The Bitcoin Foundation addresses the recent media frenzy over the currency’s creator: “[Bitcoin is] ultimately controlled by no one.”
Email marketing has long been an important channel for brands to reach subscribers for their latest deals, promotions, and content. In fact, marketers sent over 838 billion emails in 2013.
But the trouble with inbox marketing is that it happens in vacuum…nobody hears it when a consumer “clicks”.
When you keep a consumer in a private platform to make purchase decisions- you are missing the opportunity to establish a direct dialogue with a potential customer – and their audiences. Thanks to the proliferation of social & mobile platforms, there are now best practices for turning your subscriber list into engaged social customers.
By giving your email subscribers an opportunity to respond publicly via social channels – you can take your silent subscribers and turn them into engaged social participants who then spread your branded message to their audiences. When you give subscribers the ability to respond to a private email offer directly on social media- you dramatically increase your reach and amplification. Emerging technology now allows brands to then directly reach out to those interested consumers with the resources to complete a conversion. Read more
Vine is testing editorially-curated video lists based on specific categories and has banned “explicit sexual content.”
Facebook improves its News Feed. Getty opens up its photos for embedded, non-commercial use. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Sponsored InMail is being billed as a way to deliver customized content to LinkedIn users and “break through the limits of traditional email marketing.”
Illegal downloads of popular shows and movies seem to spike with increased social media sharing. Could the two be related?
Social logins have become increasingly important as a way for consumers to identify themselves on the Web. And it looks like Yahoo wants a bigger piece of the pie.
Getty announced a new embedding feature on its website that makes 35 million images free for non-commercial use.
Facebook places limits on gun promotions. CNN sells iPad news app Zite to Flipboard. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Squerb enables users to plot their opinions on the axis of intelligence and emotion.