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Emerging Marketing Trends in SXSW Interactive 2016

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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This week, SXSW Interactive 2016 kicked off with hundreds of marketers flocking to Austin, Texas for food, music, and a glimpse at new technologies that are expected to connect with consumers. Even after over two decades, the influence and role of SXSW in marketing shows no signs of fading.

 

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Content Marketing Strategies for Top Social Networks

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

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As time goes by, it’s becoming clear that the line separating content marketing from social media marketing is getting blurry. While the former certainly exists outside of social media, brands can no longer run effective campaigns without considering how these will affect their business pages on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

 

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Business Types That are Naturally Suited for Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Although social media marketing can generally help any kind of business get more traffic, enhance customer engagement, and improve brand recognition, companies belonging to certain industries can definitely benefit from it more than others.

 

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Nifty Ways to Improve Your Mobile App Marketing through Social Media

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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A lot of effort and skill, skipped meals, and all-nighters go into an app that will become a hit on the Apple App and Google Play store. After you’ve ensured that you’re all set to launch and ready to create a huge demand among millions of users, it might be easy to forget that it also takes a lot of work to get your app to stand out from thousands of other apps out there.

 

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Monthly Link Roundup – 11-27-15

Friday, November 27th, 2015

First Look: See Facebook’s 360-Degree Video Ads For At&T, Samsung & Others (MarketingLand.com)

Facebook tested 360-degree video ads with selected brands such as AT&T, Samsung and Walt Disney World earlier this month. This feature will encourage more users to shoot and post 360 videos and help marketers with limited production budgets to try out the format and use it to share deeper and more immersive stories in their campaigns.

Southeast Asia Has Among The Highest Social Network Usage In The World (eMarketer.com)

According to a recent forecast, Southeast Asia, which includes countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, has some of the highest penetration of social network usage anywhere in the world. With mobile continuing to drive internet adoption in the region, these countries will continue to be a hot spot for various digital activity growths in the next few years.

How Instagram Is Gearing Up For Its Next Big Battle In Video And Live-Streaming: ’The Future Is Teleportation’ (Business.FinancialPost.com)

Instagram has evolved into a powerful way to record global events from millions of perspectives. To help users see the real world through the app, its founders are now promoting video in order to transform Instagram from a photo album into a live-streamed multimedia platform.

Pinterest Users Pin Holiday Content 4 Months Before Christmas (AdWeek.com)

Pinterest has released new data illustrating the increase in activity the platform sees during the holiday season. According to the study, users have begun pinning holiday content as early as four months before Christmas, with 71 percent of users’ pins relating to fashion, home decor, quotes and other products.

Thanksgiving Online Sales To Top $1.7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile (TechCrunch.com)

Looks like the online holiday shopping sales bug is creeping in earlier and earlier. According to recent reports by IBM, online sales the day before Thanksgiving were up by 35 percent compared to the same day a year ago, with average value per order up by $9.10. On the other hand, mobiles only account for just under half (48 percent) of all e-commerce traffic, meaning shoppers mostly use it for browsing goods if not buying outright.

Simple Ways to Boost Your Presence on Social Media

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

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When you find out that 2 out of 3 Internet users across the world are active on social media, you don’t need a lot of convincing to do to realize how widespread this medium has been in the last decade. Many small- to medium-sized businesses have wised up and are now using social media to engage and build relationships with their target markets. However, despite the hype around this medium, many business owners fail to realize that social media marketing takes more than just posting an update or two every day and replying to customer queries as they roll in.

 

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Embracing New Approaches to Community Management

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

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Digital marketing is ever-evolving, and as such, marketers need to embrace new approaches to community management and content production. Rather than publish hourly updates for a handful of followers, for instance, they need to produce fewer, but higher-quality content that will be liked and shared by millions.

 

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