Spring is a great time to take stock of your social media and do some “spring cleaning” as needed. MMC takes a look at the major social medial channels and provides some insight and ideas on what is hot, and what is, perhaps, not.
Got Memes? Learn more about this popular aspect of social media from a college student’s perspective – and how these work
Got memes? Memes (pronounced meems) are a series of preset images with designated text formats and personalities – these are representative of what’s popular in today’s culture. Learn from MMC’s (young, 20-something) intern their role in social media, and how memes fit into the lives of college students.
Don’t forget the strategic side of social media: 3 ways to incorporate tactics successfully with your strategy
Social media isn’t just about tactics – there is a strategic side as well. And it’s not complicted. Here are 3 straightforward ways you can elevate your social media to make it more effective and ensure it has greater impact.
Google+ is getting a lot of attention these days – and not always the good kind. The social media channel is at the point where it really needs to start to take off if it ever is going to (maybe the intro of business page will help). But I got a very surprising email the other day that really makes me wonder if they ever will “get it together.” See if you agree or if you have different thoughts.
These days, I am talking directly to Peggy Olson (from Mad Men) – yes, that is right, the circa 1965 fictional character who works at a big Madison Avenue advertising agency. And it is thanks to Twitter that all this is possible. Find out why this social media tool is so powerful, and how you can use it to create new connections. (Don Draper, anyone??)
The W Hotel chain has a great brand, and provided a great experience during a recent stay in Chicago. But there was one key element – an element having to do with social media – that was a “miss” in the eyes of this marketer. See if you agree.
There are CORRECT ways to use social media, and many INCORRECT ways to use it. I’ve learned by observing and experimenting: auto-feeds may be convenient, but they likely don’t reach your target audience in the way you intend.
Here are 3 important considerations in figuring out the best way to execute your social media strategy.
College students are huge users of social media – but who better to hear this from than a college student herself. Find out a bit of the inside scoop of college student usage of this emerging communications tool!!
Groupon is an interesting concept – you have the “Group” and the “Coupon” together to make a new way of marketing and/or advertising. In many cases, however, it appears this is not a good way for a business to try to attract customers. And there is also the behavior economics consideration to consider. Yes, the human psychology. I’ve been reading up on this…..