social media

5 Signs You Need to Hire an Ad Agency

Outsourcing your marketing efforts can be daunting. After all, you are entering a partnership to improve the ROI of your content. Finding a match for your business’s specific needs means you have to do some research initially, but the payoff has excellent potential.  If you’re looking to hire an ad agency, you may be wondering …

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E-Commerce Predictions in 2022 & Beyond

If you’re hoping to increase online sales, drive more traffic, and convert that traffic into customers, it’s vital to understand the latest marketing trends. Before pandemic lockdowns, shopping behavior was equally split between in-store and online. However, consumers have adapted to a new way of shopping post-pandemic, with 70% purchasing more than usual and over …

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5 Marketing Trends to Watch in 2022

The unpredictable (and downright volatile) years of 2020 & 2021 are behind us. So, as we head into Q2, let’s look at the future marketing trends to watch out for in 2022. What developments will shape the way we create and publish content? How will audiences consume content? We know that staying on top of …

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Social Media Engagement

5 Effective Ways to Drive Engagement

Social media was a fun, easy way to connect with friends and family in the early days. It has since evolved into a global industry and powerful marketing tool. According to Statista, in 2021, 91.9 percent of U.S. marketers in companies larger than 100 employees were expected to use social media for marketing purposes. In …

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TikTok for Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

Fast Facts: TikTok is the perfect medium if you want to reach Millenials and Gen Z-ers, as the bulk of its users are under the age of 29.  TikTok is currently the 3rd largest social media platform with 800 million monthly users.   TikTok allows users to create short videos with filters, voiceovers, soundtracks, and other …

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What The * Is A Metaverse?

Chances are you’ve heard the word “metaverse” popping up in mainstream media and general conversation in recent months. Meta’s creator, Facebook, has even rebranded itself with the “Meta” moniker in a move designed to solidify branding across its global channels (Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsUp, et al.). It sounds exotic and important…but what exactly is the …

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community management

Tips for Successful Social Community Management

Managing an online community may be one of the most important things you do for your business or brand. If you’ve never embarked on this path, it can be equal parts daunting and rewarding. It creates a hub of information and interaction between your organization, your fans, and customers. Community management is a long-term project, …

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ATT

End of the Year Review: Apple’s ATT Update

It’s been about eight months since Apple released its controversial “App Tracking Transparency (ATT)” update. With 2022 on the horizon, let’s take a look at how the privacy requirement has affected some of tech’s biggest players. To review, ATT is Apple’s privacy protection framework for Apple device owners. With ATT, when an Apple device owner …

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Holiday Shipping

Q4 & the Global Shipping Crisis

It seems like holiday promotions start earlier every year. This year, it’s actually a necessity. Why? Shipping delays and supply chain woes. As Q4 draws nearer, the ongoing pandemic is causing global supply chain delays and clogging up shipping ports. Savvy marketers and retailers are pushing the season in October to hopefully mitigate the effects …

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eCommerce by the Numbers

Thirty years ago, it was almost impossible to imagine the internet as we know it today. What will the next thirty years look like? When you see the current data and analyze the trends, it’s actually pretty easy to imagine; society will continue to turn to the digital universe for almost everything: ordering food, buying …

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