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Introducing Facebook Live….Location

Facebook Live Location has been introduced this week, Facebook’s new location tracking feature.   Facebook has had security and privacy issues in the past with people being unaware of their location services being on, particularly with the ‘Nearby Friends’ function that launched in 2014. Facebook Live Location offers a similar function, but has much more security, and…

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7 Ways To Improve your Live Streaming

Regular blog readers and viewers of our #60SecondSocial Twitter videos, will know we’re fans of live streaming; and understandably so, when you consider Facebook are giving boosts to Facebook Live broadcasts. Usually, Organic Facebook content reaches less than 1% of your audience, but the ‘is live’ and ‘was live’ alerts, mean a greater sum of…

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60 Second Social 27/03/2017

The prime suspect in #60SecondSocial this week is LinkedIn. The Sales Navigator has been beefed up with an enterprise plan, CRM syncing, and PointDrive integration, tapping into its user base of more than 465 million professionals. We haven’t forgotten about Instagram, who introduced two-factor authentication & Facebook who have designed yet another ad format, with the intention of…

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10 Business Advantages of Social Media

No one wants to feel like they’re missing out, right?… So, there are virtually no reasons not to implement social media into your marketing strategy, and since it is so cost-effective, there is hardly anything to lose.  It’s most likely that your competition is already on social media, so don’t let them take your potential…

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Is your social bold enough?

Everyone loves a good joke, that’s not a secret. But humour can seem risky when it comes to brand image – especially when it’s yours. Sure, on more than one occasion, a company has pushed it a little too far and got misunderstood by its audience (doing it can also be a way to make…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Snapchat

There’s been a lot of talk about Snapchat lately – particularly about how much they’re being copied. We’ve all seen the updates, such as stickers and disappearing content, popping up on other networks – which have led to speculation about how Snapchat will compete. But, Snapchat have also been doing some updating of their own,…

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60 Second Social 20/03/2017

This week we borrow a line from Frankie Goes To Hollywood: When two tribes go to war… Live streaming being the war and Facebook, and Twitter being the tribes. It’s likely this battle will run and run. The good news for brands, consumers and users alike, this means R&D investment and wonderful innovation. #60SecondSocial this week…

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5 simple steps towards influencer marketing success on social media

You’ve probably heard that word-of-mouth has been identified as one of the most valuable and effective forms of marketing, influencing up to 50 percent of all purchasing decisions. In digital marketing, this goes well beyond recommendations from peers. These days, influencers are the key to word-of-mouth marketing. Research from Twitter shows that 20 percent said that a Tweet…

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Facebook keeps telling the same story

   Facebook has been testing yet another story feature for its mobile proposition in selected countries, and it is currently opening it up to a few more. This could be an indication that the feature will soon be launched globally, but there hasn’t yet been an announcement of a global launch. When we heard that…

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