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Let’s Talk Microblogs: Best Practices for Social Marketers

Posted on January 29, 2020 by Stephanie Malkus

Topics: Social Media, Content

With the rise of 15-second video and 280 characters and vanishing messages and all the other brevities social media has brought into our lives, it’s no wonder marketers are always on the lookout for better ways to quickly communicate with their ...

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A Creative Countdown: The Top 10 Social Media Marketing Moments of 2019

Posted on December 19, 2019 by Maria Prokopowicz

Topics: Social Media, Content, Digital Advertising

Inspiration is a fickle friend. It can show up in unexpected places with perfect timing and then ghost you when you need it most. That’s why we’re constantly on the lookout for creative and innovative social media content and campaigns from brands, ...

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We Audited Our Social Media Accounts. It Was Awkward. But Here’s Why It's Important

Posted on December 12, 2019 by Stephanie Malkus

Topics: Social Media

If you’ve Googled “how to delete old tweets” recently, you’re not alone. As brands, celebrities, and athletes (also Milkshake Duck) can attest, old social media posts can come back to haunt you — big time.  The remedy? A little preparation, ...

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🔥 Up Your Marketing Strategy With the First Language of Digital: Emoji 😀

Posted on November 6, 2019 by Maria Prokopowicz

Topics: Social Media, Content

Emojis are a content and social media tool that can be used to convey emotion, add emphasis or nuance, and inject personality and color. And while the thought of brands using emojis as a marketing tool may have once been a daring (or disastrous) ...

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Picture This: Your Ultimate Guide to Social Media Visuals

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Logan Esser

Topics: Social Media, Graphics, Infographics

In a world where more than 500 million of us are posting nearly 100 million photos and videos on Instagram every day, it goes without saying that visuals are a necessity on social media. And that’s especially true when it comes to your marketing ...

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One, Two, Three Data-Driven Marketing Lessons From MLB’s Obsession With Analytics

Posted on October 2, 2019 by Matt Moreno

Topics: Social Media, Measurement and Analytics, Digital Advertising

Launch angle. Exit velocity. Wins above replacement (WAR). You name it, Major League Baseball measures it. The same goes for social media marketers. Organic reach. Unique visitors. Cost per click.  Baseball’s use of analytics started well before the ...

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