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It’s been a week now since the seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise hit theaters, breaking all box office records along its way. I’m sure that there is much more money in Disney’s future. That’s the ending of this story. Now for the beginning...
Think about the many months leading up to the…Continue
Social media can be somewhat of a battlefield, and, to some degree, companies are being attacked from all sides. On the one side, there’s a battle being waged with social media platforms as they attempt to monetize themselves by reducing the organic reach in an effort to make businesses pay for exposure. On the other side, companies fight for eyeballs with the content they pay for posting.
However, the content that most social media users really care about is user-generated content.…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on April 14, 2015 at 5:44am — No Comments
An interesting article published in the Harvard Business Review by a Harvard professor makes some claims that many would argue against. Senior Lecturer, Frank Cespedes, argues that social media doesn’t affect the bottom line for companies and, due to that, is a waste of time.
Perhaps the most compelling reason for his conclusion is that the available metrics focus mainly on “likes, tweets,…Continue
A little over a month ago, a couple of employees at a car dealership in Illinois published a music video on YouTube titled “Keys In A Box,” which parodied a sketch from Saturday Night Live.
These two individuals proceeded to have a great time and showcased their dealership…Continue
I am sure many of you have heard about the recent customer service debacle involving Comcast over the past week.
In case you aren’t familiar with what happened, a customer called into their…Continue
Many people who might otherwise be familiar with YouTube aren’t aware of the changes made recently to how videos go viral. It isn’t only about having an eye-catching thumbnail to rake in views. Hits alone don’t increase visibility anymore.
YouTube has changed how videos gain in popularity by combining hits, how long someone watches the video (so that actually finishing videos matters rather than just clicking a good image and being disappointed in…Continue
Added by Amanda Meuwissen on August 5, 2013 at 9:01am — No Comments
There is plenty of vanilla out there. As someone who explores various social media campaigns, techniques, and strategies on a daily basis, it gets pretty boring seeing the same old things being spun in slightly different ways. When something truly fresh comes along, I normally applaud.
When I saw Fiat's attempt at being bold on YouTube, I had to watch it again. And again. Each subsequent viewing…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on January 19, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
Korean rapper/insane man PSY is having a pretty good month. His smash hit, “Gangnam Style,” has become the viral version of the Macarena, coupling a catchy beat with the most ridiculous dance moves that a fully grown adult could conceivably perform. Mimicking and mocking the music video is irresistible…Continue
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