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.


Snapchat announces ads and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Snapchat announced that ads are coming soon. Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s CEO, said that users will see ads on Snapchat in the near future. Viewing ads will be optional as they will not be present throughout the network. Ads will show up only around the company’s “stories” […]


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LinkedIn improves Pulse and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… LinkedIn improves Pulse app to make it easier for users to consume and share news. LinkedIn created a new design, with more prominent images and titles, to help users find more interesting content.  “If you’re visiting LinkedIn through your laptop, you’ll finish […]


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Yelp is allowed to change ratings and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Court rules that Yelp can change ratings for money. Many business owners have heard this from the Yelp advertising team, and now a federal court says it’s legal to do. This is sad news for businesses, but it’s also a […]


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LinkedIn acquires Bizo and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… LinkedIn acquired Bizo, a marketing company that offers tools for B2B companies, including targeted display advertising, social advertising, re-targeting, multi-channel tools and social advertising analytics. The purchase had a hefty price tag of $175 million. LinkedIn hasn’t yet revealed what […]


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Foursquare makes major updates and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Foursquare introduced a new logo and other major changes. Since its split into two apps (Foursquare and Swarm), the company has been changing features and content on the platform. Now, Foursquare has announced that it is moving away from check-ins and focusing more […]


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Pinterest rolls out better analytics and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Pinterest rolled out detailed analytics to help businesses see how pins are performing and to identify what on your website has been pinned the most. You’ll be able to see stats, including impressions, clicks, re-pins and what’s driving engagement. You can […]


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Social Media News Update


Every week I post a short update the latest social media news and changes small business marketers should be aware of. Social media news for your small business marketing success:   Facebook added Like button on apps: so people can easily share anything from apps to their Facebook timeline. The new button is available only […]


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Social Media News Update – 05/13/2014


Every week I post a short update about the latest social media news and changes small businesses should be aware of. Social media news for your small business marketing success   Facebook changed names of Admin Roles: now called Page Roles, “managers are now called admins, content creators are editors and Insights analysts are analysts”. […]


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