While it's difficult to predict the future direction of the various social media platforms, it can be interesting to note what strategies marketers are actually planning to implement, which, in large part, will reflect where they see things headed, based on their real-world experiences. So where will marketers be spending more of their social media time and money in 2020? In a recent poll series, we asked members of the SMT community this exact question. Over 1000 people responded, letting us know where they plan to focus their marketing time and energy in 2020. Here's what they said: Which social media platforms will marketers spend most of their time in 2020? Although we only included four major platforms in this survey, our poll shows that Instagram will be the mai...
Have you ever felt you were neglecting yourself in key ways? Few among us do enough to protect our health, beauty, finances and happiness.Most of us will donate our time and effort to others in need. But, as we focus on helping others, we can let our personal care slide. “I spent much of last year taking my sister to chemotherapy treatments,” said a friend of ours we’ll call Tom. “I loved helping my sister, but I found out last week that I need two root canals. I should have taken a little better care of myself.” What’s interesting about self-care is this: The better care you take of yourself, the more focused you can be in helping those around you. You’ll feel more energetic toward your career goals, too. Here are some self-care tips for the coming year: Keep daily worries to a time fr
Edward Shatverov, an 18-year-old millionaire has become an inspiration for every teenager who dreams of achieving a successful position in his career. He was deeply interested in online marketing and e-commerce at the mere age of 15 and dived into these sectors out of his curiosity to learn new things in these industries. It is his innovative thinking to link e-commerce in the core center of online marketing that has risen Edward Shatverov to global acknowledgment in today’s time. His curiosity to gain knowledge related to marketing helped him become an expert in his field and then he utilized the opportunities he encountered due to the internet innovation to spread his voice to people residing in different corners of the world. Edward Shatverov used his marketing skills in the 24/7 e-c
A picture taken on October 1, 2019 in Lille shows the logo of mobile app Instagram, Snapchat, ... [+] Twitter, Facebook, Google and Messenger are displayed on a tablet. (Photo by DENIS CHARLET / AFP) (Photo by DENIS CHARLET/AFP via Getty Images)AFP via Getty ImagesA new decade is approaching and it’s certain to bring new platforms, products and regulations. In this rapidly evolving landscape, here are the top ten tips for brands to distinguish themselves on digital in 2020:1. Run an Influencer Marketing CampaignYes, plenty of cheap Instagram influencer ads are cringe-worthy but your brand’s doesn’t have to be. Find the influencers who are right for your audience and balance their authenticity with your goals from the on-set with a contract that’s reasonable for bo
Reza Sarmadi, CEO at Agency 41, has over 22 years of experience in digital marketing, having started working in this sector from ‘97. As a startup entrepreneur, Sarmadi has understood how to market himself and everything else since he was in high school. His first personal website, created during his sophomore year, received several awards, proving that he had a flair for marketing even back then.When Sarmadi developed and launched an online music community in the same year, its 120,000 active visitors ensured that it was featured on Excite.com, even before the times of Google.com, as the hottest entertainment site of the month. This is the type of success that has followed him throughout his career.Content marketing strategy has become crucial for successful growthAccording to Sar