By Melissa Carney and Megan Emerick Social media seems to change everyday, so much so it is hard to even imagine what we could see coming into play this year. While we know there will be new opportunities, there will also be further development and strides within existing elements in the social space. Here are […]
January is often a time to set goals and bask in the excitement for the start of a new year. It’s also an opportunity to think about what is in store in the coming months. Our higher education teams regularly interact with clients and stay current on what’s happening in the industry. We’ve done our homework and here are […]
It is no secret that LinkedIn is a powerful tool for B2B social marketing. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute, 94% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to distribute content and believe it is the most effective of any social marketing platform. This belief is not unfounded; the 2015 B2B Buyers Survey Report revealed […]
Today’s teens are immersed in the digital space using mobile devices and laptops to access information, conduct research and find entertainment. Smartphones are extensions of their arms and they use them to manage every aspect of their lives. It’s probably no surprise to anyone that Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are their preferred channels. So how […]
By Kellie Harrington and Ashleigh Mavros In our previous post, we shared some of the latest changes to Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Part Two focuses on updates to Pinterest, Twitter, Meerkat and Periscope.
Get real. That was my takeaway from a day at Content Marketing World 2015 spent with dozens of communicators who work in higher education. Authenticity was the buzzword. It’s the glue that bonds people to brands. There was great dialogue about how colleges and universities can connect with their target audiences, and there are many […]
The increasing use of social media by companies to communicate directly to employees, clients and customers during a crisis should be applauded. Being open and transparent to those key constituencies via social media may help a beleaguered company recover from a serious situation and perhaps help avoid a disaster. It may not in other instances […]
By Kellie Harrington and Ashleigh Mavros As social platforms rapidly evolve, it’s important for us to stay up-to-date with the latest changes and how they can impact brands. In our first Social Media Roundup, we are taking a look at the new (and constantly changing) updates that have been implemented across some of the major social […]
What do Delta, Crayola and Chipotle have in common? All three brands were hacked on social media in the last six months. And not just “forgot your password?” hacked, but NSFW hacked.
Unfortunately the answer to that question is… not yet. But, it’s coming. Soon! Instagram launched advertising for select partners in 2013. Since that time, the pool of partners has grown, but it has not expanded to include any and all brands — although it may seem that way if you are a frequent user.