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.


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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Breaking down the major marketing moves of 2016

2016 marketing efforts

In a past post we created an overview of what we believed would be the hottest trends of 2016. So, which ones were spot on? And did we miss any major players? Let's explore the hottest marketing moves of the year.


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E-book: Guide to Snapchat Marketing

Snapchat Marketing

Everyone that has set-up a Facebook page for their business has done so for one reason -- to get more business. There are a few steps that happen before Facebook fans can turn into real business. First up, building up your Facebook audience.


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Facebook introduces post drafts and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Facebook introduces post drafts They have started to allow Page Admins to save drafts of their posts, a great feature for pages with more than one administrator. All posts can now be saved as drafts, edited and posted whenever you like. You can […]


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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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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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Facebook improves its search and other social media news


Social media changes every day. Here are some important updates you need to know about… Facebook is improving its search on mobile devices. The mobile search doesn’t work as well as the Graph Search on desktop, so Facebook is testing improvements. Facebook has exclusive data (like posts and friends’ reviews for places nearby) that could […]


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Social Media News Update – 04/29 to 05/05


Every week, you can come here to check a short update of the latest social media news and changes small businesses should be aware of. Here is what happened from 04/29 to 05/05: Social media news for your small business marketing success   Foursquare is splitting in two apps: one app will maintain the Foursquare […]


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