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6 Last Minute Holiday Season Social Tips

Everyone knows that marketing planning for the holidays should be finished long before October rolls around and be ready to roll out as soon as the Halloween decorations come down. However, for those who didn’t plan their Christmas campaigns in July as they should have here are some useful last minute tips for social media…

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Top 5 Books For Marketers

1. Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential This book is one of ma favourites and I cannot recommend it enough. Whether you are just starting your career or you manage a team of 50 people, this book will make your rethink how you think about yourself and others. The main focus of this book…

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How is your social media strategy working for you?

Today many companies are using social media tactically by posting updates to Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ or Twitter, but few have a social media strategy which helps them use social media to support their business goals. Social media works best when it’s part of an integrated E-communications strategy where Social media works together with Search, Email…

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Marketing Stat Nirvana

As marketers, there is nothing we like more than to sink our teeth into some meaty stats in an effort to satiate our appetite for evaluation, understanding and improvement. Also, they make us sound smart. And like we know what we are talking about which, in an industry that is undergoing relentless, exponential change, is…

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10 creative executions for social you must use

Storytelling has been a hot topic for some time now, and rightly so. The brands (and their channels) that have the best storytelling content enjoy greater reach, engagement and conversion to spend. At IF, we’ve championed our audience-first approach for more than two years now; and we have the press coverage to evidence this. Audience-first…

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6 ways YouTube gives video creators more control

Building a relationship with your viewers is key and what makes YouTube stand out from the social media crowd. YouTube’s recent updates shows their dedication to making conversations within the YouTube community easier and more personal. Here’s a handful of YouTube features giving video creators more control over the comments on their channels. Pinned Comments:…

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4 lessons to learn from the rise and fall of Vine

Vine; the social media app where users can upload and share no more than 6 second clips, is officially dead in the water. Twitter acquired the app in 2012, and 4 years later has decided to shut it down. Poor Twitter – can’t catch a break! Although Vine has been less-than-popular recently, the golden days…

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Just Why Is Video So Important On Social?

It’s a standout content, right?! Video that auto-plays in a customers’ social feed will draw their attention. Well, yes and yes. It goes much further than this though. Regular readers of our blog will know we advocate the ‘half scientist and half artist’ approach to marketing. Some will say: that’s a clichéd statement. Perhaps so.…

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