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Blog Post Archive

Social Media's Role In Building Brands' Social Currency

We asked Vivaldi consultant Jenifer Ekstein to elaborate on a few of the findings in "The Power of Social Currency," a 90-brand study of more 18,000 U.S. consumers.

How Embracing Dissent Helped To #MakeSkateOlympic

The Spanish skateboard company NOMAD embraced opposing points of view from the get-go in its recent global campaign to #MakeSkateOlympic.

Visualizing Digital Performance For 1,800 Brands

To better visualize how brands fare across four digital categories including social media, L2 recently asked data visualization artist Nicholas Felton to do his magic with more than two million data points for 1,800 consumer brands worldwide.

Don't Tell Millennial Women What To Do

Younger Millennial women turn to Snapchat as the place where they can truly be themselves. And Millennial moms "are driving the conversation online," according to a MediaCafe survey of more than 3,000 women 18-34.

J.McLaughlin's Social Party Is In Full Swing

J.McLaughlin, which has grown to 109 shops selling "classic American sportswear" in tony locales primarily in the Northeast, was admittedly late to both the Web and social media but it now sees digital as its most important growth vehicle.

Don't Let Trolls Take You Down

Experts offer several ways to deal with trolls, who have been blowing up constructive dialogue since the days when social media were known as Bulletin Board Systems.

Using Augmented Reality To Drive Social Success

We asked a few sources to comment on whether Pokemon Go is indeed the breakthrough moment for augmented reality, as many observers are suggesting, and how brands can use AR to drive their own successes.

Social Lessons For The Back-To-School Marketer

Toni Box, senior director of social media & content at PMX, delves into the social media findings and recommendations contained in the agency's sixth annual Back to School Trend Report.

Winning Followers And Influencing People

With 125,000 people following his Instagram portfolio, Zack Roif is an "influencer" shooting for brands such as Airbnb, G.H. Mumm and LG.

Taking Stock Of All Things Social

No. 1 among the buzzwords in the social media marketing space that should be throttled and buried, according to "Social Media Marketing Trends 2016" report? Social media marketing.

Siri, Viv And The Branding Potential For AI Assistants

Apple's revelations Monday about the upgrades to its "intelligent personal assistant" -- aka Siri -- were met with generally good vibes, but there may be something even more exciting coming from the world of machine intelligence, dubbed Viv.

Oberto Beef Jerky's Social Media, And Sales, Take Flight

Oberto Brands is celebrating National Beef Jerky Day with a YouTube spot that features a drone delivering bags of its "all natural" product to a lineup of its star athlete endorsers.

Defining Social Tribes As They Define Themselves

When the BBC's "Stargazing Live" wanted to put together a user-generated video of influential space enthusiasts to wish good luck to astronaut Tim Peake, it used a platform called Affinio to quickly identify 800 prospects.

Vivobarefoot Looks For Social Traction

Sixth-generation cobbler Galahad Clark sees the need to transform his Vivobarefoot, which has been a minimalist shoe brand since 2004, into "more and more of a media company than a traditional brand."

U.N. Humanitarian Campaign Puts Heat On Member Nations

In the weeks leading up to the United Nation's first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, people sitting in the comfort of their intact homes have been virtually confronted with impossible choices, and world leaders have been pressured to commit to action.

SamyRoad Brings Its Community Of Content Creators To U.S.

SamyRoad, a Madrid-based social platform that matches global brands with more than 30,000 creators and oversees their content creation, has launched in the U.S.

Millennial Moms Blend Real World, Digital Chats Around Brands

Millennial moms' conversations about brands have more than doubled from 6% to 14% since 2010 -- but the key takeaway of a new Keller Fay Group analysis is how their "real-world" and digital lives blend.

Tommy John Deftly Angles #TrashOneCashOne

For Tommy John underwear, punter Steve Weatherford challenged fans to post videos and photos of themselves destroying an old pair of their BVDs -- or whatever -- to #TrashOneCashOne on Instagram or Twitter.

Creating A Strategy For Your Social Media Content

"Key Elements for Building a Content Strategy" identifies five archetypes for marketers to choose from to best solve its problem at hand. Social media can play a key role in any of them.

WBUR Turns Its Spring Fundraiser Into A Conversation

Boston public radio station WBUR compressed its spring fundraiser into a "Marathon," using Facebook Live, Twitter and Snapchat to help its listeners come together as a community to reach its ambitious goal of raising $1 million in 26.2-hours.

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