In early 2017, Instagram announced its new multiple-image posting feature, also called a 'carousel'. The option enables you to post up to 10 photos in a slideshow or album, which provides a range of new options - particularly for brands and businesses.
Along with the proven success of Instagram Stories, Instagram multi-image posts are growing in use - no doubt you've noticed them yourself, images with the 'stacked' icon at the top right in the preview stream.
Creating a holistic digital marketing strategy can take months, while effectively executing that strategy - after tweaks, minimal fails and multiple learning curves - can take up to a year.
One stage often omitted from this important process is monitoring your competition. Watching your competitors online can provide a range of benefits, including identifying market opportunities, connecting with companies you should be cross-promoting, back-link insight, ad targeting options and more.
Visual content is an important element of any digital marketing process. Indeed, according to this new infographic from LinkedIn:
"When people hear information, they're likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant image is paired with that same information, people retained 65% of the information three days later."
Facebook is launching a new ad product which looks to expand on the best elements of the traditional marketing catalogue approach.
As first reported by Business Insider, the new units are called ‘lifestyle templates’ and will take the user from a News Feed add to an interactive display unit, with each of the featured products in an image shown beneath.
Social Media and its evolution into an effective digital marketing medium have changed the face of customer connection and promotion. Social platforms have advanced well beyond their initial beginnings, growing into all-encompassing tools for connecting, browsing, shopping - you name it.
These days, brands need to have a social media marketing strategy in place - but in order to maximize the potential of social, your business also needs to be doing more than just posting and sharing content.
Content discovery app BuzzSumo recently added a new feature that could provide significant help to those looking for new content ideas – and importantly, ideas that resonate with their target market.
The new tool, which adds to BuzzSumo’s expanding list of features, is called ‘Question Analyzer’, and it helps provide relevant context by crawling ‘hundreds of thousands of forums, as well as sites such as Quora, Reddit and Amazon’ in order to pinpoint the key questions people are seeking answers to on any topic or niche.