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    Snapchat v. Instagram: The Battle Begins

    It’s been a few weeks since Instagram rolled out its Snapchat doppelganger, Instagram Stories, and the Internet is still in fevered hysterics over the implications for each respective platform. Today, Socialtyze CEO John Bohan takes a moment to analyze what these developments mean for marketers on both Snapchat and Instagram. Take a look and let […]

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    Influencer Marketing

    There’s Nothing Micro About The Power Of Micro-Influencers

    Influencer marketing has become a mainstay topic in the C-Suite and is showing no signs of disappearing. In the last year alone, the burning question on every marketer’s mind has quickly evolved from, “Should we?” to “How do we?” Now that the value of having an influencer marketing strategy has been agreed on, the many […]

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    Social Media

    Ten Ways to Market Your Brand on Snapchat

    As a follow up to our recent blog and video on the Ten Top Reasons Why Brands Should Embrace Snapchat Now!, we are providing some best practices below on how you can use this platform to market your brand. Among the many things I love about Snapchat as a marketing medium, my two favorite are: […]

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    Social Media

    Top Ten Reasons Why Brands Need to Embrace Snapchat Now

    Snapchat is booming and smart brands are embracing it in a big way right now. With a current valuation of $16 billion, we expect that it will continue to grow as more and more users and advertisers begin using the platform. Snapchat caters largely to 13-34 year olds now but it’s only a matter of […]

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    Creative

    So You Made A Great Movie, Now What?

    Filmmaking is a labor of love. You pour your soul into a project then, after countless hours of agonizing work has been logged, you hand that precious creation over to a team of marketing professionals that you desperately hope can sell your vision to the masses. It’s terrifying, and we understand. However when done well, […]

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    Social Media

    Top 10 Takeaways from SXSW

    I am just leaving Austin after spending five days at SXSW, and between the nightlife and all day conference sessions, it’s safe to say I need to sleep for a couple days.   Despite the exhaustion, it was an amazing time, both educationally and socially.  Here are my Top 10 Takeaways. 1. Ad Blocking is Killing […]

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    Creative

    Facebook Canvas: A New Creative Frontier

    Facebook has officially launched Canvas, arguably one of the most exciting ad units available to social advertisers today. Described as “A new space for big ideas on Facebook,” Canvas gives advertisers more creative freedom than ever before, offering an immersive and interactive…well, uh, canvas…on which to tell your story. Facebook is doubling down on the […]

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    Social Media

    Storytelling vs. Story Starting: A Tale of Five Million Dollars

    Every :30 second Super Bowl commercial you watch this Sunday came with a price tag of five million dollars. The same amount that GoPro will grant in cash prizes this year to its fandom of content creators in the GoPro Awards. The former represents the behemoth of traditional advertising, and the latter is arguably the […]

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    Creative

    Experience Paranormal Activity with Facebook 360

    One of the coolest things about working in social is getting phone calls from clients that allow you to geek out on really awesome new sh!t. That’s why when Paramount calls with a request for you to produce a Facebook 360 video to promote the final installment of Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension, you may or […]

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