July 2016

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#FriendemicFriday – Instagram for Business

We’ve been waiting for Instagram to announce the release of its business-specific tools for an eternity, and it looks like our patience is finally paying off! Businesses everywhere will soon be able to convert their current profiles into official “business profiles” which will allow access to expanded and simplified ads capabilities, audience insights, and direct contact buttons. The full rollout of these tools to the […]

Join us at Digital Dealer, August 8-10 in Las Vegas

Join us at Digital Dealer, August 8-10 in Las Vegas! Stop by booth #445 to catch the latest social media news, or better yet to pick up a new color of Friendemic sunglasses. In addition, our very own CEO, Steve Pearson, will be presenting on online reputation and what it means for your business. Click here to register!

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 17th-23rd

TOP STORIES: Facebook 360 and an inside peek of the Salt Lake City Friendemic office. Facebook Messenger is the second most popular iOS app with 1 billion users. Pokemon Go recruits its first paid sponsor — a McDonald’s in Japan! Instagram comes out with a new analytics feature. EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Spencer Jack — Account Manager Spencer is a numbers enthusiast (we know, weird). He finds joy […]

#FriendemicFriday – A 360° Look of Your Brand

Scrolling through your newsfeed recently, you’ve probably noticed interactive photos where you can either click and drag, or physically move your phone (in Pokémon GO fashion) to “look around” a panorama/photosphere. It’s been nearly a month now since Facebook released this 360-degree photo tool to the public, yet somehow it’s flown under the radar for a lot of businesses. How you take advantage of this […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 10th-15th

TOP STORIES: Pokémon Go and why it’s all the rage. Facebook Live and ROI. Scheduling Instagram posts with Buffer. Twitter strikes another live-stream deal. EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Robert Grange – Account Manager A Salt Lake City native, Robert feels most at home when he is outside and on his next adventure. He loves breakfast foods and Star Wars, cocktails and rock climbing, as well as clever wordplay and […]

#FriendemicFriday – "Catching ‘em All": Potential Customers

As a twenty-something-year-old, I’m not ashamed to admit that over the past week I’ve dedicated more hours to Pokémon GO than I have to sleeping—and it turns out I’m not alone. GO has taken the mobile world by storm, and its influence is quickly overflowing into the social media and marketing sphere. According to Survey Monkey, the augmented-reality (AR) game became the biggest mobile game […]

Time to Get the Leads Out!

Can social media sell? It’s been a question people have asked since these platforms came into being – can I use social media for more than just branding? Can I actually sell my products with social? The answer: a resounding YES! And there are lots of different ways to do it. Facebook, by far the biggest player in the game, has tons of avenues for you […]

#FriendemicFriday – The Snapchat Sensation

Snapchat, a platform that tends to puzzle anyone over the age of 40, is currently one of the fastest-growing apps in the industry. The concept of the app revolves around sending photos that disappear after being viewed, and what initially received criticism for being a “pawdy sexting app” has boomed into a social media behemoth. They currently boast over ten billion video views per day […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 1st-5th

Here at Friendemic, we are obsessed with all things social media. When we aren’t creating the best content for our clients or playing Foosball, you can find us gossiping about the latest happenings in the social media world. It can be hard to keep up with all of the changes, so we are here to help you stay in the know! Here is the inside […]