Social Media

5 Brands that are using TikTok creatively
Marketing, Strategy
January 23, 2020
5 Brands that are using TikTok creatively

By Ivie Ndep TikTok is the hottest new platform that marketers are trying to figure out. As a business, you may be wondering how to use TikTok for your Marketing. TikTok is the place to be for brands targeting Gen Z and the next generation of consumers. TikTok is where it’s happening. TikTok generates millions […]

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The dark world of fake social media popularity
Marketing, Public Relations
January 17, 2020
The dark world of fake social media popularity

By Candace Huntly Have you ever posted to Instagram only to check every 5 or 10 minutes to see if anyone has liked your photo? Have you ever looked at the Instagram profile of your favourite influencers and wished your life looked more like theirs than your own? As a brand or influencer, do you […]

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All About TikTok: What’s this viral platform and how can you use it?
Marketing, Strategy
January 9, 2020
All About TikTok: What’s this viral platform and how can you use it?

By Ivie Ndep What’s the hullabaloo about TikTok anyway? TikTok is currently one of the most interesting, fun, creative, and popular social media apps out there today. The platform is owned by ByteDance, a Beijing company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms and currently has over […]

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Happy Holidays: 10 of the best holiday brand campaigns
Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
December 26, 2019
Happy Holidays: 10 of the best holiday brand campaigns

By Ivie Ndep Holiday marketing campaigns have indeed become part of the culture during the festive season. I am a Christmas fanatic and I look forward to all the songs, Christmas lighting, decorations, and brands generally trying to outdo each other with their campaigns. This year, we see a lot of brands shifting to emotional […]

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My Favourite Marketing Campaigns from 2019
Marketing
December 10, 2019
My Favourite Marketing Campaigns from 2019

By Ivie Ndep Great marketing campaigns can help to generate ideas for your organization’s marketing efforts. The right marketing campaign can make or break a business. There were many great campaigns in 2019 so without further ado, here are a few of my favorites: Dove – Project #Showus This project stemmed from a survey conducted […]

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How to drive sales through social media
Business, Marketing, Strategy
November 21, 2019
How to drive sales through social media

By Felicia Guthrie In this ultra-connected age, a digital presence is essential. Social media is an incredible tool for big brands, small business owners, and entrepreneurs alike to carve out a space online. Social media gives you the opportunity to not only speak with your audience but also to drive awareness and sales. As a […]

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5 reasons why people are drawn to Instagram
Marketing, Strategy
November 7, 2019
5 reasons why people are drawn to Instagram

By Felicia Guthrie Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms, in fact, Sprout Social reported that it is the third most popular platform with 1 billion monthly active users, but what is it about the platform that draws us in? If you’re not yet on Instagram, if you are an aspiring marketer, […]

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4 ways you might be getting too personal with your business social media
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
September 5, 2019
4 ways you might be getting too personal with your business social media

In an age of “authentic” marketing (UGH), it can be easy to see where brands might accidentally blur the lines between business and personal – especially if you’re a small business with a smaller team. When it comes to social media, because it’s supposed to be social and you are interacting with other humans, a […]

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What you can learn from the top brands on social media
Business, Marketing, Strategy
August 15, 2019
What you can learn from the top brands on social media

By Felicia Guthrie Creating a winning social media strategy doesn’t always come naturally and it can take some time to streamline and perfect it. Aside from looking at your competitors to see what they’re doing successfully (or unsuccessfully), you can also take a look at some of the top brands on social media to inspire […]

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7 tips to make the most of Twitter for business
Marketing, Strategy
June 27, 2019
7 tips to make the most of Twitter for business

We have already talked about WHY you should be on Twitter for business… But, beyond just signing up for an account, how can you make sure that you don’t waste your time creating content that doesn’t get seen by anyone? You can create a strategy, but how do you know if the strategy you’re building […]

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