Give Your Social Media Strategy a Content Makeover

Compare one of your friend’s Facebook profiles with your business profile on Facebook. Do you notice any differences? I would be willing to bet that you can clearly see your friend’s personality, interests, and lifestyle on a personal profile page. Unfortunately, many businesses forget to flesh out their profiles with the same vigor. They copy and … [Read more...]

The Most Entertaining Brands on Social Media You Should Be Following

Social media provides a way for people to come together and share their thoughts, favorite brands, and generally stay in contact with one another. It’s also an excellent way for brands to convey their company messages and brand voices. These platforms open the door for just about any kind of voice you can imagine. And sometimes, they’re … [Read more...]

Vimeo vs. YouTube: Will a Winner Emerge in 2014? [Infographic]

Recently, I wrote about the rise of video marketing and the perceived threat of video taking over nearly every other form of media. As the top two contenders in this fight, YouTube and Vimeo have been vying for the world’s top video platform for nearly a decade. With marketers everywhere focused on producing quality video content, the choice … [Read more...]

How Pinteresting! Brands Use Best Practices to Increase Sales on Pinterest

Just in time for Pinterest’s 4th anniversary, brands are awaking to the power of becoming pinfluential. In the short time Pinterest has been around, it has amassed over 70 million users and is mainly used for product and content research, making it an ideal platform for brands to engage with their audience. Some brands are using Pinterest like a … [Read more...]

Think You Can’t Survive on Social Media? 16 Tips to Make Your Boring, Weird, or Unsexy Brand Stand Out

There are many brands out there that may think they can’t gain a following on social media – the boring, the weird, and the unsexy. Whether you’re selling software, nails, period products, or office supplies, it may be difficult for your brand to engage with its audience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networks. However, plenty of … [Read more...]

Personifying Your Brand: The Use of Brand Mascots on Social Media

One social media marketing strategy that has grown in popularity is the use of fictional brand mascots to personify brands. But are brand mascots effective tools on social media, and should your brand have one? Studies show that brand mascots do resonate with customers, inspiring them to engage in conversation and share content. Mascots such as Flo … [Read more...]