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The Top 5 Reasons Brands Struggle to Quantify Social ROI

We shared an incredible infographic that details how a business can measure their social media return on investment. Measuring ROI on social media isn’t without its challenges, though. In fact, the lack of the ability to measure the impact of social media has – unfortunately – led to many companies abandoning social media altogether. Is Your Social Media Marketing Effective? Measuring the return on investment (ROI) for social media efforts has been a contentious topic with marketers. More businesses than ever are devoting an increasing number of resources to social media marketing, yet many still

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Influencer Marketing, Marketing Infographics

The 4 Advantages of Micro-Influencers

As influencer marketing matures and evolves, brands are now more aware than ever about the advantages of amplifying messages among smaller hyper-targeted audiences. We’ve shared a comparison of (macro / mega ) influencers versus micro-influencers previously: (Macro / Mega ) Influencer – these are people like celebrities. They have a large following and may influencer purchases, but it’s not necessarily in a specific industry, product, or service. Micro-Influencer – these are people that may have a much lower following, but they are highly engaged and have great influence over the followers they do have. An

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How to Increase Social Media Engagement

We recently shared an infographic and article that detailed eight steps to launch your social media strategy. Many of you have already launched your social media strategy but may not be seeing as much engagement as you expected. Some of that may be filtering algorithms within the platforms. Facebook, for example, would much rather you pay to promote your content than display it forthright to anyone who follows your brand. It all starts, of course, with making your brand worth following. Why Do Consumers Follow Brands Online? Interest – Offering – Personality – Recommendations –

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The 2018 Native Advertising Technology Landscape Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger

As mentioned previously in Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on PPC, Native, and Display Advertising, this is a two part series of articles focusing on paid media, artificial intelligence and native advertising. I spent the last several months conducting copious amounts of research in these specific areas which culminated into the publication of two free ebooks. The first, Everything You Need to Know About Marketing Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, was mentioned in the first article. The second rolls out what I uncovered cataloging the 2018 native advertising technology landscape

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How Outbound Email Marketing Can Support Your Marketing Goals

Inbound marketing is great. You create content. You drive traffic to your website. You convert some of that traffic and sell your products and services. But… The reality is that it’s harder than ever to get a first-page Google result and drive organic traffic. Content marketing is becoming ferociously competitive. Organic reach on social media channels is continuing to decline.   So if you too have noticed that inbound marketing just isn’t enough anymore, you’ll need to give it that extra push to get the results you’re after. And that’s where outbound email marketing comes in.

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