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Don’t Focus on the Upcoming Year’s Predictions

Justin Levy

While the onslaught of prediction posts becomes tiresome, predictions are valuable as companies are working on what key initiatives they will be focusing their spend on in the upcoming year. Sure, there will be new platforms that will likely launch in the upcoming year that you’ll need to evaluate and can’t predict yet. How can you be more forward thinking in the upcoming year?

#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for February 2017

Sprout Social

Sprout Product Focus: Mobile App. With great mobile apps, of course. This post #SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for February 2017 originally appeared on Sprout Social. It’s hard to believe that we’re days away from February 2017! We hope that you’re progressing toward your goals quickly by taking the time to read, learn and connect with industry colleagues.  SproutChat is the perfect place to gain new insight and keep your social strategies moving forward. Just jump on Twitter every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. How can they maintain this level of service?

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That’s why at Signal , we’ve dedicated a piece of our business to providing an affordable and simple product to help small businesses leverage mobile marketing, social media and email to grow and nurture their customer base. To see creative, effective uses of QR Codes in action, check out upcoming food manufacturers. Good Things Come on Packages. They’re not alone in this field. 

Denny’s Uses Mobile, QR Codes To Reach ‘The Hobbit’ Fans

The Realtime Report

Pictures upcoming film “The Hobbit.” ”  Before the film’s official release on December 14, Denny’s is promoting new “Hobbit-themed” menu items and enabling mobile users to access exclusive video, online games and other content via QR codes on placemat menus. ’ What do you think?

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SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. Upcoming events – If you’re a local business then you know how valuable it is to be involved in the community.

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Facebook Just Downplayed The Biggest Launch They've Made Since Platform for the Web

Stay N' Alive

The other day I wrote about finding some information about the upcoming HTML5 platform for mobile launch awhile back. Facebook HTML5 Mobile Platform's Potential. Today, with the almost exact same type of launch - this time on mobile - Facebook is giving developers an audience of over 350 million users to target their apps. Today Facebook launched their iPad app.

Gone Mobile

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gone Mobile Written on January 5, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , blog , miscellaneous 2 Comments - Leave a comment! You can now access a mobile version of [ ] when you use a touch mobile device such as an iPhone or Droid.  United States License.

Twitter Releases Featured Stickers for Thanksgiving

SocialTimes Twitter

To celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Twitter released new Thanksgiving-themed featured  stickers for mobile users. To access these stickers, mobile users can add pictures to tweets and tap the smiling-face button on the bottom-right corner of a picture to access the stickers menu. Mobile Twitter 2016 Presidential Election Android android apps Elections Featured Stickers Google Play Hashtags iOS iOS apps iTunes App Store Pokémon Politics stickers thanksgiving Thanksgiving 2016 Thanksgiving Stickers Twitter Stickers Visual

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India


India is a mobile first country where 41% of total mobile users are active on social media. The increasing affordability and use of Smartphones as internet devices means India is serving data to almost one billion mobile phones, and an individual spends an average of 3 hours on social media every day irrespective of device. 95 per cent of these users are ‘mobile-also’ users.

Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Online and mobile tools facilitate communication and help us meet new people, develop relationships, and share information. You can: Blog about the upcoming event and your company’s involvement. Create a hashtag on Twitter and tweet about your upcoming event. Upload a video about the upcoming trade show to your YouTube and Vimeo channels. Have tradeshows become obsolete?

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10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

Because we are becoming an “always on” society and are never more than 3 steps from our mobile devices and computers, social is invading everything we do. recently took a family vacation to Hawaii and it seemed like I was tempted at every turn to check my accounts, look up something on the Web, play a game on my mobile device, or search for a local restaurant or venue.

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Facebook Beefing Up Canvas

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced a host of changes and upcoming new features for its Canvas  ads, starting with new “brand-oriented marketing objectives.”. Facebook also offered a preview of upcoming changes to Canvas, such as templates, the addition of support for 360-degree videos  and the ability to link to other Canvas ads. Readers: What do you think of the changes to Canvas?

Enhance Your Social Media With Mobile Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Mobile phones and other handheld devices have made social media more accessible to more people more often. And in many cases you can monitor your e-mail with your mobile phone as well, which means you can respond more quickly to customer service requests, sales opportunities, and other transactions that typically take place on social media. Let’s say you are merchandising your store for an upcoming promotion. You can’t sit in front of your computer because you have work to do, but you can take your mobile phone around the store with you.

How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This webinar was sponsored by  Act-on Software and featured Amber Armstrong ( @ ambarmstrong ) Program Director of Commerce, Social and Mobile Amplification at IBM, Jeff Soriano (@ sorianojeff ) Senior Director of Demand Generation at Offerpop and Rachel Rosin (@ rosin_ rachel ) Marketing Programs Manager at Act-On Software.

Marketing Automation, Set It and Forget It

Puzzle Marketer

With the expansion of mobile devices and tablets many people continue to work after they get home or into late hours. Upcoming Renewal Date Email – If you’re a B2B company, you’ll sometimes have annual renewals or a period of time when your customer is evaluating their options. Content Marketing Email Marketing Lead Generation Mobile Marketing Online Advertising b2b b2c Eloque lead generation lead scoring marketing automation Marketo Oracle SalesForce smsMarketing automation, what is it? Turn your marketing into a 24/7 sales generating machine.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue. The company said mobile MAUs represented 82 percent of total MAUs. In May, we announced upcoming changes to simplify tweets–including what counts toward your 140 characters. 80 percent of them are on mobile. Product overview. So, that’s what we want to make stronger and also easier. to 11 p.m.

Introducing Sprout Social’s Instagram Scheduling Workflow

Sprout Social

Seeing and planning your overall social strategy can be especially difficult when planning Instagram content exclusively from a mobile device. When it’s time to post, the chosen publisher will receive a push notification from Sprout’s mobile app. Visit this feed on web or mobile to resend a push notification or to ensure a notification has been opened in the Instagram app.

Why Your Business Needs an SMS Strategy

Bill Hartzer

With the power of mobile marketing set to reach a peak over 2014, there has never been a better time to get your business a piece of the SMS action. It’s one of the most cost effective ways of communicating with millions of mobile users throughout the UK, getting your message across and engaging with each potential customer on a personal level. Mobile Marketing Be strategic.

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On The Road (Warrior) Again

Twist Image

For over ten years, I've been doing my best to figure out how to be as upwardly mobile as possible. Core to mobile business success is being able to access information as quickly as possible with a device that won't cause too many visits to the chiropractor. These are your mobile powerplants. If you're not comfortable splurging on a good pair of headphones, see if family and friends may be wiling to gift them to you for the holidays or an upcoming birthday. Start thinking about what you would need to make your business day as mobile as possible. mobile.

Being Brought to You Now in a Mobile Browser

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Being Brought to You Now in a Mobile Browser Written on July 4, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements 4 Comments - Leave a comment! But, instead of seeing the full-version of the site, you’ll see the mobile version. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!

This Is Being Recorded. By You

Twist Image

Now, with the ubiquity of smartphones and mobile connectedness, it has never been easier to share with the world our each and every move (look no further than Facebook's one billion dollar acquisition of Instagram - a social network for mobile photography). You can listen to my conversation with Nora Young in its entirety in the upcoming episode of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast (which will be published this coming Sunday). mobile. mobile photography. The art of self-tracking. It was one thing to know where I was going. It wasn't enough.

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement


Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular. The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. How Threadless Engages its Community on Instagram. Threadless is also a great Instagram success with more than 180,000 followers.

New Year, New Social; 4 Quick Fixes to Tidy Up Your Social Media Channels

Ignite Social Media

While the rest of the world is packing into the gym and baking kale chips, marketers and social media pros are focusing on strategies, finalizing budgets , and laying out promotions for the upcoming year. Just think of this as your 1-mile jog in preparation of your upcoming marathon! thumbs up emoji). Pinterest Rotating Showcase. Customizing Your Facebook Layout. You know the house.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Promoted tweets can help draw attention to your upcoming sales event or product launch. Below is an example of a promoted tweet from T-Mobile. The mobile communications company announced a live webcast for followers to attend. Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. Here are four ways your team can do it: 1.

Video Marketing For Your Business


It’s the progress of mobile technology and the ease with which people can shoot footage on their phones and then upload it to the Internet is incredible. Periscope  and Meerkat  are live streaming video mobile apps allowing you to “go live” via your mobile device anytime and anywhere. Share behind-the-scenes clips, customer testimonials, product videos, “how to”, interviews, tips, inspiration, success stories, and personal experiences…and reveal some upcoming secrets about your product or company. Why the explosion of video content? YouTube and You Tube Advertising.

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Death Of The Teaser Campaign

Twist Image

It seems like the marketing agency supporting the release of this upcoming Batman movie has already begun the promotions by getting fans to crack a code on Twitter , and now they're tinkering with a Facebook page and more videos being posted on YouTube. It gets a lot more challenging to link the teaser campaign to the product in a Web, mobile and touch world that multi-platforms on top of the traditional mass media , while everybody is time-shifting their traditional media consumption patterns and snacking on digital content as they get pushed around on a crammed subway. mobile.

Design Trends of 2015: How Your Blog Can Adapt


Since mobile internet began to overtake desktop internet usage in January 2014, there have been major innovations in website design in light of this trend. In general, websites have been opting for a simpler, mobile-friendly design. In order to keep your blog interesting and relevant in the upcoming year, there are five design trends to keep in mind when continuing your work in 2015.

Google selling the Galaxy Nexus…What’s Next!?

Shift Digital

Just this past week Google announced on their Google Mobile Blog that the company has begun selling the HSPA+ version of their pure Google Experience phone, the Galaxy Nexus. Will we see Tablets, Chromebooks, and glasses in the upcoming months available for purchase? Google+ Mobile Hangouts. The HSPA+ version of the Galaxy Nexus can be used on any GSM network of your choice including T-Mobile and AT&T. News amp Blog galaxy giant gift card glasses Google gsm network hd nexus samsung sandwich sprint t mobile technorati unlocked iphone wallet web store

Pheed – Express Yourself on Social Media


I have been looking into upcoming social platforms and came across Pheed, which for a while has created some buzz on the web and have been announced the breakout social media star of 2013. It is a webbased platform, also available for mobile. It has the well-known functionalities as other platforms, such as a timeline and feed with the people you subscribe to. platform for brands?

9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Buffer Social

Create Instagram posts on desktop instead of mobile. Here’s why: Creating your graphics or editing your photos on your desktop can be much faster than doing so on your mobile. Most Instagram scheduling tools save you from the hassle of transferring your graphics and photos from your desktop to your mobile. 600 million! That’s a huge number. Add your own caption.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

What captured their attention decades ago via billboards will not even make them sit up and notice in this digital era , where everyone is glued to their mobile devices. Kia used IBM Watson’s Personality Insights API and identified relevant social influencers for its #AddPizzazz campaign , to rev up the excitement factor for an upcoming advertisement featuring Christopher Walken. 3.

10 Content Promotion Opportunities You Might Be Missing

Convince & Convert

Have an upcoming webinar ? Broadcasting upcoming events through email signatures is a smart idea if you’re trying to boost attendance over an extended period of time. Subtly broadcasting an upcoming product release builds buzz and prompts users to click and learn more. How can you do this? Getting the word out about your company’s most important content has never been easier.

7 Things I learned at SMX West 2015

Bill Hartzer

That day will go down in Search history as the day that the first time Google publicly announced a big upcoming algorithm change, so far in advance. Mobile search is going to change on that day, apparently. And it might even affect mobile branded searches and mobile non-branded searches, as well. So, during the SMX West conference, I noted several different things.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing


Tips for raising the profile of your product photos: Share your customers’ photos Make it easy to purchase your products by including a link to the product page Mobile coupon usage continues to climb as the world becomes more digital, so it’s important to p rovide offers and discounts along with a picture of your product and a reason that people should buy it.

Are You Missing out on These Facebook Business Page Tips?

Sprout Social

Guy Kawasaki has an Events tab that allows fans to see all his upcoming webinars so they can get involved. Optimize Your Page For Mobile Views. More users are perusing Facebook from their mobile devices. According to recent statistics, there are 823 million mobile-only Facebook users. Facebook has updated pages to be more appealing on mobile. With 1.09

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

The Realtime Report

Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte – Facebook’s newest acquisition plans involve Pryte, a Finnish company that makes it easier for mobile phone users without wireless data plans to use wireless internet apps; Facebook is acquiring Pryte’s team, while the actual service hadn’t even publicly launched yet (re/code). Facebook. Twitter. Instagram.

Why a Little Social Banter Goes a Long Way

Convince & Convert

To promote the upcoming Invictus Games, both famous families came together through the magic of social media to raise awareness with a generous helping of friendly banter. The banter and friendly rivalry offers a good way to raise awareness and get fans excited for the upcoming Invictus Games. Hey, @KensingtonRoyal ! Are you ready for @InvictusOrlando ? Game on.

Social Media Updates: July


New Twitter Ads Companion :  Manage Twitter ads on the go with the new Twitter Ads Companion mobile tool. How to Use Facebook’s New “See First” Feature for Desktop and Mobile – check out this quick video  on how to set this up – so useful! Ability to manage videos on the go from your mobile phone – including updating thumbnails and disabling or enabling monetization.

App of the Week Makes Conference Networking Easier

The Social Media Incubator

Whether you’re attending an upcoming conference or hosting one, our app of the week can help you improve the networking experience for all. Apps Mobile Apps Mobile Marketing Mobile Tips Social Media bizzabo app business networking mobile apps organizing an event Are you attending a conference soon, or hosting one yourself? Interact with other attendees.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning


Twitter is about to make using Periscope easier by adding a livestreaming button inside its mobile apps. Periscope is not the only livestreaming platform/app– Facebook Live , Google’s current livestreaming options and  upcoming YouTube Connect …I’ll let you Google the rest, but you get the idea. Defining and Designing Social Learning. Social Learning in the Association Space.