May 15, 2015

Social News Roundup | May 15, 2015

1) Why courting enthusiasts can take your brand to the next level.   

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Marketing-inspired word of mouth generates 2x the sales of advertising, and those customers have a 37% higher retention rate. Learn more here…   2) Research shows mobile consumer spending is highest on Sunday.  

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When marketing, take advantage of Friday and Sunday, the two days in which consumers are most likely to complete purchases. You can find the full article at Adweek.com.   3) Periscope and Meerkat continue their explosive growth.   

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You should be paying attention to mobile. By 2017 video will account for 30% of internet traffic and 70% of traffic on mobile devices. Find more info here…   4) The new Facebook carousal ad format sees 30%-50% lower cost per conversion.  

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The new format lets advertisers put more content in front of viewers, upping the chance viewers see something that pulls them in. Learn more about it at Adweek.com.   5) How iHeartRadio racked up over 14 billion social impressions for one event.  

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iHearRadio beats its own record by taking a social media first approach. Find the full article here…