Special Offer: Instagram Social Marketing Strategy Kit

Posted by John Onwuegbu | Thursday, March 19, 2015 |

Instagram is the next big buzz after Twitter, an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enable users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms.

Self-portrait photograph (Selfie) typically taken with a cell phone or digital camera, has become a trending topic with Instagram. The service was launched in October 2010, and has rapidly gained popularity with over 300 million active users as at December 2014.

This collection of resources is designed to help you master this new marketing channel and develop an Instagram strategy that works for your brand.

The Instagram Social Marketing Strategy Kit includes: The Complete Guide to Instagram Measurement (eBook), 10 Tips for Increasing Brand Engagement on Instagram (Guide), and the Simply Measured Q3 2014 Instagram Study.

To make your brand a powerhouse on Instagram and take your marketing strategy to the next level, fill out the FREE form to receive the full kit now!

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WeChat is a mobile messaging (text and voice) service developed by Tencent, a Chinese communication company, and first released in January 2011. It is currently the largest standalone messaging app by monthly active users, with about 438 million users; and over 65 million outside of China.

It provides text messaging, hold-to-talk voice messaging, broadcast (one-to-many) messaging, sharing of photographs and videos, and location sharing.

Also, it allow users exchange contacts with people nearby via Bluetooth, as well as providing various features for contacting people at random, along with social networking services integration. And users' photos can be embellished with filters and captions, and a machine translation service is available.

WeChat app is available on Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Symbian phones, and there are also Windows and OS X clients but these require the user to have the app installed on a supported mobile phone for authentication.

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Special Report: 2015 Social Media Marketing Planning Guide

Posted by John Onwuegbu | Saturday, February 21, 2015 |

The term "Social media marketing" implies the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth. It involves efforts to create content that attracts attention and encourages readers to share across the social networks.

The 2015 Social Media Marketing Planning Guide is your countdown to the New Year with ten fresh tactics based on the 2014 trends expected to shape the coming year, and ways you can refine your brand's social strategy for success.

Even as 2015 has been predicted to be a great year for social marketers, to make the most of it, you'll need to fine-tune your social strategy.

Kick off 2015 with a fresh social marketing strategy through insight to what changed in social marketing in 2014, and expected social media changes in 2015 by downloading this FREE Guide now!

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Exclusive Report: VMware vSphere 6.0 is a Game Changer

Posted by John Onwuegbu | Thursday, February 12, 2015 |

VMware announced the availability of vSphere 6.0 this week with lots of information being published by various sources, and most are based on old beta builds, which is much different than what we’ll see in the final product.

VMware vSphere 6.0 is packed full of more than 650 technological breakthroughs, making it more powerful, more flexible, more secure, and more easily managed than previous versions.

This white paper focuses on the five main improvements that are the biggest “game changers". You'll discover the ways in which VMware's new vSphere 6.0 is more powerful, more manageable, more secure, and more flexible than any previous release of vSphere.

It addresses the confusion on maximum number of virtual machines per cluster vSphere 6.0 supports.

If you are looking forward to getting vSphere 6.0 into your hands, then do yourself the favor of gaining useful insight now by requesting a complimentary FREE Whitepaper on "VMware vSphere 6.0 is a Game Changer".

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Entries for The 2015 African Blogger Awards now Open

Posted by John Onwuegbu | Monday, February 09, 2015 |

The African Blogger Awards are the first program that measures online and social influencers’ reach and influence through analytical data. This provides the opportunity for influencers to be measured objectively against their peers based on their reach, resonance, and relevance.

Entries to the 2015 African Blogger Awards are now open to bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Facebookers and YouTubers across Africa. And categories include Advice, Fashion and Beauty, Events and Nightlife, Education, Sports, Political, Technology and Gadgets, Youth Culture and many others.

“The inaugural African Blogger Awards set the benchmark for the discovery of truly exceptional, African publishers and their unique story telling approach. We are ecstatic about the potential publishers that we will be exposed to, during this year’s competition”, says Mike Sharman, co-founder of the African Blogger Awards.

To enter is absolutely free, however entrants are required to register their blog, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube profile (or a combination) on Webfluential.com - a platform designed to quantify the reach, resonance and relevance of these users with over 1000 active, legitimate followers.

The Awards also give brands and the marketing industry an objective measurement of the most relevant online and social influencers to include in their campaigns, making sure that they achieve the greatest possible impact for their marketing spend.

This year's winners will be based on the latest analytical metrics, so even if you entered last year, you'll need to re-enter this year to qualify.

All bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Facebookers and YouTubers who are permanent residents of any African country are eligible to enter the African Blogger Awards. While, Winners in each category will receive a web banner announcing their achievement that can be personally leveraged through their social networks and a commemorative trophy.

Register for the awards by clicking here, and note that entries closes on April 9, at midnight GMT+2, and results will be announced on May 5, via the competition’s Twitter profile, @African_Blogger, from 11h00 GMT+2.

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Small and Medium businesses (SMBs) mostly do not backup their data or they do it infrequently and on-site. Either way, risking losing important data that could pose a financial or security liability to their business.

Whatever disaster may occur, whether human error, theft, fire, defective components, or a system crash, having a remote backup of all of your important information ensures that it is safe, secure and easily recoverable.

In this informative guide from InsideUp, the Online Data Backup Service experts, you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of remotely backing up your data and what type of service would best meet your needs.

Many online backup vendors offer similar functionality, but there are a number of variables, which can make selecting the right provider for your company a challenging task.

Get a firsthand report on effective ways to ensure no lose on components, or a system crash, having a remote backup of all of your important information safe, secure and easily accessible by requesting a FREE Whitepaper on "Data Backup as an Essential and Efficient Solution" now.

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Exclusive eBook: 2015 Marketing Technology Predictions

Posted by John Onwuegbu | Monday, January 19, 2015 |

The past year was marked by huge acquisitions in marketing technologies. Even as 2015 is ushered in, marketers are wondering what is to come for their industry and how these coming changes will impact their ability to engage with their customers.

This eBook on 2015 Marketing Technology Predictions is a must-have guide for those who really cares to know what's to come in the next 12 months.

Sailthru's team of technologists, marketers and strategists joined savvy clients and analysts to predict what is to come in 2015 for the marketing-tech industry.

In this eBook, you'll find predictions that cover: The convergence of CRM marketing automation and big data, Predictive technology, and Omnichannel customer-centric marketing, among others.

Get the essential eBook on "2015 Marketing Technology Predictions" now for the marketing technologies you need to take into 2015 by requesting your complimentary FREE Copy!

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