01Jul/20

Five changes in social advertising for brands during COVID-19

Five changes in social advertising for brands during COVID-19 – ClickZ Author Tereza Litsa Date published July 1, 2020 Categories 30-second summary: The increased use of social platforms from users during lockdown led to a decrease in the advertising cost. Many industries benefited from this sudden change making the most of the reduced competition and […]

09Mar/20

How to set up your Social Media Engagement Checklist

30-second summary: Volume Nine has created a detailed guide on how to build your engagement checklist for all social media platforms. Social media engagement should not be challenging especially if you work on an engagement strategy. Look at all the social media channels and explore how you can boost your engagement with a series of […]

20Jan/20

Strategies to refine Instagram marketing for ecommerce

30-sec summary: 60% of Instagram users say they have discovered products through the platform and have been more open to purchasing them – this makes it essential for ecommerce businesses to get serious about their Instagram marketing. AMA (Ask me anything) sessions are one popular way to go live and attract an audience. Contests and […]

20Jan/20

A comprehensive guide to influencer marketing

30-second summary: Consumers are inundated with adverts everywhere they go–brands need to be smarter if they’re to attract attention Traditional forms of advertising are increasingly ineffective, whilst influencer marketing is on the rise Influencers are viewed as experts in their chosen area and so their endorsement acts as a form of social proof (which quickly […]

26Dec/19

Five key social media trends that will shape 2020

We’re gearing up towards a new year that is full of challenges and opportunities for marketers and leaders who want to make the most of social media. 2019 was a very interesting year for social media marketing both in terms of the rising trends but also the emerging technologies that got us thinking of the […]

19Jul/18

Why marketers need to reevaluate their Facebook strategies

Most marketers who consider Facebook a valuable platform are feeling baffled with the series of changes that the social media giant has brought in recently, making them reevaluate its importance. For starters, Facebook has placed limits on access by third-party applications. The new apps that use “Facebook Login” (via Facebook Login API), will no longer […]

23Mar/18

Facebook Watch takes on YouTube – and the global TV market

Facebook’s announcement of its Facebook Watch video service is a clear bid to ramp up its ad revenue by tapping into the lucrative TV market. After a slow-but-steady start for IGTV, has Facebook learned crucial lessons that will help Watch gain a loyal audience? Facebook’s newest feature, Watch, will host a range of original, TV-like content (both live […]

18Feb/18

How brands can leverage Facebook Groups to improve engagement

Facebook has decided to update their algorithm to highlight meaningful interactions from family and friends over Pages. This is affecting the organic reach for Pages that won’t be able to reach the same audience anymore.Brands and marketers have immediately started thinking how to maintain a successful Facebook strategy. The key phrase in Facebook’s update was […]

07Dec/17

How can I tell if my social media strategy is generating results?

It’s common to wonder whether your social media strategy is really generating the results you had in mind.According to Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report, 61% of social media marketers consider measuring their social ROI to be their top challenge.What makes a social media strategy successful?Every goal can be measured by different KPIs, but they […]

25Oct/17

Seeing the trees for the forest with paid social

If an evergreen tree were to fall over deep in the Oregon forest, would it make a sound?Of course it would. The 2,000-pound tree would slam down with such force that the ground would shake as the noise reverberated for miles. But if nobody were around to hear that deafening thud, it wouldn’t have the […]