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How to Drive Engagement on your Social Media

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 […]
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One of the latest releases from Twitter is the Audio Tweet! Now, I must admit I am a sceptic with this function – I’m not sure that, when social media is so visual, an audio-only format will be useful or used. However, sound is important in branding (tune…
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As always, the world of social media is non-stop with news and platform updates. And of course, this week is no different! So, dive right in and find out the latest happenings with our Social Snapshot…   Facebook’s announced another algorithm change. Another week, another algorithm change. This week,…
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      Tik Tok for business has just recently launched, providing a plethora of tools to help brands and marketers utilise the short-form video app for their ad campaigns.     “TikTok For Business is where you can unleash your brand’s creative side. A fully…
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“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”– Albert Einstein I don’t normally use quotes. It always feels a bit cheesy. But this is such a perfect fit for brand trust on social.  It is the small stuff of tweets, posts…
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GlobalWebIndex has reported that 29% of total internet users have used a live streaming option on social media, and 13% have watched a live gaming stream. These figures alone tell us that live streaming is the new mode to watch – and that marketers…
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So many insights and developments in one week – let’s get right to it with our Social Snapshot! TikTok reveals how its algorithm works TikTok is working hard to demonstrate it is a transparent company, with this week providing another level of transparency – explaining how its recommendations…
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      We all must know that at some point Google will take a formula that’s been well received and try to emulate it, which is exactly what’s happening with Keen – Googles latest offering, “a place to grow and share your interests with loved ones, and…
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Last Friday we covered this topic in our latest #SeriousSocialLive. It’s a 13-minute video that charts everything you need to know in order to best prepare for a crisis. Hopefully, that’s an endeavour that you’ll never need to lean upon. Sadly, there is a growing number of businesses who…
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Pride months is here, and while many people will be celebrating at home, social media is once again delivering features to users that let their voices be heard digitally. In London, the annual march that usually involves more than a million volunteers, artists and Pride-goers cannot take place.
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It’s that time of the week again – time for our Social Media Snapshot. So, grab a coffee, put your strategy cap on, and settle in for our roundup of the biggest things that happened this week in social media.   Facebook adds new functionality to its Portal Move…
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