3 Ways that B2B companies can maximise Instagram

As you may know, visual content is key for brands looking to find success on social media. The rise of visual content has coincided with the rise of popular platforms like Instagram, to take advantage of the power of photos. Over 150 million users, an estimated 5 million photos uploaded per day and well over…

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Employer branding, part one: Instagram

If you want to create a following for your company of the most engaged community, get on Instagram. I understand the fear, posting pictures is for kids, what if I don’t know what pictures to put up, does it make my company look like they are having fun and not working? Forget all your objections…

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The curious case of the LinkedIn hashtag

    Ever since Chris Messina introduced the system of hashtagging to mircoblogging site Twitter in 2007 its popularity has grown to the point that it has been adopted by competing social media networks and has found a place in pop culture, with TV shows and music videos displaying the metadata tags. In February of…

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Brands and short form video apps

  © Maria Elena “Instagram Vs. Vine” Photo. Attribution 2.0 Generic The social media world has seen Instagram and Vine recreate an online version of the war of the roses with the apps fighting it out for the video app throne. Weeks have gone by with both platforms updating, tweaking and in some cases revolutionising…

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Vine grows to overshadow Instagram

The battle between Vine and Instagram for video sharing supremacy is heating up with Vine upping the ante with brand new updates. Yesterday, Twitter’s mobile video service announced that it had gained several new features designed to make the user experience smoother. The update is the biggest in the app’s history with improvements to the…

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Why videos are important to your digital strategy

Videos are now becoming much more of a focus for brands within their digital strategy. And with good reason too! A study in 2012 found that social engagement in videos increased by 28% to 70% compared to 2011! It also showed that social media users are twice as likely to engage with video content than…

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New York Knicks launch Instagram microsite

  Instagram has become increasingly popular over the last year, with many sports teams such as the New York Rangers really using the social photo sharing network to promote and connect with fans during the NHL playoffs. It’s now the New York Knicks’ turn to impress, as they recently launched Knickstagram.com, an Instagram specific microsite…

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The shift to visual social media

Content marketing is on the lips of most Marketing Managers as we head into 2013. The growth of platforms such as Pinterest and Instagram are proof of the way that people are consuming content – shifting to rich engaging visual content. Our own client analysis shows that 4x more engagement was generated on Facebook when…

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7 brands and their Instagrams

With the high profile acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for $1bn there is a lot of speculation about Facebook’s plans for the photo editing/sharing mobile app. CNET and the Guardian’s coverage of the takeover are the most comprehensive CNET – Why Instagram just made the lives of Facebook’s IPO bankers a lot easier Guardian –…

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