When I try to explain my job, especially to someone outside of social media, I usually get the question: “So, you are on Facebook all day?” While that is true, there are many other aspects to what I do all day. My role isn’t as...

The concept of “influencer marketing” is nothing new. For decades, brands and the advertising industry have gravitated toward using the notable, famous, and controversial as the face of their product endorsements. The thought process was that celebrities, due to their famous nature, were trustworthy enough...

Hunting for the perfect content creators for your social media strategy isn’t always an easy feat. When your client’s needs venture far from the realm of family, food, or beauty, it’s time to get especially creative in your search. In the world of content creators,...

The many paths to achieving strong social media game are unique for every client. When we’re onboarding new clients, one of the most important questions we ask them is how they are structured and what their approval process is. This gives us valuable insight into...

After several months of waiting for global roll-out of Facebook Reactions to Newsfeeds, the emotion-focused emoji that serve as an add-on to the Facebook Like button have launched in the U.S. As marketers, you may have lots of questions about how this may impact your current or...

When it comes to launching a new product for your brand, there are three waves of planning: pre-launch, launch, and post-launch. Social media can play a key role in each of these waves, as we experienced with our Women's Beauty Brand client in 2014 when they launched...

There's an allegory attributed to the Cherokee about two wolves doing battle inside people for control of their soul. One wolf represents evil and one wolf represents good. Which wins, the story asks? The one you feed. While my daughters giggled uncontrollably when I told them this...

2016 is undoubtedly going to give rise to a handful of new and seemingly viable social channels. As that happens, it’s normal to ask yourself: “Which social channels should my brand be on?” Actually, it’s not just normal, it’s necessary. We’re of the school of thought...

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...

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...

It’s hard to believe we are wrapping up another year, but before we get too far into planning for 2016, let’s take a look back at what we learned in 2015. There were many insights gained this past year, but we'll focus on the following...

The results are in, and nearly all marketers agree that some sort of social media is needed for a successful overarching marketing strategy. But what defines a good social media strategy and how is it best used to reach business objectives? [br] As marketers, we are often asked to take...

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