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#UseYourPower: WWF Singapore Goes Digital to Boost Pledges for Earth Hour

Mar 6, 2014 - The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore rolls out its largest digital campaign for global environmental event Earth Hour, including a partnership with the cast of the upcoming film "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Comments

Facebook Introduces New Policies to Restrict Gun Sales

facebook-f-2013 Mar 6, 2014 - Facebook is jumping into the gun rights debate by creating new clear policies regarding the gun sales on their social media platform. The aim is reportedly to stop what people say are rampant illegal gun sales. Comments

E-Commerce Meets Hashtags With Chirpify’s #Actiontags

chirpify-tv-2 Mar 6, 2014 - Chirpify's #Actiontags allow consumers to respond, opt-in, and buy with social posts wherever they find brand messaging, including TV, print, in-venue, and online. Comments

State Farm and DDB Kick Off Neighborhood Assist 2014

sf2 Mar 5, 2014 - The philanthropic social initiative is accepting up to 4,000 submissions through March 23 and will distribute 40 $25,000 grants. Comments

The Top 3 Ways of Selling on LinkedIn in 2014

linkedin-logo Mar 5, 2014 - How do you take advantage of all that LinkedIn offers as the network takes on a new face in 2014? Here are my top three tips for selling on LinkedIn for 2014. Comments

We’re All Mobile Marketers Now

mobileads Mar 4, 2014 - Time spent on mobile has eclipsed desktop/laptop use for people in the U.S. and parts of Europe. So if you're running digital marketing programs or posting to Facebook, you're a mobile marketer now. Comments

Saks Doles Out 6-Second Beauty Tips in #Saksin6

saks-in-6 Feb 28, 2014 - The video initiative features quick, six-second makeup and beauty video tutorials available on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Comments

Sprint’s Oscars Twitter Party Invites the Whole "Framily"

sprint-blogimage-final-withr Feb 28, 2014 - To push its new plan for the modern American family, Sprint is partnering with HelloGiggles to host a virtual Oscar party on Twitter that invites the whole "framily." Comments

Employee Advocacy Doubles Effectiveness of Marketing

hiring-talented-employees Feb 28, 2014 - Employee advocacy is the marketing channel your team needs to amplify the reach of that content, and double the effectiveness of your marketing program. Here's how to set up an employee advocacy program. Comments

LinkedIn China: Opportunities for Marketers?

linkedinchina Feb 27, 2014 - Rand Han, Resonance China's founder and managing director, thinks LinkedIn will create a content vehicle customized to China, but a Forrester analyst is skeptical that its content will rise above existing competitors. Comments

Facebook Update Shows Page Posts Tagged With Other Pages Liked

Facebook Page Tagging Feb 27, 2014 - If you follow or like a Page on Facebook, and another Page tags that page on Facebook within their own post, there's a higher likelihood that you'll see that post in your feed, even though you haven't liked or followed that brand or business. Comments

Identity Management and Data Management Platforms Take Center Stage in 2014

data-management-shutterstock-147256514 Feb 27, 2014 - It's not hard to see why DMPs are enjoying rapid growth and success, as they allow marketers to easily access online behavioral and advertising metrics (i.e. conversions) and consolidate them with first and third party data from multiple channels. Comments

GoDaddy Lets Small Business Owners Pitch Danica Patrick at 125 MPH

gd-social-0003-danica Feb 26, 2014 - GoDaddy is extending its focus on small businesses beyond the Super Bowl via The Big Leap, a campaign that asks consumers to watch videos of business pitches and vote for their favorites. Comments

Your Corporate Website Is Dead — but Social Audiences Can Bring It Back to Life

shutterstock-120646564 Feb 26, 2014 - Brands should turn to their social audiences, who can provide content that is authentic, constantly changing, and often beautiful and unexpected, to invigorate their corporate websites. Comments

Facebook to Abandon Its Email Service in March

facebook-homepage Feb 25, 2014 - Facebook will retire its @facebook.com email service in March of this year. Instead, it will reroute Facebook emails to a user's primary email address. Comments

10 Ways Your Brand Can Stand Out on Twitter

twitter-bird-blue-on-white Feb 25, 2014 - Success on Twitter takes time as well as a deep knowledge of the best practices that only comes with experience through trial and error. Keeping an eye on what others are doing on the channel is an excellent way to learn the latest strategies and tactics. Comments

Twitter Launches Marketing Platform Program, Plans Branded Cinema Series

twitter-marketing-platform Feb 24, 2014 - The rebranded Twitter Ads API is now a one-stop shop where businesses can find partners that offer features beyond those available from Twitter Ads. In addition, Twitter Amplify is teaming up with a national cinema network to create a weekly show that incorporates tweets and Vines. Comments

What’s Up With Facebook’s WhatsApp Acquisition?

whatsapp Feb 24, 2014 - The real reason for the acquisition is that any site that moves people away from dependence on Facebook also chips away at its ability to sell ads, which makes up most of the company's revenue. Comments

Facebook’s $19 Bn for WhatsApp: Crazy or Genius?

whatsapp Feb 21, 2014 - Was the whopping $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp a totally crazy move on Facebook’s part? Or was it genius? Comments

Heineken and Foursquare Debut Soccer Heat Map

heineken-ucl-promotion-national Feb 20, 2014 - Heineken has teamed up with Foursquare to create an interactive heat map for U.S. soccer fans watching UEFA Champions League matches. Comments

How Can Facebook Advertisers Combat Fraudulent Likes?

Percentage of 'Likes that engaged this month Feb 20, 2014 - After making it harder for Facebook Page owners to gain followers organically, advertisers are paying Facebook to generate likes, but finding non-existent engagement. Now what? Comments

 

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