Is iOS AirDrop Marketing a Creepy Tactic or a Unique Opportunity?
On the #ContentRadar this week: Is ESPN’s AirDrop marketing creepy or creative? Also, millennials want brands to mirror their values; Reddit introduces autoplay ads; and Gen Z may be losing interest in social media.
Niche Expert: Social Media Content Creator Nikki Goethals Is the Voice of 60 Brands
After 10 years in branding and writing, Nikki Goethals found her niche and started her own boutique agency. Now three years in, she manages social media for more than 60 clients. What’s her secret? Nikki shares how in our one-on-one.
ClearVoice’s Survey Provides Insights on How Much Freelancers Should Be Paid
On the #ContentRadar this week: ClearVoice takes a look at what freelancers should actually be paid. Also, Instagram may be rolling out much longer videos; Flipboard and Pinterest are gaining ground on Facebook and Google; and you — and your readers—are exhausted by the news.
What’s Trending? The Annual Internet Trends Report Touches on Voice Search, Freelancing
On the #ContentRadar this week: Mary Meeker lets us know what’s trending. Also, iOS12 is trying to help people use their phones less; Instagram finally explains its algorithm, and Facebook isn’t even close to the most popular social apps for teens.
Facebook’s Stories May Have a Fairy Tale Ending After All
On the #ContentRadar this week: Facebook looks to silence Snapchat’s stories. Also, Instagram finally offers advertisers what they have been waiting for; a new campaign exposes the lunacy of reading on social media; and a new study finds using social media on the job is actually good for production.
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Social Influence Scores: Dead or Alive? Klout’s Out, But Is Skorr… In?
On the Content Radar this week: Klout is out, but a new app looks to take its place. Also, Google provides more responsive search ad options; YouTube has an insane number of monthly users, and Snapchat throws out its oft-mocked design.
What You Need to Know — And Do —After Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference
On the #ContentRadar this week: Here’s what you really need to know from the F8 Developers Conference. Also, texting may be the answer to your customer service issues; Instagram may soon be a major center for commerce; and Vine 2 is over with before it starts.
Snapchat Hopes to Not Make a Spectacle of Itself With Release of New Glasses
On the #ContentRadar this week… Hindsight is 20/20 for Snapchat Spectacles. Also, Facebook continues to push people to Watch; brands are moving more ad spend to digital channels; and Instagram Stories just got easier to use.
Heinz, M&M’s Show the Power of Including Digital Consumers in Your Brand Decisions
On the #ContentRadar this week… What M&M’s and Mayochup have to do with your marketing efforts? Also, Google AMP stories aren’t quite as amped as publishers would like; banner ads get a second life; and Zuckerberg may have hinted that an ads-free Facebook is in the works.
How Gmail’s Facelift Will Affect Your Email Marketing Efforts
On the #ContentRadar this week: Gmail’s making a few much-requested changes. Also, Instagram is testing its newest “borrowed” tool from Snapchat; MarTech is only a few days away; and people are using Google more — and Facebook less.
Facebook Employs Aggressive Strategy to Dig Itself Out of Pit of Controversy
On the #ContentRadar this week: Facebook goes on the offensive to combat controversy. Also, your digital ads are probably more relevant than they were two years ago; Snapchat introduces group video chats; and could a digital experience score improve your content efforts?
Blockchain and Decentralization: The Savior of Struggling Social Media?
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the future of social media is being rewritten. Is it time for decentralization? Martech expert Ben Beck interviews Jeremy Epstein, CEO of Never Stop Marketing, on how blockchain technology could benefit the world of social media marketing and content distribution.
CMO Scorecard Shows How Your Brand’s Diversity Stacks Up to Others
On the #ContentRadar this week: What does the CMO Scorecard say about your organization? Also, advertisers are sticking with Facebook; Google invests in GIFs; and Snapchat says it’s a camera.
In the Wake of Cambridge Analytica: Can Further Technology Save the Sinking Social Media Ship?
If you’ve been watching the negative news surrounding Facebook, you are likely wondering how it is going to affect social and content marketers. Martech expert Ben Beck dives into the controversy and shares perspective on immediate impacts and what to expect next.
Instagram Is Betting This Week’s Three Small Changes Lead to Big Results
On the #ContentRadar this week: Instagram’s small changes could have a big impact. Also, Facebook has a week to forget; digital users offer suggestions to make ads less annoying; and LinkedIn “borrows” video tools from Snapchat and Instagram.
New Study Shows the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Email Marketing
On the #ContentRadar this week: Sending more emails doesn’t necessarily result in more readers. Also, Reddit tries its luck with native ads; Facebook lets users sponsor their favorite creators; and Google is destroying bad ads.