4 Brands Winning at Visual Storytelling in Social Ads (And How You Can Too)

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 05/06/18 17:33

The world of commerce has changed a great deal in recent years. Evolving technology, social media and consumer behaviours have changed the game for marketers. Retail brands no longer need a huge budget to build a successful marketing strategy. Visual storytelling in social ads is a powerful tactic! 

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5 Ways to Use Social Ads to Boost Website Traffic

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 23/05/18 10:07

Most businesses have learnt that content marketing is key to growing their brand. Millions of people search the web for videos, blog posts and articles to get information on products and services or to find solutions. So, where does paid social fit in?

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5 Essential Tips for Optimising Facebook Ad Campaigns

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 01/05/18 09:49

Many businesses are now starting to realise the important role that paid social plays in attracting and new prospects and converting more customers. This is especially true of Facebook, so if you want to see big ROI through Facebook advertising, you need to make sure your campaigns are well planned and well optimised.

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How to Create an Effective Paid Social Media Marketing Strategy

Posted by Philip Storey on 19/04/18 17:11

Many businesses are starting to apply more focus and resources to paid social, as organic reach for brands on social media has plummeted, especially on Facebook. Also, the primary social networks are giving brands more tools to create really engaging ads and marketers are driving good ROI with paid social. Here's how to do it well...

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How to Set Up Paid Social Campaigns in 5 Steps for Retailers

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 29/03/18 11:10

Social media advertising is high on the agenda for many brands and marketers this year, especially due to the falling organic reach for businesses, which is being felt across many social channels, Facebook in particular! So, what do retailers need to consider when planning their paid social strategy and setting up paid campaigns? 

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January 2018: When Facebook News Feed Was Killed for Publishers and Brands

Posted by Philip Storey on 15/01/18 16:57

Mark Zuckerberg's statement on 11 January 2018 effectively marked the end of the Facebook News Feed for brands and publishers as we know it. That might sound dramatic, but the impact of the Facebook's imminent algorithm change really will have a seismic effect on social media marketing strategies!

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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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6 Facebook Live Tips: Getting Started with Live Video Broadcasts

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 22/08/17 17:48

Are you ready to dip your feet into the world of live video broadcasting? Or have you started using Facebook Live, but want to create more impact for your brand? Facebook Live is a powerful marketing tool to reach more people and build engagement on social media, especially as Facebook’s algorithm looks favourably on live video content.

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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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6 Key Reasons to Add Instagram to Your Social Media Marketing Mix

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 16/11/16 23:12

If you don’t currently use Instagram in your social media marketing strategy, it's worth considering the impact this fast-growing channel can create for your brand, especially in terms of engagement. You need to establish whether the channel is suitable for your audience and the nature of your business, but Instagram has key advantages and benefits for social media marketers.

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Apple Touch Bar: How Will it Impact Social Media Marketing?

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 31/10/16 16:17

As with most Apple conferences or product launches, there was the usual feverish anticipation, dramatic presentations and statements of grandeur during the computing giant’s recent announcements. However, amidst the hype, with the unveiling of Apple’s innovative Touch Bar feature for the new MacBook Pro, there was genuine wow factor.

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6 Common Mistakes with Social Media Marketing and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 02/06/16 15:00

Even if you don’t have visiobibliophobia, a fear of social media, the vast array of channels, opportunities and pitfalls involved in the world of social media can make creating a successful strategy a daunting process.

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