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The State of Social Media in China

Jan 4, 2015 - As we dive into the new year, here's a rundown of the top five social media platforms in China. Comments

How to Launch Your B2B Social Media Presence: A 30-Day Plan

Social Media Sharing Dec 23, 2014 - This monthlong plan will help you develop a social media presence for your brand without having to pay for followers. Are you ready to get started? Comments

Getting the Most Out of WeChat for Travel Marketing

shutterstock-214783084-chinese-travellers Dec 21, 2014 - WeChat offers the global tourism industry and brands an opportunity to establish connections with Chinese tourists without having to have a presence in China. Comments

Data Deconstruction: Understanding Complex Social Influences

big-data-action Dec 17, 2014 - When you deconstruct and simplify your complex data patterns, you can better understand the data and build better social media marketing programs. What are you waiting for? Comments

Digital Predictions for Thailand and Southeast Asia in 2015

shutterstock-179008973-thailand-sea-2015-predictions Dec 16, 2014 - Instagram ads will be hugely popular in Thailand and the region - this is just one of several predictions columnist Nick Annetts is making going into 2015. Comments

Looking Back on Lessons From China's Singles Day

03oct14-andy-radovic-shutterstock-149807798 Dec 15, 2014 - Alibaba's Singles Day figures were mind-blowing, but the challenge for many brands is how to properly integrate digital into the business management process to benefit from e-commerce in China. Comments

5 Ways to Make Your Online Store More Social

5-ways-to-make-your-online-store-more Dec 10, 2014 - As the social commerce sector continues to grow, make sure you're working these tips into your online retail strategy to stay competitive. Comments

3 Reasons Why Employees Want to Tell Your Story

employee-advocacy-megaphone Dec 5, 2014 - Getting your employees to promote your brand is a great way to boost engagement with consumers. Here are three reasons why they should want to speak up. Comments

What's Next for Twitter Advertisers: Video, SEO, & Expanded Audience

Twitter Money Dec 4, 2014 - In the coming year, look for a focus on native video, SEO, and syndication from the social media platform. Comments

Reaching Millennials With Snapchat

snapchat logo Dec 3, 2014 - Many brands are finding Snapchat to be a great place to reach the coveted Millennial generation. Could it work for you? Comments

The Difference Between Like and Love

subscriber-love-shutterstock-57283450 Dec 3, 2014 - While "likes" on social media may be nice, what marketers, and in turn social networks, really love, are key sources of first-party data: email addresses. Comments

6 Brands That Are Killing It on Instagram

instagram-collage Dec 2, 2014 - These six brands are showing how the social media platform's visual capabilities can be used to engage consumers more effectively than other platforms out there. Comments

2015 Trend to Watch — The Social Homecoming of Brands

Social Media Sharing Dec 1, 2014 - As competition on traditional social platforms grows fierce, many brands are realizing that they can create engaging social spaces for consumers on their own websites. Comments

Is Facebook a Waste of Money for Marketers?

facebook-like-button-light-blue Nov 26, 2014 - There has been lots of noise lately surrounding the effectiveness of marketing on social channels. But don't be fooled - your brand does indeed need to maintain a presence on social platforms. Comments

A Single-Minded Approach to Online Sales in China

shutterstock-201634802-china-shopping Nov 23, 2014 - Alibaba's Singles Day on November 11 was a boon for brands and retailers in China – but what are the long-term benefits for the rest of the year? Comments

5 Best Practices for Successful Sweepstakes and Instant-Win Promotions

online-contest 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

How to Drive Conversions and Traffic on Twitter? Website Cards

twitter-logo Nov 19, 2014 - SMBs can use Twitter's Website Cards to help drive traffic to their site through the platform. Here are tips for how to use the feature effectively. 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

Alibaba Proves Itself on Singles Day, Again

20nov14-singles-day-andyradovic-alibaba-pic Nov 17, 2014 - Alibaba netted $9.3 billion on this year's Singles Day on November 11, and mobile was a key point of sale. 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

The Real Marketers Shift From Social Media to Content Marketing

content-marketing-megaphone 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

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