last minute holiday planning with social media

5 minute read

How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Holiday Campaign With Social Media

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), nearly 82% of holiday shoppers began their shopping in October and November. This means, that if you haven’t started your holiday marketing campaigns, you’re late to the party. Luckily, not so late that you still can’t benefit. The shopping Super Bowl better known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a few days away. You can still take advantage of your customers’ wallets with a holiday campaign over social media.

Holiday campaigns aren’t limited to only retailers and consumer brands. Business-to-business and service-based companies can get in on the holiday joy, too. Whether you’re selling jewelery, software as a service, or consult with small businesses, you can rake in some extra cash over the coming weeks that will have long-term effects, if not an immediate monetary impact. A holiday campaign can boost brand awareness, increase traffic to your website, increase email subscriptions and brand sentiment, which can convert into revenue. Continue reading “How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Holiday Campaign With Social Media”


6 minute read

The Twitter Segmentation Guide: 7 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing and Sales

There’s no right way to use it Twitter. From the casual user who’s interested in getting the latest celebrity gossip news to the small business owner looking to establish their brand – Twitter is what you make of it.

In this guide, we will talk about how you can use the new SumAll Twitter Segmentation tool to leverage the power of your audience to help you effectively convert your followers into customers. Understanding exactly what kinds of people are in your audience is the key to developing social media campaigns that improve your strategy and success.

So what exactly is Twitter Segmentation?

(Download this segmentation guide as a PDF.) Continue reading “The Twitter Segmentation Guide: 7 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing and Sales”


2 minute read

The Secret Sauce of Marketing Success: Audience Segmentation

I’m sitting at my favorite bar in Brooklyn, ready to square up after finishing my single, responsibly enjoyed beverage, when the bartender slides an iPad in front of me with my bill. What a time to be alive! No hoverboards, no cures for cancer, no flying cars, but at least I can pay for my drink with an iPad. I slide my card, scribble an unreadable signature with my fat finger, and start to hand the iPad back when I stop. Continue reading “The Secret Sauce of Marketing Success: Audience Segmentation”


4 minute read

Why You Probably Don’t Need to Blog

Yes we understand the irony of this blog post. We are telling you that you don’t need a blog through a blog post on our blog. But hear us out. Our blog is a place for us to share our expertise with you. We have the manpower, time, and resources, to dedicate to this kind of project.

However, we understand that may not always be the case with everyone else. When deciding on where to spend time and resources, you should always consider the return on investment. We want you to think about why you’re starting a blog and why using that written content is an answer to your inbound marketing woes.

Trust us, we’ve seen the stats that argue why you should have a blog: Continue reading “Why You Probably Don’t Need to Blog”


3 minute read

The Difference Between a Community Manager and a Social Media Manager

Not all social media roles are created equal. The lines between the roles of community managers versus social media managers often get blurred. Many organizations use the terms interchangeably and assume that a social media manager will manage community and that a community manager will be strategic in social media. That isn’t always the case.

For the sake of your career and clarity, it is important to understand the distinct responsibilities and the metrics that you pay attention to as a community manager or a social media manager. I chatted with Brea Watts, freelance community manager for women-owned small businesses and former community manager at Blackberry about the distinct differences in these roles. Continue reading “The Difference Between a Community Manager and a Social Media Manager”