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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Are AI-driven chatbots in your customer service future?; 2) the top 5 reports every consumer marketer needs; 3) a useful glossary of marketing automation terminology; 4) Domino’s and Ford test self-driving vehicles for pizza delivery.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Why CMOs should not buy technology; 2) Facebook to stop charging advertisers for accidental clicks; 3) How to turn your brand loyalists into brand advocates; 4) Dunkin' Donuts tests shorter name, streamlined menu.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) P&G cuts digital ad spending by $140 million and sales rise!; 2) 10 things not to do when launching a mobile app; 3) 5 steps to improve your mobile app onboarding; 4) Sprint tweaks Verizon with its "Twice the Price" video.
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How Anytime Fitness and Waxing the City's CMO uses technology to connect with customers
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) P&G demands more accountability and transparency from digital media; 2) the chatbots are coming - are you ready?; 3) study finds there are only 4 types of Facebook users; and 4) Moe's takes on Chipotle in the "queso wars"
  • Eddy Goldberg
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How Winmark's director of marketing uses technology to connect with customers
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Online campaigns to attack brands are increasing; 2) Measuring the effectiveness of paid advertising; 3) Tracking and engaging with the mobile generation; 4) New insights now possible from in-app advertising.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Using "big data" to recruit franchisees at Driven Brands
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The data available through today's manifold third-party resources and related technologies is now required to inform and guide our decisions at every step of the lifecycle of our franchise owners.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Why CMOs are the next generation of CEOs; 2) State of the mobile customer experience for multi-location brands; 3) 104 facts you don't know about mobile marketing (infographic); 4) New cost-per-revenue platform tracks online to offline sales ROI; and 5) IBM Watson report on 10 key marketing trends.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Two Men and a Truck deploys Bluefin's P2PE solution.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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There are 4.8 billion unique mobile subscribers today, a 65 percent penetration of the world's population; by 2020 these numbers are expected to grow to 5.7 billion and 73 percent, respectively.
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Marketing continues to evolve--from vendors hawking their wares in the agora to today's online age of display, paid search, and social media posts--and those selling goods and services have had to adapt to new methods of informing the public about their offerings.
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Craig Ceccanti could be the Clark Kent of franchise software development. Beneath his everyday garb as CEO and co-founder of Pinot's Palette lies his hidden superpower: a double major degree from LSU in computer science and information systems, strengthened by seven years as a software developer for major clients, including the Florida House of Representatives.
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While the threat of that particular attack appeared to be subsiding a few days later, variations were still a possibility--and new, future attacks are a certainty, whether from state-sponsored hackers, cybercriminals, or teenagers out to impress their friends.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 7 payment trends and predictions; 2) Digital ordering: 6 common mistakes to avoid; 3) 9 "gurus" speak out on the future of customer support; 4) KBP Foods brings Marietta's "The Big Chicken" back to life.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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What's not to love about big data? To paraphrase Sandy Pentland, the big data guru at MIT: The power of big data is that it is information about what people do, not what they say.
  • Jim Bender
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3 ways Firehouse Subs uses email marketing to build its brand
  • Colby Cavanaugh
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 6 tips on how applied analytics can improve your decision-making; 2) Latinos' influence on foodservice continues to grow; 3) Big-name advertisers question the basic promise of digital advertising; 4) Calculating the ROI of online reputation management.
  • Eddy Goldberg
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Marriott's new Snapchat campaign; 2) 4 mistakes you could be making with your marketing personas; 3) how to market your brand with Facebook Stories; and 4) new survey examines restaurant customers' plans for the next 12 months.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Advertisers seek online advertising alternatives to Google and Facebook; 2) Kiosk access at NYC fast-food restaurant draws class-action lawsuit from The American Council of the Blind; 3) Music in restaurants actually does affect sales, says Swedish study; 4) 5 tips on hyperlocal marketing in a mobile world.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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While the conventional method of using interests and behaviors to segment an audience still exists in large scale, the more recent tactic of connection-based targeting is quickly picking up traction because of its versatility and effectiveness.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Campbell's Soup beta tests new Pinterest tool to spot trends earlier; 2) Email marketing - 14 mistakes to avoid; 3) Twitter - 7 steps to identify your target audience; 4) Facebook updates its Analytics for Apps platform; and 5) Instagram expands the number of photos and videos allowed in its carousel ads.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 4 tools for automating your social media efforts; 2) Social media audits pay off; 3) 6 trends in mobile apps for 2017; 4) What is the "half-life" of your brand's tweets?
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) 5 ways to turn connections into customers; 2) 9 predictions on what's hot in YouTube Marketing for 2017; 3) Custom audience retargeting on Facebook; 4) A quick guide to social media etiquette.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) How to make Instagram ads work for your brand; 2) Using Twitter lists to narrow your target audience; 3) Pinterest - 6 tips to make your Pins stand out; 4) Wendy's beats down a Twitter troll - with facts!; and 5) What Facebook "sees" in your online photo.
  • By Daniel Lieberman
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Sonic's CEO discusses the brand's progress with its consumer-facing technology, refranchising, and focus for 2017.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Instagram is the clear leader in online photo sharing; 2) What are Twitter Moments, and how can you use them to market your brand?; 3) Huggies provides a good model for how to use Facebook and Twitter to engage; and 4) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans a 50-state listening tour in 2017.
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With 2017 right around the corner and social media marketing occupying an ever-larger space in the minds of brand marketers, we took a look around the Internet for what the experts are predicting for the coming year in online marketing. Here's some of what we found.
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Social media marketing news you can use. This week: 1) Domino's introduces Google Home online ordering; 2) "Alexa, ask Pizza Hut for a pizza."; 3) How Snapchat has revolutionized social networks; 4) How Facebook plans to combat "fake news."
  • By Daniel Lieberman & Eddy Goldberg
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