Social Media Marketing: HP finds its voice on Snapchat and sees a 10x increase in engagement

Social Media Marketing: HP finds its voice on Snapchat and sees a 10x increase in engagement

When venturing into Snapchat, a new social media platform for HP, the team knew they had to create a content plan, while also challenging themselves to put up on-the-fly content. Through over a year of consistently testing what worked with users and what didn’t, HP finally found a voice on the platform and a steady source of engaging content. See …

8 Tips to Build a Brand in the Age of Social Media

8 Tips to Build a Brand in the Age of Social Media

Is your brand being represented the way it was intended to be on social media? Social media being used for an endless list of reasons, one of which is by brands seeking to engage consumers and raise awareness around their brand. Social media offers content marketers the chance to build their brands through direct interactions with consumers. However, social media …

Twitter launches “Explore

Twitter launches “Explore,” a new home for Moments, trends, search and live video

Twitter’s Moments feature, which allows users to tell stories through a collection of tweets, is no longer going be front-and-center in the Twitter application. Instead,Twitter will today replace the Moments section with a new tab called “Explore.” This area will serve as the home for finding out what’s happening on Twitter, including trends, Moments, search, and featured live video streams. The change will …

5 Ways To Grow Employee Brand Advocates

5 Ways To Grow Employee Brand Advocates

This is a time of synergy: Viral is the new normal, everyone is a brand (whether they know it or not), and smart organizations are turning to employee advocacy. They’re leveraging the selling power of their most valuable spokespeople: employees. This vibrant interconnection between employers and employees is enabled by the new order of social media, among other forces. A global study …

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 …

27 Expert Opinions About The Top 3 Social Media Networks in 2017

27 Expert Opinions About The Top 3 Social Media Networks in 2017

Highly regarded on the world speaker circuit, Lilach has graced Forbes and Number 10 Downing Street. She’s a hugely connected and highly influential entrepreneur. Listed by Forbes as one of the top 20 women social media power influencers and was crowned the Social Influencer of Europe by Oracle and the number one Influencer of the UK by Career Experts. She …

Snapchat Plays a Role as Influencer Marketing Expands in Germany

Snapchat Plays a Role as Influencer Marketing Expands in Germany

Snapchat users in Germany are overwhelmingly young, and most are keen to keep up with at least some well-known personalities, according to a study by Professor Claudia Gerhards, Ph.D., and students at the Hochschule Düsseldorf (HDE) produced in cooperation with digital strategy agency whylder. Teens dominated Germany’s Snapchat audience, the study found. Nearly two-thirds (65.7%) of users in the four …

What 8 Brand Storytellers Have to Say About the Content People Want to See

What 8 Brand Storytellers Have to Say About the Content People Want to See

At its core, all marketing is storytelling. But new digital platforms—from video to Snapchat to VR—are providing brands with more powerful tools to build compelling narratives that engage and delight consumers. We asked the sponsors of the Brand Storytelling conference, taking place at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, to share their insights on what brands need to do to become …

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

President Obama is the first “social media president”: the first to have @POTUS on Twitter, the first to go live on Facebook from the Oval Office, the first to answer questions from citizens on YouTube, the first to use a filter on Snapchat. Over the past eight years, the President, Vice President, First Lady, and the White House have used social …