Monthly Archives: April 2013

Link Friday: The Newest Social Media Platforms for Brands Edition

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013 by Brianna

With the immense number of smartphone users today, there is increasing demand for new and exciting ways to connect. Check out these up and coming social media platforms.

  • The hottest platforms right now: Vine, (New) Myspace, Pheed, Snapchat and Thumb. And a few more include Medium, Conversations, Chirpify, Flayvr and Chirp.
  • The newly revamped Myspace is a perfect fit for music industry brands, but any brand can use Myspace to create a deeper personality and connect with customers.
  • Widely used by celebrities, Pheed allows users to charge a monthly subscription fee to access their content, which can include text, photo, audio, video and even live broadcasts.
  • A popular app among consumers, Snapchat may soon be extending to brands. The frozen yogurt company 16 handles recently tested the app to send coupons to customers.
  • Users of the crowdsourcing app Thumb are already seriously engaged, using the app four hours a month, second only to Facebook.
  • One of the most aesthetically pleasing of new social media apps, Flayvr automatically organizes the photos you take on your smartphone.
  • Chirp has the “wow” factor in 2013, allowing you to share photos or links across a unique robotic frequency.

Which new platform are you most excited about?

Link Friday: The Why Infographics Work Edition

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013 by Brianna

Infographics seem to be all the rage right now. And it makes sense: in an era of information overload, consumers respond favorably to imagery. Here’s why infographics work:

Infographics appeal to consumers senses in ways that basic text cannot. Consider implementing an infographic into your next project.

Link Friday: The Why You Should Be on YouTube Edition

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 by Brianna

Facebook? Check. Twitter? Check. Pinterest? You’re probably on that too. But what about YouTube? We all know that YouTube is known for its immense user presence, but what potential does the platform have for your brand?

Link Friday: The What’s new with Facebook Edition

Posted on Friday, April 5, 2013 by Brianna

Any successful social media publisher knows the importance of staying current with the changing social media landscape. And as of late, Facebook has rolled out a number of significant changes. So what’s new?

Don’t get left behind as Facebook moves forward. Prepare for Facebook’s evolving changes to optimize your page’s impact.