Where has this year gone? It’s already December and with Christmas just around the corner, have you even considered marketing and social media trends for 2018? No-one wants to be behind the eight-ball but you also don’t want to invest in something that may not stick around. Knowing what is relevant to your business and the trends that lie ahead are of the utmost importance.
Brands are doing everything they can to grab the attention of their audience but each year it gets more challenging. Competition grows daily while our attention span decreases where companies now only have 8 seconds to connect. It’s no surprise really considering users scroll through 300 feet of content every day. So how can your brand keep ahead of the curve and plan for 2018? Continue reading →
More businesses are adding social media to their marketing arsenal and for good reason. It’s an important feature that can help your business successfully reach its objectives. Social media is an engagement channel for brand awareness, promotions, customer loyalty and even boost sales.
It really is no surprise that social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools to date. Last year there were a reported 2.3 billion active users and more than 1.9 billion mobile users worldwide. These numbers are staggering and are still growing by the day. It’s never too late to start so if your business is struggling to find a social footprint, this post is just for you. Here are a few things you can start implementing today. Continue reading →
I wrote an article two weeks ago introducing the new social media platform Blab. In this blog I’m going to talk about exactly what it is that makes Blab such a powerful tool for marketing in 2015. A study conducted last year found that 84% of Millenials (18-32) don’t trust advertisements and that for the majority of them, friends or review sites were the go to place to find a trusted reccomendation. 88% of Millenials get at least a portion of their news from Social Media.
Think about the most memorable marketing campaigns you have stumbled across in recent months. A high proportion of these are likely to have included video and there’s a good reason why. Videos appeal to the major senses of sight and sound. They require little effort to ‘consume’ and are extremely easy to share. That’s why many go viral and those that don’t hit the extremes we sometimes see, still get viewed and shared.
A report from eMarketer last year said that the revenue from video marketing in 2013 was up by 40% on the previous year. Video marketing and the revenue from it is set to continue increasing. So much so that content marketing experts predict that: Continue reading →