For Instagram, 2016 was quite a busy year that brought not only a revamped user interface but also a lot of new features. While some of these were original, others were “loosely” based on Instagram’s arch-rival, Snapchat (a comparison of these two photo-sharing platforms is available here). All in all, Instagram’s new features are meant […]
Snap Inc. may have lost Inc.’s 2016 Company of the Year title to Riot Games, but we still believe that it’s among the brands that made the most impact on the world this year. The company went through a rebranding, got into wearables, and launched plenty of features to etch itself in people’s minds for […]
When brands create visual marketing campaigns, they don’t typically pick Tumblr among their primary channels. Yet, the 555 million monthly users make the Yahoo-owned microblogging and social networking website a force to be reckoned with. Marketers who choose it for relaying their brands’ messages need to be aware of what’s working best on Tumblr. Calvin […]
Inspiring and captivating through meaningful messages is essential for brands who want to keep their name fresh in the minds of their audience. What better way to achieve this than through visual content? While photos and videos can convey entire messages on their own, sometimes they simply add a deeper dimension to the text. In this […]
Early last week, Instagram introduced two new updates that make the app more appealing to both individuals and businesses. While Instagram Direct added disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends, we’ll focus this blog post on the addition of live video in Instagram Stories, and how this feature makes the line between Instagram and […]
Video marketing entails numerous techniques that make your content more appealing to both search engines and your audience.
Visual content marketing campaigns that lead to audience engagement typically feature one or more of the following ingredients.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, as Oscar Wilde said, then Instagram has been flattering Snapchat quite a lot this year. The recently launched Instagram Stories feature enables both individuals and brands to better promote themselves. However, the world couldn’t help but notice how similar to Snapchat Stories this feature is. Instagram CEO […]
Initially developed as a solution for celebrities using the Mentions app to stay in touch with their fans, Facebook Live has now been available to the masses for some time. Basically, Facebook Live can be used by all users and Pages to keep friends and followers updated in a more engaging way. But how does […]
As we’ve highlighted in our eBook The Psychology of Social Media Marketing, Pinterest is more than a visual bookmarking tool. Individuals typically use it for creating a visual representation of their future self and of their future belongings. With that in mind, brands can harness the power of visual content posted to this social network […]