Since Snapchat launched six years ago, a lot has changed and not just with app updates. At first it seemed like an app just to send goofy photos back and forth to family members. It evolved into something more that inspired creativity and Snapchat influencers...

This week, our very own Director of Analytics, Ryan Sweeney was featured in Adweek, Facebook continues to test image recognition capabilities, and Snapchat’s ad revenue forecast is lowered. All that and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. What Works for Brands (and What Doesn’t) on...

When natural disasters strike, priorities shift, and we see brands across virtually all industries make an effort to provide aid and relief in whatever ways they can. We see major brands like Amazon, Walmart, Duracell, Verizon and others stepping up and helping out. Today, however,...

When it comes to placing media on social, media buyers have a choice: buy directly or through third-party software. Not sure which platform to use? The comparisons below can help you determine which buying platform is right for you. Process: Depending on how many campaigns you’re...

Ever since Facebook changed the organic content algorithm in 2013, paid media support has been an important part of social media strategies. There are two strategies for approaching paid media buying: directly from the platform or through third-party software companies. This post will look at...

Across the industry, ROI and tying social to business objectives are consistently reported as top challenges in understanding the marketing effectiveness of social media. With the amount of available social data growing every day, marketers are consistently reporting struggles with showcasing value, often due to...

While Microsoft and Google bet on influencers, the FTC clamps down on influencer marketing; and LinkedIn hedges bets on new audience network… in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Influencer restrictions are here to stay. Last week the FTC released updated guidelines for how...

There’s plenty of big money to make big moves in the beer business. Enough for extravagant Super Bowl ads. Enough to create cans for every NFL team in the league. Enough to change your name to America. And while that money may pay for these...

The great Dr. Seuss once said, “You have to be odd, to be number one,” and while this quote can be interpreted many ways, to me it has always meant that to be the best, you must not be afraid to be a little quirky....