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Is Interactive Video the Next Big Thing? 3 Creative Examples from Brands
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It’s hardly a revelation to say that online video content is phenomenally popular. Millions of words have been written on the subject, and millions more will no doubt follow. But one of the great things about marketers is that we’re always looking for what’s next. We know that it’s not enough to rest on our […]

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These 7 Brands Take Personalized Marketing to a New Level
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When I sit down to write an article, I have a pretty standard routine. I outline the story in our Content Optimization System (COS), copy and paste it into a Google doc, find a good photo to accompany it, do research, write, proofread, and carry it back over to our COS. It’s a weird series […]

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5 Examples of Creative Shoppable Content from Brands
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Remember the good old days of catalog shopping? A simpler time when you could flip through pages of a glossy magazine, ogling at advertisements that captured your attention, drew you in, and immediately transformed you into an interested customer. A lot has changed for brands since those nostalgic times. Thanks to social media and content inundation, […]

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Help! My Brand Went Viral: 12 Small Brands That Made It Big
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When you think of viral marketing, your mind probably wanders to that Oreos “You can still dunk in the dark” tweet, which garnered an enviable 40,000 retweets and Facebook likes during 2013’s Super Bowl power outage. Or perhaps you think of the Dove “Real Beauty Sketches,” a video with more than 67 million views to […]

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9 Creative Snapchat Ideas for Brands
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Snapchat boasts 160 million highly engaged users who like watching and engaging with billions of photos and videos per day. Suffice it to say, social media marketers need to capture and maintain the attention of their followers. But how exactly do you make that happen? Below, we’ve featured nine ideas for how to make your […]

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The Public Apology Letter: 6 Brands That Nailed It
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There are some people who just refuse to sincerely apologize. My favorite example of this phenomenon is taken from a U.S. television franchise called “The Real Housewives,” in which the cast members have become notorious for doling out feigned apologies. Instead of simply apologizing for hurting someone’s feelings, for example, it’s more common for them […]

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14 of the Best Brands on Instagram Right Now
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For a while now, it’s been clear that Instagram isn’t just a social network for selfies and brunch pics. In fact, Instagram has a whopping 600 active monthly million users as of December 2016, the last 100 million of which joined in the prior six months. In a world where visual content remains a crucial part of […]

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10 of the Best Brands on Twitter (And Why They're So Successful)
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When it was first created, Twitter was designed mostly for individuals. It was a place for people to share succinct versions of their thoughts and ideas with the world. As it grew in popularity, brands jumped on board and began using the platform to communicate with consumers. Over the past decade, it’s become a go-to platform for […]

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