation. And social data is changing all the time; which is why SND Reports is launching this major feature update to help you keep track of … Continued

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6 Social Ad Types that Work for News Outlets

Trying to find a great return on investment (ROI) for your social advertising can often feel like trying to win the lottery. There are hundreds of options to choose from, numerous promises and guarantees for results, but in the end, you feel like you’ve gambled away your money. Buying social advertising isn’t easy – especially … Continued

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