• Brands are testing shoppable videos on Instagram Stories and Snap Ads

    Brands posting ephemeral content on Snapchat and Instagram Stories can now expect to not just drive engagement but also sales. Brands including Birchbox, Dr. Brandt Skincare, GoPro, Beautyblender and SheaMoisture are testing a new shoppable video layer offered by video company MikMak that lets users purchase branded products on Instagram Stories and Snap Ads with a single URL.

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  • Interview with David Braun @TemplateMonster

    With over 22,000 design templates and 20 million paying customers, TemplateMonster is one of the largest web design marketplaces on the Internet. While there are tons of similar services out there, TemplateMonster was one of the first companies to introduce ready-made templates and themes into the market. And at the center of TemplateMonster’s success is their CEO David Braun.

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  • How to Create a Social Media Marketing Content Plan in 7 Steps

    Want to connect more with your target audience? Wondering how to deliver relevant social media content consistently? Planning your social media content delivery keeps your marketing on-message, making it more likely that you’ll reach your business goals. In this article, you’ll discover how to create a social media marketing content plan for your business.

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  • 5 Social Media Marketing Techniques That Will Help You Sell Art Online

    If you're an art fan with a desire to start your own online store you will be happy to find online services such as Shopify. However, setting up your shop doesn't take nearly as much time and effort as marketing it. Typically, marketing your product is easier if you have a unique style which sometimes can make it sell itself.

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  • Is Strong Social Media an Effective SEO Strategy?

    Social media can be a great way to expand your company’s marketing reach and connect with people to boost your business. Is it, however, all that great as an SEO strategy? Will focusing on social media really help you dominate rankings? Let’s take a look. Being a Leader (While Gaining Followers) Search engines like Google use innumerable factors when ranking pages and search results.

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  • Will Google Start Giving People Social Media Influencer Scores?

    Will Google Start Giving People Social Media Influencer Scores? 04/27/2017 by Bill Slawski Leave a Comment A patent granted to Google this week tells us about social media influencer scores developed at Google that sound very much like the scores at Klout. In the references section of the patent, Klout is referred to a couple of times as well, with a link to the Wikipedia P ...

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  • Facebook begins retargeting potential travelers with ads featuring flight info

    Here’s why, after the next time you check flights online, an ad flagging a seat on a specific flight might land in your Facebook or Instagram feed. Facebook has begun retargeting people looking to travel with airfare-promoting ads, the company announced on Thursday. Called Dynamic Ads for Travel for Flights, the program extends to airlines the same industry-specific retarget ...

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