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SND Promotions drives huge results for Sinclair’s The National Desk

Sinclair Broadcast Group recently expanded The National Desk, a national news broadcast, to 20 new markets across the United States. With goals of driving additional website traffic and increasing awareness of the broadcast, they enlisted SND Promotions to get the word out. Our Meta-certified Promotions team quickly launched a large-scale campaign that promoted local tune-in…

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Facebook announces sunset of Breaking News Indicator

Meta announced recently that as of June 20th, the Breaking News Indicator on Facebook will no longer be supported. Necessarily, Social News Desk will also sunset the feature as part of this change. Facebook sent the update to participating newsrooms this week, letting them know that its testing over the past few years showed that…

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6 LinkedIn Best Practices for Newsrooms

When it comes to sharing new content, LinkedIn is a new frontier for many newsrooms. We’ve gathered a few tips to help you get started down the path of success! Start Publishing Regularly Since most newsrooms have historically used LinkedIn only as a place to announce company news, publishing to LinkedIn isn’t second nature yet….

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LinkedIn Publishing Arrives in SND Dashboard

As diversifying your newsroom’s social strategy becomes more and more important, Social News Desk now supports LinkedIn publishing in SND Dashboard. And that means publishing to your newsroom’s LinkedIn page couldn’t be easier! LinkedIn has historically been thought of as a recruiting tool – or maybe something you only log in to when you’re looking…

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Post Drafts are Now Available in SND!

There’s a lot that can go into creating that one, attention-grabbing social media post – and sometimes, we need a quick check behind us. Or maybe you’re the one calling the shots on stories before they publish. In either case … we’ve got your back! Enter post drafts– an easy way to save a social…

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The ALL NEW Social Rankings App is Here!

The Social Rankings app, powered by Social News Desk, is beloved by newsrooms across the country. This FREE app aggregates social media content and data from every single DMA in the United States — ranking newsrooms and market talent according to their daily social engagement. Within a market, you can see how each newsroom is…

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You Must Have A Favorite Market…

Whether it’s the market you started in, the market you’re in now (your news director prefers this, btw) or the market you aspire to get to…those of us in the industry all have a favorite television market. And those who are overseeing MULTIPLE markets – well, their favorite may change by the day. You have…

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