The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

Linkedin just gave its desktop UI the full Beverly Hills makeover. This wasn’t a nip-and-tuck or a light rhinoplasty. It was a shave-some-bone-and-redistribute-some-toochis-fat overhaul to make the professional social network look like its frenemy, Facebook. It is a welcome upgrade to a kludgy design that even company co-founder Reid Hoffman once conceded “needed work.” The site is cleaner, faster, and a whole lot easier …

Why are big brands still searching out successful digital strategies?

Why are big brands still searching out successful digital strategies?

Some big brands are still looking for the best way forward in the transition to digital and are facing a variety of challenges along the way, including internal issues, the need for more dynamic media approaches and the pressure to stay up-to-date in a quickly evolving space. Digital marketing has been an adjustment for all companies, but, in a way, …

How to Generate 75% More Social Media Traffic When You’re Not Popular

How to Generate 75% More Social Media Traffic When You’re Not Popular

There are more social media platforms than ever before, but not nearly enough marketers are taking advantage of most of them. Let me ask you a question. When you see the words “social media platform,” what name comes to your mind? I’m willing to bet it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Maybe for you, it’s Pinterest, Snapchat, or even YouTube. I realized …

6 Reasons Marketers Should Be More Involved in Customer Experience

6 Reasons Marketers Should Be More Involved in Customer Experience

Net new customers. It’s the marketer’s highest calling. And yet, as marketing functions grow increasingly complex and intertwined, new customers are only one piece of the puzzle. Among the many hats we wear, from managing public perception to influencing product development, marketers also play a significant role in servicing existing customers. As more and more companies recognize the strong link …

The Best Kept Secret of Social Media Video & Influencer Marketing

The Best Kept Secret of Social Media Video & Influencer Marketing

The future of marketing is here, and here at Solarity Studios, we know that Influencer marketing is not only a cost effective marketing approach, it’s actually critical to the success of a brand’s overall marketing strategy. Utilizing influencers to educate their audiences about a brand is more effective than any other form of marketing. While on the surface, influencer marketing seems simple, it is …

How to Analyze Twitter Data for Increased Results

How to Analyze Twitter Data for Increased Results

Want massive engagement, traffic, and reach? Check out these 11 Types of Content you need to be sharing on Twitter! The first thing you need to know is what tools will help you analyze your data.  Fortunately, there are quite a few platforms which let companies measure Twitter data easily and effortlessly.  Here are a few noteworthy ones: A few years ago Twitter Analytics was introduced, …

Customer success is the key to business growth

Customer success is the key to business growth

Many companies would report they run an effective customer service function, yet how many can provide tangible evidence that they manage the customer or client experience through a systematic and proactive approach? Typically the responsibility for customer service is split amongst various in-house teams and there is no overarching coordinated system to manage it. This by no means de-values the …

Instagram Hacks: 44 Tricks and Features You Probably Didn’t Know About

Instagram Hacks: 44 Tricks and Features You Probably Didn’t Know About

Instagram users Like 4.2 billion posts every day. Let that sink in: 4.2 billion. That’s a lot of double taps. It’s no secret that Instagram is a power player in the world of social, but with a whopping 600 million active monthly users and 150 million daily users on Stories alone, it’s clear that businesses can’t afford to ignore the …

Content Marketing Strategy: Considering Existing vs. New Customers

Content Marketing Strategy: Considering Existing vs. New Customers

When developing your content marketing strategy, plan to create content toward both your existing customers and prospective ones still learning about your company. One of the biggest content marketing mistakes made by enterprise marketers is creating content suited toward everyone, instead of personalizing content to different segments of your audience. “The key difference between content marketing created for new vs. …

Working Together in Perfect Harmony: Digital Advertising + Content

Working Together in Perfect Harmony: Digital Advertising + Content

Content marketing has emerged as an incredibly effective way to arm consumers with the information they seek and need, increase brand awareness, enhance engagement, and ultimately inspire action and conversions. As TopRank Marketing CEO Lee Oddenlikes to say: But the kingdom iscrowded. According to Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProf’s 2016 benchmark reports,88% of B2B marketersand76% of B2C marketerssay they …