How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement

How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement

The key to Instagram engagement is TIME. Visual storytelling and conversation starting combined with the right mix of when to post and what to post creates Instagram gold.   T – Time Are you posting at the right time? Are you giving Instagram enough time to make a difference? I – Intent Time to stop your random acts of posting on …

Facebook’s retargeted ads broadened to include rivals’ site

Facebook’s retargeted ads broadened to include rivals’ site, app visitors

Almost two years after Facebook rolled out a way for advertisers to retarget people checking out products on their sites, the social network is adding the ability to extend that retargeting to people checking out products on other brands’ sites and apps as well as their Facebook followers. Facebook’s Dynamic Ads can now be used to retarget people who check …

4 ways to use LinkedIn to land your dream job

4 ways to use LinkedIn to land your dream job

Whether you’re switching positions or embarking on a PR career, finding a job can be challenging. We have the internet, which makes certain aspects of the mission easier, but it’s still hard to go through the extensive résumé and in terview processes to find that perfect position. Using the right resources can make things a lot easier. LinkedIn was built …

How to Promote Your YouTube Channel Like a Pro

How to Promote Your YouTube Channel Like a Pro

Video marketing has exploded tremendously over the past few years. It’s easier than ever to create high-quality videos and quickly upload them to YouTube using just your iPhone. But simply creating videos doesn’t necessarily guarantee anyone is going to watch them. You need to figure out how to promote your YouTube channel if you want to be successful. Not sure where to start? Don’t …

20 Ways to Grow Your FB Live Audience

20 Ways to Grow Your FB Live Audience

In April 2016, Facebook launched its new Facebook Live (FB Live) feature. Like competitors Meerkat and Periscope, FB Live features streaming video. Users tap the live stream icon on their smartphones and use the phones to broadcast to their timeline. The current system has a 30 minute limit. After broadcasting live, users can then save the video to their timeline. …

How Snapchat will change the music industry in 2017

How Snapchat will change the music industry in 2017

It started with a Twitter video, announcing: New music coming Friday. Then, an Instagram video—revealing a beat, and some lyrics.  But when globally famous pop star Ed Sheeran wanted his fans to experience the first true listen of his new music, he turned to Snapchat. With an augmented reality lens, people could put on a pair of sunglasses, surround themselves …

Turning Passive Audiences into Brand Evangelists

Turning Passive Audiences into Brand Evangelists

So you’ve garnered the social media following and you’ve received a decent number of likes. Now it’s time to turn both into what you really want: An army of brand evangelists. Because you have nothing if you don’t have brand ambassadors. Brand evangelists (not to be confused with celebrity endorsers) are everyday customers who promote your product and message, both online …

3 Questions To Ask Before You Create a Facebook Ad

3 Questions To Ask Before You Create a Facebook Ad

Advertising is part of our everyday life. Whether it’s billboards on the freeway, ads on the side of a bus, or inserts in your newspaper, businesses are always vying for your attention. Facebook is no different. Facebook started supporting advertising soon after it launched in February 2004. As the platform has grown and matured over the last decade, so have …

8 Tools to Enhance Your Customer Experience On Mobile

8 Tools to Enhance Your Customer Experience On Mobile

You love your customers, right? If you do, you want to make sure that everyone you serve feels like the most important person in the world. You don’t want to be the business that sends people running into the arms of your competitors (and 44% of US consumers will switch who they do business with because of poor customer service). …

Why Twitter Won't Be Around in 5 Years

Why Twitter Won’t Be Around in 5 Years

The favorite social networkof our 45th President might not even live to see the end of his first term. While Facebook has been on a rocketship of fiscal growth, the userbase ofTwitterhas remained largely stagnant over the past couple of years. Many experts (and shareholders) feel that Twitter isn’t long for this world — and I agree. Twitter has failed …