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5 Best Practices for Successful Sweepstakes and Instant-Win Promotions

Nov 21, 2014 - Creating a shareable online contest with instant gratification is a great way to boost engagement with consumers. What are the best ways to do this? Read on to find out. Comments

Salesforce Bolsters Social Studio for Integration Across Departments

Social Media Sharing Nov 20, 2014 - Sales, marketing, and customer service teams will be able to make use of social data from more than 1 billion sources. Comments

What Are the Most Shared Ads of 2014?

online-video-advertising Nov 20, 2014 - A new report from Unruly shows the most shared ads of the past year, with several spots from the World Cup leading the pack. Comments

Building Customer Loyalty With Social Media

customer-loyalty Nov 19, 2014 - Beyond awareness and acquisition, you can measurably build your business using social media. Comments

Facebook vs. YouTube – Who Will Win the Video Advertising War?

online-video-advertising Nov 18, 2014 - New data suggests that Facebook is earning many more video views than YouTube. Is this due solely to autoplay, and how should marketers react? Comments

Facebook to Ban Overly Promotional Posts in News Feed

facebook-like Nov 17, 2014 - Starting next year, marketers who post overtly promotional content will see a significant drop in their organic reach. So how should industry participants respond to the ban? Comments

7 Pieces of Social Media Advice From 2007 That Still Matter Today

Social Media Sharing Nov 14, 2014 - Even with all the changes the social media world has seen in the past seven years, there are still several basic pieces of advice that hold true. Comments

An Introduction to Social Media in Hong Kong

shutterstock-141266803-hong-kong Nov 13, 2014 - If your target market is Hong Kong and social media figures as a critical part of your marketing plan, here’s an introduction to the social landscape in this world city. Comments

Miami Dolphins Embrace Yo App - Will Other Brands Follow Suit?

yo-logo Nov 13, 2014 - By adopting Yo into their social strategies, brands can offer content through push notifications delivered directly to users' locked home screens, which is very valuable marketing real estate. Comments

Less Than 20% of Internet Users Account for 82.4% of Video Shares

online-video-1 Nov 13, 2014 - Although a small percentage of consumers actively share content on the Internet, those sharers are extremely active and could prove to be valuable targets for marketers. Comments

Is Ello a No-No for Brands?

ello-logo Nov 13, 2014 - The budding social platform has made it clear that ads aren't welcome, but should brands attempt to create a presence on Ello anyway? Comments

Yahoo to Rival AOL, Google, and Facebook With Acquisition of BrightRoll

shutterstock-179539388 Nov 12, 2014 - The Internet giant has agreed to purchase video advertising platform BrightRoll for nearly $640 million in cash. Will the inclusion of BrightRoll help Yahoo claim leadership in the programmatic video space? Comments

SAP Harnesses Facebook Data to Boost Personalized Marketing

Facebook thumbs up Nov 11, 2014 - Marketers will now be able to better target campaigns with the use of customer data on HANA. Comments

Facebook Makes It Easier to Remove Brand Posts From News Feed

facebook-mobile-blue Nov 10, 2014 - The social network offers a simple way to can uninteresting brands, friends, and Pages. Comments

5 Tips to Get Your Brand Noticed Online in 2015

online-branding-agent-cy-online-marketing Nov 10, 2014 - Online branding is an important component of digital marketing, so here are five tips for getting your brand noticed in 2015. Comments

Fake Profiles Are Killing LinkedIn’s Value

fake-stamp Nov 7, 2014 - It's time for social networks to require users to authenticate their identities, and LinkedIn should take the lead. Comments

Indonesia and Instagram: Ready For E-Commerce Takeoff

instagram-collage Nov 6, 2014 - Indonesia is a country with a passion for social media, and Instagram is the latest platform being embraced by online retailers to market their wares. Comments

Real-Life Reactvertising: 3 Ways to Boost Your Trend-Based Marketing on Social

social-data-understand Nov 6, 2014 - Reactvertising is the art of responding as quickly as possible to news and current events in an effort to stay top-of-mind with consumers. Comments

Has Facebook Lost Its Mojo as the Best Place to Reach the Mobile Youth?

facebook-mobile-blue Nov 6, 2014 - Which is the best social platform to reach Millennial (and younger) digital natives on? Is it still Facebook? Comments

Does Social Sway Elections?

Popularity and Influence Winning a Presidential Election Nov 5, 2014 - This year, more voters than ever used smartphones and social media to keep up with political news, while hashtags like #IVoted became status symbols for Facebook and Twitter users. Comments

Facebook Puts Ban on "Like-Gating"

facebook-dislike2 Nov 5, 2014 - With brands no longer able to instruct users to like pages as a way to unlock content or enter contests, industry experts say they will have to engage consumers in more authentic ways. Comments

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