The Growth of Consumer Markets, Thanks to Social Media
Social media has brought about many digital trends and has crossed several niches. But one unexpected cross-market has to come with social media’s influence on the consumer market. Now more than ever, there is a burgeoning market full of consumer-friendly products being specially marketed to target audiences. It’s easier than ever to create a shop, sell products, and move to have your marketing complete to the right audience.
9 Worst Social Media Blunders of the Year
(Ragan’s PR Daily, 14.04.16)
We’re only a few months into 2016, but the Internet never sleeps—and neither do social media blunders. From Coca-Cola to MTV and online fashion publications we’d otherwise never know about, these are some of the top “online oops” so far this year.
Marketing Unbound, Competing in the Age of Disruption
(Branding Magazine, 03.04.16)
Now more than ever, marketing is about creating relevance for a brand in every customer interaction. It’s about connecting with and serving the customer in ways that foster lasting relationships, that feeds the company’s intelligence, and in turn, makes it even more relevant to the customer.
Don’t Overlook the Over-65s: The Four Groups of Retirees that Marketers Need to Understand
(Marketing Week, 17.03.16)
The UK population is older and wealthier than it has ever been but in order to communicate with older consumers effectively marketers need to understand the diverging sets of retirees, new research finds.
“Content marketing needs social media support to ensure that you reach your maximum potential audience.” —Heidi Cohen