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Influence THIS Recap

Posted by Steve Muscat on Jun 12, 2018 11:31:28 AM

I had the pleasure of attending the Influence THIS conference in Toronto a few weeks ago. Attended by Canada's top brands, agencies, and publishers, this conference was all about connections in the business ecosystem, and how brands can leverage influencers and content marketing in their promotional plans. 

There were many great sessions throughout the day, but a few stood out as particularly interesting and informative. 

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Retail Marketing, Social Media, facebook, marketing, influencers, Digital Marketing, e-commerce, conference

Business Insights from China’s Shopping Revolution

Posted by Arujan Ravindran on May 17, 2018 12:08:53 PM

China is changing the future of shopping, and here are five insights from Angela Wang’s presentation at CMDC’s 2018 conference Truth + Purpose.

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Topics: Social Media, advertising, shopper marketing, e-commerce

2018 Facebook Summit Recap: #SheMeansBusiness

Posted by Nataly Khansryri on Apr 16, 2018 3:44:06 PM

I had the pleasure of attending the #SheMeansBusiness workshop at the 2018 Facebook Summit. Professional women were able to share encouragement for one another not only in the work environment, but also showing each other emotional support.

The workshop stressed that as women, our greatest challenge is our internal critic. Lisa McCarthy, CEO of Fast Forward Group, had the female attendees perform exercises in order to help us manage our inner critics.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Social Media, iNvolvedMedia, facebook, women in the workplace

2018 Facebook Summit Recap: Boost Brand Session

Posted by Nataly Khansryri on Apr 11, 2018 4:07:41 PM

At the 2018 Facebook Summit, I attended the Boost Brand session. It focused on how to understand business, brands, and people. People are moving at a faster pace than businesses, which can be a problem if you are stagnant in the way you do business. However, it can be an opportunity if you are able to embrace and adapt to the changes within your environment, especially if you can do it faster than the competition.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Social Media, iNvolvedMedia, facebook

Media360 Review: Under the Influence

Posted by Stephanie Lim on Oct 20, 2017 10:14:20 AM

There’s no arguing that the number of social media influencers have grown exponentially over recent years. The likes of Kylie Jenner, Michelle Phan, Kat Von D and other social celebrities have literally built empires with their abilities to influence others.

Despite all of the hype, some marketers may be wondering why exactly influencers are so important. How much influence do they really have?  

In this session, Amy Laski from FelicityPR, Richard Wong from #paid, and Jeff Roach from Media Nation discuss:

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Topics: Digital Media, Social Media, instagram

Latest Facebook News - July 2017

Posted by Karim Kanji on Jul 20, 2017 9:57:15 AM

In the everchanging world of Facebook two recent developments have caught our eye that we think are important.

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Topics: Social Media

Facebook launched a new shopping ad format today.

Posted by Kimberly Presnail on Mar 23, 2017 4:58:21 PM

Facebook has launched a new video-based shopping ad format called Collection, and along with it a new metric.  The intent? Use video to help marketers amplify product discovery and sales.

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Topics: Digital Media, Social Media, facebook

Why is Instagram’s Carousel Available To All Users?

Posted by Arujan Ravindran on Mar 23, 2017 12:08:37 PM

 

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Topics: Social Media, instagram

FFWD2017: Moving at the Speed of Millennials

Posted by Nataly Khansryri on Feb 5, 2017 5:27:40 PM

Part of FFWD2017, Twitter held a session last week discussing how brands can reach out to Millennials on their social media platform. Alyson Gausby, Head of Research at Twitter Canada presented new insights on Canadian Millennials and how to get them on board with your brand.

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Topics: Media & Marketing, Digital Media, Active on the road, Social Media