We have seen the changes over the last couple of years on the granddaddy of social media sites. Linkedin, in its effort to stay relevant, has introduced features that show a striking resemblance to other platforms. But they haven’t always warmed the cockles of hearts by their user base. Well the newest announcement may be the final straw in inviting spammers to glob on to your updates to further their agenda. We’ll fill you in on why we don’t believe adding images to your comments on someone else’s post is a good thing.
At the risk of using a trite cliché, this statement speaks the truth. And Facebook is making it even easier by expanding their test of video cover images. This is really good news for creative marketers. In the ever increasing world of competing for eyeballs, there is no question that video front and center can capture and hold users attention.
Today’s Social Solutions Show goes way beyond Apple. Facebook introduced a nifty new tool tailor made for events with Event Frames. And they amped up the value of Facebook Live Videos by adding the option for closed captioning – not just for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Just when you thought usage trends were settling into a new norm, along comes Instagram as the new go-to site for researching company culture and workplace life. LinkedIn better be paying attention because this phenomenon among the 19 to 29 year old audience have pegged this site as a dinosaur. So is this a temporary fad or is it an omen of things to come as this generation ages?
You probably didn’t wake up this morning with this burning question on your mind. If fact, we’ve been pondering it all day and still haven’t decided it’s relevance in the world of digital marketing. But there is definitely some validity I considering a Chatbot (aka Conversational Commerce) for your business. Tune in to the Social Solutions Show for the skinny and more with Ken Herron and Carol McManus.
No one supports creative campaigns on social media more than Carol McManus and Ken Herron, but it might be time to discuss a few pitfalls that could cost you a lot of money and even a lawsuit if you’re not careful. Case in point: SunnyCoClothing and the offer for a free red bathing suit!
How many Amazon Echos do you need and what are the upside and downside issues concerning the proliferation of these intelligent agents? If you’re looking for a better way to connect with your customers on Facebook, maybe it’s time to consider a group instead of a page.