Understatement of the year: It must be incredibly hard to be Twitter these days. Not only is everyone saying your business is stagnating, they criticize you when you do anything to fix it. I, unfortunately, have to join the chorus.
A new website called Who Pays Influencers breaks down how much brands pay their influencers and artists.
Marketers at the soda brand use the power of social media influencers to drive consumer engagement.
Marketers unleashed the trifecta of influencer marketing, user generated content, and viral marketing to promote the smash biopic.
Everyone is talking about Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy's split, but they're also talking about Disney's new show.
The songstress administers #SwiftJustice against Apple Music, bringing the billion-dollar corporation to heel.
In a touching, new campaign, the century-old brand unveils the real, and perhaps less obvious, reasons people buy its products.
Who needs celebrities to market a product when you've got genuine, passionate influencers—on every level.
Aggregating user-generated content helps the company stay ahead of the puck in terms of fan interactivity.
Not all influencers are well-known; that doesn't make their impact any less potent.
Editor-in-Chief Ginger Conlon offers her take on what it means to make an impact on the marketing industry.
NextAtlas isn't a crystal ball, but it does propose to help brands identify and tap into trends as they emerge in real time.
Education and entertainment are Beretta's two principal missions in social media.
When it comes to influencers, look past the size of a person's network and into the genuine influence she has on it.
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.
Know which customers discount your deals and which ones can't get enough.
How marketers can get real value from their brand advocates.
Considering how many ways online communities can positively impact marketing, it was hard to call out just one. So, here are six.
As professional marketers we can't be impostors; we must find a way to become (and stay) invited guests.
Some quick info hits to keep you up-to-date, including the number of marketers who are satisfied with their company's ability to measure ROI.
How do you make your company stand out when its competitors are big names like Google, Microsoft and Apple? Prezi's head of marketing was faced with this very challenge.
The potential ways to use Big Data for customer segmentation are only limited by the imagination of the direct marketer.
5 easy steps to identify the "real" influencers to target in your latest direct marketing campaign.
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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