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As a small business ourselves, we want to do all we can to support other businesses that will be affected in the days ahead.

We’ve put together tips, ideas, and resources to help your business create positivity, reassurance, and value for your communities.

First and above all, we want to help you help others.❤️

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Live Video

Live video is the future of marketing: Facebook announced you can now go live from your desktop and Instagram lets you save your live video. As usual, we’ve scoured the web to find the top news stories that impact you and your online marketing – including how to become a video marketing guru.

These articles will help your small business not only to keep up with but to actually stay ahead of the major online marketing updates.

This Month’s Online Marketing News:

Live Video New Ways to Go Live: Now From Your Computer

While it has been possible to “go live” on mobile devices for over a year now, Facebook has excitedly announced you can now go live straight from your desktop or laptop. The benefits? It will “provide a stable camera setup that can be beneficial to many types of Facebook Live broadcasts — from Q&As to vlogs to tutorials to any broadcast from someone who isn’t on the move.”

Learn how to go live from your desktop

 

Live Video Instagram: Save Your Live Video to Your Phone

Instagram has made the first of many improvements to live video. You can now save your live video after it has ended for you to re-watch or post later. So if something exciting happens in your live video, you can share it later with the rest of your followers.

Find out how to save your live Instagram stories

 

 

Live Video Now on Twitter: 140 Characters for Your Replies

Twitter has already announced two updates which allow users to express more with 140 characters. The latest update rolled out means when you reply to someone or a group, those @usernames won’t count toward your tweet’s 140 characters. This makes it easier “to follow a conversation, so you can focus on what a discussion is about, and who is having it.”

Discover more about this exciting Twitter update

 

Live Video Facebook Now Ranks Your ❤️️’s Above Your ?’s

Long gone are the days when you could only “Like” a Facebook post. Even though the “Like” is still the most used, the new reaction buttons have been gaining popularity. But did you know Facebook favors reactions? If you receive more reactions, your post will rank better than a post with Likes.

Find out how Facebook reactions affect post rankings

 

Live Video Share Your Day in Messenger

Facebook Messenger “began testing a way for you to share photos and videos — as they happen — by adding to your Messenger Day.” This is where many of your followers can view and reply to media you share. It comes along with many filters, images, frames, and stickers to make your day stand out.

Learn how Messenger Day works 

 

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