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Monthly Link Roundup – 04-27-18

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Influencer Marketing Has Hit Cryptoworld (DigiDay.com)

There’s a growing number of influencers on popular social media platforms like Instagram or YouTube who are being paid anywhere from a few hundred to tens of thousands of dollars to endorse new or initial coin offerings.

Brands Boost Influencer Marketing Budgets (BusinessOfFashion.com)

The latest trends in brand-influencer relations indicate that influencer marketing has hit the mainstream—marketing budgets are on the rise and micro-influencers are gaining popularity, especially on popular social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook.

Brands Hesitated With Marketing on Social Media, and They’re Doing the Same With Influencers (AdWeek.com)

These days there’s skepticism around the authenticity of follower and fan count, as influencers have started to become more and more expensive, and legal matters are getting trickier to keep up with and manage. Moreover, issues about measurement, brand safety, and whether influencers properly endorse everyone or not.

Spotting Those Influencers Who May Have “Bought” Their Following (ResourceMagOnline.com)

Before reaching out to influencers to market your products or brand, make sure to do your research and find out whether the following that they have garnered and the likes they’ve acquired on a post are legitimate. Turns out, people can buy their likes and following through the internet, and there are companies that will provide buyers with an audience of fake “bot” profiles to increase one’s following.

INFOGRAPHIC: Follow the Influencer to Follow the Money (MarketingProfs.com)

Recent studies explain why marketers might want to get onboard the influencer marketing bandwagon; turns out influencer marketing results on average in a return on investment that’s 11 times higher than that of traditional marketing methods such as TV, print, and desktop ads, or $6.50 in return for every dollar spent.

Facebook Debuts New Ad Solutions for Driving Retail Sales

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

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Last Monday, Facebook introduced three new offerings designed to help retailers to showcase their most relevant products to the right audience seamlessly on mobile: store sales optimization, tabs for Canvas, and product categories for dynamic ads.

 

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Be Loud, Get Noticed! A Quick Guide To Writing Compelling Calls-To-Action

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

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Calls-to-action (CTAs) have been around as long as print marketing, but you can’t say the same for social media marketing. And yet, the two are inextricably linked. The way a call-to-action asks something from its reader, how it relates with and engages your reader, and most importantly, how it elicits a response from a user—all of these have a social aspect to them.

 

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Four Social Media Marketing Influencers You Should Know

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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In the last few years, digital marketing has moved away from optimizing for search engines and algorithms to creating connections and engagements with actual human beings. Having a distinct and highly engaging voice is an obvious competitive advantage when you’re trying to get your brand ahead of your competitors. Thus, digital marketing strategies have shifted towards engaging, relatable content and user experience metrics.

 

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Facebook Will Now Use Actual Views to Measure Post Reach

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

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Early this week, Facebook launched two updates to Page Insights, one of which is set to affect how your posts’ organic reach will be measured.

 

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The Retro Revolution: Nostalgia Marketing And What It Can Do For Your Brand

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

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In an ever-changing world that seems to be evolving at break-neck speed, immersing in nostalgia is like wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket of “the good ol’ days”, when things were much simpler, and you didn’t have embarrassing throwback photos on social media to worry about.

 

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Free Lunch: Easy and Effective Ways to Market Your Brand at No Cost

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

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Ask any new business owner what the most challenging aspect of building their brand is and he’ll likely point you to the task of reaching and retaining customers. Marketing a new business or product can be a costly, time-consuming endeavor—something that many business owners will find difficult to spare.

 

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