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While the use of Natural Language Processing technology is invaluable, social media giants may still have some fine-tuning to do
As Bill Gates famously said, “context is king.” This saying is now more relevant than ever before since we live in such a global world that is predominantly connected through social media. We can now connect with people in some of the world’s most remote locations in real time, and understand the languages they speak by tapping the power of social media.
These days, even the concept of six degrees of separation has changed — as we now live in a world with only four degrees of separation, a direct result of social media’s growing presence in every part of the world.
However, is language still a barrier we must overcome? Are we living in a world that is only semi-globalized because we cannot truly connect with someone who speaks another language? The answer is no. Continue reading
A business gathering in London to discuss social media. (Photo by JD Lasica)
To increase your bottom line, first engage with customers
Post by Vicky O’Leary
There are now more than 2 billion active social media users around the world. This huge audience available to you through the click of a mouse and the tap of a keyboard is a fantastic resource for all businesses.
Using social media to interact with your customers can boost your business in so many ways – from finding new customers and gaining business intelligence to inform future direction to addressing concerns and protecting your brand image.
If you’re a business owner and just beginning to use social media to promote your company, take heart: You haven’t missed the bandwagon. Most brands are still not making optimal use of the new social tools to connect with existing and new customers and potential brand advocates.
So if you’re just starting out on social, here are four basic ways you can use social tools to boost your business. Continue reading
Post by Adi Englander
Twitter is one of the most established social networks with over 328 million active monthly users. If you use the right strategies, you should be able to drive a fraction of these users back to your websites which can result in a huge amount of traffic.
Success comes from more than a few random blog posts & tweets
Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists
Post by Megan Totka
Content marketing can be a challenge to master. The Internet – and people’s interest in what’s on the Internet – is constantly changing, and if your content marketing strategy is not keeping up with the change, your content will be left in the dust.
If you’re not sure why your content seems to be falling flat in performance, here are four of the top reasons why content marketing campaigns fail and what you can do to get back on track.
You have no content strategy
Being successful at content marketing takes more than one or two blog posts a month and an idle Twitter feed. Sure, keeping your blog, website, and social media active are great steps to improving your content marketing, but that’s not all. Continue reading
Post by Adi Englander
Lead acquisition is the aim of any good inbound marketing plan, and it’s expensive. Data from HubSpot shows leads range from $11 to $100 each, depending on industry. Leads from people in the consulting industry will cost you around $35 each, while marketing agency leads cost over twice that at approximately $75.