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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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    It’s clear that we are in an age where a trend will start from someone or a small community, it then gets shared online and before you know it, it is shared over social reaching millions of people who are then altering their lifestyle to this trend.
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Hi… us again! Bringing you a roundup of the best social media news from the past week. Stay with us and we’ll get you up to date with the latest happenings in social in no time!   Instagram Adds Option to Link to Instagram Stories, Expands Stories Promote Tool…
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First off, a quick reminder that Periscope is a Twitter streaming platform that in its original incarnation allowed users to broadcast video to followers. Unlike Vine, which was limited to six-second long clips, Periscope broadcasters can stream for as long as they like. Until recently, there wasn’t much…
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  We’re sure you’ve spoken about it plenty already, but let’s talk some more about the SuperBowl. One of America’s biggest sporting events, and also a time for companies to promote themselves on a monumental scale! The half-time ad break costs an average of $4million per ad (I know,…
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  It might be cold outside, but we’re talking holidays and the insights travel brands need to get noticed. It’s a crucial sales period for the travel market, so how can brands drive bookings through social – there’s a lot more to do than share pictures of…
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  Rumour has it that due to the financial pickle Snap has found itself in, the company is toying with the idea of making public Snaps last much longer before disappearing, or *shock horror* even become permanent. Posts shared to the “Our Story” feed…
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Welcome back, to another week of IF Social Snapshot! A wonderful roundup of social media news that we believe you should know. Stick with us and you’ll always be up to date with the latest happenings and new updates on social!   Facebook’s planning to integrate its messaging platforms…
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Fanfare, please! LinkedIn has finally introduced interest targeting options to their paid campaign manager – three cheers! So all those hashtags you’ve been faithfully adding to organic content and wondering “what exactly is this doing for me?”… wonder no longer, they are indicators for users’ interests of…
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Imagining social media as a party helps to make sense of the best way to approach it as a brand and importantly how you should behave.   Let’s meet three different party goers to explain what we mean.   You walk into the party and introduce yourself to the…
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*Drum roll, please*  Introducing IF’s Social Snapshot!! A weekly roundup of social media news that we want to share with you. Here you can find a range of sources keeping you up to date with the latest happenings on social and new updates we want to shout about.  …
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