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Shortlinks vs. Full Links – What Should Newsrooms Do?

We hear from many of our clients wondering about best practices on social, particularly as Facebook and Twitter continuously change the way they display content. Back before Facebook and Twitter used link cards, it was common for publishers to post an image with a link in the body of the caption. Facebook developed and implemented…

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Are your Facebook pages ready for 2020?

Circle January 2020 on your calendar and know that there are a few things you must get done before then to be sure your Facebook pages are ready to ring in the new year. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. 1) Register all your news pages for the News Page Index If you’ve forgotten…

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SND’s Back to School Checklist – Part 2

Many schools across the country are going back to class this week, and it’s a great time to make sure you’re at the head of the class when it comes to your social strategy. Check Your Grades You’ll never know if you’re improving unless you keep an eye on those scores! SND Reports help you…

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Using SND On Air to Generate Revenue with Social Displays

With the last major Facebook algorithm change, many newsrooms are looking for ways to engage their audience and create meaningful social interactions about the news of the day. One option is to create interactive social displays that you showcase in a news segment, over the top programming or social video. Better yet, it is a…

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SND’s Back to School Checklist – Part 1

August means back to school for students across the country, and news coverage will be in full swing to match very soon! It can also be a great time to recharge your social media efforts so they can take you to the head of the class. Get Your Domain Verified with Facebook Facebook has been…

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Syndication and Publishing at Scale with Social News Desk

If you work in local news, you’ve most likely experienced the popular industry-trend of consolidation. Where independent newsrooms used to fight for reach, large mega-media companies now enjoy a massive social-media footprint. And while this type of scale can be extremely powerful when it comes to distributing news on social, it can also be extremely…

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Your Newsroom’s Guide to Winning Viewers with Social

You already know that social media is the #1 online activity, but are you making the most of your audience’s online habits? Are you tapping into that resource to drive viewers to consume YOUR content? Savvy marketers have big social-media marketing budgets, and growing. But it can be hard to know for sure if you’re…

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SND Summer Webinar Series

Summers tend to move a little slower in the newsroom – so take advantage of the (slightly) less hectic pace and join #TeamSND for our Summer Webinar Series. We’ll cover everything from what’s next in paid social promotion to using on-air social display to generate revenue – so you won’t want to miss any of…

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