Finally, video is getting HOT among social media marketers. 66% of social media marketers plan to increase their Youtube marketing in the near future, according to the 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report, released by Social Media Examiner. 66% of social media marketers plan to increase their Youtube marketing in the near future (highlight to […]
Hey, here’s an idea. What if newspapers actually contained real news? Recently, I grabbed the USA Today as I often do while on the road (in this case, in Nashville Tennessee for the Marketing United conference) I get most of my news online (as you probably do as well). But I still read a newspaper every […]
Few customer complaints are personal. Still, it’s human nature to feel attacked and react emotionally in these scenarios, especially when you’re actively trying to treat customers well. To keep your customer support team from responding with knee-jerk reactions, you need a system in place to handle negative feedback consistently, coherently, and objectively. This is the […]
Is Twitter trying to be the most important customer service channel? Twitter has announced the rollout of the long-rumored feature of being able to send people private messages via its direct messages capability, without them following one another. As you probably know, historically in order to send somebody a direct message in private on Twitter […]
We’ve had the first bans on Periscope (and Meerkat), the live-streaming apps. Now how are we going to enforce it? Curiously, the National Hockey League has banned live streaming in its arenas. You cannot use Meerkat or Periscope to broadcast National Hockey League playoff games. And to me, it’s incredibly stupid, for two reasons: First, […]
Who needs praise and positive reviews? I’ll take a hater any day. Every customer complaint gives your business an opportunity, and the rising trend of haters on social media may uncover more opportunities than you’d think. I recently partnered with Edison Research to survey more than 2,000 Americans to determine why and how people complain about […]
Steve Brown, Marketing Manager at CLYW, a high-end return top company, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week along with Chris Mikulin, CLYW’s Owner, to discuss high-end products on social media, the boosted reach of utilizing influencers, and the loyalty developed from one-on-one Snapchat engagement.