Twitter Phasing Out Buy Button?
JANUARY 18, 2017
Twitter appears to be waving bye-bye to its buy button. The Twitter buy button debuted in September 2014 with Fancy , Gumroad , Musictoday and Stripe as launch partners. Readers: Did you ever use Twitter’s buy button, either as a seller or a customer?
Bye Bye Buy Buttons | Social You Should Know
Ignite Social Media
DECEMBER 26, 2016
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2016 we’re also saying Bye Bye Buy Buttons, checking out my big 2017 Facebook “Prediction” and taking a look at Snapchat’s big move with the NFL. Bye Bye Buy Buttons.
Best Practices for 2017 Social Media Buying
Ignite Social Media
JANUARY 3, 2017
We are officially in 2017 and you may have some looming questions as to how best utilize your social media buys for the remainder of the year. Here are some quick tips and reminders to keep in mind for your 2017 social media buying. Buy while the going is good!
How to Gain Executive Buy-in for PESO Model Implementation
MARCH 7, 2017
While presenting the PESO model in person, we often hear how PR pros love it, but they'll never gain leadership's buy-in. The post How to Gain Executive Buy-in for PESO Model Implementation appeared first on Spin Sucks.
How Social Media and Smart Devices Impact Consumers’ Buying Decisions [Infographic]
OCTOBER 3, 2012
This brilliant infographic by Symphony Teleca entitled “The Meaning of Like”, illustrates how mobile devices and real-time access to review sites and social networks impact consumers’ buying decisions and overall retail experience. Social networks influence buying behavior.
How to Buy a Website
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
APRIL 10, 2012
Apart from a great how-to on starting up a site, it highlights the growing trend to buying websites rather than starting from scratch. Why Buy? By buying instead, you can get a proven website where you can focus on growing the site rather than getting than initial traction.
Who Will Buy Your.Brand Domain
JULY 5, 2011
Companies have historically been limited in what they can buy and how they can market their brand in accordance to availability. Companies, organizations, and individuals can not buy their own domains in the name of themselves.
No More Media Buying Specialty for Facebook Marketing Partners
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Facebook announced that it is eliminating the media buying specialty for Facebook Marketing Partners. The current media buying partners for Facebook and Instagram are: 360i. Advertising/Marketing Facebook 360i 4C Adaptly AdParlor Ampush APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Blueprint Certification Brand Networks Facebook Marketing Partners Instagram iProspect Kenshoo media buying MediaVest People-Based Marketing Resolution Media SocialCode unified
Groupon? Don’t Buy It
JULY 21, 2011
I’m a little concerned about a recent article in Associations Now extolling the virtues of Groupon for associations. Now, I’m no Groupon expert by any means, but I read a lot, and most of what I read about Groupon is BAD.
Buy and Sell Influence on Empire Avenue
JULY 2, 2011
That’s right, you can now track my sticker symbol and buy and sell shares of my stock to your heart’s content. I didn’t understand the rationale to buying and selling “stock in friends and websites.
8 Reasons Your Instagram Followers Aren’t Buying
MARCH 1, 2017
If you’ve been struggling to convert on Instagram, here are eight reasons your followers aren’t buying. This post 8 Reasons Your Instagram Followers Aren’t Buying originally appeared on Sprout Social.
70% Of Users Visit Pinterest For Inspiration On What To Buy
The Realtime Report
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Pinterest beats out Facebook as a destination for shopping inspiration, tracking and product discovery, according to a new study by Bizrate Insights. And within these categories, the gap between the two social networks is quite large.
Review of the Online Group Buying Industry
JANUARY 25, 2011
Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found.
Social Media Marketing Has a Major Influence on Moms’ Buying
OCTOBER 28, 2012
92% of them buy products based on social media recommendations. Want to market to socially-savvy moms? Data from a new study by Child’s Play Communications, specialists in connecting companies with moms, shows that moms are increasingly using social networks to research products. Presented at the Marketing to Moms Conference in Chicago,“How Moms are Using Social [.].
Buying Facebook Likes. It Happens. A lot.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
And buying Facebook Likes is no different. That exact scenario is what has some buying Facebook Likes. If you check the marketing section over at Fiverr.com you’ll find hundreds of offers to buy Facebook Likes, Twitter Followers, YouTube Views, etc.
Buy Some Social Media Today!
MAY 5, 2011
About a year ago, I remember reaching a crossroads for myself around what career path I wanted to align myself with. I had built up close to 12+ years of experience around digital marketing, but was really gravitating towards social media marketing. I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time at Microsoft Advertising on the community team.
Buy the Book, and then We Show Up
MARCH 14, 2012
Okay, maybe it’s not that simple, but we do offer lots of freebies (including in-person presentations and workshops) when you buy Humanize in larger quantities. That’s the real value for YOU if you buy copies in bulk.
Savvy Shoppers Use Cell Phones to Make Buying Decisions
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
In fact, the study showed that 56% of young adults browsed product reviews before buying an item during the recent holiday season. The price of the item on Amazon then pops up, allowing the smartphone user to decide whether they want to buy the item in store or on Amazon.
5 Reasons You Don’t Buy Likes with Facebook Advertising
Convince & Convert
JULY 28, 2015
You want them to visit your website, buy something, fill out a form that gives you access to more important data (like email address). “We use all of our Facebook ads budget to get more Likes on our page.” ” So said a new, corporate client in a recent kickoff meeting.
Buying Friends, Followers And Likes
JULY 17, 2012
A national radio program was doing a segment on brands who buy Facebook likes and followers. They wanted to know if Twist Image buys likes, friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter or any other online social network. The first time the call came in, I was in a client meeting, so when I listened back to the voice message, I had to stop and think: "does my agency buy likes, friends and followers?" I got the call yesterday.
The Pinterest Buy Button Might Rock Your Ecommerce
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Image via BigStockPhoto.com Last Thursday, Re/code revealed that Pinterest is laying the groundwork for an eCommerce “buy” button. The very nature of the platform means users are in a product-oriented, maybe-even-buying mindset, which is key for driving eCommerce.
Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List
DECEMBER 19, 2014
Best Buy , in a recent internal communication to their Wolf Bloggers exclusive blogger list, sent out an email to their list of bloggers about an agreement with another affiliate organization. Best Buy also send those bloggers certain products to test and review.
What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?
APRIL 25, 2011
Note to self: invent something people love and then buy an island). Considering UberMedia was rumored to be in the mix to buy TweetDeck for $30 million just a few weeks ago, that’s very interesting news. Will Twitter shut TweetDeck down if it buys it? Rumors ran rampant.
Fandango Making Good Use of Group Buying
MARCH 16, 2011
However, there’s another company that is making good use of the group buying industry. Keeping under the radar, Fandango has been dishing out deal after deal through group buying websites. Fandango: A Leader in Group Buying?
Should You Buy Facebook Fans? - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
MAY 25, 2011
We hear one or all of the below: Buy Facebook Fans Want Facebook Fans Link Exchanges I Fan You And You Fan Me Do you think that outright purchasing Fans solves your marketing concern? The retailer buys some 10000 people to just come to the retail outlet. People don't buy such thinking. Who perhaps could be looking at this? Lets look at a different scenario: Imagine there is a retail outlet in the brick and mortar world.
Don’t Buy Your Programmatic Audience, Build It
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 3, 2014
In its place, the good folks at both McKinsey & Company, Forrester Research, and Scott Brinker at ChiefMarkeTec have proposed maps of the customer journey that reflect the actual complexity of buying behavior. The funnel is dead.
Your Facebook Friend Likes A Brand. Does That Make You More Likely To Buy It?
The Realtime Report
JULY 10, 2012
Over two in ten internet users worldwide would buy from a brand that a friend “liked” or followed on Facebook or Twitter, according to research conducted by Ipsos in March 2012.
5 Group Buying Sites to Stalk
APRIL 21, 2011
Group buying sites are becoming a popular online destination for many shoppers. Group Buying Groupon green deals jdeal parents deals plum districtThe range of offers and deals mean that consumers can save on a number of different products and experiences.
Not Buying What You're Shilling
JULY 28, 2011
Transparency and full disclosure don't mean much in the world of Social Media anymore. Do you remember when the FTC got involved in Social Media (more on that here: Mashable - FTC to Fine Bloggers up to $11,000 for Not Disclosing Payments )? There was a lot of public discourse on the matter and my general sentiment can be summed up like this: if certain companies within an industry are doing something that requires government intervention to get them to stop, there's a problem.
54% of Chinese Internet Users Will Buy a Brand Their Friends “Like” or Follow on Social Networks
The Realtime Report
JULY 16, 2012
The majority of internet users in China would buy a brand because a friend “liked” or followed that brand on a social network, according to March research by Ipsos.
ZDNet Buys Domain Name: Immediately Gets 2 Year Old Trusted Site Banned in Google
APRIL 29, 2015
Here’s a quick timeline of the events, and how buying a domain name got their site banned: – ZDNet runs their CXO-Talk.com website for two years. So, ZDNet did have a good plan, which was to buy the non-hyphenated version of their current site, and then start using it.
The Most Important Component Of Social Media Program Success: Executive Buy-In
APRIL 9, 2013
Regardless of the size of your company, the most important component of your social media program is executive buy-in. It doesn’t matter if you work for a Fortune 100 company or a small business.
Getting The Social Customer To Buy
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
Then, she heads down the store (if she hasn't made the purchase online) to buy the dress. Shopping is a social act. We'd like to think that it's the perfect fit for Social Media. Is it? Between us friends, I've shifted and changed my presentations on Digital Marketing in the past few months. It has moved away (almost completely) from what brands either should be doing in the Digital Marketing and how to think about the space to being one hundred percent customer focused.
Why Best Buy and Hertz Fail
JULY 6, 2011
Good luck unsubscribing from email newsletters sent by Best Buy and Hertz. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Why Best Buy and Hertz Fail in your browser.
Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover
The Realtime Report
APRIL 14, 2014
Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Reddit: Facebook.
Ancestry.com Buys Top Facebook App We're Related
Stay N' Alive
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
In the early days of Facebook's developer platform (2007, to be exact), as apps were going from 0 to 2 or more million users in just a matter of days, family history apps were among the first to rise to the top.
What’s the difference between buying Facebook fans and buying a email list?
JUNE 1, 2011
I may now understand why people think its OK to buy Facebook fans. These same people have been buying direct mail and email. Eureka. I might have finally “gotten it. Facebook Vent social media advice engagement facebook Fans opinion
A New Take on the ‘Registry’ – Crowdfunding Helps Millennials Buy a New Dodge Dart
The Realtime Report
JANUARY 22, 2013
Instead of the traditional engaged couple asking family and friends to purchase silverware and bedding, “ The Dodge Dart Registry ” is a new vehicle for millennials to raise funds to buy a new car.
Tweeting of purchases is a plug that money can’t buy – Social Media ROI Monetization
MAY 6, 2013
ChompOn, a group-buying site similar to Living Social and Groupon, recently revealed that at the end of a purchase, if the customer “shares” the purchase on Facebook, it’s worth $14 to their business. How much is a a Tweet worth, in dollar terms?
The Trick of Convincing Someone to Buy From You
FEBRUARY 6, 2014
We all know how hard it is to reach customers, to keep the sales pipeline full of leads, of ready to convert and ultimately of paying/returning customers. We know the consumer spends their time online. We know they research online.