We’re officially into the swing of 2018 and with the first quarter winding down, it’s time to evaluate how your social media strategy is working. There is no better way to start than to compare last year’s efforts to this year’s efforts. Knowing this information will help...

There’s no question that Facebook leads social networks when it comes to innovation, especially when it comes to ad-buying offerings on the network. For years, brands have been looking to tie social media marketing efforts to physical, in-store traffic. A feat which has been difficult...

It’s a new year, and that means new goals. New Year’s resolutions have long been a means to set expectations for ourselves, and looking at social conversations around resolutions, 2018 has been no different. Conversations about resolutions began to see an upward trend starting on December...

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...

Clients often ask us how their channels look, and how a social media marketing strategy could help. This post will walk you through some of the key aspects to answering those questions. Measurement & Benchmarks The first step is looking at how your social media presence...

One of the key advantages social media has over other marketing channels is the ability to get feedback from consumers in real-time. For more traditional marketing channels, like television, print, etc., it can take weeks or months gather insights from a campaign and then even...

The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired. While some platforms excel in certain aspects of analytics reporting,...

You’ve seen the headlines. “Social Media Predicted (insert disaster/major event here)”. However, it seems these headlines only appear after an event takes place. What if we evaluate social media for trends to predict the future? Could current trends about topics tell us what might be...

With thousands of people attending live events, both in-person and online, it’s extremely important for your brand to develop good social listening techniques. The social conversation exists whether your brand chooses to participate or not, so it’s critical to be able to listen to the...