Category Archives: Social Media Marketing

The era of influencer and celebrity marketing

As awareness and popularity of products and services are increasingly driven by social media, there is a renewed focus on endorsements from celebrities, advocates and influencers to make the marketing campaigns more endearing to consumers. But how effective are they?.... Read more...

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Localisation in social media

Localisation is incredibly important when trying to engage your local clients through Facebook, twitter or any of the social media tools you use even though you are a global brand. One of our clients for whom we manage the Facebook page has seen a dramatic increase in the number of regional followers once we started translating Facebook posts to Arabic. There is more customer interaction and the number of comments and postings by fans have increased. One way to localise is to link your products and services to local events and make the postings more relevant and interesting. It is also important to be culturally sensitive. In a multicultural society like that of Dubai or other GCC cities it is also important to acknowledge the important events of various communities as there is a strong expatriate community here..... Read more...

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What new skills should PR hopefuls have?

In the changing world of communications- thanks to social media- a pertinent question arises as to what are the qualifications to look for when hiring new PR practitioners. Recent studies show that there is an increasing emphasis on social media skills. This also extends to a broader understanding of marketing communications as social media is integrated into various functions including sales, customer service, marketing etc. Oodles of creativity, marketing, website designing and SEO experience are a plus point for prospective PR candidates, especially those who have a passion for digital PR..... Read more...

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Middle East Internet Usage

Middle East Internet Usage.... Read more...

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