Tag Archives: social media

Mrketing with user generated content

Thanks Tips! How to Save a Photo from Instagram

One of the most effective types of content that will spur fan and consumer engagement is user-generated content. When our fans create content and we re-post, feature and generally magnify their content we have a fantastic opportunity to create brand advocates and excitement. In the world of photo sharing and social, there’s no better source […]

Instagram statistics and business marketing

Instagram for Business

While Instagram has captured the social hearts of millions of mobile users around the world, many are quickly realizing that this application holds a great amount of opportunity for brands. It’s due to this potential that companies have begun using Instagram for promotional purposes, allowing them to gauge the success or failure of their Insta-content. Integrating Instagram […]

Strategic Marketing & Memes : It’s Meme Friday!

Now that we’ve answered the question: “What is a meme?” , the different styles of memes which are popular and available for use – it’s time to get strategic about our online marketing and how memes can be a powerful tool in your tactical arsenal. Like all of your online content – use of a meme […]

Social Media ROI is difficult to measure, so get IRATE about it!

Many marketers and businesses approach social media marketing with a skewed perspective and notions, mainly the “Go Viral or Go Home!” attitude. This often leads to a rapid burn out your efforts may not see the immediate response anticipated or hoped for going into a program. However, if you don’t go viral, how can you […]

What is a hashtag

The 5 Most Common Hashtag Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Update: With the passing of Margaret Thatcher, one organization caused “#nowthatcherisdead” to trend on Twitter. The problem? The Twitterverse read it as “Now that Cher is dead” instead of  “Now Thatcher is dead”. Queue the “If only we could turn back time. I believe in love after love. RIP Cher #nowthatcherisdead” tweets. Read over your […]

Conversion tactics for social business

Pinterest works for business [how-to]

What began as an invite-only image based website, attracting stay-at-home moms, Pinterest has quickly grown to be a dominant force for business in it’s short three years of existence. No longer just for personal use, Pinterest has become quite the effective tool for businesses looking to both magnify their brand and convert visitors into consumer – […]

Optimizing social media campaign performance [case study]

Last week Leslie Kay wrote about examples of successful social media campaigns. Social and integrated campaigns are a big part of life at Honeypot Marketing. This case study will walk you through a Facebook campaign which leveraged co-branding, meshed the promotion into physical locations and circled it all back to engaging real customers on a local level. What […]

10 mobile apps for the modern marketer

Like most social media, community and inbound marketing teams, we’re constantly on the move. This means it’s important for us to have mobile access to all of our most important tools. The list of social applications for the modern marketer is nearly endless. We decided to highlight our 10 most used applications, in no particular order, […]

Snicker social media campaign

Don’t try to be clever, be clever : The social media playbook

A terrible social media campaign can be hurt (or destroy) your attempts at turning your business into a successful and shareable online brand. While some have failed miserably in their social media campaigns, others have risen to the top, created fantastic campaigns and had a massive positive impact on their brand . I’ll be covering […]

Facebook won't update my post thumbnail

Thanks Tips! The Facebook thumbnail fix.

Justin, Leslie, Erica and I run into roadblocks everyday that although seemingly minor and annoying can in reality turn your day upside down for absolutely no reason. In this ongoing series, that we’re creatively calling: “Thanks Tips”, we’re going to share little gems, tricks and “hacks” we’ve come up with that may not save the […]

Some brands don't get social media

The rise of the consumer and two-way marketing

Are you talking to your customers, or are you talking at them? It wasn’t that long ago that consumers (that’s you and I!) actually appeared to be entertained by the idea of marketing, whether or not we even realized it was happening. The days of obnoxious commercials and collages of print ads seem to be […]