You read that right: 38.5% of consumers prefer social media sales outreach when being contacted for the first time. This revelation means that understanding generational social media preferences needs to be front and center with both sales and marketing teams. When it comes to social selling, the buyer’s journey is changing. Here’s what you need to know.
Perfectionism is a blessing and a curse if you ask me. A perfectionist, by definition, is someone who refuses to accept less-than-perfect results. We hold everyone to our own, much-higher-than-status-quo standards. And while wanting things to be perfect isn’t the worst thing you can want, it can be extremely harmful in business situations. Here’s my story of the pursuit of perfectionism and how it did more harm than good (and how to stop perfectionism from harming you and your business decisions).
Looking for Instagram hacks? Look no further than the big boys on the block. It’s always smart to keep an eye on your competitors and even smarter to watch big brands innovate … and then emulate. We’re covering 5 plus not-often-known Instagram hacks for you to try.
Brand accountability is a growing trend with how consumers are using social media today. This means your worst brand behavior is paraded online for potential customers to consume. How is this impacting your brand reputation and purchasing decisions from would-be customers? We’re dissecting the latest Sprout Social Index to find out.
Facebook video ads have caught my attention. Have they caught yours yet? Attracting audiences to your organic and paid media is becoming harder and harder. Utilizing video ads can give you the extra oomph you need to think conversation with your campaigns. One of these four tools (recommended by Facebook itself) can help you create compelling video ads.