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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Report: Facebook and in-app ad spending up YoY

AdRoll is reporting the spend per advertiser within Facebook's circle has increased nearly one-third in the past year. On a global scale, AdRoll's numbers show a 31% YoY increase in ad spending through the social network. >>

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Brands: How to get people to use your #hashtags

We all have our favorite hashtags, be they for fun or business purposes. Creating a new hashtags and getting people to follow along, though, is tough. Here are our top 4 tips to get people to use and engage with hashtags. >>

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Study: Most SMBs turning to social for advertising

The social space isn't just for sharing pictures of your children or catching up on your 10 year reunion. Advertisers have pushed into the social space, and according to one new report, small businesses are leading part of the charge. >>

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Global brand becomes first to ditch website for Tumblr

Nestle's top-performing brand on social media, Nescafé, has announced its decision to ditch its local and global websites and move to Tumblr. >>

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Top 3 tips for a better social strategy

The social space requires a different kind of approach than other advertising. People there don't necessarily want straight-up ads, they want content, engagement and something special. Here are our top three tips for a better social commerce strategy. >>

Monday, September 14, 2015

Expert: How social is changing ecommerce

Social networking has taken over the world and it just might take over ecommerce. One expert weighs in how the role social plays for retailers and what the future could hold. >>

Monday, September 14, 2015

All Blacks win (social) Rugby World Cup

As teams for the Rugby World Cup begin to gather in the U.K., RadiumOne has already declared the winner based on the teams' 'social score'. >>

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Kenshoo: Are Instagram Ads worth it?

Instagram has signed on several top tier advertisers and platforms to their new Ads API, and now some early results are coming in from those campaigns. According to Kenshoo data the average cost-per-install is $6.30 while the average click-thru is 2.48%, making an average cost per click of $0.51. >>

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Top 3 tips to engage Millennials via social media

Millennials are arguably the most connected generation - ever. They've grown up with cell phones, email and the Internet and have are among the earliest adopters of new technology - all of which makes them very valuable to brands. One expert offers advice for brands to better engage Millennials. >>

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Is your brand welcome on social media?

Too many, too sales-y, too trivial and often irrelevant - that's what many consumers think of brands' social media activity according to research commissioned by Headstream Research. >>

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

TV networks failing to engage on social during weekends

TV networks have been found to be at their quietest during the period when audiences were their busiest on social media - the weekend. >>

Monday, September 07, 2015

Expert: Why brands must do more in social

The social space is becoming more and more important for brands, but it is also becoming more difficult for brands to be heard in the increasingly crowded space. Once expert explains how brands can do more in social. >>

Monday, September 07, 2015

Consumers strongly disagree with social media use for credit scoring

In the wake of reports of Facebook securing a patent that would allow banks and financial institutions to assess a borrower's creditworthiness by checking their friends' credit scores, a survey by Equifax reveals that most consumers strongly disagree with financial companies assessing suitability based on their social media activity. >>

Friday, September 04, 2015

Ad Roundup: Solutions for mobile, online reach

In today's advertising roundup, a trio of releases that should help brands expand their customer reach through both mobile and social platforms. >>

Friday, September 04, 2015

Imbalanced approach to social means consumers left waiting for response

Social media demands a responsive and engaged communication strategy from brands, yet recent research finds that, even now, more than 80% of social messages to brands go unanswered for 72 hours. >>

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