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03/22/17

Learn To “Work, Work, Work” IG Live Like Rihanna!

Good Girl Gone ‘Gram (LIVE):

Fast on the heels of “Stories”, Instagram’s “Live” feature is quickly becoming one of the most exciting ways for your brand to generate buzz while creating super engaging content. Never one to shy away from the cutting edge of trend, Rihanna took to “The ‘Gram” on Monday evening to host a viewing party of sorts for her Bates Mansion dramatic debut via the “Live” feature. What good timing: while previously, users weren’t able to save their streamed “Live” video, IG’s newest update has just changed the game big-time, allowing you to save your most recently completed live content! Learn how after the jump…

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03/14/17

Soldsie Digest – Marketing Pro Tips, Facebook May Have Gone Too Far Cloning Snapchat, Take a Hike With @thebagtalk.

From Soldsie

Looking for Inspiration? Here are 10 Marketing Tips for Social Media. Soldsie Blog.

Snap better iPhone pictures for Instagram! Soldsie Blog

From the Networks

Facebook’s Messenger Day rolls out its Snapchat clone, a visual messaging feature. TechCrunch.

Twitter tests a new feature that warns user of viewing potentially sensitive or graphic content. TechCrunch.

From Everyone Else

Vimeo opens a marketplace for 360 degree videos. Marketing Dive.

India has one of the largest and fastest growing smartphone market in the world. Here are some things we should know! Venture Beat.

Pinterest Lens utilizes image recognition software to create New Options based off of real world photographs. Social Media Today.

Spotify and Waze team up to end the struggle of navigating while listening to phat-jams. TechCrunch.

Slack may not be imbedded enough into your work’s culture to survive! Venture Beat.

Featured Store


Based in Mumbai, India, @thebagtalk was born when a founder, trying to find the right backpack for a hiking trip, was overwhelmed by the available choices. Combating the over-commercialization of bags and the often-confusing online shopping experience, TheBagTalk brings together a community of bag lovers and offers trendy pieces at affordable prices. From backpacks to luggage options and work companions to gym bags, TheBagTalk connects its 56.5K Instagram followers to its online store through Have2Have.it.

This issue was curated by Patrick Gartner from the team at Soldsie. Learn more about our social commerce tools on Soldsie.

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03/10/17

10 E-Commerce Tips For Marketing on Social Media

Social media is playing a bigger and bigger part in online shopping, so you need to make sure you’re there. However, writing for social media is different than writing for other platforms. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your account. (more…)

03/07/17

Facebook Helps Brands Connect to Fans, Snap Soars, and Rebdolls Kills on Have2Have.it

From Soldsie

Photo Fab: Photo guru Peter Mckinnon shows you how to get crisp, clear iPhone shots for a stronger Instagram presence.

From the Networks

Facebook makes it simpler for brands to respond to messages by rolling out a new Inbox, which will keep messages from Messenger, Facebook, and Instagram all in one place. Social Media Today.

Facebook adds a “City Guides” feature which will allow users to tap into their friends for local recommendations. Social Media Today.

Facebook tests a Dislike button by allowing users to react in Messenger. TechCrunch.

Facebook combats fake news stories with a “disputed” flag. Recode.

Twitter will livestream 1,500 hours of eSports through partnerships with ESL and DreamHack. TechCrunch.

From Everyone Else

Amazon plans to release new Alexa devices that can make phone calls and act as intercoms. Recode.

Uber wants to become a “content marketplace” during rides, delivering entertainment and other features with potentially dozens of content partners. TechCrunch.

Snap Inc., owner of Snapchat, saw share prices close 44% over the starting point on its first day of trading. Los Angeles Times.

Featured Store


The official slogan of online fashion retailer @rebdolls is #sexyforall, a rallying cry that celebrates size diversity in the fashion industry. Specializing in “unapologetic fashion” for women ranging from size 0 to size 32, Rebdolls has grown from a creative T-shirt shop to an international brand shipping to over 95 countries. Today, Rebdolls connects 150K Instagram followers to its online shop through Have2Have.it.

This issue was curated by Patrick Gartner from the team at Soldsie. Learn more about our social commerce tools on Soldsie.

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03/03/17

Photo Fab: Improve Your IPhone Created Images for IG!

If you’re starting to sell on social and not yet ready to make the investment in expensive camera equipment, you aren’t alone!

Many new to the selling-through-social game get overwhelmed by the range of DLSR camera features and going to sticker shock when they comparison shop prices. That said, building beautiful images can make or break the success of your account, as IG’s community of users has grown increasingly discerning about photo quality, composition, and content. Have no fear: here comes photo guru Peter Mckinnon to the rescue with his cheat sheet “Take BETTER SHOTS with your iPhone”.

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