I recently submitted a piece of content that had met the client’s exact specifications. I knew it did, because we’d talked about the topic beforehand and followed a client-approved outline. We’d developed many pieces of content for this client before, so I knew that this piece would be one they’d like.
And then they didn’t.
In fact, they disliked the piece so much that they insisted we scrap the whole thing and write something else entirely.
The update Twitter users have longed for is finally here - images and links at the end of tweets will no longer take up any of your precious 140 characters.
The change opens doors for much more in depth communication on the social media network - Twitter was always designed to be used with phones, but back when Twitter started we only really had SMS which would start to split messages at 140 characters (hence the character restriction). But it’s 2016 now, and I’m so glad Twitter has implemented new updates that keep the core of the network alive, while giving us a little more wiggle room.
Google has announced that they'll be penalizing sites that use an interruptive pop-up, especially those that cover a significant amount of content.
Can I get a Yay? Yay.
Known in the web marketing and SEO worlds as interstitials – collectors of email addresses and more – pop-up messages are often frowned upon by visitors, creating a barrier to content as people enter a website.
Google and Apple have both updated their browsers to enable mobile video ads to autoplay with the sound off. "This could be a big deal for web video," JW Player's Jeroen Wijering said.
Snaplytics has unveiled an Influencer Tracking Platform that gives advertisers and influencers more campaign performance analytics on Snapchat and includes an influencer matching feature. The product will be free for influencers, but marketers will be charged.
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