The Future of Social Media

The Future of Social Media

Ah, the future. We all want to know it. We want to get a ‘jump on the competition’. We want to ‘be ready’. I get asked all the time, what’s the future of social media? Where is it headed? What will be the next big thing? I’ve been working in social media since social media was born, so I guess I’ve seen the way the tide works and I’m as qualified as anyone to look into the proverbial crystal ball. Right or wrong, here are my thoughts on where the future of social media is headed in the coming years.

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6 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Achieve Your Marketing Strategy

6 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Achieve Your Marketing StrategySocial media seems like one of the channels you need to be involved with to keep up in today’s business world. It has extended the power of branding to consumers who can quickly share their thoughts and experiences with your brand, favorable or not. While having a social media presence is important for your business, equally important is how you curate your content and ensure that it aligns with your overall marketing strategy. Assuming you’ve already established your ideal user(s), here are 6 tips on how to leverage social media to benefit your marketing strategy:

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Facebook LIVE and Your Business Strategy

Facebook LIVE and Your Business Strategy 3It is predicted that by the year 2020 nearly 79% of all internet traffic will be video based (cisco). With this much online video content, you will need to stand out. What better way is there than to go LIVE! Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Periscope are social platforms that currently provide LIVE video services. The social media world is always changing. In order to stay on top, businesses need to utilize these video features. Some companies have gone LIVE featuring product launches, holiday events, behind the scenes footage, and clips of their company culture. If you are just entering the LIVE video community, I believe Facebook LIVE is the best option for your business. It is the best option as it notifies your current Facebook followers that you are LIVE as well as provides you with the opportunity to reach new customers.  Facebook LIVE helps humanize your brand, allows for real time interactions with viewers, and provides memorability. Below are a few key benefits that Facebook LIVE will have on your Business Strategy when implemented properly.

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Online Marketing & The Dater: Our Valentine’s Day Special

Online Marketing & The Dater: Our Valentine’s Day Special 1As Marketers we must think of how to effectively promote our clients and brands each day. We want to find the best way to reach our target audience while keeping the brand message in mind. For us, this strategy does not end when the work day is complete. We bring this idea into our personal lives when thinking of our online presence.  We often think of how we want others to identify us when posting to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This same concept can be applied to your dating life. Over the past few years, online dating has become the norm.  With new dating sites and apps emerging each month, there are many sites to join depending on what you are seeking. Options range from Tinder to Bumble, Match to eHarmony, and FarmersOnly to CatholicMatch. These websites all have track records for leading you to the perfect date. Even though these websites differ, there is one thing that each user needs to remember. You MUST market yourself efficiently and effectively to find success in online dating. Below are 4 marketing tips to help you find the perfect Jack to your Rose, Sally to your Harry, or Lorelei to your Luke.

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4 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

4 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

 

Social media marketing can help you build your brand, increase your inbound traffic and enhance your customer experience — at little or no cost to you.

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