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The accounts you follow are a huge reflection of your business’s social media strategy. Associating with accounts that have nothing to do with your industry, target audience, or the products/services you offer, will make your strategy look random, disorganised, and possibly even spam-like. Today we’re looking at how you can…
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Discover our 7 ideas, tips, and steps to humanise your brand!
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to consistently deliver content year-round? Today I take a look at the marketer’s secret weapon: The content Calendar
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Learn how brands need to adapt to BeReal.
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When it comes to promoting your brand on social, hashtags can be a key way to drive views, likes, and shares. 
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Do you find your engagement dropping month-on-month? Are you writing snappy copy only to have your posts sink like a lead balloon?  It might be time to re-think your design strategy. Our friends over at Brafton have come up with this handy infographic, (see…
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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 differences between an influencer and a Content Creator.
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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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The B2B buyer journey is becoming more complex than ever before. Multiple stakeholders and buyer influencers are at the heart of any purchasing process for businesses – and for B2B social, the breadth of audience that can be influenced is growing. The challenge for those looking to sell over social…
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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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Take a look at the latest happening in the world of social media in our weekly Social Snapshot!
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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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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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Discover these 8 easy steps that will allow you to create an effective Social Media Strategy.
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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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Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media with this week’s social snapshot
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Learn how to create the best hashtag strategy for your Instagram account.
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It’s happening again. Instagram is testing a new algorithm and it will completely change the way followers will consume the content on this app bringing videos more to the front and centre of the platform screen, changing the feed layout. Let’s go through the new Instagram layout update. With reels…
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A strong social media strategy allows businesses to reach, nurture, and engage with their target audience. There are many important factors that marketers should consider when building a successful social media strategy, but one of the main focuses should always be driving engagement. In today’s blog we discuss 5 quick…
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With social media platforms always on the move, marketers are constantly looking to find smarter ways to tap into the potential of utilising influencers. A recent survey has explored the latest trends within the influencer marketing space and how this will change the digital world: Social commerce…
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There is so much social media news popping up every day that 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 our social snapshot 👇 Instagram tests NFT (Non-Fungible…
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UGC is content generated and shared online by brand’s clients or fans. It can be an image, video, comment, review, blog etc. And it works wonders for brands! UGC is one of the best ways for a brand to gain visibility, reach its potential market, communicate its values and advertise…
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TikTok is an entertainment platform powered by communities that drive culture and commerce.  This platform’s mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime entertainment force that is changing the way content and media are created and discovered from a creative perspective.  It’s no wonder that 66% of…
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Ever posted a video to TikTok to see it sink like a stone? Well, worry no more!  TikTok just shared an article with helpful tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your posts, which I thought was worth taking a closer look at.
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Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social media with this week’s social snapshot👇🏻 Instagram is testing ‘templates’ for Reels Instagram is trying out a new way to help users create more engaging Reels, with templates, which creators can follow and replace clips with their own.
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With so much variety by way of content, designs, products, and services in today’s marketing world, it takes a lot of work for brands to create a seamless experience for customers. Maintaining brand consistency – from visuals to tone and voice – is essential for the authenticity of your company.
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Our mantra is “Breaking the Social Boring”, so when we heard Onalytica was hosting a webinar on just that, we had to take part. As part of an Onalytica expert community series, we joined a group of social media experts to explore how to create less boring content. Our own…
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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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For those who work in marketing, or more specifically, social media, this won’t be the first time you’ve heard this. Or the last, for that matter.  The roles of organic and paid social are very different but thrive on each other’s successes. Organic content helps shape the brand, building relationships…
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Internet and social media have transformed consumer habits and allowed us to easily shop and gather information from a global marketplace. 50% of customers share their reviews and service experiences online and it is now expected for brands to use social media as a customer service channel.
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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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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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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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There’s been a lot of chatter lately around employee branding on social and rightly so! As we moved out of the crazy times caused by the pandemic, companies within the marketing space are booming, looking for new hires, whilst individuals are looking for their new ventures. And where do they…
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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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Last year we saw the launch of our Technology CMO Outlook Report and it’s time to revisit how tech CMOs from prominent brands like Adobe, Worldpay, Siemens, and SAP shape the future of marketing. We joined forces with Copy House to put the flesh on the bones of…
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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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It’s that time, once again, I chat to you about design and give you some (hopefully) useful tips to help your work stand out in a sea of creatives. Are you ready? Let’s go!! BE BOLD Kind of an easy one to start with, however, being bold with…
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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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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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Is your social media strategy ready for the new normal? How will societal change impact your brand approach to social media now that restrictions are ending? Due to the pandemic, the last two years meant a drastic change in our social behaviour and, inevitably, we adopted new habits,…
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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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Do we all know that video is one of the formats that work best when connecting with your audience on social media? Yes. Are all brands making the most of this content format? Probably no. Now, we have already explained what Reels can do for your brand,…
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The importance of social media is difficult to overestimate- In the UK alone, social media ad spending is projected to reach £5.2 billion in 2021 and increase to £6.5b by 2025. Effective use of social media can not only increase brand awareness but can also boost conversions and…
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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! Take a look at the latest happenings in the world of social and get yourself up to speed with our social snapshot:…
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Does your brand need to change perception through design or communicate sustainability values on social? Then keep reading this blog or watch this episode of Serious Social to discover best practices when it comes to design on social. Changing how your brand…
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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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So that’s 2021 done! What a year it has been. We have seen a lot of the world come back to some ‘normality‘ (whatever that means!). We have also seen a huge shift to a more social-first mentality as we come to terms with this new…
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Everyone loves social media, and China is no exception. With over 931 million active monthly users, it is the largest social media market in the world! However, in China, social is nothing like what you and I are used to. The platforms are different, with advertising, algorithms, and influencers…
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As you may have noticed, all the social media channels are in constant competition to become the platform with the most active users. Or to be the first to launch some new functionality on the market that, if successful, will be copied by other companies. In September 2021,…
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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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At immediate future, we’re constantly testing new and exciting things to help us continue breaking the social boring. Especially when it comes to design. For both client-facing employees and our official designers, Canva is a great starter tool to get creative and super easy to use! What is Canva? …
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This is part two of our Employee Advocacy: overcoming hurdles series. For part one, click here: https://immediatefuture.co.uk/blog/employee-advocacy-overcoming-hurdles/   We’re back with our employee advocacy series, recapping all the great insight that was covered in our recent webinar Fixing Holes in Employee Advocacy with Katy…
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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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  With over 1 billion monthly active users and more than 2.6 billion downloads worldwide, I think we can all agree that TikTok is massive. Within the app, users are faced with a wide range of opportunities to create and share content, which has got many organisations thinking…
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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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Following the success of our first webinar Talkin’ ‘bout ‘employee advocacy’ revolution, we invited our panel of experts for a follow-up conversation to help tackle the challenges that businesses face when building and growing an employee advocacy programme.   Katy Howell, CEO at immediate future, was…
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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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It doesn’t matter how well planned your social media strategy is or how good your product or service is; it is impossible not to receive negative comments on social media. Consumers are becoming more and more demanding, and brands are having a harder time meeting their expectations. So,…
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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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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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Today is International Podcast Day! A day to celebrate the power of audio and just how far it’s come in such a short period of time.  Derived from the infamous iPod, podcasting began back in 2004, (the same year the great IF was born!) and has since grown in enormous…
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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. Check out the latest happenings in the world of social with our weekly snapshot   Instagram pauses ‘Instagram for Kids’ project…
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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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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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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.   LinkedIn is shutting down LinkedIn Stories LinkedIn has announced that is shutting down the Stories…
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‘I didn’t have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote you a long one.’ – Mark Twain Writing short copy is much harder than waffling on for pages and this challenge is exemplified when it comes to social. The opportunity to capture your audience’s interest is…
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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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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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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 happenings in the…
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Back before social media was even called social media, brands were part of the conversation. Whether it was on Myspace, Flickr, Blogs, Habbo Hotel or the plethora of message boards – marketing comms was experimenting with talking direct to the customer. Now, 20 years on, the world has…
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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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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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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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