Tag Archives: engagement

Are your Employees your Best Social Media Marketers?

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In this digital age of chronic information ODs and super-aggressive marketing, customers are often left reeling. Where do they look, what do they buy, how do they choose? There’s just too much going on and everything is literally shoved in their faces, through various channels and outlets. In such a scenario, how can you make your product stand out? Well, I think it can be as easy as giving your brand a simple human touch. Thanks to social media, your employees are literally your best brand advocates. Come as they do with their multiple social connections, they can be your ... Read More »

The Facebook Q&A For All! Get Your Q&A Strategy Ready

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Facebook has been coming up with a lot of changes in their Facebook algorithms and their general look. The latest to get introduced is the Facebook Q&A feature. This feature has been available to some pages and will be available to all by July 10. Individual accounts with over 10,000 followers are going to have the privilege of using this feature as well! Yes, it is for the popular. From the beginning of time (as far as I can possibly recall), the social network has been conducting Q&A sessions on the pages of celebrities, but the page administrators have never ... Read More »

Get The Vine Shine! The Steps to Success on Vine

It Is Time To Make Vines.
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Six seconds. That’s all you need to promote your brand on Vine. A video sharing app from Twitter is getting bigger and bigger by the day, and some brands are really shining on this platform. All you need to do is make a short looping video, share it on other platforms like Twitter and Facebook, and bask in its success. The video social network may not seem business friendly for social marketing, but there are opportunities for engagement and retention waiting to be explored. We are accustomed to the long storytelling videos on YouTube and Instagram, but Vine is going ... Read More »

The Magic Dust Of Storytelling

The Year Of Storytelling!
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When a brand sticks to only promotional ads, they get scrutinized for not being entertaining enough. With fidgety users as me, these promotional ads suffer from the ‘skip ad’ syndrome. All of us have skipped one ad or the other, haven’t we? (Admit it, I did too!) It’s what catches the eye that we wait long enough to buffer and the marketers seem to have gotten the point. An advertisement is considered great if it nudges the viewer to buy. But when the viewers are hooked on to story boards, it’s time to do a retake on the marketing strategy. ... Read More »

Flipagram: Bringing Brandastic Moments To Life!

Bringing Brandastic Moments To Life!
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Are you someone who suffers from a News Feed filled with Bitstrips? You might just have to deal with another craze – Flipagram is set to rule Facebook! The latest to top charts in the App Store, it is easily available to iPhone and Android users for FREE. This isn\’t just another form of Instagram. Flipagram enables you to make short “video stories” – image slideshows with background music of your choice. The video lengths can vary from anything between 15 to 30 seconds and you can pull in photos from all possible platforms. Talk about reel life becoming more ... Read More »

Lets Edit Tweets On Twitter!

Twitter to roll out their \'edit\' feature soon!
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Rumor or not, but the tweeting bird seems to be spreading the news of a possible edit feature that Twitter is planning to roll out very soon; whether this ‘word’ has some base or not, no one knows. But media blogger, Matthew Keys says that according to his sources, the feature would look something like this: “Once a user publishes a tweet, an ‘edit’ feature will be present for a limited amount of time [Twitter is still currently working out the length of time the feature would be available]. The feature would allow a user to make ‘slight changes’ to ... Read More »

Jon Loomer Simplifies Facebook Ads

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Jon Loomer – the Professional who was not let down by his lay off, even after years of experience; and saw it as an ‘opportunity’ to make a difference. The site that started as a bilateral resume, looking for ‘good’ job openings, has now revolutionized into a full-fledged consulting and digital tutorials destination. Today, Jon Loomer is a digital marketing consultant with a sui generis viewpoint on social media. His rendezvous with Facebook began in 2007 and carries on till date. The blog offers daily tips and touches upon breaking news to make sure you don’t miss a step while ... Read More »

Festive Cheer: The Social Way!

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Once into Social Media, you are forever ‘on the job’ – even during the ‘holidays’! Work never slows down during the festive season; but the slog hours do. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s bring with them a short respite for all those who are ponderously into Social media as part of their job or as a hobby/ passion. When the festive season approaches, all brands worry about one thing – how are they going to manage their social images – whether they should post new content or give it a miss for few days – what content will attract people ... Read More »

Stop Using Facebook Hashtags. They Suck.

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If you haven\’t been paying attention – hashtags are no longer just a “Twitter” or a “Pinterest” thing. The latest to join the hashtag bandwagon is Facebook, having rolled out their first phase of global use of hashtags on June 12, 2013. Quick crash course: Hashtags are basically used to help organize timely conversations around popular topics, such as current events and public personalities. It is just another form of tagging someone in your post, even though they aren’t your “Facebook Friend”.  The technology may seem young, but its use dates back to the early days of IRC, where hashtags ... Read More »

Facebook\’s New Like and Share Buttons Lead to Higher Engagement

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Of late Facebook has been on an overhauling spree, from its News Feed algorithm to the significant change in their embedded posts display; the changes just don’t seem to cease! To add to the confusion, which seems to be Zuckerberg’s forte, Facebook is rolling out some new “like” and “share” buttons. Facebook encourages people to make their posts public and share newsworthy content, and hence, optimizing this feature was very important – considering the new Facebook News Feed algorithm prefers to display more relevant and timely content. The social network announced the redesign of its “like” and “share” buttons, on ... Read More »

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