Twitter for Business: How to Develop Your Strategy and Authentic Brand Persona that Delivers Results

Pam Moore

Twitter is one of the most powerful social networks to help business and marketing leaders increase brand awareness, establish thought leadership, ignite personal brands and nurture relationships that bring great benefit in both business and life.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

This is where influencer marketing comes to the rescue. Loosely defined as a marketing strategy involving influencers to impact buyer decisions and boost a brand’s visibility by using their online personality and popularity, influencer marketing has many takers.

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Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Felines have made their way into marketing campaigns from companies like GoDaddy , Ikea , and many others. Even Mercedes Benz has pawed its way on board the cat marketing trend. So should your marketing include cats? Using Cats Gives Your B2B Marketing More Authenticity.

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Influencer Marketing: 10 Top Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influencer marketing is expected to be a $6.5 Influence marketing is helping brands of all sizes big and small engage their dream customers, ignite communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships. Influencer marketing is not the same as earned media.

Why Digital Marketing Professionals Shouldn’t Neglect Cyber Security

Webbiquity SMM

While a digital marketing agency may not appear to be a high-risk enterprise, it’s as much in peril as any other company. As a digital marketer, you need to be conscientious about your security in order to protect your clients. Use two-factor authentication.

Drive authentic connection at scale with a sophisticated listening solution

Sprout Social

For marketers it naturally raises several more questions: What do they say when I’m not in the room? The answers to these questions reach beyond brand and even marketing. From consumer trends, market research, product feedback, competitive intelligence and strategic direction – armed with the right tools, every business the opportunity to improve with social data. “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.”

3 Inspiring Influencer Marketing Campaigns on TikTok to Learn From

Pixlee

Social media marketers everywhere are exploring TikTok for new campaigns. There are already many successful influencer campaigns on TikTok. Here are three inspiring and impactful influencer campaigns that are worth studying before launching your own campaign.

How to Go Viral With a Micro-Influencer Video Marketing Campaign [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Micro-influencers can facilitate more authentic, engaging connection with your target audience. Check out these tips

15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brave Marketers Will Win in 2020!

10 Ideas for Holiday Campaigns on Social Media

Likeable

These statistics demonstrate that while the marketing space may be crowded during the holidays, there is an active audience present to take action, engage, and convert if brands serve up the right content. Partner with Influencers to Increase Authenticity.

What You Need to Know About Influencer Marketing in 2018: FREE Webinar Nov 30th

Pam Moore

Do you want to tap into the power of influencer marketing but don't know where to start? Or maybe you have tried utilizing influencer marketing only to experience frustration in finding the right influencers, knowing how to engage them and lack of overall business results for your efforts?

How to build an effective influencer marketing campaign

Sprout Social

Keep believing the hype, fellow brand marketers. Influencer marketing campaigns can bolster our brands’ credibility, extend our message, lower our barrier to amazing content and impact our bottom line. Great influencer marketing campaigns are built on trust.

5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Program is Failing

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many small business owners and marketing teams jump on social media expecting fast results. They are quickly disappointed when what they thought was a well thought out social media strategy, campaign or program fall flat on its face.

The Top User-Generated Content Campaigns of 2019

Pixlee

Whether you’re looking to increase conversion rates, expand brand awareness or pretty much anything else, a well-crafted User Generated Content (UGC) campaign is an invaluable asset. Read on to learn how they were able to execute these powerful campaigns. . Brand Marketing

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5 Great Hashtag Campaigns From The Hospitality Industry

Talkwalker SM

Why should you bother creating your own hashtag campaign ? Here are 5 great examples of hashtag campaigns from the hospitality industry that will inspire your social media strategy.

15 Reasons You Need to Stop Random Acts of Marketing & Social Media (RAMs) Now

Pam Moore

The sad thing is nobody in the conference room has the guts to state the obvious… that there is no budget, time, or resources to implement the new random act of marketing or social media with any level of success. “ 15 Reasons Random Acts of Marketing (RAMs) Do NOT Work!:

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

Looking for influencer marketing tips for the holiday season? The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s high time to start planning your Instagram influencer marketing campaign! . Running a holiday campaign this year?

This Brutally Honest Social Campaign Wants You to ‘Seize the Cray’

Convince & Convert

This campaign was created to promote Organic Valley’s new Organic Balance Protein Shake. This campaign follows “ Save the Bros ,” a campaign that promoted Organic Valley’s Organic Fuel protein recovery shake, which is now #1 in its category.

5 Creative UGC Marketing Campaigns to Inspire Your Business

Later

Running a UGC marketing campaign can be an incredible way to attract new followers, make sales, and convert your existing audience into customers! In the following post, we look at 5 creative uses of UGC marketing to grow your business online!

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Content, Authenticity And The Road To Professional Speaking

Twist Image

Whether it's an engaging social media presence or valuable email marketing campaign--this new expectation of content creation provides an unprecedented marketing opportunity for companies all over the world. However, if we're not careful, we can fall into the abyss of marketing noise; following templates and sticking to the norms will mask your authentic voice and have you hidden in the crowd. content marketing. digital marketing. email marketing.

Social Media Guide for Political Campaigns

Sprout Social

Regardless of political affiliation, the last presidential election and the campaign trail that have followed have made for one of the most interesting political cycles yet. To help make sense of it all, this guide demonstrates how any political candidate—whether it be local, state or national—can get the most out of social in their campaign strategy and display some impressive digital marketing for their audience and the nation as a whole.

Influencer Marketing for Small Business: 7 Steps to Finding the Right Influencers (+ Free Templates!)

Later

When it comes to growing your business on Instagram, influencer marketing has proven to be a huge growth asset. We have a complete Influencer Campaign Kit for Small Businesses that includes free worksheets, checklists and email templates for you to use every step of the way: .

7 Great User-Generated Content Campaigns

Pixlee

As people look to their peers for recognition and recommendations, brands can leverage this trusted content to connect in more personalized and authentic ways. Here are seven examples of successful user-generated content campaigns. A powerful campaign from women’s clothing company Aerie, entitled #AerieReal , taps into the impact of fashion magazines, social media, and the effect of Photoshop abuse from the marketing and advertising industry. Brand Marketing

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Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Marketing should be an integrated part of your marketing mix.

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How to Build a Social Campaign for a Hard-to-Reach Audience

Convince & Convert

The merits of using social media campaigns in business are hard to deny, but they also don’t always seem perfectly suited to every business in every industry. We decided on a Brainteaser campaign that intrigued visitors and piqued their problem-solving nature.

20 Ways to Bust through the Digital Noise with a More Human, Relevant Brand

Pam Moore

Be authentically you. Find your authentic voice, personality, tone and share it worth the world. Narrow your focus to streamline and prioritize content creation, influencer marketing and all areas of content creation, promotion, advertising and marketing.

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10 of the best brand storytelling campaigns of 2018

Social Media Strategies Summit

The concept of storytelling in marketing is not a new one, but as content continues to grow as a central tenet of a solid marketing strategy, storytelling has grown in popularity among brands. Peloton’s Better is In Us Campaign. Trulia’s What Locals Say Campaign.

Insights activation (II): run your marketing campaigns smartly with consumer insights based on social data [with case study]

Audiense

After last week’s post on insights activation in the pre-campaign phase , we’ll continue today by taking a look at how campaigns can be enriched by consumer insights extracted from social data during the execution of the campaign.

How Influence Marketing Differs from Celebrity Endorsement

Convince & Convert

Justin Bieber got another chance to show his unclothed body to the world when Calvin Klein included him in a campaign that boosted pictures of celebrities wearing their products on twitter with the hashtag in #mycalvins. What Is Influence Marketing?

How to deliver brand authenticity & create connection on social (with free download)

Sprout Social

Joining the social team here at Sprout has given me a crash course in brand authenticity on social media. A lot of marketers talk about the importance of connecting with your audience and being authentic on social, but for us, these qualities are the core of our social strategy.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! I watched and experienced first-hand the marketing and social media landscape change, consolidate, focus, develop and evolve all at the same time. And other important marketing tactics must not be ignored either. Be authentic.

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What You Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s New Album Instagram Teaser Campaign

Convince & Convert

What can you learn from a megastar’s Instagram teaser campaign? PR, marketing, web, customer care) are aligned on the same announcement timeline and flow. The Best Marketing Is Personal. We as marketers can take a page from Taylor Swift’s playbook.

Learn How to Grow Your Business with Micro-Influencer Marketing in this Free Mini-Course

Pam Moore

Do you know the difference between a micro-influencer and an influencer as it relates to business marketing strategies? Did you know that 86% of brands use influencer marketing as a form of content marketing? Here is what you will learn: – Influencer Marketing Trends 2017.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing

Later

If you’ve ever considered using Instagram influencer marketing for your business, now is the time to start! Adding Instagram influencer marketing into your overall strategy for Instagram can help to increase your brand awareness, grow your follower base, and drive major sales!

Top 7 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2020

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends of 2020 will be? In 2020, we’ll see Instagram continue its transformation into both an e-commerce platform and a long-form video platform, along with a new focus on conversion through influencer marketing.

How National Geographic’s Successful Social Media Campaigns Build Engagement

Pixlee

Yet it is using its highly engaged follower base to create innovative and visually stunning content with interactive, successful social media marketing campaigns such as Wanderlust. According to the Social Times , user generated campaigns are an untapped goldmine for travel brands.

Influencer Marketing 201: Working With Influencers

Likeable

And it’s likely a good idea, considering that the influencer marketing industry is booming and it’s poised to reach between $5 billion and $10 billion by 2022. But the best influencer campaigns have both micro and macro influencers. So, your brand wants to leverage an influencer.

Marketing to Gen Z: What Not to Do

Ignite Social Media

As Generation Z grows to be a large part of consumers, it’s important to understand what kinds of marketing they are receptive to. Want to know how not to market to Generation Z? Want help with your marketing efforts?

5 Hashtag Campaigns that Crushed It in 2017 

Pixlee

Creating a successful social media hashtag campaign takes equal parts creativity, risk, and luck. This year saw its share of social media campaign winners and losers, but here we’ll focus on brands who successfully created engaging hashtag campaigns with the added bonus of boosting brand awareness. The Originals campaign also included a video featuring Snoop Dogg and Stormzy covering Frank Sinatra’s My Way, which won Grand Prix in Entertainment for Music at Cannes.

The Top Influencer Marketing Predictions for 2020

Pixlee

The last decade has been huge for influencer marketing. So huge that it’s now hard to imagine our social media feeds without influencer marketing. . With so many technological changes on the horizon, what’s next for influencer marketing? . for larger influencer campaigns.