Archive: Oct 2021

    Okay, okay, we get it. It’s good to take inspiration from things that are working, but clearly, these things aren’t working for others as well as they are for TikTok.   In this new instalment of “what else can we be INSPIRED from by TikTok” Instagram…
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Employee advocacy has moved centre stage in social marketing. It is accelerating as a program, pushing out its messaging in all new ways and putting employees at the forefront of business promotions and campaigns. What is driving this rapid increase in employee advocacy across social media, and what…
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Social Media has become a crucial element of digital marketing and its share of the marketing budget is expected to grow in 2021. Growing interest in this marketing category necessitates deeper, more powerful analytics. But how can social analytics benefit your business? In this quick blog, I wanted…
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As of the beginning of July 2021, TikTok has had over 2.6 billion downloads worldwide and sees almost 700 million monthly active users (many IFers included!) So, it’s a no brainer that brands want to jump on the bandwagon. But, like every social media platform, sometimes it works and…
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If you are starting in the world of social media, you may have already heard that before converting, you must set up a presence. However, it’s possible your social strategy isn’t working properly, which means the investment does not translate into the desired results.
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Another week, another Social Snapshot! It can be hard to stay up to date with the social media news popping up every day. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Have a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media with our social snapshot…
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  With social media companies all seeming to blend into one nowadays, it’s interesting to note the companies who know things aren’t working and can pull the plug before any more time and resources are spent on them… Yes, we are talking about you @Twitter.   Now, this is…
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Apple has recently released an update, iOS14, which is causing quite the stir with Facebook. If you’re an Apple user, then over the last few months, whenever you update or load a new app, you’ll have a popup notification asking if you are happy to share…
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No brand is a stranger to the realm of social media likes, but it seems like 2021 will be the year to kick them to the curb. While introduced to help relieve social pressure and improve mental health for its users, it’s difficult to ignore how this impacts…
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We know it can be hard to stay up to date with the social media news popping up every day. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media through our social snapshot:   Facebook adds new…
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With just two exceptions, TikTok has held the lead as the most downloaded app for the past 18 months. Its growth has been meteoric and undeterred despite content concerns, data safety issues and other fun controversies. The other important aspect to note is that these downloads are likely…
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As lockdowns ends in phases around the world, the big question is, will the habits we formed over the last 18 months stay with us or will we return to the way it was before. And on social media the changes coming in the next few months will…
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For some marketers, social media marketing can be seen as slightly complex or just a quick add-on to their overall marketing strategies, with very little focus. But, with over 3 billion active social media users in the world and the average person spending just under 2.5 hours on…
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It’s that time of the week again – time for your social snapshot! We’ve got a round-up for all of the latest happenings on social media. So, sit back, enjoy, and take it all in!   TikTok adds new “Shoutouts” option Do you want a personal message from…
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Now, this may seem like a straightforward question. But in fact, this is a complex process that varies between channel, industry, audience size, objective and spend. So, if you came here for a short answer, you’re out of luck. But what we can give you is a top-level…
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Moments make social. They fill our personal feeds with memories to look back on. From the family reunion after lockdown to our pets doing something adorable. The achievements we’re proud of to the moments of calamity our dear friends captured. Moments make social media. For a brand to make…
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  A few weeks ago we talked about the brand refresh, in which we touched on creative reasonings and processes. In this blog, I want us to delve a little deeper into designing with social media in mind. What it entails and how best to…
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