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Social Media

It's time to talk about platforms. Not the shoes. Those have been around since the 1930s. The platforms I’m referring to have been around since the early 2000s. That’s right. Social media platforms. I tried my best to find some solid information on exactly how many social media platforms there were. While the number isn’t conclusive, it’s safe to say that you could build a ton of Super Mario levels with the sheer volume of platforms...

Let’s talk rithms. Algorithms. More specifically, social media algorithms. How Do Social Media Algorithms Work? Even though it contains the word "algorithm", understanding how to use it doesn't require a lab coat or degree. The key to understanding how to maximise your reach online is understanding how to use social media algorithms effectively. From the creation of sixdegrees (one of the first social media platforms), the ever-changing algorithm has been a defining factor in how...

The internet is weird, and social media is even weirder. Never before have we had the opportunity to represent ourselves in any way we see fit. If we're angry, we can step back. If we're sad, we can hide it. We can portray ourselves however we want to. That's a really powerful tool because it determines how we're viewed in the public eye.  There’s another big thing to remember: The reach of the internet...

The digital sphere has entirely changed the way of business, and now more than ever, consumers have access to endless amounts of products and services - in other words, they are utterly spoiled for choice. With so many companies online trying to get the word out, how do you make your products or services stand out from the rest? Social media's effectiveness has been proven time and again, and no marketing...

Hashtags. The unofficial official symbol of the millennial digital age. No matter which social media network you use, hashtags probably appear somewhere in your social media strategy. Establishing a hashtag strategy would be a good idea. But first, here’s our guide to hashtags and how to use them correctly. What Is A Hashtag? Twitter introduced us to hashtags in 2007, and have been confusing, marketers and media professionals ever since. Initially created to...

What Exactly Is Social Listening? Social listening is the practice of tracking social media networks for mentions of your brand, competitors, product, and more. It is a crucial (and often overlooked) aspect of audience research for B2C digital marketing. Social listening is not to be confused with social media monitoring – which is essentially keeping track of metrics such as: Brand mentions Relevant hashtags Competitor mentions Industry trends As well as collecting relevant data...

Social media. A term you likely hear daily – especially if you’re running a business. The social media sphere is an excellent way for your brand to connect with your audience. After all, it’s the digital age – but it’s not always so groovy, baby. When it comes to successful social media marketing, every marketer or influencer has an approach or magic formula they swear by. Many tactics are worth a try...

While it is tricky for growing brands and businesses to navigate the social landscape, especially in the midst of a global pandemic; however, as a gold standard, social marketing requires both strategy and creativity. Social media is perhaps the most influential and significant virtual space since platforms are used for social networking and advertising a brand's products or services. The power of social media is certainly noteworthy. Within seconds of posting content,...

In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, social media has proven to be an invaluable channel to reach and convert customers. Social media marketing calls for staying up-to-date with trends in both digital and social spheres. 2021 is sure to be a year of significant growth in the digital marketing space. As companies and communities continue to adapt their approaches to the new normal, we are sure to see many...

As the year draws to a close, it’s essential to reflect on the growth that’s taken place - despite obstacles endured across the globe. 2020 hasn’t been an easy year for businesses, both small and large. One key takeaway is that the digital sphere has become an essential tool for almost every kind of enterprise. What used to be a nice-to-have for brands, became a pivotal link between businesses and their...

Recovering and expanding your practice post covid-19