Using Snapchat in your marketing strategy

Since its launch back in 2011 Snapchat has been particularly popular with the younger demographic, but is it now possible to integrate Snapchat into a brand’s marketing strategy? For those who are not familiar with the app, it allows users to take pictures or short videos and send them to their contacts. But here’s the…

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Decide who owns your social media content

  Incorporating social media into your marketing mix may seem like the norm nowadays, but so much activity has led to increased attention when it comes to legal credentials. High profile cases like that of Lord Alistair McAlpine have left 3 pertinent concerns with marketers.   Who takes responsibility? “You started it” may have been…

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Choose a colour to find out where you fit into social media laws

  Have you noticed how blue the colour scheme on most social media platforms is? Apparently it is a very trustworthy colour, subconsciously symbolising intelligence, wisdom and stability. Users can also be quite colourful, not only the content that they are sharing but the shades that their complexion goes through when something goes wrong! Neutral…

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Q&A: Hotpoint On Facebook Marketing, Past, Present And Future

  Hotpoint UK launched onto Facebook in October 2011 to support and amplify its iconic underwater world Aqualtis TV advertising campaign. One and a half years later the brand has a string of Facebook campaigns under its belt and a Facebook community of more than 69,000 fans. immediate future caught up with brand director, Ian…

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How to use hashtags on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn

Hashtags have become the standard way to label social media posts, not only on Twitter but also on Google+ and increasingly on LinkedIn. Monitoring hashtags is an easy way to spot a social media trend and to respond accordingly. However, it is rather unclear what kind of hashtags tend to trend on these three major…

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3 ways LinkedIn is becoming the discovery channel

With 200 million registered users and over 11 million in the UK, LinkedIn must focus on helping its user base expand their networks and engage with the platform on a deeper level. In the same way Facebook has introduced Graph Search to help it’s users to discover more within the platform (other examples include tagging…

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3 ways Everything Everywhere uses LinkedIn to its benefit

LinkedIn has become the corporate equivalent of Facebook. It is difficult to find a major brand that still has not activated its presence on the platform. And yet, being on LinkedIn is not the same as using it to its full potential. Everything Everywhere ticked at least 3 boxes of successful LinkedIn usage. Let’s explore…

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