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NextAtlas isn't a crystal ball, but it does propose to help brands identify and tap into trends as they emerge in real time.
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T-Mobile uses social network analysis to identify influencers within customer communities so it can focus its marketing dollars and, ultimately, decrease churn.
Sponsored content helps brands tackle customer engagement through community outreach.
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The potential ways to use Big Data for customer segmentation are only limited by the imagination of the direct marketer.
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Marketers must understand the community citizen and the democratization of the marketplace to connect with social influencers.
Three ways to integrate social data with other customer insight to improve direct marketing results.
A brand's ability to utilize nostalgia in the social media space can assist in maintaining continuity of its evolution over time—if used properly.
Brands that think getting influencers is as low effort as shipping a box of freebies to ten or so bloggers and waiting for the positive articles to roll in will be in for a bit of a shock.
Content, a customer-focused strategy, and comprehensive analytics are the assets forward-thinking agencies use to help their clients succeed.
Companies with social marketing plans are placing increased emphasis on the importance of brand advocates.
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