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Analyzing Content Marketing Strategies and Challenges

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We have been discussing content forever now! While it has been hailed as the king, the queen and what not, it is surprising that not much is said about its creators – the content marketers and the challenges faced by them. While we cannot deny the importance of content marketing (and that it is here to stay), the job of a content marketer has become highly challenging and demanding. With a very fine line between the job profiles, a lot of us (read: social media managers) deal with this role-reversal each day. Apart from being responsible for maintaining a highly ... Read More »

How Dunkin\’ Donuts Succeeds on Twitter

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The very first point  on how Dunkin’ Donuts succeeds on Twitter to get out of the way is that they sell delicious donuts. That is always a big #WIN for me. Beyond their product, Dunkin’ Donuts have met a level of success on Twitter that others would surely like to have for their own. Excellent Corporate Branding Dunkin’ Donuts has a great look that you see as soon as you log onto their account. They have their logo bright and in your face, and their header image is simply… mouth-watering. Look at the featured image again – this is a ... Read More »

4 Content Marketing Tools To Save Your Life

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The latest buzz word on the Social Media runway is “Content”, something that would put other aspects of this business to shame. A life without actionable content marketing tools is therefore baffling. With numerous options available today, picking up the best is a task and in our quest to provide you all with the very best, we are sharing with you all our chosen four. Percolate This tool is God sent, and quite literally too! If you are responsible for content marketing at your company or  agency, Percolate would pass as your new BFF. Key Features: Say Goodbye to spreadsheets and ... Read More »

Samsung\’s Boring Facebook Content Strategy Is A Big Hit!

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Always on the lookout for the best content strategies being executed by brands the world over, we happened to stumble upon Samsung Mobile USA\’s Facebook page. As much as most of us really like their products and after services, we found their page to be nothing short of boring in an interesting way! Interesting, because their page gives a new meaning to personal touch. And the result is what every marketer looks forward to for their brand – engagement. Lots and lots of engagement. Boring, because it\’s far too human. Here\’s a comprehensive look at their content strategy to get our point ... Read More »

Here\’s Why Brands Should Be Using User Generated Content

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Content Marketing ..is still in news! With the rise in the importance of social media marketing and SMO, content marketing has been the hot topic of conversation amongst digital marketers for some time now. However, creating unique content on a regular basis can be time consuming as well as really expensive (if you\’re outsourcing), restricting the budget for all other business promotion activities. Here\’s where user generated content (UGC) comes in to save the day! It is one of the most affordable and engaging ways for brands to produce content without having to rob the nearest bank. According to a study ... Read More »

Find Influencers for Your Brand with Keyhole

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Company: Keyhole Website: www.keyhole.co About: Keyhole is a real time social conversation tracker for some of the most popular social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Usage: This tool can be used by marketers to create effective content marketing strategies as it lets them focus on relevant keywords as well as stories trending in their audience\’s circles to keep up with their interests. Highlight: Keyhole offers a feature that gives you insights on what your brand\’s target audience is talking about, what you need to talk about on your social profiles and which keyword is the most effective at ... Read More »

5 Best Instagram Campaigns of 2014… So Far!

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Instagram is a social media platform best used with a good #Hashtag. With the right type of content, and a little bit of interaction with your followers, you\’ll be able to build trust with your social media audience, possibly go viral, and best of all – have some fun! Read on for five excellent examples from companies so far in 2014. #IAmPorter Net-a-Porter decided to promote their print magazine launch by making their news fans the stars. The magazine launched an iOS app titled “I Am Porter.” The app would turn them into a cover models for the magazine using their ... Read More »

Content Adaptation: Grow Your Online Presence Effectively

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I work with a wide variety of clients in a social media and content creation context. I have one idea that I like to use for all of them, and no, I don’t recycle my idea over and over – I recycle theirs! This concept is commonly called content repurposing or content adaptation. I prefer content adaptation. I use this strategy at its best with clients who are just starting out, and want to get going on a wide variety of social media platforms. If they come to me and want content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and YouTube…well, we ... Read More »

Adsy.me: A Tool To Increase Audience Engagement

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Company: Adsy.me Website: www.adsy.me About: Adsy.me is the first mobile web application that enables everyone to create and share mobile web applications from their smartphones. These applications are distributed as short URLs are are easy to share via text messages, email or on social networks. It is optimized for iOS 6+ and Android 4.1+ . Usage: This tool can be used by the marketers to create quick and interesting apps around their products and services to engage their audience better. For example, letting them create a customized product from the range you already offer. Highlight: The tool has a user ... Read More »

Keywords That Get Content Shared On Social Media

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The two most important things in content marketing are words (duh!) and visuals. A marriage made in heaven between these two items would surely get you the attention and virality that you’re looking for. But what keywords should you be using to attain the much anticipated traction for your articles? This infographic created by Quick Sprout sifts through the top keywords and phrases that you should be using on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ to capture the attention of your audience. The Best Words To Share On Facebook Sure, common terms like “Deals” and “Discounts” are probably the first few ... Read More »

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