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Are travel brands doing enough to cut through the noise?

  It’s our travel edition! On this week’s Serious Social, we spoke to the CEO of Sagittarius, Paul Stephen, about his experience working in digital marketing for travel clients. The travel industry is so commoditised, it’s important for brands to stand out on social. To do this, they need content that tells a story around…

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Facebook M assistant can now translate French

At first glance, the news of the Facebook Messenger assistant M being able to translate French could be a little underwhelming. French translation isn’t a feature that most users are crying out for. But what makes this announcement a little more interesting is how this translation functionality is being used, which is primarily to assist…

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Are you ready for an Instagram shopping spree? 👛

  Rumour has it, Instagram could be developing a standalone shopping app, aptly named ‘IG Shopping’. First TV, now an online shopping platform, is there anything they’re not branching into?! This would make sense for the platform as Facebook recently confirmed 25 million businesses are using the service. Added to this, 4 out of 5…

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Wanky digital marketing

In digital marketing, we’re utterly brilliant at creating confusing titles and acronyms. Given the volume, you’d be forgiven for thinking industry had employed a Head of Wanky Titles. I only wish our Head honcho had created these abbreviations with the wit and humour of the late great Robin Williams in the movie Good Morning Vietnam.…

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Social creativity is a craft of many talents

Of course, copywriters and designers need a creative flair. However, when it comes to social media, the art of social creativity is elevated. It becomes a marriage between art and science. With so much audience data from behaviours and interests, to real-time and ‘moments’, there’s an opportunity to create thumb stopping content. It isn’t just…

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Is hashtagging on LinkedIn #WorthIt?

Social media is the place for meaningful conversations. Hashtags are a way for people to find and join particular conversations. Twitter was pretty centralised around hashtagging for conversational purposes. Facebook and Instagram jumped on the bandwagon too. LinkedIn introduced hashtags to the platform a hot minute after the rest of them, but, after two years…

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