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Best April Fools Day Pranks from Brands 2013

What could be better than a bank holiday? That’s right a bank holiday that coincides with many marketers dream day – April Fools. Big brands let down their guidelines and give the creatives among us the chance to think freely. Here’s my roundup of the top April Fools pranks I’ve seen today.
Twitter
Flying first out of the tree it’s those chirps from Twitter. They rolled out a streamlined service that doesn’t …

  • Posted: April 1, 2013
  • Tags: Marketing
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One frame at a time for brands on social media

This is a fantastic infographic on the value that brands can achieve from videos and photos. MY favourite stat is wihtout doubt that Instagram is on pace to overtake Facebook’s growth!

Via Mbooth
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6 Tremendous Twitter tools to enhance your tweets

There are a number of social tools out there, offering different functions. Here we take a look at some of the tools available for Twitter.
Buffer
Buffer is an an app that I’ve been using with Twitter for some time now. It gives you the opportunity to schedule your tweets, which is great if you have a lot of things that you want to share but are concerned about overkill. Simply identify the items you want …

Tweets vs Rankings from Branded3

A new study from Branded3 has found that the volume of tweets you receive does impact on where you rank in Google. The data is fresh too -collected this month, using another one of the Branded3 sites Twitition, which offers Twitter users a platform to petition through.

The study has already been …

Swing and a miss – 4 seasons of marketing mistakes

BMW – Winter
The weathermen amongst us may or may not be familiar with the branded snowstorm which recently caught fire and burst BMW into PR flames. I am of course referring to last month’s story about BMW who sponsored a cold front so that it would be named after their latest model of Mini Cooper in Germany. Unfortunately for BMW, the stunt back fired when the cold front was responsible for a number of deaths …

Social Commerce Psychology [infographic]

Social commerce is a big talking point at present, particularly now that brand pages have been released across most social media sites – Facebook, G+ and recently Twitter.

This infographic by tabjuice.com gives us some insight into the consumer buying behaviour for social commerce.

Black Friday – who, where, why & what? [Infographic]

Ok, this may be turnng into an Infographic blog but in my defence Black Friday is a trending topic at the moment. So, exactly who’s buying what and for who? This visual from Mashwork gives you the lowdown for the US.

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Tumblr Numbrs: The Rapid Rise of Social Blogging [infographic]

Here we have a fairly funky infographic based on the massive growth of social media blog platform Tumblr. I’m a fan of both Tumblr and WordPress for social blogging, both sites for me offer something slightly different:

Tumblr
I find Tumblr to be very creative and extremely popular with photographers and designers. Although I’ve not really used it for articles yet I do follow some blogs who publish articles regularly. I guess it depends …

How to use Linkedin [infographic]

I couldn’t agree more with Business Insider, Linkedin is certainly the ‘darkhorse’ of all the social media sites that I use. I tend to use Linkedin but without really ever engagaing in it. From the looks of this infographic from expert Lewis Howes I’ve a little way to go yet before I’ve completed ‘boot camp’.

Getting Noticed Online

I recently posted about infographics- and those of you who have seen the About page may have noticed a rather basic infographic CV that I uploaded last week. The whole idea of an infographic and displaying data about ourselves is a topic that really interests me. …

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