August 2016

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LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: August 21st-27th

Top Stories: • Friendemic reveals the secret of Facebook Ads • Facebook is playing around with video ads playing the sound immediately • The debut of Pinterest video ads is changing the advertising landscape • Facebook is changing the design and functionality of business pages with a sleeker and simpler look Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Agreda — Reputation Specialist When Stephanie isn’t responding to your brand’s reviews within […]

#FriendemicFriday: Facebook Ads 101

Facebook advertising has proved itself to be the top dog when it comes to cost-effective marketing. A mere ten or twenty dollars spent in the right way can help your brand reach a determined-by-you audience, as well as generate valuable quantitative insights and results. Facebook offers a plethora of ways with which to advertise. As a result, however, it can be tricky to know just […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: August 14th-20th

Top Stories: 10 facepalm-worthy social media mistakes Instagram is holding strong in the battle with Snapchat! They now let users discover event-themed content. Video is King of the Jungle! Pinterest is rolling out native video ads. Twitter is jumping on the “Moments” bandwagon! Employee Spotlight: Joe Niu – Software Developer When Joe isn’t in the office developing incredible software, you can find him shaking up […]

#FriendemicFriday: 10 Facepalm-Worthy Social Media Mistakes

  Social media is a whole new world when it comes to getting your brand’s name out there. Being in-the-know when it comes to your online presence is absolutely key to your brand’s success! Here are ten facepalm-worthy mistakes we see on social media way too often:   1) Capitalizing Every Word If You Capitalize Every Word In A Status On Social Media, Your English Teacher Will […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: August 7th-13th

Top Stories: #Campdemic2016 was a blast! Check out our Friendemic adventure here. Forget ad blockers! Facebook is now showing advertisements on its desktop site to people using ad blockers. Facebook has fueled the feud with Snapchat by testing selfie filters. Instagrammers rejoice about the upcoming Instagram draft feature! Employee Spotlight: Crawford Gates — Intern If you’re looking for someone to answer the phone, vacuum the floor, […]

#FriendemicFriday: Campdemic Retreat 2016

Last weekend, we at #TeamFriendemic packed our bags and headed out into the wildlands of the Summit County for our annual retreat. Our goals? Grow closer as a team, come up with ideas of how to better serve our clients, eat a lot of food that probably should’ve been refrigerated better, and have a grand ole’ time. Here are the quantitative results of our adventure out […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: JULY 31ST-AUGUST 6TH

Top Stories: Oh snap! Instagram creates a “story” feature similar to Snapchat’s! Pinterest is rolling out new targeting features. Marketers can now target users by email or device ID. Facebook Messenger allows you to speak with your customers through chat bots! Go for the gold by utilizing the #Rio2016 flag emojified hashtag on Twitter. There’s one for every country and event! Employee Spotlight: Kelsey Dickson […]

#FriendemicFriday — Stories: Who Wore it Better?

People may say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but we’re not convinced that Snapchat will be sending a thank you card to Instagram any time soon. Facebook (who owns Instagram) has a long history of copying other platforms’ tools—and the newly released ‘Instagram Stories’ feature is no exception. Facebook has been coveting Snapchat’s loyal army of millennial users since the app’s launch […]

LAST WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA: July 24th-30th

Top Stories: Instagram finally came out with business analytics! Pinterest snatched Snapchat’s chief analytics guru. Changes must be on the horizon! Twitter advertising is falling behind. Start thinking of where else you want to put your budget. Square-shaped videos have a 67% completion rate on Facebook! Instagram has always known what’s up. Employee Spotlight: Alli Vankleeck — Graphic Designer Alli’s main life goal is to […]