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The Importance of Social Media Advertising

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Don’t look now, but there is no more gravy train when it comes to social media success. There is just too much competition among businesses and brands for eyeballs and wallets for any of these channels to be able to afford to give you a free ride. Organic reach has declined precipitously. Algorithms rule. You’ve…

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5 Dos of Twitter Advertising

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Not all social media advertising is created equal, and traditionally text-based Twitter is no exception. Before drafting your arsenal of promoted Tweets, check out these 5 Twitter-specific tips to help your campaign succeed. 1. Embrace the Hashtag – While #selfie may have given hashtags a bad rap, the Twitter-born phenomenon does serve its purpose. Last…

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5 Dos of Facebook Advertising

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It’s no secret that paid media advertising is on the rise, and Facebook is leading the way. In 2015, the click through rate (CTR) of a Facebook ad averages 1.5%, making it a cost-effective choice for advertisers. But not all Facebook ad campaigns are created equally. Check out this list of 5 dos of Facebook…

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You’ve Got a Friend Request. From Your Mom… The Changing User Base of Social Networking Sites.

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College students be warned. A friend request from your Mom could be headed your way. Facebook, a digital haven and social hangout originally created for college students, is experiencing a dramatic shift in its user makeup. According to a May 2010 Pew Internet & American Life Project survey, older web users are rapidly increasing their…

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Bang, Gilt, and DVF

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If you know what those three terms mean, you’re most likely a fashionista. And if you’re reading this blog, you’re most likely into social media. Are fashion and social media a natural marriage? I think so. Bang is Marc Jacobs’ latest fragrance for men. Not only is it storming the digital advertising space (see the…

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