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Facebook Reels Now in SND Dashboard

As Meta continues to prioritize Reels for content sharing and discovery, the company is expanding the Reels feature more widely across Facebook. Along with Instagram Reels, this video-focused feature can give newsrooms a powerful tool to grow their audience and deliver content to people who aren’t yet followers. Now, SND Dashboard supports Facebook Reels along…

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Trying to find your Facebook comments? What to know about comment ranking

If you’ve noticed something different with your posts’ Facebook comments, you aren’t alone. In fact, many newsrooms have noticed that comments aren’t appearing on posts — or at least, not in the same spot. Enter Facebook’s comment ranking setting. It’s Facebook’s way of prioritizing comments that it thinks are most relevant to you. What’s important…

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Traffic Drivers: SND Promotions to Drive Clicks

If you’re absolutely driven to drive traffic to your website from Facebook and you need a little help, we have a secret formula to guarantee results. SND Dynamic News Ads with the goal of web traffic is a great way to use your best content to drive clicks. One of our clients runs Facebook ads…

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Traffic Drivers: Reels, For Real

I’ll try my best to get my point across about Instagram & Facebook Reels without replacing the word ‘reel’ with ‘real’ over and over. It’s against my punny nature to not do it – annoying as it is.  So, allow me to get it out of the way once – Reels are real right now….

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Traffic Drivers: 10 Ways to Get Clicks (Alternate Title: How to NOT Depend on Organic Facebook Traffic)

Notice your traffic from Facebook is in steep decline? It’s by design. News has been de-prioritized in the Feed (notice, it’s not called News Feed anymore). But, you’re the master of your own domain and there are other ways to get clicks. SND is bolstering you with 10 ways to drive traffic without being at…

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Philadelphia Inquirer’s Newsletters: Strategy Worth Picking Up

Have you picked up the Philadelphia Inquirer lately? You might not be in that particular newspaper market, but if you’re in the business of marketing newspapers –  you can certainly pick up their good habits. Philadelphia Inquirer is laser-focused on growing their top-performing newsletters. They consistently and successfully run newsletter campaigns – collect email addresses…

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SND’s Dynamic Content & Creative

Newsrooms are already pumping out great content every day. SND Promotions finds it and turns it into the perfect ad. Here’s how – using proprietary technology – we create dynamic copy and dynamic creative in real-time to help your news org reach its goals – newsletter signups, tune in, subscription acquisition and app downloads or…

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