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Twitter Touts Branded Emojis

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced branded emojis last year , and the social network provided an update on their performance Monday. Twitter said in a Twitter Marketing post that ads receive nearly 10 percent more attention when branded emojis are included, adding that when branded emojis are combined with promoted videos , emotional connection with and interest in the ads increase by six times.

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

Twitter introduces brand pages. It won’t be a game changer, because NOBODY uses Twitter for tweeting…or at least they shouldn’t be. ” It isn’t that they are making an effort to improve the Twitter site for its users that pisses me off; it’s that there are ANY users. Twitter provides a service I love. Those people are idiots.

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11 Effective Twitter Strategies for Brands

Pamorama

Brands are missing out on big opportunities to engage with consumers on Twitter by tweeting at the wrong time or in the wrong way, according to an interesting study from Buddy Media. The report, Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review, found that many brands aren’t using Twitter effectively and outlines the top strategies for engaging with consumers. Buddy Branding Infographics Marketing Social Media Statistics Strategy Twitter engagement Social media marketingBuddy Media [.].

What’s YOUR Personal Brand? How (and Why) You Should Create One

Spin Sucks

We’re the experts on developing brands for clients, but we often forget to do it for ourselves. Here is Dana Kaye on the importance of a personal brand. She issues a challenge to create your tagline and brand summary right this second. The post What’s YOUR Personal Brand? Related Stories A New Brand: Seven Things to Consider Now Boost Sponsorship Revenue with these Five Strategies How Experiential Marketing Can Take Your Brand to the Next Level. Can you do it. How (and Why) You Should Create One appeared first on Spin Sucks.

How Brands Used Twitter in 2012

Mindjumpers

Twitter is definitely a platform that will survive on the long run, constantly growing in terms of increased user base as well as brands joining in order to engage with their audiences. To put the succes into perspective, in September 2011, the platform’s user base was half that amount, meaning that Twitter added as many users in 15 months as it did in the previous five years!

Twitter Debuts New Customer-Support Features for Brands

SocialTimes Twitter

Social media users who are dissatisfied with customer support from brands often cite lack of response , and Twitter Thursday introduced two features to help businesses combat that perception. And businesses can choose to display their hours of availability, so Twitter users know when they are most likely to receive help. Those have both had great success.

Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies. For starters, here are some key findings from the report: 98% of all top brands are active on Twitter. 92% of brands tweet at least once daily; the average Interbrand company tweets 12x per day. Facebook: 1.19 YouTube.

Social Media Customer Service: Brands Respond More On Twitter

The Realtime Report

According to the study, ”Consumer demand for social relationships with brands has skyrocketed in 2012.” 297% growth in the number of replies brands sent on Facebook and Twitter. 393% growth in the number of replies brands sent on Twitter. 53% of Twitter mentions were responded to…compared with just 16% of Facebook comments and posts.

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Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games  begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. Marketing manager Jay Bavishi said in a blog post  that Twitter retained market research firm Research Now  to investigate what its U.S. Think about joining the conversation in real-time on Twitter starting Aug.

Front-Loading Branding Makes Twitter Video Ads More Effective (Study)

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter touted the recall and memorability of its video ads , citing research it conducted with IPG Media Lab. The study by Twitter and IPG found that: Approximately one-half of Twitter users recalled video ads on the social network after viewing just one second. Providing heavier, early branding can help drive awareness at lower levels of viewability.

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Four Steps to Create Your Personal Brand

Spin Sucks

The discussion around personal branding seems to be one that happens a lot. Now we have to worry about our personal brands, just in case we decide to get a new job or start a business or, heck, change careers. But why do you need to have a personal brand? Your Personal Brand. Is it to grow a business? Get a book deal? Get paid to speak? Get your first job out of school?

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Twitter Adds Quick Replies, Welcome Messages to DMs From Brands

SocialTimes Twitter

Businesses on Twitter can now take advantage of two new features for the social network’s direct messages: quick replies and welcome messages. Twitter worked with the following developers on welcome messages and quick replies, adding that businesses can contact these developers in order to create automated DM experiences: Assist. Audiense. Conversable. Conversocial. Dexter. Hobbynote.

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The best performing and most valuable content provides relevance for the user as well as the brand with a great respect for the context. What And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand? This automatically ends up being customer engagement for brands, when users tag a certain geographic place, shop or restaurant.

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A Look at How Three Brands Are Driving Social Engagement

Spin Sucks

The post A Look at How Three Brands Are Driving Social Engagement appeared first on Spin Sucks. Did you know Facebook is capturing over 90 percent of all social media shares? It's time to dust off your social media strategy and see how you can increase social engagement. Here is what Fractl and Buzzsumo research found.

Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post  that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S. When online, Twitter Insiders are always available–so they’re ideal for performing fast, continuous research.

New Twitter Rules Good for Brand Storytelling

Proactive Report

Twitter rules have always restricted content to 140-characters. There have been changes in the Twitter look and feel over time, but the character count has always been the main feature. But there are some changes you can put to good use in brand storytelling. New Twitter Rules. This will make having conversations on Twitter easier and more straightforward.

What Twitter Trolls Can Teach You About Your Brand

Simply Measured

They’re negative, they attack the the integrity of your brand, and they thrive on the chaos they create. We all know it’s harder to be a bully in person, but the anonymity of the internet gives trolls the tools to threaten brands across all of the social networks. There are 310 million monthly active Twitter users publishing millions of tweets every day. Trolls are the worst.

Socializing Your Brand [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet With changing consumer demands and touch points, there is an increasing need to make your brand social, which most of organisations have now understood. The second step, is to know what makes your brand social? Executives believed that a larger part of brand’s image and reputation is dependent on whether it is present on social media and it is active or not. infographic].

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Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

Spin Sucks

We try it all first and take our learnings and apply them to that of our clients. A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards  for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? You see the author, a lead at a very well-known firm, thinks those of us who run agencies should only follow people on Twitter—not engage, respond, or even tweet. She agreed.

5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? highly powerful yet underused optional feature of Twitter is the Twitter card. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.

54% of Top 100 Brands Use Instagram

The Realtime Report

Instagram adoption growth is outpacing that of other social networks among the world’s top 100 brands, according to a new report by Simply Measured. While Facebook and Twitter are already near 100% adoption, the use of smaller social networks is growing rapidly among these top brands, with Pinterest seeing a 24% increase in adoption and Instagram 35%.

7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? Long before Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and even blogs, people have been buying from people. They fear they must share what they ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner to build their personal brand. This

Make the Most of Twitter: How DMs Can Personalize Your Brand

SocialTimes Twitter

In other words, DMs can help personalize your brand. You certainly could send a DM from your company’s Twitter handle, but there are times when it might be better to adopt a more personal tack. Sending DMs from the Twitter account of one of your executives (i.e., People are more likely to respond to other human beings than a faceless brand. Be sure to state why you’re reaching out and that you’re offering something of interest to the user on the basis of information from his or her Twitter bio or tweets. Direct messages have a reputation of being spammy.

Twitter Best Practices For 2016

Firebelly

Brands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016. 1. Run a Twitter contest or sweepstakes that excites your followers. Stuck in a relationship rut with your Twitter followers?

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

Almost Savvy

Bad things can happen to any business or brand. It’s often what happens next that can make, break or save a brand’s reputation. One well-known, household brand had a bad thing happen last night. Among the millions of debate-related tweets on Twitter, there was a completely insensitive and inappropriate tweet about President Obama’s grandmother.

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Customer Service on Twitter: Top Brands Respond To Only 14% Of Tweets

The Realtime Report

Nearly all (95%) of top brands are active on Twitter, and 23% of top brands have Twitter handles dedicated to customer service, according to a  Simply Measured study. Brands must use social customer relations management systems to find and prioritize social media comments and help requests in real time. Brands Fail to Respond. Positive (“thank you!”).

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Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” ,  I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.

Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold

agora pulse

Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Aligning your brand with every news event in an attempt to generate media attention is tacky and can repel interested buyers. When interacting with customers, showcase your brand’s personality.

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram Demographics

Pamorama

But who exactly are the people who use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram? Branding Demographics Facebook Instagram Marketing Pinterest Social Media Social Networking Twitter67% of online adults use social networking sites. Some very useful social media demographics are outlined in a recent report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project.

Brands Rocking Instagram

Mindjumpers

Instagram has gained a large popularity during the past years – more than 100 million people have signed up and the platform has even outscored Twitter in number of active, daily users. But how can brands benefit from this visual and colorful social medium? The brand is mainly uploading pictures of extreme sports with their logo or name. How does your brand use Instagram?  .

Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on personal branding. Why Personal Branding? Why: People who build their personal brand build stronger networks and are presented with a greater number of business opportunities. Social & Digital Body Language – 105 Factors Impacting Business & Personal Brands. Good morning! Enjoy! 1. 

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting

SocialTimes Twitter

Emojis  are everywhere, and brands advertising on Twitter can now use them to target their campaigns. Twitter ads application-programming interface product manager Neil Shah announced in a blog post  that emoji keyword targeting is now available to advertisers on the social network. According to Shah, advertisers can now target Twitter users who recently tweeted or engaged with tweets that featured emojis, with the help of six Twitter Official Partners : 4C , AdParlor , Amobee Brand Intelligence , HYFN , Perion  and SocialCode.

How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. https://t.co/x8HoullQMT

Social Media And Branding [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Social media is the now a hot spot for all brands, though it presents an amazing opportunity to create a presence and connect with customers, but on the hind side, it is quite easy to get the whole thing wrong. Take a look at the infographic below : Similar Posts: Facts About Consumer Behaviour on Twitter [Study]. Studies Showing Why Your Fans Break Up With You.

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Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

From a brand perspective you want to be relatable as well as recognizable to the receivers. At Mindjumpers we have been producing branded content on a daily basis since our early days. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking. By following this you will hopefully avoid too many major mistakes.

88% of Twitter Users Follow At Least One Brand

The Realtime Report

Last week’s events revealed several interesting new statistics about Twitter, including information about mobile use and brand engagement on the platform. The highlights: 60% of Twitter users access the microblogging platform on mobile devices. Brands are quickly stepping in to take advantage of that, and users are responding. Is your brand advertising on Twitter?

Your Employees May Be Your Best Untapped Brand Advocates

Webbiquity SMM

Hinge Research Institute and Social Media Today recently surveyed companies with employee advocacy programs, and the results speak for themselves: 1% saw increased brand visibility. 65% saw improved brand recognition. 7% had better brand loyalty. You can do this by defining your organization’s brand for employees as often as possible. Guest post by Liz Greene.

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How Brands Use Vine

Mindjumpers

The six seconds format perfectly suits today’s news stream and will probably be an advantage like we have seen it for Twitter’s 140 character format. Some huge brands are already using the new service, but what can you actually do with it? Similar Posts: Vine for Brand Marketing. The video app Vine is moving into a golden age. It makes it shareable and accessible.