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Achieve Rapid Growth by Leveraging Your Mobile Programmatic Data

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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Marketers already consider mobile as the top opportunity in programmatic advertising. Organizations that embrace mobile and recognize its strength for speed and targeting accuracy will be able to fully leverage the power of programmatic data when introduced soon after campaign inception.

 

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The Microsoft/LinkedIn Deal and its Impact on You, the Social Media Marketer

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

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While much of the talk surrounding Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, announced Monday, has focused on improving the former’s cloud business, the deal will greatly affect social media marketers and deliver plenty of opportunities to users.

 

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Instant Articles by Facebook: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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When Facebook made Instant Articles available to all this year, many users were excited. Instant Articles load faster and are more interactive than most mobile websites. The news made publishers excited too; they can now host their articles within Facebook and still display their own ads while generating more traffic and attention from the social network and their respective communities. For marketers though, the news came with many important questions such as: Will Instant Articles kill my website? Is it a mistake to leverage Instant Articles?

 

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The Morality Clause: Should It Affect Your SMM Campaign?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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Would you walk away from a client or project when ethics, beliefs, or political opinion come into question? Discussions about ethical dilemmas are common in many scenarios, and is hardly limited to marketing campaigns, but nothing brings it into sharp relief quite like election year.

 

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Social Media Marketing in the Age of Algorithms

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Over the last few years, nothing seems to have gotten the digital marketing industry more excited or riled up as the topic of ‘algorithms’—their introduction, updates deployed across search engines, and how social networks have begun to adopt them.

 

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F8 Conference 2016 Highlights: Bots, 360° Video, and VR

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Facebook dominated the marketing and tech newsreels last week, thanks to announcements made during its annual F8 developers’ conference. Although the event is primarily aimed at developers, it’s when the company announces some of its biggest news and unveils services and features that users can expect in the coming months.

 

 

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Emotional Responses in Marketing: Convincing Customers to Buy

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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Marketing campaigns that encourage people to share and buy can be summed up in one word: emotional.

This should come as no surprise as it was previously discussed how neuroscience plays a big part in marketing. Furthermore, studies have shown that people rely heavily on emotions when making brand decisions rather than information. Emotional responses to ads also have greater influence on an individual’s intent to buy than the content shown on marketing material.

 

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