Marketing Monday: Facebook Groups

Facebook has been pretty straightforward about the latest generation of its feed and reach algorithm: Facebook Groups are getting priority. Given trends in social media toward more hyper-focused community engagement, this makes sense, but it won't be easy for marketers because your traditional Facebook strategy won't apply.

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Marketing Monday: Facebook Groups

July 7, 2019 • By

Facebook has been pretty straightforward about the latest generation of its feed and reach algorithm: Facebook Groups are getting priority. Given trends in social media toward more hyper-focused community engagement, this makes sense, but it won’t be easy for marketers because your traditional Facebook strategy won’t apply.

Marketing Monday: Handling Soft Metrics

Data helps us to cut to the heart of what is really working, getting us past the bias of what we like or don't like to see what customers really respond to. Unfortunately, sometimes data is softer and fuzzier than we like, and it's important to be aware of that.

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Marketing Monday: Handling Soft Metrics

July 1, 2019 • By

Data helps us to cut to the heart of what is really working, getting us past the bias of what we like or don’t like to see what customers really respond to. Unfortunately, sometimes data is softer and fuzzier than we like, and it’s important to be aware of that. For example, had a client of ours looked only at the raw LinkedIn data they got for the videos they shared, they would have missed out on the bigger picture of how their video campaigns affected their reputation.

Marketing Monday: Invisible Problems

Our ability to gather mountains of data on our marketing can create blindspots where we forget to address the areas that are difficult to measure. When you aren't paying attention to the steps that are not being measured, you can end up blaming the wrong thing for your marketing challenges.

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Marketing Monday: Invisible Problems

June 24, 2019 • By

Our ability to gather mountains of data on our marketing can create blindspots where we forget to address the areas that are difficult to measure. When you aren’t paying attention to the steps that are not being measured, you can end up blaming the wrong thing for your marketing challenges.

Mega Cat Marketing: Working with Twitch Influencers

Welcome to the first edition of Mega Cat Marketing! In this series, I will focus exclusively on how brands can use video games and video game communities in their marketing. In this episode, we talk at a high-level about how to think about using Twitch influencers and where to start.

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Mega Cat Marketing: Working with Twitch Influencers

June 20, 2019 • By

Welcome to the first edition of Mega Cat Marketing! In this series, I will focus exclusively on how brands can use video games and video game communities in their marketing. In this episode, we talk at a high-level about how to think about using Twitch influencers and where to start.

Marketing Monday: Be Instagram-Worthy

If you want more of your fans to share your brand on Instagram, you need to make marketing choices with Instagram in mind. That means eye-catching packaging. Photo opportunities at events. Memorable spots for photos at your retail locations. And on and on. When you start to view your marketing through an Instagram filter (ha!)

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Marketing Monday: Be Instagram-Worthy

June 16, 2019 • By

If you want more of your fans to share your brand on Instagram, you need to make marketing choices with Instagram in mind. That means eye-catching packaging. Photo opportunities at events. Memorable spots for photos at your retail locations. And on and on. When you start to view your marketing through an Instagram filter (ha!) you should start to find ways that you can inspire more organic Instagram activity from your fans. Special thanks to Mega Ran, by the way, for posting the cool FF7 video to his Facebook fan page (be on the lookout for his new album!).