Each year, marketers wait with bated breath for Mary Meeker’s annual report on internet trends. Released last month, her 2017 version features 355 slides packed with data and insights about the status of technology, marketing and advertising and where those industries are heading. If combing through this 355-page report sounds exhausting, not to fret. We’ve […]
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Instagram recently introduced the ability for users to share up to 10 photos in a single post. Available for ads and organic content alike, it rolled out to users Feb. 22. With this update, you can select up to 10 images or videos to include, similar to how albums work on Facebook. Galleries are marked […]
The clock is ticking down to the holiday that’s meant to melt your candy heart, and you don’t have to be Tiffany’s to take advantage of the Cupid-fueled publicity. To inspire your own Valentine’s Day promotions, we’re highlighting five contest types to help you think outside of the heart-shaped chocolate box. Keep these contests short […]
Social media marketers aren’t the only ones chasing big goals in 2017. Just three weeks into the year, we’ve seen several feature updates as Instagram and Snapchat, in particular, battle for supremacy on users’ home screens. Instagram monetizes Stories. Instagram is making headlines once again, as they report their Stories feature is up to 150 […]
What is the number one trick for making your social media posts as effective as possible? The answer is timing.
Social media is a strong marketing tool but which platforms generate the most return for your efforts?
Hosting big events around major holidays has long been an effective way for businesses to boost sales. It’s a no-brainer for business owners and marketers: you’re always looking for new opportunities to boost sales and build brand awareness, and your customers are feeling festive and looking to have a good time. Halloween parties are the […]
Social media continues to be a hot-and-cold topic for marketers in virtually every industry, as the conversion, click through and engagement rates have been difficult to pin down at best.
Here are three more Instagram tips for auto shops to attract followers and strengthen audience engagement.
As with all social media sites, there is a series of "don'ts" associated with corporate Instagram accounts that companies of all sizes would do well to follow.