Why Instagram Won 2016 and Snapchat Didn't

Why Instagram Won 2016 and Snapchat Didn’t

Instagram shows no signs of slowing down. The service now boasts a whopping  600 million active monthly users , and that last 100 million joined in just the past six months. Instagram’s only real competition is Snapchat. And while the latter may be the more popular teenager hangout, the real marketing takes place on Instagram. Yes, Snapchat took the industry …

How to gain social influence

How to gain social influence

Do you want to become an influencer? Having social influence means you are a thought leader and an expert in your field who has the power to influence people’s opinions. But how do you become one? In this post, I’m going to share my top tips for how you can become a social influencer. The first step in becoming an …

15 Experts Reveal How To Explode Your Organic Facebook Reach

15 Experts Reveal How To Explode Your Organic Facebook Reach

You fire your next Facebook post into the universe, you start to quiver, this has to be the one that will answer all my traffic prayers. Nothing, not even from your mom! Mega face plant! What did you do wrong? You created an epic piece of social goodness. This is a familiar story for most people sharing content on Facebook. …

Influencer and Marketing Campaigns on Social Media: Which Platforms to Use and When

Influencer and Marketing Campaigns on Social Media: Which Platforms to Use and When

Whether you or your brand have been running campaigns on social media since the days of MySpace’s Top 8, or whether you’re new to the game, there’s some important self-inventory you need to take before you put a single marketing dollar toward social media. As important as the quality of campaign content is, choosing the right social channel to run …

How We Utilized Evergreen Content to Increase Our Traffic 1

How We Utilized Evergreen Content to Increase Our Traffic 1,300% in 18 Months

Wallaroo Media was founded in mid-2012. When we formed our company, we wanted a name that was unique, fun, and brand-able. We also wanted it to have a word in it that got a lot of monthly searches that we felt we could rank for fairly quickly. So we chose Wallaroo. Soon enough, we got to #1 for the word …

How the rise of micro-influencers is dependent on AI

How the rise of micro-influencers is dependent on AI

Celebrity influencers are not the only online communicators who encourage us to buy. Data analytics studies show that micro-influencers also have a large part to play in encouraging us to purchase. But it is not only celebrities that sway us. Studies have shown that micro-influencers are 10 times more likely to influence purchases than celebrities and are changing the way …

Influencer Marketing Is A $5-$10 Billion Dollar Global Market

5 Steps To Creating An Instagram Advertising Campaign

Instagram now has more than 500 million active users who spend 23 minutes on the app every day (CNBC). Despite the platform’s large audiences, a recent survey found that only 36% of marketers use Instagram for marketing compared to 93% who advertise on Facebook (Selfstartr). As the app becomes increasingly crowded with content, collaborating with high-reach, high-engagement Instagram influencers now …

How Social Media Impacts Google Rankings

How Social Media Impacts Google Rankings

You’ve worked hard to make sure you’re creating all the necessary backlinks, keyword phrases, and additional content for your website. This works well to help your law firm rise in organic search engine results, but you still might not be rising as high as you would like. What could be keeping you from reaching that number one spot? Research shows …

How to Identify Influencers That Will Boost Your SEO Efforts

How to Identify Influencers That Will Boost Your SEO Efforts

A good ranking on Google’s search engine results page is invaluable. This is something that almost every marketer understands and is the reason why companies are constantly fighting to improve their SEO for the coveted top positions on Google. SEO has changed and evolved significantly over the past few years. Once upon a time, webmasters could use black-hat SEO tricks …

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 …