One thing I have learned this past year is the value of Facebook groups for my business. And I should point out, I'm not suggesting you start your own Facebook group. I'm not saying you shouldn't, either. If you have something fantastic to bring to your audience, creating your own group may make sense for you.
But what I want to focus on today is how you can simply join Facebook groups that are filled with your peers and target customers, and start building authentic relationships that will organically help you grow your business and your blog.
In today's workplace many marketers, brand managers and business owners main focus is to stand out, be seen and heard from the millions of messages bombarding consumers on a daily basis. Thinking of ways of creating something memorable, which will stick in the minds consumer's, often looking at differentiation tactics to do so.
I'm sure most people will agree, it is hard to pinpoint what will work and won't work, sometimes we get lucky while working with great brands is also a big help. Startup businesses and entrepreneurs would find it a bit harder, however, research provides some great answers, in Professor Jonah Berger's groundbreaking work and a Content Marketing must read the book; Contagious, Professor Jonah Berger talks about the 6 principles called the STEPPS concept, on why things catch on.
As part of their ongoing efforts to evolve the platform into a multi-billion dollar eCommerce machine, Pinterest has announced another update their ad platform, with the introduction of ad groups for campaigns.
If you’ve advertised on almost any other social platform, the structure will be familiar – ad groups enable you to have more control over how your campaigns are run by testing variations of your creative content and focusing on different audiences, while still being able to track your wider campaign performance within one set.
Snapchat allows users to send and receive self-disappearing photos, videos, and text. In a short period of time, Snapchat has become one of the most popular social media apps. Additionally, Snap Inc., recently valued at $25 billion, is poised to become of the biggest startup IPOs in 2017.
Snapchat has over 60 million daily active users in the U.S. and Canada, making it more popular than Twitter. Additionally, an average user spends 25-30 minutes per day on the app!
As we near the end of the first month of 2017, we're also nearing the end of the period of predictions and prognostications of what's coming next.
But we've got one more for you - and it's a good one.
The team at MDG Advertising have put together this new infographic which looks at five of the biggest trends they expect to see in social media and digital marketing in 2017.
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