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Cause Marketing Climbs to the Next Level

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If you strike a chord with the heart, the mind will follow. With brands, it’s no exception. There are ample examples of cause marketing by brands for some years now. We have all seen ads, posts, promotions urging us to buy, like, share something and an equivalent value, fixed by the brand, will be donated in some social cause or charity. If we were already a loyalist of that brand, we felt good about it while buying the product or service. Even if they were not our brands of choice, a like or share did not cost us anything, so ... 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 »

Amazon US Tops the Traffic Chart on Pinterest for Winter 2013

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When it comes to social media success stories, Pinterest tops the list with its rapid growth. Nearly four years old, Pinterest grew from having 50,000 to nearly 17 million users in 9 months and is currently hosting over 70 million users. With the success of the network expanding, retailers have been seeking many ways to leverage Pinterest marketing to increase their visibility, brand reach and sales. In a recent study conducted by Searchmetrics, it has been revealed that the Amazon Pinterest Page tops the list with the highest traffic since the beginning of this holiday season. Searchmetrics’ statistics show that ... Read More »

Facebook Reach Declining? It\’s Not Your Fault.

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If you’ve noticed a dip in the organic Facebook reach on your Facebook page lately, you’ve most likely been panicking like most social media marketers around the world. It’s a well known fact that as your page grows, the organic reach (number of people a post is shown to without promotions) tends to slowly dip. However, of late a multitude of Facebook pages have been showing massively decreasing Facebook reach stats – except for a special few. Not that there is any decline in the quality of the content on their page, it’s just Facebook playing with the newsfeed algorithm ... Read More »

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