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Specialist Marketing & Communications Resourecs

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Apr

Is Facebook's Advertising Too Aggressive?



By Neil Davey
First Published on mycustomer.com


Earlier this week Facebook announced that it is trialling the expansion of its ad targeting system, in the social network’s latest effort to build out its advertising business - and some are pretty peeved by its decision, even going so far as to suggest the social network should expect a user backlash. Read more >>

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28

Feb

B2B Marketing



Facebook versus LinkedIn

by James Trumbly
First Published on imediaconnection


LinkedIn is the go-to website for most B2B marketers when it comes to networking and expanding their client base. But is it really the best place to get the job done? According to some studies, Facebook offers just as much if not more opportunity to reach your professional audience. Let’s take a look at how the two sites stack up side by side. Read more >>

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12

Feb

KiwiYo - A Social Media Success Story



By Brian H Meredith
From the NZBusiness"Marketing Maestro" Archive
First published February 2013 


It’s new. It’s growing in popularity and it’s reinventing just about every aspect of communications in our business and personal lives. It’s dynamic. It’s chaotic. And it’s still frightening the life out of many marketers. From the CMOs (Chief Marketing Officers) of multinational brands to the owner/operators of our smallest businesses, there is fear, confusion and uncertainty. It is Social Media and its’ spawning of the concept of Social Marketing. Read more >>

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16

Jan

Make Your Brand More "Likeable"



By Matt Rosenberg
First Published on imediaconnection.com  


Remember the time before the "like" button?  Back then, we told Facebook our interests. Our interests were brush strokes that helped fill in the picture of who we are to our friends, the way we used to go to a new friend's home and look at their record collections (when there were records) or their bookshelves (when there were books) to get to know them better through these personal badges. Interests were converted to "likes" when that little button came into our lives. Why the button?  Facebook understood that to create value for advertisers, they needed a lightweight, low commitment way to open a communication channel between brands and people.  Read more >>

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