Creating an effective hashtag strategy 

Hashtags. They’ve been around forever (not quite, but almost) and they’re a bit like marmite, some of us love them, some of us hate them. But at the end of the day, they’re extremely effective to use on social media – if you’re using them in the right way, of course!  Within this blog, we’re…

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Food Trends 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic fundamentally reshaped consumer habits. To remain competitive, CPG and retail brands have to stay ahead of trends and proactively adapt to changing customer needs. In today’s blog, we wanted to discuss how eating habits have changed and what trends could become a new normal.   To better understand the culinary trends and…

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The long and short of it 

Last week saw the launch of our Technology CMO Outlook Report. Alongside Copy House, we put the flesh on the bones of the normal benchmark reports and brought to you in-depth interviews from the CMOs of some of the biggest names in tech. On Friday, we were live with Kathryn Strachan, revealing some of the…

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6 steps to social media success

Social media is not a walk in the park. Any marketer can tell you that. There’s a lot of strategic thinking and planning that goes on behind the scenes (stating the obvious I know). But as brands continue to jump onto the social platforms, and sometimes ALL the social platforms, we’re seeing and hearing of…

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Improving customer experience on Instagram

Customer experience on social seems to be a huge topic right now. And is something we’ve discussed a lot recently at IF.  Over the past year, the way we use social has changed. In fact, our overall behaviour online has changed. With more and more consumers turning to online shopping (which looks like it’s here…

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Collaboration is key in social

For many people working outside of our industry, social media marketing seems easy. Wrong. What they don’t know is how much effort and hard work goes on behind the scenes. And it’s not just down to one person. To be successful in social media marketing, you need to collaborate – you have to be social to be successful…

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Using social for successful digital events

Increasingly, brands look to digital-only events to replace the much-loved physical events that have welcomed footfall to conferences and exhibitions across the globe. However, pivoting to a digital-only event can be tricky. At the start of this year, few would have predicted the scale of home-working and the speed with which Britain dispensed of red…

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Social Snapshot – 12.02.20

Another news-filled week has passed, so here we are… bringing you a roundup of the best articles we just want to shout about. Stay with us and we’ll get you up to speed with the latest happenings in social in no time!   Instagram Stories may be getting a trimming tool. Instagram is testing out…

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