Term archive for "social media advice"

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Facebook Is Taking on Ad Blockers, But Will They Win?

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Ad blocking technology is incredibly popular, particularly among users of mobile devices. According to PageFair’s 2016 Mobile Adblocking Report, 22% of smartphone users block ads. That’s 419 million people who aren’t seeing ads. Ads can be blocked both on the mobile web and in apps. Facebook derives 96% of current revenues from advertising, according to… Continue Reading »

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Can Being Yourself on Social Media Really Be A Competitive Advantage?

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Richard Branson, Marissa Mayer, and even Tim Cook have all been praised for using their personal social media engagement to boost their brands’ profiles. Being authentic, opinionated, and real-time responsive can be a great strategy for the top-level CEO – but does it work for the typical small business owner? The answer to that question… Continue Reading »

podtech

Life in the Age of Digital Podomancy

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Many people are familiar with palmistry – that’s the art of foretelling the future by looking at the naturally occurring lines on the hands. But did you know some people believe they can peek around tomorrow’s corner by studying feet? That’s the divinitive practice of podomancy. Now I’m not entirely sure you can tell anything… Continue Reading »

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Buzzfeed’s Getting Better: What Tightening Editorial Standards Means for Social Media Marketing

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In a highly anticipated and much heralded move, the leadership team at Buzzfeed has announced a new suite of editorial guidelines. It’s a sign that the site, once best known for its ‘listicles’ and articles that were long on the funny and short on the facts, is starting to take its position as a news… Continue Reading »