The Real Way To Benefit From Social Media Marketing

Posted by Prime Incorporated on Nov 2, 2018 11:05:00 AM

Social media has come a long way, you guys. From your first friend Tom to Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room, to an entire network in your back pocket, social media has been morphing through the years. It’s no longer just the place where teenyboppers post their best duck-faced selfies. Don’t get us wrong, there’s still a lot of that out there, a lot. And yet, social media campaigns have become one of the best weapons for any company looking to get ahead. Let’s dive in and discuss three ways you can tap the benefits of social media marketing, no matter your business. First and foremost, it allows you to...

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Topics: Social Media Management, Web Analytics and Tracking

Using Pinterest For Your Inbound Strategy Isn't Just a Crock(Pot Recipe)

Posted by Lena Haines on Aug 24, 2018 11:50:41 AM

Pinterest isn’t just for mom’s looking to plan crock-pot recipes anymore. I mean, if you are a mom looking for crock-pot recipes I would recommend Pinterest. And if you’re a company looking to sell crock-pot recipes to mothers, I would also recommend Pinterest. But anymore, Pinterest is so much more than just those crock-pot recipes. 

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Topics: Social Media Management, Marketing Strategy, Branding

Your Social Media Marketing SUCKS! Three Realities That Make This True

Posted by Gregg Alexander on Aug 17, 2018 11:00:46 AM

We get it! You created a social media account because everyone told you that it's the holy grail, but is it? How do you measure the impact of your social media and what is your ROI? Turns out you have been posting a lot of cat videos and funny memes for no reason. Social media is a fickle, fickle world! But the truth is, wasted time equals wasted money. So when you report to your boss, what do you have to show? If your answer is "GREAT QUESTION", this blog is for you. Yes, social media can be a black hole, but it doesn't have to be. We are going to lay down some insight that may help you take your social game from zero to hero quickly, and it ain't that difficult.... so here goes!

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Topics: Social Media Management

Prime Perspectives | Favorite Social Media Accounts

Posted by Alexa Audet on Jun 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In an effort to share some thoughts about our profession we asked our team at PRIME a few questions about marketing and design and collected their answers. Our team ranges from experts on marketing strategy to graphic designers, so each answer is different. We thought this would be an interesting way to share different perspectives on a variety of topics.

These are the responses.

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Topics: Social Media Management, Prime Culture

How Election Day 2016 is Going to Be Different Thanks To Social Media

Posted by Lena Haines on Nov 8, 2016 10:00:30 AM

There is no doubt this is one of the most controversial and talked about elections in America's history. Thanks to social media, the candidates, voters, and media outlets have been able to take the antics to a whole different level. Almost instantly the statements of a candidate can be shared, fact checked, and rebutted by their opponent. It's a great way to involve voters in the issues and engage a younger audience, but this social media influence makes the election different than any before. After today,  I don't think the controversy will die down. How does social media make this Election Day 2016 different than those before?

 

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Topics: Social Media Management

Social Media Marketing Tips From the Pros

Posted by Gregg Alexander on Jul 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Social media marketing can be a double-edged sword. To get results, you need to find what works for you, but to find what works, you need to invest a lot of time. To save yourself time and from having to read the rest of this blog, I've got two words for you, "CAT VIDEOS." I hope you could sense the sarcasm there, and if you couldn't, maybe this blog isn't for you. For those of you who really do love cat videos in your marketing... this blog might not be for you either. But, for those of you who want to learn a few tips that could help your social media marketing finally produce results, continue on and lets have some fun. Isn't that what social media is all about?

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Topics: Social Media Management

11 Common Social Media Mistakes To Avoid

Posted by Justin Brown on Jun 21, 2016 3:37:23 PM

Everybody uses social media. Now I could list a few hard stats about growth or usage but the truth is, everyone knows about social media and everyone uses it. Social media has become a go to marketing platform for many business, but not all business are using it effectively. 

To many, social media is very easy and straightforward - write a couple posts, upload a few pictures, maybe share a funny or exciting video. The truth is that this strategy absent approach to social media will either last about a month or consistently retain a small audience.

However, with adding a little strategy and critical thinking to the mix, that social media channel of yours will start to see healthy growth and develop a list of engage healthy followers. Here is a list of 11 common social media mistakes that businesses make.

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Topics: Social Media Management

Why Snapchat Marketing Is The Next Big Thing In the Outdoor Industry

Posted by Justin Brown on May 13, 2016 9:09:42 AM
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Topics: Social Media Management

8 Ways Brands Can Increase Instagram Followers

Posted by Gregg Alexander on May 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Instagram has quickly become one of the most popular social media platforms available. Many businesses have jumped on, using images and short video clips to share information about their brand--and for good reason. According to Instagram's press page, the platform now has over 400 million active monthly users with an average of over 80 million photos posted daily. Engagement is also out pacing other social networks. From data in a report from Forrester, Instagram’s per-follower engagement rate for top brands is 58 times higher than on Facebook and 120 times higher than on Twitter. So it is no wonder Instagram use quickly has become a great marketing tool. But, many small to medium sized brands are still struggling to grow their list of followers. Sure there are many services out there that claim to add followers for a fee, but what's the value in that? It might make your account look more important but it probably won't increase your engagement. So, what's the trick? Here are a few ideas that you should incorporate to your Instagram strategy.

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Topics: Social Media Management

8 Outdoor Gear Brands You Need to Follow on Social Media

Posted by Justin Brown on May 10, 2016 10:55:29 AM

If you like the outdoors and use social media, this article is for you. Featuring eight of my favorite outdoor gear brands that are doing social media right, I challenge you to make it through the whole list without lacing up those mud-crusted boots and taking off on an adventure for yourself.

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Topics: Social Media Management

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