Tag : social marketing

As CMOs Increase 2016 Digital Marketing Budgets, An Opportunity Emerges

CMOs will be increasing budgets in social, mobile and analytics both short-term and over the next few years, according to a bi-annual survey conducted by the Duke University School of Business. The results of the survey show that B2C and B2B marketing executives will be increasing marketing spend on mobile 160% in the next three years, despite difficulties in demonstrating ROI: Which best describes how you show the impact of social media on your business? Survey respondents indicated they plan […]

Social Media Lead Generation: 5 Ways to Succeed

At 1.49 billion MAUs, Facebook is a powerhouse in the social media world. Huge user base aside, it gives advertisers unparallelled access to user data – from age, gender, location and interests to relationship status and occupation. Whether you’re in the home insurance, financial services,  online education or subscription services industry, Facebook has a wealth of information that can be used to boost ad relevance; a major factor in the success of any lead generation campaign. Of course, there are […]

Social Media During the Super Bowl: A Second Screen Playbook

This article originally appeared on Social Media Today. Amidst scandalous accusations of deflated footballs (cleverly dubbed #deflategate on social media), the New England Patriots will soon be bound for Glendale, Arizona to compete against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. While football fans gear up for game day, big-name brands are putting down some serious dough. How to spend $4 million in less than a minute The stakes have never been higher for television advertisers hoping to reach a […]

Conquer 2015 With Our Comprehensive Advertising Calendar

Foresight is a major component of any marketing strategy. Between graphic design, photography, copywriting, and approval from the top, ad campaigns take time to set in motion, so the farther out campaign managers can plan, the better. Timely and seasonal ads lend a touch of personalization no matter how large your target audience is, so as you begin to think about your advertising goals for Q2 and beyond, keep this 2015 marketing calendar handy. February February 1: Super Bowl Sunday […]

The Role Social and Mobile Plays in Travel Bookings

Once upon a time, you had to visit or call a travel agent to plan your getaways. Nowadays, people are flocking to social media for vacation inspiration and search engines to track down their own packages and deals. While most travel research is performed on desktop, mobile devices are doubling as miniature assistant shoppers — used to compare fare quotes, check destination weather and map out routes in advance. In addition, mobile apps are increasingly employed to book hotels, cars […]