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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 […]

5 common landing page myths

5 Landing Page Myths Debunked

Developing landing pages that convert for sales can be a tricky, frustrating and time consuming task. Although many individuals in your organization will look upon it as a trivial process, rest assured it isn’t! We spend many hours writing, creating wire frames, designing, testing and optimizing landing pages that convert. We’ve put together some handy […]

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 […]

4 Facebook Insights that will change your life [How To]

Ok, so the title of this blog post might be somewhat on the dramatic side, but it is true that the key to any successful modern marketing campaign is analytics. The same can be said for any campaign driven through social media or social ads; I’m sure you already know Facebook includes “Insights” for each […]

What’s a Meme? Welcome to Meme Friday!

Marketers are often confused by the ever present and popular world of the “meme”. To shed some light on this topic I’ll be exploring memes in a series of social media and marketing posts we’re calling “Meme Friday”. We’ll cover a bit of the history of the meme and in future posts we’ll dig deeper […]

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 […]

10 Simple Tricks to Increase Facebook Brand Page Engagement

  So, you’ve created your Facebook Brand Page. Now what? Has it been a week and you’re not seeing much engagement? Don’t get too frustrated, this stuff takes time. However, there are many things you can do to better your brand page and receive follower engagement. Post Succinct Content Posts between 100 and 200 characters […]

user generated content case study

Simple Contests To Engage Your Customer – A UGC Case Study

Content plays an essential role in driving engagement through social networks as a marketing and communications channel. For most, outsourcing content can be a tedious and time-consuming task – this is where user generated content becomes critical. Developing a simple and engaging program that relies on user-generated content can provide rapidly-generated, original and relevant content, […]

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 […]

Social marketing lil Bub

Why Lil Bub is a better marketer than you

It’s pretty evident that, these days, cats rule the internet. From grumpy cat to colonel meow, all have their very own way of interacting directly with their fans. In our opinion, the one that has it down the best is the one and only “happy accident” Lil Bub She’s philanthropic: It’s great to show your fans […]

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, […]