Social media marketing product review strategies power up engagement

Book reviews are a powerful force, but it is the legitimate feedback and not fake posts that are drawing readers. When it comes to promoting a product, few opportunities level the playing field in the same way as social media marketing, provided that those Facebook and Twitter advertising strategies are implemented in a highly effective way. Some of the most successful campaigns have resulted from no- or low-budget efforts over social media. That said, without a massive advertising budget, then the power of the social media marketing strategy comes from…

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Social media marketing experts use ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as a lesson

social media marketing als ice bucket challenge

While there is no formula for success, the campaign is being studied and broken down in order to learn from it. Regardless of whether you agree that social media marketing is a powerful opportunity or not, there is no denying that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a tremendously successful awareness campaign and it has managed to take advantage of everything this channel has to offer. The videos of friends, family, and celebrities pouring ice water on themselves to generate ALS research donations are everywhere. It is starting to become…

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Social media marketing campaign, #BringBackOurGirls spreads the message worldwide

Michelle Obama Social media marketing #bringbackourgirls

This effort has allowed the issue to be brought to the attention of millions of people around the globe. Although the traditional strategy for drawing the public eye to a devastating issue on the other side of the globe is to hold awareness events and post emotional pictures, the social media marketing campaign involving the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag has shown, once more, that Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other networks can also be exceptionally powerful performers. Last month, over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped, and now the world is watching. Armed militants…

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Social media marketing comes through to block anti-gay WBC protest

Social Media Marketing #standwithsam

One hash tag brought thousands of fans to block Westboro Baptist Church from demonstrating against Michael Sam. Last week, Missouri football sensation Michael Sam publicly came out as gay, but what truly made recent news headlines was the social media marketing campaign that fans created in order to support the player, particularly against the inevitable efforts of homophobes. This was particularly true of the gay bashing Westboro Baptist Church, which quickly announced intentions to protest. Not long after Sam came out, the Westboro Baptist Church revealed that it intended to…

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