The news that Twitter has agreed a deal with Starcom MediaVest Group worth hundreds of millions of dollars over several years has set the marketing world alight. The deal with the major advertising buying agency will see the likes of McDonald’s and Wallmart work closer with 140 character social media network. A key influencer in the agency’s decision to back Twitter is the growing importance the platform is excreting over Television. Continue reading TV, Twitter & the Online ROI Myth
Countless business owners have discussed with me the pressure they are under to be part of the social media community; “That’s where THEY are”, “Social is the only way” and “That’s how our customers want to communicate”. If this sounds like your situation and you are struggling to figure out what your social media strategy should be, then you need some Forrest Gump philosophy. Continue reading Forrest Gump Social Media
I saw this great infographic on Mashable yesterday which shows a day in the life of Twitter. Some very interesting data which is compiled by Diffbot which can identify the type of content behind any web link. Their Page Classifier analysed 750,000 links posted on Twitter to create the infographic below, which gives an excellent snapshot of what we share and how. Continue reading A look at a day in Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]
Another infographic to add to the collection. This time the focus is on how we interact with the social media site. Continue reading Asking Questions on #Twitter ? How we do it #Infographic
For many of us, High School is a daunting place, but what would the social media community look like if it was the graduating class of 2011? Thanks to Flowtown we now know, but what does it say about you?