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Billion-dollar Messaging App Kik Takes on Google, Facebook With Cryptocurrency

Several million teenagers with digital wallets<p>Kik is giving teenagers a wallet and an allowance.<p>For the unfamiliar, Kik is one of the largest …

Cryptocurrency

Sony's new discovery idea: Curating the curators

Discovery remains the most intractable problem facing the industry in the digital era - Sony's The Creators system deserves a closer look

Gaming Industry

2 Effective Social Media Marketing Strategies for Your Business

Posted By Francis Rey on May 25, 2017 | 0 comments<p><i>S</i><i>ocial media marketing</i> differs from <i>social media</i>. Some of the main differences include the …

Social Media Marketing

Another social media marketing campaign just went horribly wrong

What started innocently enough as a giveaway of free soccer tickets to the UEFA Champions League final took a turn for the worse thanks to a handful of online trolls.<p>Walkers, the snack company that brings the UK its flavored crisps and other treats, started a social media campaign Thursday, asking …

Social Media Marketing

Why Authenticity In Marketing Matters Now More Than Ever

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>For brands — just as for celebrities, politicians and anyone else in the media spotlight — scandals, PR mishaps and social media slip ups are nearly impossible to keep off the connected consumer’s radar. As a result, brands no longer have an option other than …

Marketing

Using Social Media to Promote Your Service Business: 5 Dos and Don’ts

According to research from The Drum, Facebook influences more than one-half of people’s online and offline purchases. Social media has become such a …

Social Media Marketing

6 More Reasons You Can’t Ignore Social Media Marketing

Social Media is one of the top online activities. Social Media updates and searches direct more traffic to websites than Google search and over 70% …

Social Media Marketing

Here’s the One Social Media Strategy That Works on Any Platform

In the early 2000s, I was the drummer for a small rock band. I also booked the shows. I realized early on that success as a rock band — just like …

Marketing

'Snap' to It: 5 Tips to Improve Your Snapchat Marketing

Don't be fooled by its often silly exterior -- when it comes to marketing, Snapchat is the real deal.<p>When Snapchat first took the mobile world by storm, most people assumed it was just another teenage fad. Six years and a $16 billion valuation later, one of the most talked-about IPOs to date has …

Marketing

What Are The Best Times To Post Content On Social Media?

When it comes to social media, timing plays an important role. You only want to post an update when people are online and want to engage with them. A …

Social Media Marketing

Tips on social media marketing from Facebook

VA Tech Wabag wins $105.5 mn order from Dangote Oil Refining JK Paper lines up $100 mn in capex; IFC to invest $50 mn in programme<p>Mobile is …

Social Media Marketing

6 Tips to Using Social Media for Content Marketing

When it comes to digital marketing, content plays a vital role and rules all other methods of online promotions.<p>Content marketing is the fastest …

Digital Marketing

4 Content Marketing Lessons to Learn from Netflix

Even if you're not in the media business, there's a lot to learn about how Netflix approaches content and goes about amassing an audience.<p>If there’s any content marketing prodigy that you should pay particular attention to, it’s Netflix.<p>Very few companies have led the spawn of an entire industry, …

Netflix

Instagram Is Facebook’s Secret Weapon, and It Can Be Yours as Well — Here’s How

In April of 2012, much of the world was scratching its head when Mark Zuckerberg acquired Instagram for $1 billion. Today, with its user base growing …

Social Media Marketing

How You Can Rise Above the Social Media Noise

Whether you’re building a brand on social media, marketing a business event, or campaigning for a cause, you’re fighting everyone else for space — …

Social Media Marketing

How to post Google Photos' awesome animations to Instagram

If you use Google Photos, you know the service is so much more than just the best way to store and back up all your photos and videos into the cloud.<p>Using advanced machine learning, Google Photos can intelligently identify people, places, and things — and it's all easily searchable. One of the …

Apps

The Rise and Continuing Evolution of the Digitally Native Vertical Brand

Technology, social sharing and shifts in buying behavior are transforming retail.<p>We’re experiencing a notable transformation in U.S. retail where ecommerce is starting to displace physical retail. Online sales in the United States are expected to reach $523 billion in the next five years, …

eCommerce

How Pinterest will escape the advertising traps that snared other social media platforms

Pinterest believes it can reinvent the wheel when it comes to discovering things online, both for users and advertisers alike.<p>"What we're basically …

Advertising

10 Tips To Help You Successfully Promote Your Blog Content On Social Media

You have an idea. You produce a great article and hit the publish button. Is that enough?<p>The answer to that question is most definitely NO. It’s not …

Digital Marketing

Three Ways Your Marketing Team Needs to Use Social Insights

Social media's importance in the sales/marketing funnel is by now undisputed, but visibility into the insights each platform can provide is often …

Marketing

Social Media's Impact on the Nature of Popularity

There aren’t many aspects of the human experience that haven’t been affected by the mass proliferation of social media over the past decade. From our …

Kylie Jenner

Notifications from Instagram, Messenger, and Facebook now shown in one place

Why it matters to you<p>If you can't live with all those little red notifications, Facebook's decision to collect all its apps together with cross-app …

Facebook

How to Win at Social Media Without Letting It Destroy Your Brand

Psychologist and social marketer Dr. Rachna Jain says, “social media is changing the foundation of the ways we relate.”<p>Many agree that it’s crucial …

Social Media Marketing

How to Create Shareable Content

<b>Your Content Better Be Engaging</b><p>Gone are the days when you could download a free keyword tool, pay a ghostwriter $4 per article for something barely …

Digital Marketing

5 Digital Marketing Trends You Should Be Paying Attention to in 2107

When it comes to digital marketing, content is still king. Content marketing comprised 20.3% of the digital marketing techniques implemented so far …

Why content marketing is going Hollywood

Brand storytelling is no longer just a content marketing buzzword, especially as consumers demand more compelling narratives, authenticity and …

The 5 Stages of Content Marketing Development

Your journey from beginner to skilled practitioner<p>In my online business I teach entrepreneurs how to use content marketing to start and grow a …

Will AI Eventually Take Over The Content Marketing Industry?

For the past several years, marketers have been eager to adopt more “automated” solutions. And for the most part, such solutions have been positive acquisitions. Automated software takes over tedious or low-skill tasks that would otherwise prevent marketers from doing more important things, and can …

Digital Marketing

How To Bring AI In Your Digital Strategy NOW

<b>faOnboarding AI chatbots to your digital strategy will improves engagement and support, boosts brand visibility, and increases brand satisfaction.</b> …

Chatbots