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Sourcing evergreen posts for your social media platforms

Creating and finding content to share on your social channels never ends, it is a lifelong commitment. And it is true that timely content is crucial to engage your following. But you don’t need to pressure yourself on just creating newsworthy posts; evergreen content can be posted in ‘quiet times’ too. So, what are evergreen…

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Social within sport, its now worth a shot!

It’s been a known fact that since the rise of social media there’s been a constant battle with the world of Broadcast TV. The fear was first noticed by TV stations who were scrambling when media platforms such as YouTube and Facebook were amounting to users that blew local TV ratings out of the water.…

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Instagram introduces a new checkout feature

Instagram is on a roll right now, announcing update after update. And just yesterday they released a new ‘check out’ in-app shopping feature. Yep, your online shopping days has just got a whole lot easier. Development on the platforms shopping tags means users will now be offered to ‘check out on Instagram’, rather than having…

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Social Media Trends in 2018

We are all, in some way or another, completely reliant on social media. This makes us a captive audience and ideal recipients on which to trial new things. Given the global penetration of social media, here are our 5 trend forecasts for the new year. Facebook Watch will lead the pack with long-form content in…

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Digital ad spend soars in 2017

With digital ad spend growing year-on-year, 2017 was the year that overall digital ad spend finally surpassed TV spend. Total global digital ad spend came to a whopping $209 billion, which is a huge 41% of the entire market. TV is now trailing behind with a $178 billion spend, at only a 35% share of…

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5 kinds of YouTube videos driving shopping patterns

Over the last few years, video has shown its might in every way across social media platforms. No longer the preserve of costly and time-consuming production studios, the medium has been revolutionised by social media. Immediate, available and free, the reach of digitised video has meant a plethora of new formats to trial and leverage.…

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Nintendo “coins” new form of social

Social listening is all the rage when it comes to analysing consumer behavior, determining people’s views of a brand, service or product and comparing a company’s public reputation to its competitors. One of the challenges social listening faces however is the vast majority of social users the internet classifies as “lurkers”. Silent observers, they would…

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