Whilst a well-targeted Facebook promoted post may yield positive return on investment and a celebrity endorsement on Twitter might increase your follower count; to take your brand to the next level, it’s likely that a combination of tactics is needed. As you know, social media is a super-noisy place to exist as a..
As a digital marketer, you’ll be well aware of the importance of conveying the value of your work to clients or your seniors. Putting in the hard work and generating great results should be what you spend your time doing, but communicating all this in your monthly reports is equally, if not more, important. ..
Unless you’re the proud owner or marketer of a truly unique business, the social networks will be littered with your competitors. There are some conflicting views on how you should deal with your competitors, particularly on Twitter and Instagram, when the interaction between accounts is commonplace. Should I follow my competitors on social media? Should..
We’re addressing the subject on most people’s minds when it comes social media marketing – what’s the return on investment (ROI) of social media? It’s a completely valid question and one that social media marketers should be comfortable answering. Companies part with hundreds of thousands of pounds on billboard advertising over a motorway and have..
One defining factor making it easier for larger brands to attract social media followers is their popularity offline (in real life!). These brands are what we call ‘cool by association’ and this is one of the major advantages they have over smaller, lesser-known brands. However, both large and small brands must learn to utilise..
The world of technology has become the force for change in today’s society. Virtually every process of our daily life is being scrutinised and improved by tech companies around the globe. New platforms are creating market efficiencies and new technology is enabling the human race to do things they’ve never done before. But what..
The social media marketing landscape is ever-changing. In general, it’s getting harder and harder to grab the attention of your target audience and build their trust. However, there’s a great tactic that’s virtually guaranteed to improve the return on your social marketing and it’s all to do with how you target your audience. In fact,..
What constitutes ‘great social media’ varies wildly across sectors. This month our founder Jodie Cook discusses social media for financial planners with Financial Planning Today magazine and you can read the interview plus Jodie’s dos and don’ts for financial planners below. We thought we’d add our expertise on the subject, here, too. Advertising in..
It’s a fact of modern life; people use social media to complain and leave negative comments. This represents a challenging time for businesses because such complaints are made in the public domain and could be brand damaging. For some businesses, these issues can be too much to deal with and they end up deleting their accounts…
Instagram is a truly mercurial social network. It has a great track record of brand building for both consumer products and individual profiles whilst some brands still shun its viral power. The truth is, for some businesses, Instagram is not the best platform to showcase its products nor grow its brand. For others, however, it is..