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Video: the king of content marketing?

As businesses begin to appreciate the value that quality visual content can bring in capturing the attention of prospects, which in turn drive clicks and sales, video becomes an ever more compelling part of a brand’s content strategy; Cisco predicts that by 2017 video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. However, it’s…

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Shattering content for social media

We social media lot are unique. The job requires many skills and ‘special’ characteristics- creativity, organisation, energy and a love for everything techie. The campaigns we run seem effortless from the outside but trust me, every tweet, Facebook post or LinkedIn update requires meticulous planning. Generating leads, increasing brand awareness or improving engagement doesn’t happen…

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LinkedIn: The lean, mean content marketing machine!

LinkedIn is running ‘full steam ahead’ in its content marketing efforts as it announces the release of two new content analytics tools, dubbed as the “Dynamic Duo” for businesses. Read on to discover why the news should come as music to the ears of B2B brands marketing from the platform. Do you use LinkedIn as…

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What would Freud tell us about social media

What would Freud tell us about social media?

OK, I’m no psychologist, so I would have to hazard a guess on the applications of Freud’s psychodynamic theory to social media – I’ll leave that to the psychologists amongst us! What I can tell you though, is that thought processes and emotions play an important role in social media marketing, and should especially be…

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Content marketing in 2014: How B2B brands can excel

In our recent blog post, ‘6 social media 2014 predictions from some of the most influential industry authorities’ one of the core predictions identified for this year was to embrace the power of content. ‘All the research at the end of last year suggests that marketers know that content is crucial. And without a doubt…

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Give up thinking of Facebook as a free marketing channel. You need to invest in ads

Facebook jumps on the content bandwagon

Which social media site do you find is the best for breaking news? Twitter does tend to dominate this area, as it has that real-time analysis and opinion that other social networks cannot match. However, Facebook has updated its News Feed algorithm to get a piece of the action. Instead of ranking posts that you…

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More about Google+, Authorship and SEO

Any business, alert and looking to drive natural search is already running Google+ and Facebook accounts at the moment. Facebook because people are using it and Google+ because it is this persistent beast, which is ignoring popularity and instead providing fantastic ingredients for functionality and the ability to make you or your brand more famous.…

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