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Slack has changed the way teams communicate. Managers use it to organize their teams, developers use it collaborate on code and customer support uses it to manage support tickets. The convenience and possible integrations that the messaging app offers users makes it a great tool to work with for streamlining work and making the most of your team’s efforts.
The importance social media marketing plays in long-term business growth is one of the most heavily debated topics among marketers and business owners. Answering Your Boss’s Questions about Your Social Campaigns Download Most social marketers would agree that tying social media marketing to actual business results is a very difficult task.
Every day, I hear more and more marketers pontificating about “the death of organic social,” but instead of adapting their strategies to a new and changing world, they’re clinging to old ways of thinking. If history has shown us anything, it’s that this is a mistake. Back in 2000, the CEO of a small (and struggling) DVD-by-mail service approached the CEO of Blockbuster Video about partnering.
Looking for ways to increase profits without blowing your budget? Give micro-influencers a try. Micro-influencers are individuals who have between 1,000–100,000 followers. They have significant influence on the purchase decisions of their audiences, and actively engage their fans. Micro-influencers could be the answer you’re looking for, driving more conversions at a fraction ...
The digital marketing world is changing rapidly, even as I write this. Marketers in 2017 must understand the entire ecosystem, not just topics specific to current jobs and responsibilities. But even if you check Twitter every five minutes, live by BuzzSumo, subscribe to The Skimm, and have sophisticated alerts set up, you’re bound to miss something: a social network developme ...
I am a firm believer that we make our worst decisions when we make them out of fear and lack of transparency–personally, professionally, and organizationally. As marketers, we often don’t ask uncomfortable questions of ourselves because we don’t want uncomfortable answers that will force uncomfortable actions, moving us away from what we’re used to and maybe even putting more work on our plates.
You’re familiar with influencer marketing. You already know the benefits it can offer your business. Now you want to launch your very own influencer marketing campaign, but you want to make sure you’re doing it right. Measuring Your Digital Brand Impact Download As Denis Waitley said, “Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Listening to your friends comes naturally. You want to hear what they have to say, and it’s easy: they’re sitting across the table from you at brunch, or you’re texting up a storm, back and forth. Because you are involved in this seamless interchange of information, and listening intently, you know as much about many of your friends as you do about yourself.
Last week, my boss sent over this article about Wendy’s Twitter exchange with Thuggy-D and asked me to analyze how has it impacted the brand on that platform. I collected the data for the brand’s Twitter handle, and started looking at the tweets that Wendy’s sent out in the last week. The next time I looked at the clock, I had spent over an hour just reading through their men ...
Snapchat has become one of the most used social media channels, with more than 100 million daily users and 10 billion videos shared per day. One of the key statistics that separates Snapchat from other apps, though, is the number of Millennials and Gen Z users: Approximately 60 percent of Snapchat users are under age 25, and about 26 percent are over age 25.
The Northern California coast is a beautiful place. Setting course from our home in Sacramento, my wife and I made the two hour drive to the Highway 1 junction just north of San Francisco. We wound along the the scenic two lane road, one hairpin turn after another, her eyes staring straight ahead to avoid car sickness. I once told her my dream home would be a small farm on the beach.
Marriott Hotels is one of the best-known brands in the hospitality industry. Founded over a half century ago, the brand now has a presence in 5,700 locations in 110+ countries. It is the largest hotel chain in the world. We have been tracking Marriott’s main social profile on Twitter over the last quarter of 2016 to understand how this iconic brand reaches its followers on this platform.
Does your content marketing team use social data in its strategy, planning, and optimization efforts? Probably not, and, I don’t want to be rude here, but even if your content marketing team does use social data, it’s probably not using it effectively. Budget Planning 2017 for Digital Marketers Download It’s probably not getting the most out of that data–owned, earned, and dark.
We are already four days into 2017. How are your resolutions holding up? Whatever your personal resolutions may be, it’s always encouraging to know that others are working towards similar goals. Below is a snapshot of the top resolutions made for 2017 on social media. We hope it helps you find inspiration to pursue yours. Here are some other findings from our analysis ...
If you’re like most marketing teams, your budget request for 2017 either hasn’t been formally submitted yet, or hasn’t been formally approved yet. Between the holidays, wrapping up end-of-year analysis (no pun intended), and conducting the necessary research and meetings to make sure your budget plan/request is rock solid and actually effective, it can be hard to get a budget ...
When was the last time you held a real physical newspaper? Chances are much higher that you get your daily news fix from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. This shift to digital media, accelerated by a decline in advertising revenue from print media, has flipped the newspaper business onto its head. No one is untouched, even a prestigious publication like The New York Times.
Marketers thrive on data; without it, we’re glorified guessers. It’s easy to say that you think a certain strategy or campaign would be effective, but if the numbers aren’t there to back you up, your belief is meaningless. That’s why we’ve seen an explosion in the popularity of different marketing analytics platforms and dashboards designed to track and analyze different marke ...
Facebook Live has been a huge success thus far, with incredible data coming out of various studies and research into the tool. Turns out, people love live video. With over 1.71 billion monthly users on Facebook, your audience is practically endless. 2017 Digital Marketing Predictions From the Experts Download Today we’re going to look at five incredible stories of how othe ...
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