How to See Absolutely Anyone's Facebook Ads

Posted by Philip Storey on 29/06/18 11:22

Have you ever wanted to take a sneak peek at somebody else's Facebook ads? Perhaps you want to look at what ads your competitors are putting in front of their prospects and customers? Well, from today, you can do just this...

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Why Facebook Ads Get Disapproved (and What You Can Do About It)

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 28/06/18 08:43

Getting your Facebook ads right and creating effective campaigns takes careful planning, copywriting, design work and targeting. However, after submitting your lovingly-crafted ads for review, you may find they don't get approved. And even after your ads get the green light, they can still get disapproved and paused at a later date. 

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Facebook's Ad Disapproval Criteria Revealed

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 24/06/18 08:45

Have you had any of your Facebook ads rejected or even disapproved at a later date? Sometimes it's not clear what has caused your ads to be thrown out. However, Facebook's content-related disapproval criteria list for paid social campaigns has recently been leaked. Take a look and see what might be stopping your ads getting approved...

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Is Twitter's 280 Character Limit Change Good or Bad for Marketers?

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 08/11/17 19:19

So, Twitter has finally done what it has been threatening to do for a while and doubled its character limit from 140 to 280 characters. After a recent testing period, Twitter has now implemented the change for all users. We have our say on the limit change and what it means for the network and for social media marketers.

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Seasonal Marketing Inspiration: 9 Effective Father’s Day Campaigns

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 15/06/17 15:35

Like other seasonal engagement opportunities throughout the marketing calendar, Father's Day gives retailers the chance to promote appetising offers, seasonal social posts, engaging emails, (in this case) daddy-friendly discounts and bag loads of FOMO.

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Immersive Marketing & Top VR Experience Trends and Examples

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 01/06/17 18:30

Virtual reality has been around a while now and in recent years the technology has had a revival. VR was on the lips of everyone in the marketing industry. Although VR has become big business in the gaming world, it hasn't moved as far forward as expected in marketing. We discuss why VR and immersive marketing are now ready to really take off!

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The Pengest Brand: How to Use Influencers to Create Engaging Social Media Content

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 03/05/17 11:04

You’ve heard of The Pengest Munch, right? No? You’ve not heard of the Chicken Connoisseur? Well, there’s a good chance a large percentage of your customers have. Successful digital marketers stay on top of the latest trends by understanding the heartbeat of their followers and fans. Leveraging social influencers and viral content, right when it happens, is a powerful tactic for increasing engagement and grabbing attention.

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Transform Your Paid Social Performance This Christmas: Book a Free Consulting Session With Our Experts

Posted by Philip Storey on 02/12/16 11:34

We are giving you the chance to get a FREE 1-2-1 consulting session on paid social strategy to maximise your performance this Christmas! This unmissable opportunity to talk an experienced expert at one of the leading paid social marketing agencies in the UK is completely free of charge.

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5 Ways Retailers Can Connect with Generation Z Through Social Media

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 30/11/16 15:25

Whilst some marketers are still understanding how to truly engage with millennials, many retailers have shifted their focus to targeting "Generation Z" – consumers between the ages of 15 to 24. Those within this young demographic are now so highly influenced by social media and smartphones, retailers put a large emphasis on getting into their psyche and delivering instantly-engaging content and creating an experience that really connects with them.

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Vision of the Future? How Snapchat Spectacles Could Change Marketing

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 24/11/16 18:27

Have you heard of Snapchat Spectacles? If you’ve not, you soon will. The social networking trendsetters have caused a big buzz in the States, after releasing limited batches of the futuristic glasses on November 22nd, and the new technology already looks like being a game-changer for social media – and fashion!

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6 Key Tactics to Deliver Effective Black Friday Campaigns on Social Media

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 10/11/16 10:46

Black Friday is now a prime engagement opportunity for digital marketers. Retailers are expected to achieve high conversion rates for campaigns during this key event in the promotional calendar and drive revenues via their brand’s marketing channels.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Your Email Marketing Strategy

Posted by Philip Storey on 08/11/16 22:06

Marketers and thought leaders often talk about the need to integrate channels, especially connecting email marketing with social networks. However, it's often focused on how email marketing can help build your social media presence.

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Getting Started with Pinterest Promoted Pins

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 03/11/16 17:58

If you're considering adding Pinterest to your marketing mix, or you currently use Pinterest but want to start promoting on the channel, it's a good idea to assess how it could benefit your business. Pinterest canmay not be able to boast the user base of social networking giants, such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, but it does have certain advantages for retailers – especially those in the fashion and homeware industries.

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5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Paid Facebook Campaigns

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 03/11/16 11:22

With current social media algorithms, especially in the case of Facebook, it is now much harder to achieve high conversion rates from organic marketing campaigns. So, many businesses have been forced to increase their paid social budgets and step up their ad campaigns. If you are committing significant investment into paid social campaigns, you need to make sure your ads are primed to deliver big impact.

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6 Scarily Simple Ways to Boost Customer Engagement This Halloween

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 25/10/16 00:05

Halloween has long been a big deal in the United States, but over the past few years its popularity in the UK has skyrocketed. Last year, This is Money reported that Halloween had overtaken Valentine’s Day to become the third biggest event for retailers in Britain. So, what is your brand doing to exploit this and use the event as an engagement opportunity?

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