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How to Use Videos on Instagram More Effectively

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Instagram, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

How to Use Videos on Instagram More Effectively

The launch of Instagram Stories has been a game changer, but many brands report that fewer people are engaging with their feed photos since this launch. This means that marketers need to use videos along with photos if they want to effectively engage with their audience on Instagram. The same rules that apply for photos also apply for videos on Instagram: you have to capture users’ attention within the first three seconds. If you are doing a video, you might want

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Text On Top Of Images in Instagram – Yay or Nay?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Instagram, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Text On Top Of Images in Instagram – Yay or Nay?

Some “Instagram purists” believe that you should never add text on top of a photo in Instagram, but if you look at the engagement rates of photos in Instagram, then it is clear that this is a great way to grab attention. The reason for this is that people scroll through photos on Instagram quite quickly, so you do not have a lot of time to pull them in. If you have a massive offering, for example a 40% off offer, then putting it in your photo caption might not b

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Smarter Ways to Write Your Instagram Bio and Photo Captions

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Instagram, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Smarter Ways to Write Your Instagram Bio and Photo Captions

Are you using Instagram as part of your social media marketing strategy? Here are a few advanced tips to consider when writing your Instagram bio and photo captions:Be Smart With The Link In Your BioYou can include a link in your Instagram bio. Use this link to direct people to more content. You may not necessarily want to send them directly to your e-commerce website, but rather to your blog or YouTube channel instead. Consider where your Instagram followers ar

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Set Up Your Instagram Account for Success

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Instagram, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Set Up Your Instagram Account for Success

Instagram and Snapchat are competing with each other, which has led Instagram to launch a number of features that are giving Snapchat a run for its money. Instagram is a great tool for marketing and it is really coming to its own. Instagram added Stories earlier this year, which is a great addition, but has unfortunately led to many people reporting lower engagements with Instagram’s feed. This is something that business owners and internet marketers need to take

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Turn Your Company into a Knowledge Centre Using Content Marketing

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Content Marketing | 0 comments

Turn Your Company into a Knowledge Centre Using Content Marketing

Big brands continue to be overtaken by lean, emerging start-ups. Consider how the entire paid television and Blockbuster sector has been overhauled by streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. If brands are not agile and quick to adapt, they can become irrelevant. Fast. One way in which brands are successfully reinventing themselves is by looking within their business and establishing themselves as the go-to authority within their industry. To do this, they become k

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Do a Test Broadcast Before You Go Live On Facebook

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Facebook, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Do a Test Broadcast Before You Go Live On Facebook

After you have checked your internet speed and set up all the equipment you need for your Facebook Live stream, you will need to do a test broadcast. Here is what to do:Press the Live button but make sure the Live Broadcast is going only to you. In the Facebook settings, you get to choose who the broadcast is going to. There is an option to broadcast to “Only Me” which means that nobody else will be able to see it. During this test, make sure that the backgrou

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Setting up Your Equipment for Facebook Live

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Facebook, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Setting up Your Equipment for Facebook Live

The last thing you want to do when you go live on Facebook is tweaking and changing things. Here is how to set up your equipment for Facebook Live:Check Your Upload SpeedBefore you start filming, make sure you have at least a 2 to 2.5 Mbps for Facebook Live. Be aware of other people who may be sharing your internet connection. If you are in an office, other people may start downloading files, which can slow down your internet speed significantly. If your interne

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Do This before You Start a Facebook Live Stream

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Facebook, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Do This before You Start a Facebook Live Stream

Facebook Live is a great way to engage with your online community. Here are a few tips to get professional results from your Facebook Live posts:Plan Your ContentYou will need a simple structure of everything you want to cover in your live stream. Your structure will have a hook, which is what you will say before the introduction (it is the thing that hooks your viewer to stick around for your live stream). Your introduction will touch on the things you want to

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The Value of Social Media in Your E-Commerce Strategy

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Ecommerce | 0 comments

The Value of Social Media in Your E-Commerce Strategy

When it comes to digital marketing for e-commerce platforms, many people are focused on retargeting and a mix of inbound and outbound marketing efforts. Social media usually does not top the list of things that marketers should focus on, but a new infographic by Prima Software shows how valuable social media can be when used to market e-commerce websites. Here are some of the most interesting statistics from their research:26% of consumers are likely to use Facebo

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Email Marketing Tips: What To Do If Your Unsubscribe Rates Are On The Rise?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in E-mail Marketing | 0 comments

Email Marketing Tips: What To Do If Your Unsubscribe Rates Are On The Rise?

According to Experian, 60% of marketers do not let customers choose the type of email they want to receive and only 30% let them choose how often they receive correspondence. To avoid customer rejection and decrease unsubscribe rates, you need to make sure that every message you send proves its own relevance and value (and that the customer understands why they are receiving your message in the first place). It is important for customers to choose the types of email

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