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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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Statistics on How Travelers Utilize Social Media Before, During, and After a Vacation

Consumers are increasingly utilizing social media platforms and smartphones when searching for trip inspiration, but they’re also incorporating these tools during the planning and booking stages. So, what do travel marketers need to know when it comes to vacationers and their social media habits? Well, and travel gets mentioned more on social media than Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, and Tayler Swift combined! That means that vacation destinations need to really be more aggressive in building advocacy and finding influencers if they wish to attract more people to their travel destination. Mobile is also playing a

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Are You Really A Social Media Consultant?

Last night I had the incredible opportunity to go to both meet and listen to three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Helio Castroneves. I was the guest of co-host and performance coach David Gorsage, who asked if I would provide social media updates throughout the event. As I organized hashtags, followed sponsors, and got to know the VIPs in the room, one racing professional quietly leaned in and asked: Are you really a social media consultant? The manner in which he asked it caught me off-guard… as if he were asking, is that really a thing? Worse

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Heartbeat: Reach Over 150,000 Passionate Female Millennial Consumers

Brands today are spending $36 billion on social channels to engage and acquire new millennial consumers using Influencer-style campaigns with celebrity names. However; engagement and conversions are low because millennial women trust and engage more with friends’ recommendations exclusively when choosing between one product or service and another. Heartbeat is a platform for millennial women to promote brands within their personal social accounts and communities. Heartbeat recently released its Discover Feed, offering a seamless way for brands to connect with the 150,000 millennial-aged female consumers on its platform. With thousands of opt-ins in just the

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