Tag: social media

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Media

September 22nd, 2016   •   no comments   


Courtesy of Phil Wolff 

I’ve got some shocking news for you. Ready for it?

Much of what you read, view or listen in the news doesn’t quite tell you the full picture of what’s happening in your community, city, country, region or world.
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Winning the Social Media Content Wars

August 30th, 2016   •   no comments   

Winning the Content Wars
We’re battling against serious content clutter (source of image)

Every day, companies generate tonnes of content on social media channels like blogs, forums, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and more.

Ranging from text, photos, videos, podcasts, to games and apps, the sea of social media content is scary. In fact, we marketers are constantly battling for attention in an endless content battlefield.
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Social Media Marketing: A Simple Roadmap

May 31st, 2016   •   no comments   

social media marketing roadmap - a simple 9 step process

Contrary to popular belief, social media marketing isn’t rocket science. Neither is it just a walk in the park.

After spending a decade dabbling in social media marketing – from blogs to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest – I developed a systematic step-by-step process which you can use for your social media marketing efforts.
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How to tell winning brand stories on social media

April 11th, 2016   •   no comments   

How to tell winning brand stories on social media

Courtesy of Listening books blog

When was the last time you read, heard or viewed a compelling brand story?

Every single day, we are inundated with hundreds and thousands of itsy bitsy stories. Served in bite-sizes, these seemingly endless anecdotes reach us through our ubiquitous digital devices.
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Beginners Guide to B2B Digital Marketing

March 14th, 2016   •   no comments   

Beginners Guide to B2B Digital Marketing

OK, you are a complete newbie to digital marketing. And your customers are businesses not consumers.

How can a B2B company like yours make use of digital marketing? After all, B2B marketing is very much a face-to-face deal involving a generous meal and a hand shake right?

Well, not really.

As a long-time purveyor of B2B marketing (this business blog is a case-in-point), I reflected on what worked and what didn’t in the B2B space. First, let me clarify what the difference between B2C and B2B digital marketing on the web is like.

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How Social Media Influencers Do Content Marketing

February 10th, 2016   •   no comments   

How Social Media Influencers use Content in Marketing

Do you recognise these social media influencers? (Courtesy of Economic Times India)

How do bloggers, YouTubers, Instagrammers and other social influencers use content to market themselves? Are there any useful lessons which we can learn?

Avid producers of social media content, influencers often deploy their skills in writing, photography, videography and design to grow an audience. Honing their talents over time, they know how to push the right content buttons to grow their fan base.
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Content Marketing 101: Why Context is the New King

January 21st, 2016   •   no comments   

Content Marketing Gary Vaynerchuk quote

Source of image

Gary Vaynerchuk once famously said that “If Content is King, then Context is God.”

Indeed in the world of content and social media marketing, context matters a whole lot. The best content in the world would fail miserably if it is crafted and disseminated without any consideration of the context surrounding it.
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LinkedIn Marketing Tips to Boost Your Career

November 20th, 2015   •   no comments   

LinkedIn Marketing Tips to Boost Your Career

Do you have an account on LinkedIn? If so, how are you using it to secure good clients or plum job offers?

Celebrating its 12th year, LinkedIn is the most important professional network for individuals and businesses. Unfortunately, many still treat LinkedIn as an electronic rolodex.

Failing to recognise the full potential of the social network, you literally leave career and growth opportunities on the table.

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7 Ways to Succeed in Native Advertising

October 26th, 2015   •   no comments   

7 Ways to Succeed with Native Advertising

Have you started “going native” in your marketing strategy? If you haven’t, its high time you do.

Traditionally known as advertorials or sponsored content, native advertising is a form of online advertising where the content matches the form and function of the channel in which it appears. These ads can either by created by the advertising company, an agency, or the media owner. 
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7 Common Mistakes in Social Media Marketing

October 19th, 2015   •   2 comments   

Are you doing social media marketing right.

Sign up for my social media marketing course here (image from Equinet Academy)

Do you know that 75% of Singaporeans are on social media each day? Or that we spend almost 7 hours a day online?

Social media isn’t new by any stretch of the imagination. Almost everybody is on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Google Plus, or Snapchat these days.
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