Branding

What does a good logo look like? A new study

We are constantly surrounded by company logos: but just how closely do we actually look at these graphics? A study titled ‘Branded in Memory’ has gone ahead and tested this: how well can people draw a well-known logo from memory? Over 150 men and women, young and old, attempted this and in part managed to achieve very good results. The main take away was that basic structure and strong colours are the big winners. Find out here which companies you should strive to be like when it comes to designing an effective logo. [...]  

Brand ambassador: who, what, and why?

Brand ambassadors are often the face of a company on social networks like Facebook or Instagram, company blog posts, at fairs, conferences, and other such events. They give a brand a friendly face. These days, brand ambassadors operate in a field, which, in this era of web 2.0, is getting a whole new lease of life: authentic influencers and standard employees are replacing famous celebrities as the faces of advertising campaigns. How does one go about becoming a brand ambassador? What do these individuals actually do? And are they even important? [...]  

Comparing the most popular Content Creation tools

The internet is made up of a lot of content, to say the least. If you want to filter out the most interesting posts for your customers, and curate content efficiently, you need the help of specialised tools. These range from simple, small browser extensions to comprehensive, all-in-one solutions. In addition to the price, the range of functions should really be what you make your choice based on: which one is the right tool for you? [...]  

How can LinkedIn work for businesses?

LinkedIn is not just another social media site. The business-oriented networking platform offers companies a number of special advantages, which means your LinkedIn marketing strategy and content should be unique. With the focus on building professional relationships, you can reach users in a different way to Facebook or Twitter. LinkedIn is the perfect platform for businesses to recruit and maintain employees and b2b contacts. This guide explains LinkedIn’s unique advantages and provides a step-by-step guide to making a company page. [...]  

Twitter Ads: Advertising on Twitter

Advertising campaigns on social media need to be well organised. As a huge market in which each social media platform follows its own rules, each also requires its own strategies. On Twitter, you advertise with so-called ‘Twitter Ads’. But what exactly are Twitter ads, and what sort of campaigns does Twitter offer? What does the pricing model for advertising on Twitter look like? How can you launch your own advertising campaign on it? These questions, as well as many more important ones, are answered in this article, the third in our ‘Twitter for businesses’ series. [...]  

Measuring success with Twitter analytics

Using Twitter for social media marketing can be very time consuming. To further a company’s ability on Twitter, a business can draw on tools for support. Whether for the publishing of tweets, editorial planning, overall timing, or growing a following, there is a helpful tool for every aspect of Twitter. But an all-around analysis of a Twitter account can also assist your marketing approach. For this reason, Twitter offers the Twitter Analytics tool to all its users to assess the success of Twitter activities and provide information on followers. In turn, this information can help you greatly improve your Twitter activity. [...]  

How to use Twitter for business

Practically every successful company has a Twitter account, and for good reason: the service is instant and interactive, making it a great way to keep your finger on the pulse. The social media platform can monitor trends and developments in real time, which can be both a brilliant opportunity and a monumental challenge for building a strong marketing campaign. So how does Twitter work, and what’s the most effective way for small and medium-sized businesses to implement their marketing goals? Find out how to create a successful Twitter business profile in this guide. [...]  

Nonprofit marketing: Success with social marketing

Nonprofit organisations use advertising to successfully market their products. In contrast to profit organisations, however, they are not interested in big money, but in the successful outcome of their social project. Advertising for a good cause – that’s nonprofit marketing. However, there is still competition in this market. Here we explain what nonprofit marketing is, and how to make your own nonprofit marketing scheme successful. [...]  

Snapchat followers: Get more with these Snapchat tips

Snapchat is only accessible via an app. This can make it difficult to extensively promote your account’s content and gain more followers on Snapchat – especially if part of your target group isn’t already on Snapchat and has to first install the app to visit your channel. But while the promotion of social media channels on other platforms such as Facebook or Instagram is easier, there are several proven strategies for getting more Snapchat followers to your Snapchat channel. [...]  

Online video marketing – opportunities for businesses

Online video marketing is an increasingly popular form of advertising, which can be easily integrated into social media channels. This article explains what you need to consider in order to enrich your campaign with video marketing. These helpful tips for video marketing on the five most popular social media platforms will help you to decide which strategy is best for you. [...]