Social media platforms are constantly evolving, so it’s important to keep up on the latest features and understand how to use them for your brand or business. Enjoy our summer round-up with a cool drink in-hand! Instagram Stories continue to explode in popularity, as they’re expected to outpace Feeds as the primary mechanism of contentContinue reading “Social Media Summer Round-Up: New Features You Need To Know”
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What’s the Story in Social Media Marketing? Stories.
This summer, social media platforms debuted so many new features it was hard to keep up. (Miss out while you were on holiday? Catch up with our roundup.) As fall color explodes, the platforms continue to test and release new features, with Instagram leading the way. With all the changes, the story of the yearContinue reading “What’s the Story in Social Media Marketing? Stories.”
From Like to Love: Instagram Moves Beyond Likes with New Features
Live video. Stories. A reply button. Instagram has been busy adding new features in 2016, and they all point in one direction: getting social. The popular visual social platform has always drawn high levels of engagement, but a good chunk of that was relegated to likes — which are nice but may not lead to anythingContinue reading “From Like to Love: Instagram Moves Beyond Likes with New Features”
How Do You Measure the Impact of ‘Dark Social?’
There’s much discussion these days about measuring the right key performance indicators, or KPIs. Are likes worth anything? Are shares social gold? Does engagement help if it doesn’t lead directly to business? These questions are important and worth discussing at your company (and on this blog). However, my question today is, how do you measureContinue reading “How Do You Measure the Impact of ‘Dark Social?’”
InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram
What a year it’s been for Instagram! The fast-growing social platform is implementing numerous changes to celebrate its sixth year. People tend to resist change, so it’s no wonder that some of these changes have been met with consternation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jaime Shine 💬 Marketer (@jaimeshine) The DreadedContinue reading “InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram”
The Dark Side of Social: How to Respond When Things Go Wrong
At CCC, we’re big believers in the power of social media and the value that it can provide to your brand. However, you need to understand the darker side of social so you’re prepared for anything that could go wrong or reflect your brand in a negative light. Recently I was on Twitter and noticedContinue reading “The Dark Side of Social: How to Respond When Things Go Wrong”
Social Media: For Better or Worse?
In honor of the fifth annual Social Media Day yesterday, we wanted to stay on subject. While pouring over the coverage, it reminded us how much social media and the digital revolution has changed our lives — for better or worse. How has social media changed our lives? For Better Connecting people around townContinue reading “Social Media: For Better or Worse?”
Social Media Savvy: It’s Still All About the Brand
One of the more popular posts I wrote last year was about social media branding and its importance to your brand’s reputation, especially if you’re in the marketing, social media, technology or related fields. After reading Dustin W. Stout’s excellent post on the subject, I realized an update was in order. The major social networksContinue reading “Social Media Savvy: It’s Still All About the Brand”