Posts filed under: Social Media

In our most recent survey report (Social Media Changes 2009-2012: Marketer and Agency Perspective) 76% of marketing agencies surveyed state that one of the top digital capabilities that they sell to their marketing clients is “strategic counsel”. This ranks right up...
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My daughter uses Pinterest to create make-up boards, learn about dying her hair with Kool-Aid, and making rubbery eggs. But of what value is Pinterest to Marketers?  And how can a Marketer use Pinterest as a guide to helping select...
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Betty Crocker was social before social became all the rage. At this year’s WOMMA, the Keller Fay Group held up Betty Crocker as the first truly social brand. She had followers, she had sharing, she had conversations and engagements, and she...
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In the findings of a report recently published on Mashable, Marketers seem to be using Twitter in a less than optimal way (as they put it ever so nicely). I know I’m one of the many that only tweets once a...
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In our most recent RSW/AgencySearch survey, 87% of all the Agency principals surveyed stated that they use social media as part of their new business efforts, nearly a 30 point increase relative to 2009! Quite the increase!! But despite an...
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Will Digital-Only Firms Survive? If you believe your peers, the answer is “no”. While we are seeing some improvement over the past 3 years in the numbers of Marketers that believe digital-only firms can survive, they are still very low...
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A little outside the norm of what we typically post, but thought this article offered some good insight and counsel on the use of LinkedIn. We all use LinkedIn and we probably have some Agencies that have connected with us....
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The need for social transparency has never been greater. And the need to monitor those representing you in the social space has never been greater. Problem is Marketers don’t seem too terribly concerned about the need for greater transparency. In...
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Of course the Agency wins…right? They just landed a big ‘ole piece of business! Or is it the Marketer that wins because they’ve just hired a smart Agency that is going to propel them forward!? I think the answer is,...
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In our latest RSW/AgencySearch survey among Marketers and Agencies on the changes in social and digital media since 2009, there were some interesting findings about attitude and behavior changes in this space. One in particular was a statistic that showed...
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