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September 4th, 2018

rweber

Instagram TV is Here

Co-authored by Rebecca Weber and Justin Henriksen
We are so excited that Instagram TV has finally launched. One piece of the puzzle that seemingly has been missing from this platform is long-form vertical video. For marketers and businesses, this can build upon the growing need and proven success of sharing consumable content, which will impact your brand and bottom-line revenue. Read More

August 22nd, 2018

dmoore

I guess, if you’re gonna Twitter …

For better or worse, Twitter is still a thing. I’ve been a user since early 2008. Since then, it’s where I’ve learned about breaking news (Michael Jackson’s demise),  local matters (traffic issues and weather alerts) and, of course, my favorite topic, advertising.
A few recommendations on worthwhile advertising Twitter accounts to follow: Read More

August 8th, 2018

rweber

Social Selling – A Sales Strategy That Sticks

When consumers want to learn more about a business, where do they turn? Here’s a clue – the answer is no longer a three-inch yellow brick of a book that ends up on your doorstep. Read More

July 2nd, 2018

rweber

The Hot, Heavy and Here-to-Stay Social Media Call-Out Culture

With great power comes great responsibility.” – Uncle Ben, Spiderman
Thanks to the internet, a seemingly never-ending social unrest, and our ability to make a global impact with just a few keystrokes, consumer power is at its height. Read More

June 12th, 2018

leah-lonowski

The Internet of Monkeys is B-a-n-a-n-a-s

The internet can create an illusion of interconnectedness. Similar interests (music, sports, pop culture, etc.) connect people. That’s not new news. These connections take a part in shaping our society by creating, merging and shifting subcultures. Since the introduction of the internet and social media, it has become much easier to zone in with those similar to us. Which is fine, to a degree, but it presents this new opportunity to shut out the rest. Read More

April 2nd, 2018

Kayla Eggenberg

Why the Financial Industry Should Embrace Social Media

When you think of how to approach a social media strategy for a financial institution, the words ‘creative freedom’ probably don’t pop into your head. But while there may be additional guidelines and restrictions when it comes to the social media space for the financial industry, content published doesn’t have to be dull or tiresome. Read More

March 29th, 2018

rweber

Facebook Algorithm Apocalypse

“I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions.” – Mark Zuckerberg, 01/11/2018
They’re calling it the Facebook Apocalypse. Though the world hasn’t ended since Facebook’s big announcement, brands are seeing changes in how often their content is shown to followers. Read More

March 20th, 2018

jwulff

Is the Younger Generation Waving Good-Bye to Facebook?

Does the saying “out with the old, in with the new” apply to Facebook? It is understood that technology is always changing, but does that mean that Facebook will lose an estimated 2 million users under the age of 24 in 2018? According to eMarketer, it does. Read More

February 13th, 2018

rweber

Shopping for Social Snake Oil

“When you have a lot of followers but not a lot of engagement, it looks weird. Instead of a good first impression, you are starting the business relationship communicating that you can’t attract a real following, so you’ve bought fakes to boost your social status.” – Oliver Talamayan via Forbes  Read More

February 12th, 2018

Kayla Eggenberg

Sprout Sessions Recap: Social Influencers Are Here to Stay

The world of social is constantly changing and evolving. To keep up with all the latest news and trends, social media coordinators and managers need to stay on their toes. For Bozell, that’s where Sprout Social comes in. As the ultimate social management tool, this nifty software allows for time-effective coordination of social platforms for all clients – including monitoring, reporting, engaging and strategy-building. Read More