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Salespanel Launches Low-Cost B2B Facebook Advertising Software to Help Companies Engage

Salespanel's newly launched advertising solution helps B2B businesses qualify their visitors in real-time and run highly targeted advertising on low-cost, high-engagement platforms like Facebook and Instagram  B2B marketing software Salespanel launches an advertising feature to help customers market to their business clients and properly engage them through the crisis, as people now spend more time on Facebook. Facebook advertising is usually more appropriate for general consumers (B2C), but Salespanel's feature makes it…

4 Creative Ways to Drive Website Traffic

(Family Features) Consistent website traffic is an essential building block for a successful online business. While paid ads and search engine optimization are valuable strategies, there are some lesser known, but equally effective, ways to attract potential customers to your website or funnel Successful entrepreneurs can be powerful resources for business owners who are eager to build their businesses online. For example, entrepreneur Russell Brunson started his first online company while he was in college. Today, he is…

WeCommerce Acquires the Leading Shoppable Instagram & UGC Content Platform, Foursixty

WeCommerce’s latest acquisition adds to its growing portfolio of Shopify related apps, themes and digital services WeCommerce, a Canadian e-commerce technology holding company, is happy to announce the acquisition of Foursixty Inc., a leading partner in the Shopify and Instagram ecosystems based in Toronto, Canada. Foursixty has been a pioneer and leader in the social commerce space since 2014, and helps thousands of the world’s most popular direct-to-consumer brands such as Fashion Nova, Pura Vida Bracelets, Knix, MVMT…

MarTech Opinon: How to Please the LinkedIn Algorithm

A key to social media marketing for professionals is to understand how LinkedIn uses an algorithm to determine which posts get visibility. "LinkedIn values great, smart, engaging content and the LinkedIn algorithm acts to push up relevant content and promote engagement," says Angela Mulrooney, DMD, author of Unleashing Influence: The Secret to Standing Apart On Social Media As A Professional,  (2020, Indie Books Intl.). Marketing Technology News: REaD Group Acquires UK Changes’ Assets Mulrooney, a former dentist…

Facebook Welcomes GIPHY as Part of Instagram Team

GIPHY, a leader in visual expression and creation, is joining the Facebook company as part of the Instagram team. GIPHY makes everyday conversations more entertaining, and so we plan to further integrate their GIF library into Instagram and our other apps so that people can find just the right way to express themselves. Marketing Technology News: Together, XTERRA Community Brings Connect Series to Life A lot of people in our community already know and love GIPHY. In fact, 50% of GIPHY’s traffic comes from the Facebook…

Check an Influencer’s or Brand’s Instagram Account and Content Quality With InstaCheck by Combin

Combin has released a new service - InstaCheck, an Instagram account audit for individuals, brands and influencers. With InstaCheck, Combin intends to help entrepreneurs, influencers and regular Instagram users enhance their Instagram marketing by offering a thorough review and exclusive advice given by Combin social media experts. Marketing Technology News: TikTok Donates Over S$350,000 to Support Local Communities Affected By COVID-19 The innovative feature of the audit is that it is run by an AI and a human expert,…

What’s Happening to Brand Loyalty?

In this, the age of infinite options, the digitally savvy consumer is truly in control. This means unquestioning brand loyalty no longer dominates as it did decades ago. Back when product information was relatively hard to come by, consumers knew that the best route to purchase satisfaction was to trust brands and stay loyal to them for life. Their pre-purchase research was limited to the newspaper, magazine, and TV ads they saw, and sometimes a fancy full-color brochure. Therefore, from groceries to apparel, to autos and…

Why Your Digital Marketing Strategy Needs Instagram

Do you use Instagram for business? To me, answering that question should be the same as if someone were to ask: Do you have a Digital Marketing strategy? Both should receive an unequivocal yes. But you’d be surprised how many people bypass Instagram for their brand and miss out on what could be one of the best Visual Marketing tools out there. What makes it so great? Glad you asked. Here are five reasons Instagram Marketing should be part of your brand’s Digital Marketing strategy. 1. Direct Access to Your Target…

79% of Businesses Have Rejected a Job Candidate Based on Social Media Content; Job Seekers Should Post Online Carefully

Nearly all businesses (98%) do background research about job candidates online, and 80% say a personal website is important when evaluating candidates. Job seekers should create a personal brand online to stand out during the economic downturn Most businesses have rejected a potential employee after looking at their social media profiles, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. About 90% of employers look at potential employees' social media profiles, and 79% have rejected a…

Opera Adds Built-In Instagram to Its Desktop Browser

Opera is adding a built-in Instagram feature to the newest version of its desktop browser, Opera 68. The popular browser (Windows, Mac and Linux) already has several built-in messengers in the sidebar, including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram. Recent weeks, with people staying at home and social distancing as much as possible, have seen them increasingly rely on social media to stay in touch with friends and loved ones. This is also visible in the growing usage of Opera’s built-in messengers as people…

StoryCut Empowers Users to Create Beautiful Videos on the Go With a Powerful New Video Editing App

StoryCut, a mobile video editing tool, has recently launched a powerful new app on the Google Play and App Store. Designed for professionals and beginners alike, StoryCut boasts a suite of video editing functions in a user-friendly interface, providing an innovative tool for digital video creators. With a vision to be the "best video creator to promote your social life", StoryCut's diverse range of features are perfect for anyone who wants to shoot, edit and share videos anywhere, at any…

Top 10 Apps Like Instagram

Instagram is the current ruler in the kingdom of Social Media. If you have any doubts about it, check out the numbers behind this social giant: this network currently has 1 billion monthly active users, 60% of which log into their profiles every day. With 20 million businesses present on Instagram, it is hard to estimate even roughly how much revenue the platform gets. No wonder there are many Instagram lookalike and clone apps. Each of them is trying to get into the spotlight of user attention. Read More: Navigating…

Meetup Spins Off From WeWork

Social Media Platform for Fostering Human Connection Furthers Commitment to its 49 Million Members Across 193 Countries Meetup, one of the world's first social media platforms and the only one dedicated to groups that meet in-person or online during times of crisis, announced that the company has been acquired. The consortium of investors is led by Kevin Ryan's AlleyCorp and includes mission-driven private funds and accomplished technology executives. Ryan joins as Chairman of the board. David Siegel will stay on as CEO…

Digital Citizens Alliance Calls on U.S. Department of Justice to Halt Advertising of Medical Masks, Coronavirus Test Kits and…

New Report Finds Inability for Facebook to Prevent Exploitation of Consumer Fears by Potential Profiteers and Scammers Facebook has shown it is unable to prevent advertisements hawking a variety of coronavirus products to include medical masks, test kits and even "vaccines," and it is time that the U.S. Department of Justice steps in swiftly to hold bad actors, who take advantage of consumer fears and anxieties, accountable. New research from the Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) and the Coalition for a Safer Web (CSW) –…

Social Networks Might Seem Like a Modern-Day Phenomenon but They and Their Problems Have Been Around for Centuries

Three-part documentary series Niall Ferguson's Networld, premiering March 17 on PBS, provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media's technology is a battlefield of the future Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok… social networking platforms continue to grow, connecting people and spreading information instantly on a global level. Early Silicon Valley idealism of creating a connected world has faded. Today these platforms are a source of anxiety – with fake news and…

Top Twitter Competitors for Social Media Marketing

Founded in 2006, Twitter has grown rapidly, providing a platform for sharing and receiving news in a quick and timely manner. With well over 340 million tweets being sent in a day, half a billion tweets per day and a valuation of 16 billion dollars, all we can say that Twitter is one of the world’s biggest and powerful social media networking and news site. Additionally, all these features of this social media platform are also leveraged by marketers and business owners for creating effective social media strategies to…

Best Tools to Connect with Gen Z on Instagram

As Generation Y grows older, a younger generation is now emerging into the workforce. Generation Z, or Gen Z, is anybody born from the mid-'90s to the mid-2000s, and they're the following age group to influence the buying process. By 2020, Gen Z is expected to account for 40% of entire customers. A study says "Age Z is one of the most impressive shopper powers in the market today. Their purchasing power is $44 billion and grows to $600 billion while considering the impact they have on their folks' spending. If you…

Seamless Search-to-Social with Market Reach

Realtor.com helps professionals grow and cultivate leads as spring home buying season begins Cutting through the clutter of digital home search just got a bit easier for agents and brokers across the country with Market Reach, a new lead generation and brand marketing solution from realtor.com. As home shoppers consider their next move, the home search is often top-of-mind. Even when they're not actively searching for listings online, chances are they're thinking about the process. Market Reach applies behavioral…

Optimize Your Social Media profiles to Earn Enormous Gains

If you are a business person and thinking of increasing your customer count, then social media networking is the one-stop for all your issues. We spend most of our time on social media applications, and business people can use this route to promote their products. There are so many Instagram accounts focusing on Direct Sales without the presence of any mediator. The absence of a mediator increases your Sales margin and thus surges your overall revenue. At present, products from varying categories are listed for sale on…

Three Ways Brands Can Build an Engaged Social Audience in 2020

Social Media has transformed the relationship between brand and customer. It has bought shoppers closer to the brands they love and allowed for faster, more frequent interactions. On Instagram, 90 percent of the platform’s billion users follow a business. That’s a huge number, welcoming branded content into their social feed. It’s a remarkable shift in a short amount of time. Consider fashion brands, who ten years ago would have communicated with their customers seasonally. Executing a big brand campaign to set the tone…