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Digital marketing platform Twitter successfully enlisted large brands like McDonald's, Chevy, and Verizon as regular early advertisers. Small businesses are also getting onboard.

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The Real Marketers Shift From Social Media to Content Marketing

Nov 14, 2014 - Instead of starting with a social media strategy, smart marketers must first think about great content and then think about how to fit it into their various social media channels. 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

Whirlpool and Upworthy Tug at Heartstrings to Pull in Shares

whirlpool Nov 12, 2014 - Whirlpool has extended its "Every Day, Care" campaign to social sharing site Upworthy by creating two new videos meant to encourage viewers to thank their families for everyday expressions of love. Comments

Twitter Sets Its Sights on Chinese Brands With New Hong Kong Office

twitter-logo Nov 11, 2014 - Twitter's strategic decision to open an office in Hong Kong will create a stronger digital marketing channel for Chinese brands looking to go global. Comments

Victoria’s Secret’s "Perfect Body" Campaign Is Far From Perfect

body-by-victoria-bras-supersoft-sexy-comfort-victoria-s-secret Nov 10, 2014 - The lingerie brand’s "Perfect Body" campaign prompted an angry reaction on Twitter. What could the company have done to avoid the backlash? Comments

Monty the Penguin Breaks Records, Wins Christmas

sam-and-monty-screenshot Nov 7, 2014 - British department store John Lewis has released its 2014 holiday ad, titled "Monty the Penguin," which beat last year's ad in terms of number of initial shares and caused merchandise to sell out within hours. Comments

JBL Cross-Social Campaign Centers on #CordFail

shutterstock-57189250 Nov 7, 2014 - Audio electronics brand JBL is promoting its wireless headphones by having consumers share their corded headphones mishaps, also known as #CordFail, on Twitter and Vine. 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

Online Shoppers Will Find Best Deals on Thanksgiving Day

shutterstock-160880582 Nov 6, 2014 - According to Adobe's annual holiday shopping predictions, Thanksgiving will have lowest prices and most mobile commerce, while Cyber Monday will still reign supreme for online shopping. 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

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

What #AlexFromTarget Can Teach Us About Seizing Social Opportunities

shutterstock-84711226 Nov 4, 2014 - On Sunday, a tweet about Alex, a Target employee, became a hit on social media, making the teenager an instant celebrity and providing Target with the perfect chance to grab some good press. Comments

Lessons Learned From 10 Terrific Tweets

learn-chalkboard Nov 4, 2014 - Many brands have mastered the art of marketing through Twitter. Check out these 10 examples and see what you can apply to your own social media efforts. Comments

Fake Twitter Profile Reveals Consumer Engagement Levels [Study]

The Twitter bird logo in blue on white Oct 31, 2014 - Using a fictional fashion brand's Twitter profile as a case study, Isobar found consumers' perceptions of the brand were altered by number of followers and tone of voice. Comments

Twitter and IBM's Partnership Means Better Data Solutions for Marketers

Twitter Money Oct 30, 2014 - Twitter and IBM have partnered to combine Twitter's firehose of social data with IBM's analytics in an effort to offer business solutions to marketers overwhelmed by social data. Comments

It’s Time for Brands to Capitalize on News Consumption Trends

digital-news-content-shutterstock-117984556 Oct 30, 2014 - As more and more consumers get their news online, and specifically from social media, brands must learn to react in real-time. Comments

Taco Bell's New App Lets You Order From Your Phone

taco-bell-store Oct 29, 2014 - To draw attention to its app, which was just released nationwide after a beta-test in five California locations earlier this year, Taco Bell blacked out its social media accounts. Comments

Facebook, Pinterest Drive Social Traffic, Clipping Twitter's Wings

Social Media Sharing Oct 28, 2014 - Facebook accounts for the year's largest share of referral traffic, and Pinterest is a distant second. Meanwhile, Twitter has seen its referral traffic slip drastically in the past year. Comments

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