Are the 2015 Super Bowl Commercials as Important as the Game?

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We all know that the Super Bowl is about football but it’s also about Advertising!  People now watch the Super Bowl for the commercials just as much as the game.  This event has become more than just about sports. It’s a brands way to capture attention from all the eyes of the game on social media. This year several companies pre-released their 2015 commercials  instead of waiting to release  them on Sunday.  Check out the 2015 previews: … [Read more...]

Top 25 Social Media Influencers You Should Follow

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It's important to stay connected and in the moment in any social media platform.   Following the right people can be essential.  They can influence how you think, how you connect with others and how you and learn.  Learning from experts in your field or in business can help you achieve greater results and allows you to see different objectives while coming to your own conclusions. If you already follow these individuals, you know what we’re talking about!  If you aren’t following these … [Read more...]

Why is it so important to attend social media conferences

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Having a job in social media is amazing.  There are still lots of people who think that you just sit on Facebook all day, but there is more to it than that.  One figures out your social media strategy, finding the right time to post, understanding what works and what does not, and building strong connections with clients and fans on a daily basis.  By attending a conference one is able to connect with others who are like you.   You can learn from others as well as what is new and evolving in the … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for a Black Friday Social Media Campaign

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  I know everyone waits for Black Friday pretty much all year round; am I right?  And now with the advancement with the Internet we have Cyber Monday.  Black Friday is one of the major shopping days in the year just before Christmas.  It is called this due to many retailers claiming their numbers are in the highest on that day than any other that year.  To be in the black is a great thing for a company – red is what you don’t want.  Cyber Monday only started a few years ago when … [Read more...]

Choosing the Appropriate Social Media Platform for Your Content

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Developing a personal brand takes time, but social media is an essential tool that can help tremendously. We now have the ability to search with ease, have constant learning opportunities and various ways to communicate and interact with others. We have only had these tools in the last few years so lets utilize them! Many companies constantly post but do not receive the results they are looking for.  Once you know your readers, you will be able to promote not just what your company has to … [Read more...]

Using Social Media to Promote Holiday Campaigns

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HAPPY LABOR DAY TO EVERYONE!!!  But what does Labor Day actually mean? This day occurs every first Monday in September, and is meant to recognize the American workers’ contributions to the United States economy.  For most of us…it is sale time and the end of summer.  You can build content around these themes to help transition readers or customers into a new season.   Using holidays, as a theme around your campaign or social media content is a great idea for large or small … [Read more...]

How One Caterpillar Dealer Conquered Social Media

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We would like to boast a little about our client, Carter Machinery, a Cat dealer located in Virginia. We have been working with Carter since their initial entrance into social media several years ago. During that time, the Social Buzz Lab has worked closely with the entire Marketing Department at Carter to successfully build their presence on all of the major platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.  This digital presence has enabled Carter Machinery to interact … [Read more...]