It’s Lit: Google’s Insights on Gen Z’s Favorite Things

By

Members of Generation Z were born during or after 1995 and are widely reported to command $44 billion in purchasing power. Google did some research into what brands were valued by members of Gen Z, and compared their results to the beliefs held by Millennials. Brands were rated on two criteria – how aware members… Continue Reading »

Email You Can Be Enthusiastic About: In-Person Data Collection Techniques That Matter

By

Email marketing is one of the most powerful, cost-effective tools retailers and small business owners have available to them. The Data & Marketing Association, a think tank that focuses on identifying current marketing best practices, reports that email marketing has the highest conversion rate when compared to social media, direct mail and other promotional efforts…. Continue Reading »

Get Ready for GIFs: Facebook To Roll Out New Commenting Feature

By

Call it GIF creep. For years, Facebook steadfastly refused to support animated GIF files: their logic was that the moving images disrupted the Facebook experience, potentially ruining the aesthetics of a users’ feed. The launch of the autoplay video shattered the logic in that argument. Facebook began allowing GIFs in posts in 2015. GIFs have… Continue Reading »

A Surprising Insight into Instagram Advertising

By

It’s no secret that Instagram is popular – as of this writing, there are 600 million active users – and the number of businesses advertising on Instagram has reached new heights. There are 8 million business profiles on Instagram, and of those, 1 million advertise. Types of Instagram Advertising There are four kinds of Instagram… Continue Reading »