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Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Punishes Engagement-Begging Marketers

January 5, 2018

Via: Target Marketing

Jay-Z may be able to ask “Can I get a woop, woop?!” But Facebook says marketers who ask fans to vote, like or share a post will be demoted in News Feeds. So dictated the rule handed down by Facebook […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

4 Strategies for Connecting With Schools on Social Media

January 2, 2018

Via: Convince and Convert

For young students, there’s no forbidden door more enthralling than the one labeled “Teacher’s Lounge—Staff Only.” What’s going on in there? Wild parties? The truth is much more mundane than the fabrications of a nine-year-old’s mind. They’re likely to find […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

Facebook Adds More Active Indicators to Prompt Real-Time Interaction

December 12, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

As part of their ongoing effort to get people engaging on Facebook more often, Facebook’s looking to add more ways to connect people in real-time, with more updates and indicators to show you when people are active. The latest variation […]


Marketing Technologies, Other technologies

Looking to Utilize Influencer Marketing? Don’t Forget About Bloggers

December 8, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

Social media influencers are the flashy new way for brands to advertise, but when most marketers hear the word “influencer,” they probably think about Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. They also probably think about Kim Kardashian West, and the absurd rates being […]


Marketing Channels, Web Advertising

How to Optimize Your YouTube Channel

December 7, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

It doesn’t take long to spot a weak YouTube channel. The images might look stretched or amateur, the titles might be inconsistent, or the video thumbnails could be boring. Whatever it is, you know a lazy YouTube channel when you see it, and it makes […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

When Should You Gate Your Content? 3 Questions to Help You Decide

December 5, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Gating content like white papers and e-books behind forms and pop-ups is now so popular and widespread that it’s difficult to find a modern website that doesn’t do it. Though perhaps obnoxious, it’s perfectly understandable given that lead generation has […]


Automation, Marketing Technologies

Are Marketers Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

October 10, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

“If you do it with a template today, a machine does it without you tomorrow.” That’s what Chris Penn told a room full of 900+ marketers last Wednesday at the B2B Forum put on by MarketingProfs. [Full disclosure: I am […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

8 Creative Ways to Use Instagram’s Multiple-Image Posting Feature

September 18, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

In early 2017, Instagram announced its new multiple-image posting feature, also called a ‘carousel’. The option enables you to post up to 10 photos in a slideshow or album, which provides a range of new options – particularly for brands and businesses. Along with […]


Content Marketing, Marketing Technologies

Make Your LinkedIn Company Page Stand Out with Visuals

September 18, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

Visual content is an important element of any digital marketing process. Indeed, according to this new infographic from LinkedIn: “When people hear information, they’re likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant image […]


Marketing Channels, Social Media Marketing

5 Tips for Handling Negative Feedback on Social Media

September 15, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

The incredible speed and fluidity of social media is a marvel of our digital age. Social media is an unmatched mode of direct connection with your audience, but it also opens up a new world of crisis management where one […]