Four Recent Studies to Expand Your Content Marketing Horizons (Freelancers, Take Note)
To succeed as a freelance creative for clients these days, you need to be just as up on the latest trends in content marketing as your clients. We rounded up a few studies to help get you started.
Facebook Pushes Aggressive 2019 Plans to Rise from the Ashes
On the #ContentRadar this week: Facebook has billions of reasons to be optimistic. Also, Snapchat may change its best-known feature; editable tweets may have a future; and Google+ is finally dropping dead.
2019 State of Social Media Report Touts Importance of Stories
On the #ContentRadar this week… Social media marketing in 2019 is all about story time. Also, Facebook plans to merge Messenger, Instagram Messenger, and WhatsApp; Marketers are spending more on LinkedIn; and Google gives a gift to all advertisers.
Study: Don’t Sleep on Mobile Ads’ Effectiveness at Bedtime
On the #ContentRadar this week: Bedtime might be the best time for mobile ads. Also, cross-promote events on Facebook Stories; and YouTube introduces project swipey watch.
Your Facebook Engagement Probably Stunk in 2018 — Here’s What to Expect in 2019
On the #ContentRadar this week: What you can expect from Facebook in 2019; Quora introduces retargeting; Google will block your annoying ads; and more.
Three Reasons Why Now Is the Time to Start Seeing Visual Search Opportunities
On the #ContentRadar this week… It’s time to start seeing the opportunity with visual search. Also, Twitter is toxic; Amazon is riddled with fake reviews; and it’s time to start using TikTok.
Grading the 2018 Digital Marketing Predictions
We look back at nine digital marketing predictions for 2018 from sources like Entrepreneur and Ad Age, and see how close they were as we head into 2019.
Eleven Blogs-a-Blogging: ClearVoice’s Top Blog Posts of 2018
On the #ContentRadar this week: We round up 11 of the year’s top posts from our ClearVoice blog, from marketing insights to industry interviews.
Instagram Drops Off Three Surprise Last-Minute Gifts to Digital Marketers
On the #ContentRadar this week: Instagram drops off last-minute Christmas gifts for marketers. Also, WordPress users are “AMPed” up; Facebook is testing search ads; and men are much more likely to read online reviews.
New Study on How Brands Can Seize More Engagement on Instagram
On the #ContentRadar this week: Brands could be using Instagram more effectively. Also, unconventional emails drive greater engagement; Google’s “yellow ad” will cost it $10 million; and proof that engaging with your Twitter audience can pay off.
Time Spent on Social Media Is Plateauing: Here’s What the Data Says You Should Start Exploring Instead
While eMarketer’s latest report shows the winners and losers in terms of social media use, we look to data that point to other competing media on the rise.
Four Things for Marketers to Capitalize on During Record-Setting Holiday Shopping
On the #ContentRadar this week: Black Friday sprawl; YouTube “ad pods”; Instagram profile changes; and brands’ misleading use of influencers.
36 Updates Content Marketers Can Be Thankful for in 2018
So many great things have happened in 2018 that make it easier for content marketers to do their jobs. Don’t believe it? Let’s count the industry updates to be thankful for this year.
How the Ghosts of Content Marketing Past, Present, and Future Can Prepare You for the Holiday Season
If the holiday marketing season causes you to say “bah humbug,” perhaps there are a few lessons in store for you as well. We recap the primary content marketing lessons for holidays past, present and future.
Google Flexes Ad Muscles With More Updates for Content Marketers
On the #ContentRadar this week: Google changes ad rules; Facebook tests polls in videos; longer tweets lead to more civility; and an influencer is being sued for not influencing enough.