- 11 Apr
7 Ways to Upgrade Your Social Media Marketing Strategy Now
With more than three billion people now using social media every single day, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to your brand’s social media activities and status.
But this can be tricky when social media keeps changing. There have been a host of updates to social media platforms throughout 2018 and into 2019. There are also a ton of new trends that affect how users engage on these platforms. Each of these changes has been a catalyst for businesses to adjust their social media marketing strategies and tactics.
In order to stay competitive, you need to adjust your strategy, as well. In this article, Senior Outreach Specialist Tabby Farrar and Social Media Executive Mollie Hyde give us seven killer social media tactics that your social media strategy needs right now.
- 06 Apr
How Frequently Do People Use Social Platforms?
from Marketing Charts.com
If you are using social media as one of your core marketing venues, then this is an important finding. Especially given the recent bad press about social media and user-data privacy. But even with the increasing concerns, about 7 in 10 American adults are still on their social media accounts.
Usage is Down, But Not Out
A percentage reported being online “almost constantly” (26%) or “several times a day” (43%). This, according to recent data from the Pew Research Center. And, as it turns out, many of those are still spending their online time visiting social media platforms. This, from two companion studies from the Pew Research Center and from Reuters.
Each study looked at several social platforms to measure the frequency with which they’re being used. To see the data, charts and insights and for an opportunity to access the original report, read the full article at MarketingCharts.com
- 09 Mar
US Youth Exodus From Facebook Accelerates
It seems that the story just keeps getting worse for Facebook. First came the whole “fake news” controversy. Then the “Russian Bots” and the 2017 election. Now even the youth are starting to leave the much vaunted platform.
When eMarketer Speaks, the Markets Listen
According to eMarketer’s latest forecast on social network usage, Facebook is losing younger users at an even faster pace than previously expected. And while the social media platform in the past was able to count on Instagram to retain that younger audience, the forecast shows that Snapchat may now be siphoning more users away. This year, for the first time, less than half of US internet users ages 12 to 17 will use Facebook.
For the full story and see more data and insights, read the full article at eMarketer.com
- 26 Sep
6 Incredibly Simple Social Media Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
If you’re a small business owner, it is important to recognize that social media can be a great business tool. But, even with the high usage of social media these days, there are still a lot of questions. The most common one is probably about the whole purpose of it. They want to know, “why should I invest in social media? Where’s the value for my business?”
The Real Question: How to Achieve and Use Social Media for Success
Of course, there are a number of strategies and tips you can use for your social media marketing activities. And, a whole lot of those have been around for quite a while. But that doesn’t mean they are to be avoided. It may mean that they really work and can be worked for your business.
So, if you’re a small business looking to get your piece of a pie in a relatively small time frame, read the full article at DrumUp.io to learn 6 Incredibly Simple Social Media Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
- 22 Apr
Young Millennials Are All About Snapchat
According to The Report,
Some 78% of respondents said they use Snapchat on a daily basis. And this was a slightly higher proportion than said they use Instagram (76%) or Facebook (66%) every day. Of those who use Snapchat on a daily basis, the frequency of usage was high. Roughly seven in 10 said they use it more than six times per day, and over half said they use it more than 11 times a day.
For more of the data and additional insights, read the full article at MarketingCharts.com
- 18 Apr
How to Grow Your Audience on Snapchat
- Apr 18, 2017
- Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, Snapchat, Social Media, Social Media Marketing
When it comes to Snapchat, you know that it has marketing potential. But, you’re just not sure how to use it. As with any, it’s always a challenge to grow a new social media audience from scratch and to do it well. And unlike Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, discoverability is a challenge on Snapchat.
And The bad News?
There’s no quick and easy solution to gaining more followers on Snapchat. The good news? It is possible.
Snaplytics provides account management and analytics for brands using Snapchat. And they recently produced a report on how different organizations are using Snapchat. The report reveals insights about how brands are growing Snapchat followings. And it shows exactly how marketers are posting content on the platform and gaining audience growth.
To see how you can use Snapchat for your #MarketingSuccess, read the full article at HubSpot.com
- 03 Apr
For Youth, Social Media Increasingly Means Just Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram
- Apr 03, 2017
- Dan Hoff
- Facebook, Generational Marketing, Instagram, Snapchat, Social Media, Social Media Marketing
MarketingCharts.com has been keeping score of teens’ changing social media preferences over the past few years. And in that time, they have seen some startling changes in how teens are engaging in social media.
But, how about the broader 12-24 age group?
In the latest edition of The Infinite Dial report [click for instant download] from Edison Research and Triton Digital, there are indications of a change in trend. In that report, they noted that social media use among the larger 12-24 age group is increasingly limited to three top platforms.
To see how the data breaks down and what that can mean to your youth-marketing efforts, read the full article and see more insights at MarketingChats.com