5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016

Ignite Social Media

Thanks to all of these events and more, the social sphere hasn’t been any different. The only true difference is that I’d much rather prefer an awesome social campaign over a political one. Their social campaign, however, performed quite well.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

Top Social Media Campaigns in 2013

The Realtime Report

What were the best social media campaigns in 2013? Here are the top campaigns we published (based on traffic) this past year – and then one more for good luck. If the lights stay on this year, how will marketers make as much impact on social during the game?

5 Best Health Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media has changed the way we learn about what’s happening in the world. Social Media social mediaFor consumers and businesses alike, it is a source of truth, a place to find and… Read More >>>.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns.

The Elements Of A Social Media Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

What’s it take to run a social media campaign? Are you aware that you can’t just “wing it” or throw together a campaign overnight and hope it works? There is a lot that goes into a social media campaign.

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for social marketers to create a holiday-themed campaign. According to AdWeek , the campaign ”takes aim at singles going out on the town and looking for romance.”

Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

5 Best Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media is an incredibly powerful way to reach audiences. Here Are 2 Modern Truths:1. Nonprofits are on a mission to make a positive difference in the world. When you mix… Read More >>>.

Award winning campaign for EDC

Sherrilynne Starkie

An award winning social media campaign allowed Export Development Canada (EDC) speak to their clients on a different level. Video content anchored the campaign, and a smart social media strategy promoted to great effect.

Copy These Winning Environmental Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Social media isn't just a place for animal videos, funny memes, and clever campaigns.Today, social media is the perfect global platform for brands and businesses to raise awareness (and money)… Read More >>>.

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Social Media Updates

yMarketingMatters

Here are the latest social media updates to keep you ahead of the curve and make sure your marketing is up to date and successful! Pinterest Adds Promote Button to Pins : Businesses can now launch campaigns in just a few quick steps with the new Promote button on pins.

5 Steps to More Creative and Effective Social Media Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Or are you bursting with creative ideas for your social media campaigns, but stumped about ways to validate these ideas? The same is not true of your relationship with your social audience. The same is true for listening to your customers on social.

5 Black Friday Social Media Campaigns and Tactics to Learn From

Ignite Social Media

Black Friday and its online bestie Cyber Monday are a great time of year for brands to implement a social campaign to support traditional marketing efforts. Also known as the anti-campaign, this approach especially appeals to brands with more cult-like followings.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media

The Realtime Report

Why create a campaign focused on the theme of romance? Four Seasons took this theme and brought it into social media on multiple platforms. ” The hashtag campaign will also include opportunities for followers to win Four Seasons Gift Cards.

Hot Social Media Campaigns That Are Perfect For Generation Z

Social Media Today

Appealing to Generation Z requires a different approach, tapping into their interests and passions to maximize engagement. Here are some examples of how brands have done just that

Cision’s new social media influencer tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

Having recently used one of Cision’s tools to try to build a social media influencer tool, and finding it wanting, I’m pretty interested in a new tool being launched today. . Aligning influencer communications efforts with broader social media initiatives.

Hashtags for Health: Successful Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

Smart social media campaigns can drive, enhance, and/or support PR and marketing activities. Even smarter… Read More.

All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign

Ignite Social Media

UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. To get started, there are a variety of ways to run a UGC social media campaign for your brand. A step up from this, and very relevant on social right now, is video content.

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The 5 Best Social Media Campaigns for TV Shows

Meltwater

For avid TV show watchers, social media, a.k.a. the second screen, offers a binge-worthy avenue… Read More.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns.

Social Media Marketing: Burberry Launches New Campaign on 10 Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Burberry, a “digital darling” among luxury brands, recently launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 collection across 10 different social platforms, according to L2. Instagram has a selection of campaign images.

What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

That’s why they are great at relationships, writing and coming up with inventive campaign ideas. These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Social media audits.

4 Ways To Use Social Media to Promote a Good Cause

The Realtime Report

4 Ways To Use Social Media to Promote a Good Cause. For all of the negatives that accompany social media these days, from “fake news,” to serious breaches of user privacy, a lot of good can still come as a result of various social media platforms.

Monday Roundup: Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Successful campaigns come in all shapes and sizes. From building trust, to damage control, to sales, a well-executed campaign can win you more supporters, clients and bragging rights! This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on campaigns.

Advocacy Campaign Examples in Social Media Marketing

Devumi

Social media has become an important marketing tool for cause-oriented individuals and groups. Let’s take a look at three advocacy campaign examples and learn how each used various social media platforms to promote their causes.

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. Now in 2018, here are eight social media marketing hacks that all but guarantee results: Video will be everything.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too.

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Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. This is fantastic news for advertisers who want to test their creatives for a variety of campaigns that extend beyond Twitter.

Presidential Social Media Campaigns: Obama Sees 2x More Engagement Than Romney

The Realtime Report

President Obama’s campaign has posted nearly four times as much content as challenger Mitt Romney’s campaign, and is active on nearly twice as many platforms, according to new research by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism.

3 Inspiring B2B Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

B2B companies often feel handicapped in their efforts to market on social media. Typically, they… Read More.

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Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Social Media Updates: September

yMarketingMatters

September saw some great social media updates for marketers. Here are the most important updates you should be aware of to improve your social media marketing for your business: Facebook. Starting this month, advertisers both large and small can run campaigns on Instagram.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. It’s important to any campaign’s success to have the right goals in mind and to be as specific right from the start.

Political Social Media Campaign: Get Your Candidates Elected

Devumi

In recent years, a political social media campaign has become an essential part of the electoral process. For candidates to really establish their presence on the various platforms, they need to begin using these platforms long before their campaign even starts.

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? Do you know how each campaign performed when measured against those metrics, and how they contributed to the bottom line? There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.

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Under Armour #WhatsBeautiful Campaign Targets Women Via Social Media

The Realtime Report

New marketing efforts reflect this shift, and are aimed directly at the female demographic — with social media as the primary tool for reaching out. The new ad campaign begins a month before the brand’s new high-end collection – called StudioLux Noir – reaches stores, and is “the culmination of three years of development and research.” The campaign will also include more traditional commercial spots on E!,

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

Instead, the company is being praised by some for their most recent Twitter campaign that uses ‘ #WomenDrivers ‘ with images of crashed vehicles, parking mishaps, and more. So why has there not been a social media storm and boycott on Audi Ireland?

Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. Promoted Pins are viral and continue to drive conversions even after your campaign has ended.