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Social Media News Live keeps you up-to-date on what's happening in the world of social media! We discuss the latest social media tools, tips, and tactics with industry experts, innovators, creators, and storytellers. We broadcast live so YOU can ask the questions that matter most to you and your business.

Social Media News Live Jeff Sieh

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Social Media News Live keeps you up-to-date on what's happening in the world of social media! We discuss the latest social media tools, tips, and tactics with industry experts, innovators, creators, and storytellers. We broadcast live so YOU can ask the questions that matter most to you and your business.

    Camera Tips for Beginners

    Camera Tips for Beginners

    In this episode of Social Media News Live, we discuss the essentials of camera tips for beginners with the multifaceted digital media enthusiast Luis Vega. Luis shares his wealth of knowledge on starting with what you have, emphasizing that often, the best camera a beginner can start with is the smartphone in their pocket. He provides practical advice on purchasing used gear, the value of renting lenses to test them out, and his top recommendation for a budget-friendly camera setup that doesn’t compromise on quality.
    Additionally, Luis touches on the importance of audio quality over video, introducing affordable and effective solutions for beginners to improve their video content. The discussion also covers recommendations for editing software suitable for beginners and ends with Luis's insight into developing your unique style by just starting to create. This episode is packed with actionable advice for beginners looking to elevate their video content creation game.
    Key Points:
    Start with what you already own, such as your smartphone, for video content creation.Consider buying used gear and renting lenses to save money and test equipment.Luis recommends the Sony ZV-1F as a budget-friendly, quality camera for beginners.Emphasizes the importance of audio quality and introduces affordable solutions for improvement.Discusses software recommendations for video editing, suitable for beginners.Encourages creators to develop their unique style by simply beginning to create content.
    Resources:
    Sony ZV-1FRecommended Editing Software: Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, & DaVinci ResolveAudio Improvement Tools: Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone
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    • 52 min
    Video Tips & Trends

    Video Tips & Trends

    Explore the dynamic world of video content creation with Kevin Kolbe, a seasoned expert in the field. This Social Media News Live episode, hosted by Jeff Sieh and Conor Brown, showcases Kevin’s journey from radio DJ to influential video content creator and coach. Kevin discusses the evolution of video content, emphasizing the importance of authenticity and creativity in engaging audiences. He shares insights into leveraging platforms like YouTube for impactful storytelling and explores the significance of adapting to technological advancements while staying true to one's creative vision. Kevin’s passion for helping solo creators and small businesses shines through as he offers practical advice and highlights the endless possibilities in the ever-changing landscape of video content creation.
    Key Points:
    Kevin’s transition from traditional media to online video content creation.Strategies for authentic and creative storytelling in video content.Navigating technological advancements while maintaining a personal touch.Kevin’s commitment to empowering solo creators and small businesses.
    Resources:
    Kevin Kolbe's Website
    Kevin Kolbe's YouTube Channel
    Video Resource Hub
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    Additionally, as a seasoned speaker, I'm not just about sharing knowledge--I believe in entertaining audiences and injecting humor into every presentation. I'm available to enlighten and engage audiences at your events, conferences, or institutions. My talks cover a diverse range of subjects, from purposeful repurposing and captivating storytelling to podcast promotion,...

    • 59 min
    Virtual Mastery: Cat Mulvihill's Secrets to Engaging Presentations & Solo Business Success

    Virtual Mastery: Cat Mulvihill's Secrets to Engaging Presentations & Solo Business Success

    Explore the world of virtual presentations and business management featuring the dynamic Cat Mulvihill. Cat, a renowned expert in virtual presentations and a Notion ambassador delves deep into the art of engaging audiences online. She reveals her journey from traditional workshops to mastering virtual formats and how she leverages Notion to streamline her business operations.
    Cat provides invaluable insights into overcoming common challenges in virtual presentations, such as maintaining energy on camera and dealing with technical issues. She emphasizes the importance of preparation and shares practical tips on using storytelling and interactive elements to captivate an online audience.
    Cat also discusses the intricacies of balancing creative endeavors with business management. She touches on the transformative impact of Notion in her workflow, explaining how it consolidates various aspects of her work into one efficient platform.
    Discover the secrets to powerful online presentations and effective business management in this insightful episode.
    Key Points:
    Mastering the art of virtual presentations and audience engagement.Strategies for overcoming technical challenges and maintaining on-camera energy.Utilizing storytelling and interaction to create memorable online experiences.Insights into balancing creativity with business management.Leveraging Notion for streamlined business operations and enhanced productivity.
    Resources:
    Cat Mulvihill's website: www.catmulvihill.comCat Mulvihill's YouTube Channel
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    Additionally, as a seasoned speaker, I'm not just about sharing knowledge--I believe in entertaining audiences and injecting humor into every...

    • 58 min
    2024 Digital Marketing Trends: Jon Loomer on Short-Form Video & Meta Advertising

    2024 Digital Marketing Trends: Jon Loomer on Short-Form Video & Meta Advertising

    Dive into the dynamic world of digital marketing with Jon Loomer! Jon, a seasoned Meta (Facebook) advertising expert, delves into the transformative impact of short-form video content in the marketing landscape. Embracing the challenge of daily video creation in 2023, Jon shares his journey, revealing why and how he creates compelling short-form content and stays ahead in the Meta ads space.
    The episode offers a wealth of practical advice and strategies, focusing on the evolution of Meta advertising and the increasing importance of video content. Jon's story is an inspiration, highlighting his transition from traditional blogging to innovative video marketing. He discusses his approach to content creation, the learning curve involved, and the future implications of these tools in digital marketing.
    Key Points:
    The rise of short-form video in digital marketingInsights into Meta (Facebook) advertising in 2024Strategies for creating impactful video contentThe transition from traditional marketing to innovative techniquesFuture trends and developments in digital advertising
    Resources:
    Jon Loomer's official website and blog: www.jonloomer.comPower Hitters Club community: www.powerhittersclub.com
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    Additionally, as a seasoned speaker, I'm not just about sharing knowledge--I believe in entertaining audiences and injecting humor into every presentation. I'm available to enlighten and engage audiences at your events, conferences, or institutions. My talks cover a diverse range of subjects, from purposeful repurposing and captivating storytelling to podcast promotion, social media strategies, visual marketing insights, the art of live video, and much more.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Building an Email List in 2024

    Building an Email List in 2024

    In this episode of Social Media News Live, we dive into the world of email marketing with the seasoned expert, Paul Gowder. Paul, the founder of powwows.com, shares his deep insights on how to craft successful email campaigns and build vibrant online communities. As we navigate through the essential steps of email marketing, Paul reveals strategies to grow and engage your email list, emphasizing the significance of authenticity and community engagement in your communication.
    Key Points:
    Strategies for starting and nurturing an effective email marketing campaign.The importance of segmenting and personalizing your email lists for better engagement.Techniques to grow your email list using creative methods like giveaways and compelling content.Tips on avoiding common pitfalls in email marketing and staying compliant with evolving regulations.Insights into future trends in email marketing and adapting to technological advancements.
    Resources:
    powwows.com: Visit Paul's website to explore his work and gain more insights into building online communities.PaulGowder.com: Find out more about Paul's consulting services and access resources for enhancing your email marketing strategies.
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    Additionally, as a seasoned speaker, I'm not just about sharing knowledge--I believe in entertaining audiences and injecting humor into every presentation. I'm available to enlighten and engage audiences at your events, conferences, or institutions. My talks cover a diverse range of subjects, from purposeful repurposing and captivating storytelling to podcast promotion, social media strategies, visual marketing insights, the art of live video, and much more.

    • 55 min
    Crafting Short-Form Content

    Crafting Short-Form Content

    In this episode, join us for a deep dive into the world of crafting compelling short-form content with the innovative Shelly Nathan. As a master of creating engaging narratives in bite-sized formats, Shelly explores the nuances of short-form content creation, focusing on platforms like TikTok, YouTube Shorts, and Instagram Reels. She shares her journey and insights into transforming quick clips into captivating stories that resonate with audiences.
    Shelly delves into the critical importance of the first few seconds of a video, emphasizing the need for content that immediately hooks viewers. She discusses the power of retention metrics and subscriber growth as key indicators of short-form content success. Shelly also touches upon the balance between chasing new, shiny features and utilizing established tools and how experimenting with emerging technologies can enhance content strategy.
    Additionally, Shelly talks about diversifying income streams in the digital content space. She emphasizes the effectiveness of leveraging analytics for brand partnerships and sponsorships and the importance of authenticity in these collaborations.
    Key Points:
    Mastering the art of short-form content on various platforms.Importance of immediate engagement and retention in short videos.Balancing innovation with established content creation tools.Diversifying income through strategic brand partnerships and analytics.
    Resources:
    Shelly's YouTube ChannelShelly's TikTok ChannelShelly's ContentMinis

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Great wisdom

Love Jeff’s show and all the expertise he brings! Also the experts he interviews are top notch.

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My Weekly Go-To Podcast

Social Media News Live airs every Friday at 11 AM eastern time. This is my perfect way of ending the week and starting my weekend. There are always different and surprising topics that are insightful and educational. I try to never miss a podcast.

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Fun Social Media Live Chats

Jeff is a blast to listen to, down to earth, knowledgeable and fun.

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