Vancouver-based Hootsuite has announced the acquisition of AdEspresso, which allows small and medium-sized businesses to split test every aspect of their Facebook and Instagram ad campaigns.
In a statement, Hootsuite said that the acquisition of AdEspresso – a global Facebook ad partner — will allow the company to sit at the nexus of $500 million in annualized social spend. The social media management platform has expressed an interest in becoming a go-to social marketing solution for businesses. AdEspresso by Hootsuite will continue as a self-service ads management product for businesses.
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Visual content is a key element to your social media marketing strategy.
In fact, content with relevant images gets 94% more views than content without relevant images and receives more social shares. This statistic is for real, proving that having a visual content plan is vital to attracting qualified prospects to your funnel in generating leads and increasing exposure.
And with over 600 million active users, Instagram is now a key consideration - not only is the platform buzzing with your target audience, it’s an ideal option for executing your visual strategy. Top brands are successfully using Instagram to boost their brand image, foster follower relationships, and increase revenue. Including Instagram in your digital marketing strategy can accelerate real growth in your business.
Social media marketing has been around for years now, with businesses of all sizes using it to increase their brand awareness and to connect with their audiences. However, as with any emerging market, mistakes are being made that could be affecting your social media success. In this blog post, I’m going to share 3 of the top mistakes I’ve noticed marketers and businesses falling into, affecting the success of their social media efforts.
1. Mistake no. 1: No planning or strategizing
As we move forward into the future of marketing, we’re focusing on things like organic search, social media, and mobile devices. Does this mean we should be leaving email behind as an archaic form of communication? Absolutely not. In fact, email marketing is more valuable now that it’s ever been. Today we’ll look at some incredible statistics surrounding this type of marketing, and follow that with three compelling reasons why email should be in your list of top marketing strategies.
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