Who are social media influencers? Think of the last time a friend of yours went on and on raving about a product. Even if you hadn’t heard of that product or weren’t previously interested, this influenced you to think about buying it as well. This thought process is exactly why influencer marketing works. Behind this phenomenon are the social media influencers themselves.CONTINUE READING
Facebook launched in 2004 as an “online directory that connects people through social networks at college”. If we had told a Fortune 500 like Walmart that one day the social network would not only be worth more than it, but that they would be investing thousands and thousands of dollars in ads on the platform, they would have laughed. But here we are: social media has taken over the internet.CONTINUE READING
The best part about social media websites? They’re free. It costs nothing to post about your product on your brand’s Facebook and Twitter pages or announce a new service on your LinkedIn. If you do decide to dive into the world of paid social, the cost is marginal compared to the amount of money companies pay to produce TV ads or print campaigns.CONTINUE READING
So you want to start a social media marketing campaign. Of course, you do! The average person spends nearly two hours (approximately 116 minutes) on social media every day.
That is a total of 5 years and four months over a lifetime – longer than the typical person spends in high school or college. Woah!
This makes social media a big piece of the puzzle of success for businesses and brands – and can be extremely profitable. However, many struggle to understand where to start, and it’s understandable. With countless platforms, posting methods and trends it can feel like you have endless options. We’ve created this handy social media marketing 101 guide to help you learn the basics.CONTINUE READING
When it comes to marketing in 2018, size matters…Therein lies the problem. You’re attempting to compete with the big budgets and colossal marketing teams of the chains to dominate the digital space (let’s be real: print marketing will only take you so far these days). The key ingredient to digital marketing success is social media success.
Therein lies the problem. You’re attempting to compete with the big budgets and colossal marketing teams of the chains to dominate the digital space (let’s be real: print marketing will only take you so far these days). So, how do you even the playing field and pack a punch that rivals the heavy hitters like Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Wyndham?CONTINUE READING
Could Social Media Have Saved Detroit? While many point to the 1967 riots as the cause of Detroit’s decline, The D’s demise actually started in the 1950s. With The Great Depression and World War II in the history books, the 1950s should have been prosperous. And from afar, perhaps they were.CONTINUE READING
What is Social listening? Social listening can provide your company with major insights into what your audience wants from you on your social media sites. With the right tools knowledge and social media strategy development, you’ll be able to perfectly edit what it is you’re posting to have the biggest impacts.
Social listening, in a sense, is a way to eavesdrop on your target audience, and use that information to create the products that they want.CONTINUE READING