Print advertising, email marketing, social media and reputation management informational blog from direct response marketing industry experts and digital strategists at Moving Targets. The goal of our blog is to deliver best practices for business to consumer marketing, retail sales growth, branding and customer retention.

Instagram launches multi-photo swipeable galleries

Instagram launches new gallery feature.

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 […]

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Use Valentine’s Day contests to heat up your social mentions

Valentine's contest

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 […]

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One app to rule them all? Instagram continues to battle Snapchat for primacy.

Instagram vs. Snapchat

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 […]

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The Tricks and Treats of Using Social Media to Promote your Halloween Party

Free social media event promotion webinar

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 […]

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