Tag: social media marketing
Marketing – and branding – is all about the little things (courtesy of Allographics)
Since time immemorial, marketers are obsessed with the “Big Idea”.
Ruled by “out-of-this-world” campaigns that win Golden Lions or Creative Circle awards, we were transfixed by the notion that bigger and bolder is usually better.
These male chimpanzees practise social grooming (courtesy of Mad Science @ QHST)
Noticed why your birthday photos are more well “liked” than a business update?
Or that people whom you “liked” and “commented” on tend to return the favour?
Bob Hoffman (courtesy of The San Francisco Egotist)
Well, Bob Hoffman (above) seems to think so.
Courtesy of Vision
Want to reach that guy staring at his laptop in a Starbucks cafe? What about that lady thumbing away at her smart phone while waiting for her cab?
What is the single best way to reach consumers in the age of social media and ubiquitous digital devices?
Do social media gurus exist? (courtesy of Brian Copeland)
I’m caught in a digital dilemma.
Courtesy of Your Social Move
Plagued by the lack of funds, non-profits like associations and societies often have to employ shoe-string marketing strategies. With its relatively low cost compared to traditional advertising, social media marketing can be an attractive option. However, the devil as they say is in the details.
Speaking at the Association Management Seminar (courtesy of MCI Singapore), Martin Ross of mediamind shared that non-profits first need to understand the digital landscape and the plethora of social platforms available.
Sometimes, the best folks to market your brand are not advertising agencies, publicists or sales persons.
One of the most important lessons in life is this: “Do unto others what you want others to do unto you.” This universal principle is especially important in the relationship oriented world of social media marketing.
Let me explain this attitude of altruism.
Zoe Tay and Imedeen – Positive Partnership or Fabulous Failure? (source)
Lights (tweet), Cameras (Facebook update), Action (blog post)!
One of the fastest growing phenomenon on social media channels, celebrities are flocking to these online channels to expand their reach to their increasingly social media savvy fans.
In this current age of multi-tasking, multi-roles, multi-networks and multi-everything, a few things seem to stand out quite clearly.
Many appear to be the inevitable outcome of ever-increasing activity and interactivity across multi-platforms.
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