Archive: Oct 2021

Starting anything new can be scary, and for some, social media marketing is no different. Whether it’s a brand new channel to you, or you’re testing new content, new paid strategies or going after a new audience, there’s an element of bravery needed. At IF, we’re always aiming…
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At IF we love all things social. So, we’re always interested in staying up to date with the latest happenings and bringing them to you in our weekly social snapshot! Carry on reading for the best articles we’ve found and just want to shout about   Facebook starts…
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  We all use face altering filters on Instagram. Some of them are cute, some of them are funny, and some of them let us distort our faces by giving us bigger lips and smaller noses – leaving some users wondering if they look better with these alterations.
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It’s been a known fact that since the rise of social media there’s been a constant battle with the world of Broadcast TV. The fear was first noticed by TV stations who were scrambling when media platforms such as YouTube and Facebook were amounting to users that blew…
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Coming up with an idea for a blog can be difficult. It can be easy to fall into the trap of rewriting the same content, over and over again, just in a different way. Or simply not using language that will drive consumers to engage with your content. Regardless,…
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The announcements are always non-stop in the world of social media. Whether it’s a new format, test, article on best practice or quarterly update, we’re always finding out something new. So don’t worry if you’ve missed out on anything, we’re here to get you up to speed with an…
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The age-old question… when is the best time to be posting on social media? It’s a tough one to answer. Especially if you don’t have the time to test with scheduling times, or spend time looking into the all-important data. You may have landed with huge engagement figures…
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Gone are the days when you need to remind people to check your link in your bio. Instagram does drive traffic to your website providing you follow a few key pointers which, being a generous lot at immediate future, we are happy to share with you. Here’s…
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LinkedIn is playing catch-up again and has announced the new facility to create and manage events on the channel… finally! The functionality promises to allow us to “create private events, event update notifications, search filters to invite the right attendees”, and you can find it…
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  Well, the nights are drawing in and it’s getting colder and darker. But it’s never a dull day in the world of social media! We are always warmed up by the new developments and news stories that appear in our feeds which we bring to you in…
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If you’re reading this, you’re probably already familiar with the Business Manager on Facebook, and perhaps using it to great advantage in your paid social strategy. For some, the next step is considering markets outside the UK… nope, I’m not going to mention the ‘B’ word! Having attended…
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New season, new features   In anticipation for the holiday season, Facebook has launched two new features to help marketers with their holiday push.   Feature One: Customisable Story Templates  Facebook has finally taken a page out of Canva’s book, with the introduction of customisable…
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  Instagram has started rolling out a new format for Stories called “Create Mode” which will make all of its tools easier to access and apply.   The current highlight of this mode is the “On This Day” option, similar to Facebook’s ‘Memories’. The feature will show users…
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Another week has passed and my, what a week it has been! We love staying up to date with the latest happenings in social, and we’re sure you do too. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best articles from the past week we just have to shout about…  …
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In B2B marketing, it can be tempting to rinse and reuse marketing strategies that target decision-makers and upsell your offering. However, like the social media landscape, no formula for success remains the same. Just like B2C marketing, we need to factor in changing audience behaviours and the ways we…
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It doesn’t seem like long ago since Instagram announced it will be entering the world of eCommerce. And it definitely wasn’t long ago that users of the platform could create their very own AR filters. To maximise the usage of both features, Instagram is testing…
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Whether it’s a new platform update, testing a feature or ways to improve social strategy, we’re always fascinated to find out what’s been happening in the world of social media and learn new things. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best articles from the past week we just have…
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  So you may (or may not) have heard about TikTok, and part of that depends on your age or the age of the people in your life! TikTok is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world. It allows users to express themselves in a…
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