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Should You Invest Ad Spend on Social, Search or Both?

Kristen Semple

Kristen Semple blends her expertise in social media marketing and creative writing to create SEO-driven content. She’s passionate about corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and civic engagement.
Kristen Semple

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising on both social media and search engines can drive valuable traffic to your website. No matter where users are in your conversion funnel, ads on the Google and Facebook networks can be leveraged to get customers across the finish line. When our clients come to us asking where their ad spend is […]

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3 Lessons Social Media Marketers Can Learn From Big Bird

Last week’s presidential debate had a lot of people talking about winners and losers. One of the biggest winners in terms of marketing was Big Bird or more accurately PBS. After Mitt Romney addressed spending cuts that would affect PBS and the big yellow bird, people latched onto the thought of loosing such an influential character from their childhood and responded with mixed emotions.

Social Media Marketing

Which Social Media Marketing Tactics Work Best?

(eM+C)—Now that marketers’ tenure on social networks is at least a few years old, they are zeroing in on what they are best able to accomplish on the sites, what their biggest challenges are and how to most effectively track their performance. Ascend2, an agency consulting company, surveyed marketing professionals around the world in February […]

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Engagement Drives Sales, Study Reveals

Research from LoyaltyOne, Northwestern and Ivey Business School demonstrates up to 30% increase in purchase behavior from social media participants. Research released by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides empirical proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. The research constitutes a social […]

Social Media Marketing

What do Sex, Food and Social Media Marketing Have in Common?

From creating expectation, to being unexpected, from creating desire to being memorable and even shareable, great sex, great food and great social media marketing have a lot in common. So how do you turn marketing into something people actually look for and look forward to? Great sex, great food and great marketing create desire then […]

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Should you include Pinterest in your mix? Increase use of video marketing? Is blogging coming back or trailing off? What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? […]