There’s no denying that social ad spending is on the rise. In fact, according to eMarketer, 2016 is expected to generate $13.43 billion in social ad dollars, with social networks set to account for 20 percent of U.S. digital ad spending. Social giants like Facebook and...

What were you doing over the holidays? Although many trimmed the tree and got into the holiday spirit, millions of people decided to immerse themselves in Netflix’s most recent binge-worthy phenomenon – the 10-part documentary series Making a Murderer. The show follows the controversial case...

Is your brand Facebook obsessed? It's hard to avoid the behemoth social network. Many brands make it their top priority for all of the right reasons. Particularly brands with limited resources who aren't quite sure they are able to spread them across managing multiple channels. However, there is...

The podcast bug seems to have really infected everyone. It only took a decade or so. And Serial. And a dude in a garage who interviewed the President of the United States. But it’s here. Since it’s here, we wanted to share a few favorites...

As the New Year draws nearer, your Feeds are likely blowing up with 2016 social media trends. However, brands need to be careful not to jump on the bandwagon, or try to implement too many initiatives at once. The key is to stay true to your...

Although the weather has made it feel more like spring this past week, the reality is 2016 will be here any day. This means that the time has come to once again reflect on our lives and create the infamous New Year’s resolution. Okay, resolutions are not...

Last week we discussed the top social media predictions for 2016, buzzwords and their meanings, and hosted a webinar looking at trends for next year.  This week, I’m setting aside the rosy outlook machine, and instead focusing on the social media trends and buzzwords that...

How quickly Q1 sneaks up on us. Just as we’re pre-heating the oven for turkey, it’s time to plan out the new goals and accomplishments for the next year. Whether you’re working with a new social media agency partner or an internal copywriting team, there are...

If you have anything to do with your brand’s social media marketing, chances are you’ve heard these buzzwords a time or two…or twelve. Below I break down some of the most common social media buzzwords and what they mean. 1. Organic: A non-paid piece of content....

Ready or not, it’s holiday time. As a brand, it’s important to understand what your consumers' path to purchase looks like as they gear up for the holidays. Some key questions one might consider are items like; how consumers are deciding on gifts, where they actually purchase these gifts,...

Pinterest takes silver in terms of social media referral traffic, second only to Facebook. That traffic becomes integral to retailers and other brands during the Holiday Season. Here are five tips for how to ready and optimize your brand's Pinterest presence for the upcoming retail season. 1. Use...

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