Facebook Outlines Plan to Return Employees to Work, Cancels Planned Physical Events Through to June 2021

Social Media Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has provided a rough outline of the plan to get Facebook employees back to work, while also outlining ongoing social distancing measures

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SocialZoomFactor · Buyer Personas 101 What, Why and How to Use them For Your Business. The best way to ensure your marketing campaigns, content and programs perform at their highest potential is to make sure you are targeting, inspiring, and attracting the RIGHT audience.

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Elon Musk Just Retweeted A Ford Announcement And It Was A Classy (And Hugely Strategic) Move

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Although Ford has dabbled in the electric car market for years and toyed with the idea, the announcement of the 2021 Mustang Mach-E SUV made a big splash

Top Five: The news Facebook tributes tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reddit is set to more-than-double ad revenue by 2021. This week’s top five social media news for marketers and PR pros! Learn about great podcasts, Reddit ads, Snapchat’s new features, Facebook tributes and Twitter’s fight on spammers.

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Ready Yourself Now for a Mobile Only Future

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This mobile-only group of users is forecasted to increase to 52 million people by 2021. Guest Post by Amanda DiSilvestro. How do you communicate with customers or potential customers? We all know how we used to communicate—phone, direct mail, in person.

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AirPower May Arrive For Iphone 12: Will It or Not?


If they pull it off — expected Q4 2020 / Q1 2021. ~ $250 pic.twitter.com/sjViqjn0As. — So, all the Apple lovers keep your excitement on as according to the sources and also Prosser, it is expected that the new AirPower will be launched at the end of 2020 or at the start of 2021.

Can I Switch from Medicare Advantage to a Medicare Supplement Plan?


At Medicare supplement plans 2021 , you can access all the information you need to decide which plan suits you best. Choosing healthcare options can be confusing, especially when you’re older and suffering from health problems. You may be wondering how easy it is to change options.

How Brands Are Using Twitch


It is currently forecasted to hit 40M MAUs by 2021. Twitch, Amazon’s live streaming giant, currently has 32M monthly active viewers (15M daily), and has been putting up steady growth numbers for years.

Instagram Builds Shopping App to Compete with Amazon


trillion globally by 2021. In a bid to compete with online shopping services such as Amazon, the social media site Instagram is currently developing a shopping app of its own.

7 New Instagram Features You May Have Missed


It’s currently the fastest-growing social platform, growing 5x faster than any other network and expected to hit 930 million users by the end of 2021. Instagram is on quite the roll this year, reaching 400 million daily active users on Stories and 1 billion monthly active users overall.

Social Spotlight: Visa and how to pivot with empathy during a crisis

Sprout Social

When the IOC announced that it was delaying the 2020 Olympics until at least 2021, Visa had to pivot its strategy and make adjustments to its partnerships with athletes.

Brand Marketing and the Fair Pay to Play Act

Social Media Strategery

Headlines like this may soon be a thing of the past. September 30, 2019 will be the date that changed NCAA athletics forever. Maybe. Or Not. Who knows at this point? That’s the date California passed the Fair Pay to Play Act.

Dos and Don’ts for Nurturing Leads on Social Media


billion users on social media across the globe and the number is expected to reach 3 billion by 2021. According to Statista , there are almost 2.4

What You Need To Know About Programmatic Advertising For 2019 And Beyond

Social Media Strategies Summit

And that number is expected to grow: by 2021, almost 88% of all US digital display ad dollars will transact programmatically. By 2021, PWC predicts that programmatic TV advertising will represent approximately one-third of all TV ad revenue.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

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It’s projected to more than double in growth by 2021 to become a $70+ billion industry. For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019.

7 steps to a successful social media video marketing strategy

Sprout Social

According to the same report , Zenith predicts that the average person will spend 100 minutes a day in 2021 watching videos. Between 2013 and 2018, the amount of time that people spent watching videos online increased at an average rate of 32% per year.

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The Top 9 Social Media Trends of 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

By 2021, Instagram reports that mobile video will account for 78% of total mobile data traffic. 2018 was a year of lasting impacts on the social media industry. The year began with a post from Mark Zuckerberg announcing the biggest algorithm update Facebook had ever seen.

37 Instagram Stats That Matter to Marketers in 2020


users in 2021. As you plan your Instagram marketing strategy for 2020, it’s important to know the latest facts about this very popular social network.

5 Examples of How AI Chatbots Can Boost Your Marketing Power

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By 2021, it is expected that 50% of enterprise companies will spend more on bots and chatbot creation than they will on traditional mobile app development.

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

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According to recent research from Forrester, digital marketing spend in the US will reach $120 billion by 2021. Guest post by Cheryl Joy.

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10 Impressive Examples of AI in Marketing

Social Media Strategies Summit

In fact, by 2021, companies are expected to be spending $57 billion on AI platforms. Today’s marketers are all looking for new ways to find and attract their ideal audience.

5 Facebook Advertising Tips to Help You Maximize Your Budget in 2018

Buffer Social

Added to our findings, Forrester believes that the total US digital marketing spend will be near $120 billion by 2021, meaning investment is still on an upward curve. If you want to be successful on Facebook in 2018, you’ll need more than just incredible content.

IGTV: The Ultimate Guide to Instagram’s New Video Platform


By 2021, mobile video will account for 78% of total mobile data traffic , and Instagram is betting big on mobile video with the launch of IGTV. Drumroll, please… IGTV, Instagram’s brand new video platform, is here!

10 of the Best Email Newsletter Templates We’ve Seen

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By 2021, the total number of business and consumer emails sent is expected to reach 319.6 billion. That number is based on an expected annual growth rate of 4.4% since 2017. The reason for this growth is simple: email has a median ROI of 122%.

We Are Going To Shove Augmented And Virtual Reality Down Your Collective Throats

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Million Units in 2021 , that sported some big, new and brave pieces of information: "New device launches, an expanding array of content for both consumer and enterprise users, and lower price points will propel the worldwide augmented and virtual reality headset device market at a breakneck pace. million units in 2021, up nearly 10-fold from the 10.1 It's happening. It's going to happen. Brands, be prepared.

We Are Going To Shove Augmented And Virtual Reality Down Your Collective Throats

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Million Units in 2021 , that sported some big, new and brave pieces of information: "New device launches, an expanding array of content for both consumer and enterprise users, and lower price points will propel the worldwide augmented and virtual reality headset device market at a breakneck pace. million units in 2021, up nearly 10-fold from the 10.1 It's happening. It's going to happen. Brands, be prepared.

2018 Social Media Trends Report: 10 Key Insights Into the Present and Future of Social Media

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It is predicted that there will be more than three billion social media users in 2021 — just three years from now 3 Statista , 2017. Social media is changing at a rapid pace.

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Facebook Redesigns Pages as Reach Declines, 5 Fascinating Facts About Gen Z, the ROI of Meme Accounts, and More!

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Hailley: Social media usage continues to grow, with social media global penetration set to hit three billion people worldwide by 2021. Looking to catch up on the latest social media news, but short on time? We have you covered!

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Lights, camera, Instagram TV: Everything you need to know about IGTV

Sprout Social

With long videos, businesses will really start to tap into the value of video – a medium which should account for 78% of all mobile traffic by 2021. Video is a content goldmine. 500 million people watch Facebook videos every day. More than a billion people are active on YouTube. Snapchat users tune into 10 billion clips each day. As the most popular image-based social platform in the world, it’s no wonder that Instagram wants its piece of the video pie.

A Painless Guide to Social Media Marketing for Dentists

Sprout Social

By 2021 the dental industry is projected to be worth around $36.8 billion. That’s a lot of teeth for the tooth fairy. But if your practice wants a piece of the profit, it’s incredibly important to start a social media marketing plan for dentists and your specific industry.

An Open Letter To Brands: Be Mobile-First. Now.

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million in 2021.". Dear Brand Leaders, The time has come. I've been patient. Your consumers have been patient. Enough is enough. The discrepancy between what I see when I engage with a brand "out in the wild" (meaning, when I shop, search and try to inform myself) verses what I see when brand leaders get up on stage to talk up the marvellous marketing initiatives that they are engaged with during an industry event, could not be further apart.

7 Powerful Ways to Boost Conversions on Your Ecommerce Site


By 2021, global retail ecommerce sales will reach $4.5 A brands website is a huge part of a company’s success. A good website can establish credibility and serves as the foundation for digital marketing efforts.

Facebook Marketing in 2020: How to Use Facebook for Business


For now, Facebook Groups are all about organic interaction, but eMarketer predicts ads will come to Groups in 2021. We probably don’t need to tell you that mastering Facebook marketing is a must for any brand that hopes to succeed in 2020. You already know that Facebook has a huge audience.

10 Video Marketing Trends You Need To Follow in 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

These growing platforms and their influence on video marketing is not a surprise, given that video consumption is expected to make up more than 80% of all internet traffic by 2021. For years, marketing experts have been discussing the importance of video in content marketing.

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Seven Quick Tips for Winning Ways at Social Media on a Tight Budget

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Social media advertising investments will continue to grow, with a 17% compound annual growth rate from 2016 to 2021. Have a tight budget? Need to be extra-smart with your social media budget? Check out these tips for making the most of it.

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