B2C social media

It’s that time of the week again! Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: WhatsApp adds new privacy tools WhatsApp has announced additional features for more privacy, protection, and control for users. Find out more here. And YouTube is adding features…
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Instagram never stops to surprise us, and users have complained about its updates for a long time now. In today's blog, we explore the latest updates about Instagram.
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It’s that time of the week again! Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media.
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Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media in our weekly social snapshot.
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Social media has already become an influential virtual space, that is incorporated into the purchase funnel and plays a vital role in advertising your brand. We look at what role Social Media plays in this Purchasing Journey for B2C customers.
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Meta hosted a pretty great and insightful webinar last week, Culture Codes: How Platform Native Advertising Builds Brands with Humanity and I wanted to take a moment to go through it a little bit and share some of my thoughts.
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It’s that time of the week again! Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: Instagram tests a ‘Notes’ shelf The platform adds a Notes shelf into your IG Direct inbox, where you can post status updates, or whatever you wish, to be shared with…
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Are you looking for a way to improve your copywriting?  In this blog, we help you with everything you need to know about copywriting and how to create awesome copy to boost your rankings and satisfy your audience at the same time.
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Finding your target audience can be the easy part, but getting them to engage, click and follow is a whole other process.
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4 marketing trends in 2022
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Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media on our latest Social Snapshots.
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Branded Likes, coming to a Twitter near you.
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TikTok is becoming the new gold for Marketing, find out 5 accounts Marketers should follow.
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Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media through our social snapshot!
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With so many metrics out there, the world of social media can be confusing when creating a report. Each social media platform uses different analytics to track performance. What metrics to track depends on what the goals of using social media actually are. In order to understand what metrics to…
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Discover how to make visuals for social media go the extra mile and stand out from the crowd!
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Instagram has launched a new feature that allows you to pin posts to the top of your Instagram profile!
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Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media.
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We have a look at some shows all marketers should watch to be better at our work.
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With so many social media news popping up every day, it can be hard to stay up-to date. We’ve got you covered – take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: Twitter adds audio translations for visually impaired users Twitter announces a new Accessibility section…
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Running out of ideas on what posts to share on LinkedIn? Looking to create something engaging that would also perform well on the professional social network? Don’t sweat it! Here are a few quick wins for content you can share every day in a week. Check out the full infographic…
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It’s that time of the week again! Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: YouTube adds a new option for automated captions   YouTube has taken a new step in improving the use of subtitles in its app by adding automated captions.
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Choosing a marketing agency to help with your business can be a big decision. In all industries, some businesses are genuinely good at what they do and offer a great service. Others think they are good but simply… aren’t It can be difficult choosing an agency that will…
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Do you create content that aligns with what your sales team’s expectations and needs are? In many cases marketing and sales teams happen to not line up their activities which can lead to a disconnect in what the brand is communicating with them. A recent study by…
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There’s no doubt that engaging an agency to support on your social media efforts can have countless positive effects on your business – you can tap into subject matter experts, leverage a team of experienced creatives, and deliver thumb stopping campaigns (to name a few). But finding a…
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The first thing you want to do is to create a cool animated gif!  If you’re anything like me, you love a good bit of animated text.  All those colours and fonts and sparkles and… Sorry, where was I?  Ah yes, creating your own animated stickers for Instagram. …
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With so many social news popping up every day that it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: Twitter adds a new option for creating GIFs Twitter…
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TikTok is no longer a platform just for young people looking to have fun or to find a new dance challenge. It has now become the place where, every day, millions of people decide to make a purchase. It is proven that this social media channel is one…
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It is now just over 11 years since I started my career. Whilst, the vast majority has been spent working inter-agency alongside other agencies from a plethora of various marketing disciplines such as PPC, POS, ATL on integrated campaigns, my entire career to date has been spent working…
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Imagine a world free of stereotypes, discrimination, and gender bias. An inclusive world where diversity is valued and celebrated! March 8th is International Women’s Day – one of the most important days of the year for individuals, organisations, and communities to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about gender’s…
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With so many social news popping up every day that it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media: Pinterest celebrates Women’s History Month by launching a new…
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Are you getting questions from the boardroom around the impact and value of social media? Are you being challenged on your reporting? In today’s blog, we’re discussing again how to prove the value of social media to your organisation, taking you deeper into the subject and exploring the…
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In recent years the spotlight has very much turned to Mental Wellness in the workplace. In short, we need to be mindful of the importance of our mental well-being as it can have such a profound impact on both performances in the office as well your personal life.
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Crunching the data and turning it into insight is what we’re all about – BUT… you’ll be failing if that’s all you focus on. Proving the value of social back to your organisation can be challenging – we’ve got some ideas about how you can best do this.
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Not long ago, marketers wondered if their brand had to be on social media. Today, we know the answer is a big YES. So now the question is… which social media channel should your brand be on? How can you choose the most suitable social media channel for…
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With social news popping up every day, we know it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media through this week’s social snapshot. 👇🏼 LinkedIn tests new option…
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Crafting thumb-stopping social creatives is hard, but it’s even harder if your briefs are too vague, or even worse, too prescriptive. Today, we’re taking you through the do’s and don’ts of briefing for social media, with an example of how we approach briefing as well. But first! What…
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There is so many social news popping up every day that it can be hard to stay up to date. 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: Twitter adds a ‘Super Followers’…
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Most marketers would agree that social media can have a big impact on brands and businesses. But the first step you need to take is setting up the right goals for your campaign. A social media goal is what you want to achieve within your activity as a…
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In today’s blog we’re looking back at the iOS 14 update and its effects on Facebook ads. Stick with us as we take you deeper into the subject, exploring the impacts, changes and how you can handle it. Apple released an iOS 14 update for advertisers (IDFA), which…
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With social news popping up every day, we know it can be hard to stay up to date. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media through this week’s social snapshot 👇🏼 Twitter is launching its NFT…
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Brands in the food industry, are you still relying on recipe content and fancy photos of your food to generate engagement? This is especially important if your marketing strategy needs to encompass B2C as well as B2B – we’re here to remind you that you’ll need to do…
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With so many social news popping up every day, we know it can be hard to stay up to date. 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: TikTok adds insights on…
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  Before we begin, I need to ask you a simple yet divisive question. How much do you care about the look of your Instagram profile? The answer to this has changed over the years, being crucial in the early days where people would comment on the aesthetic of…
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Social media is for everyone. No matter your age, gender, or interests, there’s something out there for you. And similarly, for businesses, there’s someone out there for YOUR brand. To succeed with social media marketing, you must understand who your audience is. Where are they? What do they want…
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It’s 2022 and people around the world are setting their resolutions for the new year. If you’re aiming to make this year more productive on social, here are a few simple New Year’s resolutions that can help you improve your brand’s presence.   Creative visuals With visual platforms…
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With 2022 just around the corner, who knows what we will see, but before that happens, I thought it was worth remembering those brand campaigns that made us laugh and will still be talking in the new year. This year business has gone all out with their marketing campaigns.
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It’s that time of the week again. Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media through our social snapshot:   Twitter adds auto captions for video uploads Twitter has announced that all videos within tweets will have auto captions, providing more ways…
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Today we’re looking back at old school social. Asking what worked in the past in the world of social media and how it might work again in today’s new landscape. What can we learn and how can we go back to benefit the future?   A couple of…
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Marketers, it’s that time of the year again. With less than a month until New Years, we’re looking ahead at trends that will dominate in 2022 on social media.   TikTok remains the biggest influence on social   In 2020, TikTok was the world’s most…
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There have been some rumblings over at YouTube these past few weeks, with rumours circling that they will finally be giving the axe to the dislike button… With rumours turning out to indeed be true, this update will be rolled out site-wide within days! DUN DUN DUN Like any…
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With so many social news popping up every day, we know it can be hard to stay up to date. 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:   YouTube enables reusing…
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It’s that time of the week again! Grab a coffee as we take you through our social snapshot of everything you need to know about what’s new in social media   Twitter rolls out improved labels for misinformation To help users be better informed, Twitter is…
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Ho-ho-ho…It’s nearly that time of the year! There is no doubt that festive seasons are a perfect time to take advantage of social media and create some awesome marketing campaigns to remember.   Here are a few ideas on how to make a Christmas campaign that will capture…
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  Here at immediate future, we are always testing new and exciting things to help us continue breaking the social boring. Recently, the design team stumbled across a design platform called Figma. A platform that enables users to work on a single document at the same time, working seamlessly…
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We know it can be hard to stay up to date with 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’s ‘Meta’ name change…
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When you work every day in social it’s easy to think the whole world is about social. Of course, it isn’t. In fact, social is leaky and gets everywhere touching all your channels and melting into all your campaigns. You should consider social as the oil in your…
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Spooky season is the perfect time to start creating engaging social content that grabs your audience’s attention. There are many reasons why you should consider a Halloween campaign as a marketer, but let’s stick to the obvious one – it’s a significant event that’s celebrated worldwide. Although the…
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There are two important steps you need to take before building your brand from a starting point. The first is to gather as much information and input from key stakeholders as possible. Start with the ‘Why’ – ask questions like: ‘Why your products or offerings great?’ ‘What problem…
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Just a few months ago, TikTok had over 2.6 billion downloads worldwide and about 700 million monthly users. Including the IFers, where we share our monthly social snapshot roundups and occasionally people running around in dinosaur outfits. TikTok being so big, lots of brands want to figure out…
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We know it can be hard to stay up to date with 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: Twitter removes live stream guests’ s option…
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  As I am sure many of you know, Facebook suffered a major outage yesterday (Nearly 6 hours to be exact!). With chaos on the streets, many users fled to the safety of other platforms such as Twitter, Linkedin and, of course, Tiktok. Problems were reported across the world,…
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Are you sober curious? Perhaps you’re just curious as to what that even means? Well, this trend is rising quicker than you can pull a pint. In short, being sober curious is all about being more intentional about how, when and why you drink – not to be mistaken…
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Another week, another social snapshot. Have a look at the latest happening in the world of social media:   Facebook is introducing ‘’Community Awards’’ Facebook is testing a new feature called ‘Community Awards’ to encourage engagement in groups. Find out more here.   Snapchat launches…
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Facebook has changed over the years and has become one of the more complex platforms. This can sometimes make it a tricky to maximise value from your Facebook marketing. We’ve got you covered though.   Stick with us as we take you through the best practices for Facebook…
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This week’s Social Snapshot is here! Let us take you to the latest Social Media updates.   ‘LinkedIn Learning Hub’ to provide a more comprehensive overview for both individuals and businesses. ‘Learning Hub’ to more users, makes 40 popular courses available for free. Find out more…
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In the past year there has been an increasing trend of brands using their social media platforms to support various causes. Social media has shifted from a place of ideas sharing to one that educates and inspires. Supporting a good cause on social can be one of the…
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We know it can be hard to stay up to date with 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 is donating $3…
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Excelling in social media depends on many factors. Precise targeting, elaborated content strategy, proper measurement, and testing, etc. It is a whole structure in which each part must be studied and properly planned to be successful in social. But if you look at paid media, things can get…
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The process of social listening can be powerful for your marketing strategy if used effectively. Listening to, and monitoring the conversations happening online around businesses, products, specific conversations and much more, can help marketers create successful social content and truly get to know audiences on a more emotional…
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With social media news popping up every day, it can be hard to stay up to date. 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:   TikTok launches a new parents guide…
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The summer month of August has always been a key month in the Ad calendar. The famous P9 period sees Back to School campaigns appear, closely followed by menu changes in pubs and restaurants, as they flip from lighter evenings to darker nights. At the same time, we start…
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With so many metrics constantly popping up, the world of social media can be confusing. What should you be tracking? What’s important for your business goals?   We’ll take you through the various metrics that every company or brand should be looking at, so you can stay on…
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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:   YouTube launches…
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  Designers know more about ‘trusting the process’ than anyone else. Though what we all need to understand is, there is a process to everything that we do and without trust and patience, we can falter at the first hurdle. When it comes to ‘Trusting the Process’ on social…
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  On average, users post 6,000 Tweets every second on Twitter. As a Social Media Designer, standing out from the pack is crucial, and you probably dedicate a huge amount of your time to researching competitors, trawling through Facebook design groups for inspiration, or looking at the work of…
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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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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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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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It may not be the new kid on the block, but please, no ageism here! The Facebook platform is still VERY important to the digital ecosystem, in fact, it’s top 3 according to Comscore. So we’re here to give you the checklist of your…
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Do you want to have more reach on Instagram? Do you want to understand how Instagram ranks feed posts? Then you should know how the Instagram algorithm works in 2021. Now, what is the Instagram algorithm? In short, the Instagram algorithm is a mechanism that classifies content according…
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Another week has passed and it’s time for a new Social Snapshot. 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…
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  Throughout 2020 and into 2021, social media has become more important than ever to stay in touch with people, find new trends and hobbies and keep up to date on current events. Brands had to thrive while undergoing rapid, unexpected digital transformation, and social marketers had to…
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The last year or so, while we have all been stuck working from home due to the pandemic, Tiktok has slowly taken over, well, the world.   We have seen many brands jumping on the bandwagon to create content for the platform, enabling them to target a more youthful demographic…
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That title is a nod to Bo Burnham’s Inside, the comedian’s latest special on Netflix, in which he spends a hefty amount of time discussing the effects of social media. His song Welcome to the Internet covers how there’s a little bit of everything for everyone, good and…
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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 happening in the world of social media through our social snapshot:…
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  Who doesn’t love a refresh? Be it a new hairdo or a colourful wardrobe? In this case, I’ll be talking about our brand refresh – a labour of love for almost 8 (yes, e i g h t) months. Taking what we already had, simplifying it, and…
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Brands, we hear your plea… you want better engagement and higher conversions, right? What’s the secret [BBQ] sauce? It’s the consumer data. In social, there are billions of consumers chatting about everything under the sun, so you just need to listen, interpret the data and use it to…
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Building a relationship between you and your design team is imperative to creating social content that leaps off the screen and becomes ingrained in users’ minds. You should trust your designers to know what they are doing and keep the clients’ best interests in mind.  In…
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In our first blog on the customer experience, we explored how to be human in the digital world, how to get leadership onboard, and how to prove the value of customer care across the business. This week, we’re going a little deeper; looking at how to implement…
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Welcome to the new 20s, where not taking action or being silent are no longer options for organisations. The importance of inclusion and diversity is here to stay. There is no room for brands to sit back and act passively. Why? Well… consumers are becoming more demanding and…
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Hello and welcome to our latest Social Snapshot News Roundup! Let’s dive right in:   Clubhouse – the uber popular social audio app – launched its Android version this month, bringing with it one million new users, and a million more are sitting on the waitlist. The app…
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  We live in a digital era and there are billions of internet users worldwide. That means there are lots of opportunities for brands to engage with their audience and achieve business growth. One of the most effective methods for spreading brand awareness and attracting new customers is…
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Why isn’t anyone advocating storytelling reporting to your own boardroom? As we emerge from COVID-19, boardrooms are scrutinising their post-COVID recovery plans. Budgets and ROIs are being assessed to determine if they’re investing in the right areas to deliver the required business impact, at the speed needed. There…
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  As a designer, trusting the process is second nature. We have to work on specific elements, gradually building them up slowly and methodically until we get the final product. This is something that can make or break a design team, making sure that everyone has confidence in their…
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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.   Pinterest shares…
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