Archive for the ‘Social media’ Category

Improve Your Marketing to Generation-Y

Posted on May 3rd, 2013 by MarketingProfs

 

Generation-Y, also known as the millenials or millenial generation, It is the generation following generation-X. There’s no agreed start to generation Y but it generally refers to people born after 1982.

Generation Y was the first generation to grow up with the internet. The internet rose exponentially in popularity during the lives of this generation. During the 1990s, it was estimated that the Internet grew by 100% per year! (more…)

Grow Your Facebook Fans with facebook ads

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by jonwrightway

Getting more real likes to your Fan page ensures that your business stays publicized at all times. You can also tap into the extended networks of those that admire your brand.

One of the best methods of attaining plenty of facebook likes is through Facbook ads.

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In order to do this, you first of all have to create a fresh ad for your Facebook page with a clear audience and location that you are targeting. (more…)

Top Pinterest tools for business

Posted on March 14th, 2013 by jonwrightway

Top Pinterest tools

 Pinterest announced the launch of it’s new integrated analytics this morning.

With Pinterest, it really is all about the pictures. It’s a visual social network and its fast becoming one of the big dogs.

You can use this social media site to reach thousands of potential customers and spread the word about your business and brand. As with all the top social networks, a whole ecosystem of related apps and tools has started to develop around it.

More pictures, less words, seems to be the message that Pinterest is spreading, we like to be visually pleased…. So that said, we bring you a short article with plenty of pictures detailing some of the top tools for Pinterest. (more…)

Social Network Demographics: Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook all the stats you need to know.

Posted on March 5th, 2013 by MarketingProfs

A run down of the latest social media demographics. Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook.. All the stats you need to know.Young adults are more likely than older adults to use major social media sites, while women, African-Americans, and Latinos are most likely to use Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest, according to new data from Pew Research.

Among major social media sites, Facebook is the most popular: 67% of online adults in the US use the social network.

Twitter ranks second with 16% penetration among online adults, followed by Pinterest with 15%, Instagram with 13%, and Tumblr with 6%.

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Brandalism and Omnishambles in Eurogeddon – Social media’s influence on the british language in 2012

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by jonwrightway

You’ve had enough of business jargon and office talk, here’s some words that became popular in 2012 through social media in the UK.

Brandalism

The conflation of “vandalism” and “branding” describes a recent movement in which street artists stencil, paint and otherwise deface advertising billboards with their own designs. All in the name of Art. Each “artist” has their own signature or tag…The ironic thing is many of these “brandalisms” just feature the artists tag, looking remarkably similar to the campaigns used by the brands they are trying to rebel against.

Omnishambles

A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterised by a string of blunders and miscalculations. Notable omnishambles this year include G4S’ failure to meet the demands of this years olympic security contract and the governments handling of the proposal process for the west coast rail service contract. (more…)

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