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

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This week’s top five social media news for marketers and PR pros! 20 Marketing Podcasts You should be listening to. Get insight, advice, and new perspectives from top B2B marketing industry leaders by listening to these 20 podcasts.

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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. Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years.

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Brand Marketing and the Fair Pay to Play Act

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No matter what happens between now and then, there are also going to be some fundamental PR, communications, and marketing issues that need to be ironed out. Public Relations Sports brand marketing branding california Fair Pay to Play fairpaytoplay knobbe ncaa senatebill206 sports

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. Automation can help with two very different segments of marketing. Marketing Strategy Amanda DiSilvestro automation mobile marketing SalesforceGuest Post by Amanda DiSilvestro.

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37 Instagram Stats That Matter to Marketers in 2020


As you plan your Instagram marketing strategy for 2020, it’s important to know the latest facts about this very popular social network. users in 2021. For more details, check out our post that breaks down all the key Instagram demographics for social media marketers.

10 Impressive Examples of AI in Marketing

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Today’s marketers are all looking for new ways to find and attract their ideal audience. But in the fast-paced and ever-evolving digital marketing landscape, it’s getting harder and harder to reach your people and get results. Enter AI in marketing. Examples of AI in Marketing.

A Painless Guide to Social Media Marketing for Dentists

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By 2021 the dental industry is projected to be worth around $36.8 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. Why Does Social Media Marketing Matter For Dentists?

5 Examples of How AI Chatbots Can Boost Your Marketing Power

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In fact, chatbots have already changed the way many marketers think about reaching and engaging customers. 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.

Facebook Marketing in 2020: How to Use Facebook for Business


We probably don’t need to tell you that mastering Facebook marketing is a must for any brand that hopes to succeed in 2020. A clear, focused Facebook marketing strategy is the only way to tap into this existing audience. Here are our best Facebook marketing tips for the year ahead.

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. That’s why we’ve provided a roundup of the most important new features from the past few months that marketers should know.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

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Organic social media marketing remains largely unaffected by GDPR but paid social media marketing methods will continue to evolve. Marketers relying heavily on paid ads will need to keep an eye on the latest rules regarding customer consent and data protection.

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. As an effective medium for capturing and nurturing highly-relevant leads, social media should most definitely be part of your overall marketing strategy. Business Marketing

Instagram Builds Shopping App to Compete with Amazon


The Verge has reported that people with knowledge of the development have told them that the “IG Shopping” app will allow users to directly purchase goods from merchants on the site and further push Instagram into the e-commerece market. trillion globally by 2021.

How Brands Are Using Twitch


It is currently forecasted to hit 40M MAUs by 2021. so these brands would be delinquent in their duties as fashion industry leaders in leaving Twitch out of their marketing mix.

The Top 9 Social Media Trends of 2019

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There were positive changes for marketers as well. With the expansion of shoppable Instagram, huge growth of the Stories format and the launch of IGTV, marketers had more ways than ever to connect and engage with consumers.

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

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Visa spends a considerable percentage of its overall marketing budget on event sponsorships, the most visible of which is the Olympics. Welcome to the Social Spotlight, where we dive deep into what we love about a brand’s approach to a specific social campaign.

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. Later is the #1 Marketing Platform for Instagram. Instagram Marketing igtv Instagram marketing instagram tutorials Instagram video

10 Video Marketing Trends You Need To Follow in 2019

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For years, marketing experts have been discussing the importance of video in content marketing. 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.

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

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And that number is expected to grow: by 2021, almost 88% of all US digital display ad dollars will transact programmatically. This shift allows marketers and sellers to spend more of their time planning sophisticated, strategic campaigns rather than getting bogged down in the granular details.

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

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In fact, Facebook marketing success is as much about distribution as it is content. 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.

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 That’s over 4x greater than any other marketing channel. Marketers need to develop tools to make developing and sending email campaigns streamlined and effective.

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. Facebook studied the messaging behavior of 12,500 people across 14 markets to understand consumers’ growing preference for messaging businesses.

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

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With that, IDC (one of the world's leading market intelligence and data analysts) published a report yesterday titled, Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Market Expected to Grow at a Compound Annual Rate of 58%, Reaching 99.4 million units in 2021, up nearly 10-fold from the 10.1 digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. market intelligence. marketing. marketing agency. marketing blog.

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

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With that, IDC (one of the world's leading market intelligence and data analysts) published a report yesterday titled, Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Market Expected to Grow at a Compound Annual Rate of 58%, Reaching 99.4 million units in 2021, up nearly 10-fold from the 10.1 digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. market intelligence. marketing. marketing agency. marketing blog.

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

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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. million in 2021.". a loving and passionate marketing nerd. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog. marketing.

7 Powerful Ways to Boost Conversions on Your Ecommerce Site


A good website can establish credibility and serves as the foundation for digital marketing efforts. By 2021, global retail ecommerce sales will reach $4.5 Reviews and UGC are word-of-mouth marketing at scale – use those to your advantage to drive more conversions on your website.

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

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Join 17,000+ weekly listeners for the Buffer podcast, The Science of Social Media , where we bring you the latest and greatest in social media marketing news, updates, stories, insights, and actionable takeaways. Part II: 5 fascinating marketing facts about Gen Z.

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

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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. Finally, all great social media marketers know how important it is to maintain a consistent posting schedule when it comes to keeping audiences engaged. Video is a content goldmine. 500 million people watch Facebook videos every day. More than a billion people are active on YouTube.

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

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Your budget may not be reflective of the size of the organization … It may be reflective of the organization’s view toward social media marketing. Related Post: Social Media Marketing 101. 80% of marketers use visual assets in their social media marketing.

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