How Fortnite changed the game for mobile app developers

By Marketing, Multi-Channel, Social Media

Recently, the makers of Fortnite took a wild chance, pulling their massively-popular game offline for 48 hours. Users spent lots of time staring at a “black hole,” and Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, didn’t provide much information about what was happening. The lack of info only drummed up excitement, leading to countless streams, tweets, and articles. The New York Times covered the “black hole.” Variety hailed Fortnite’s “masterful stroke.” The general consensus was: by…

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Five ways to use Instagram for your Father’s Day marketing campaign

By Marketing, Media, Social Media

People like to spend money on dad. Sure, they don’t spend quite as much on him as they do on mom. But Father’s Day still presents a formidable haul for brands, retailers, and marketers (anyone with something to sell, really). According to the National Retail Federation, Father’s Day spending was tracking at $15.3 billion in 2018. More than 77 percent of Americans celebrate the holiday, with consumers spending an average of $133 per person. Being…

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The Opportunities of Omnichannel Marketing in 2018

By Audience Insights, Marketing, Multi-Channel, Social Media

Understanding Omnichannel Marketing Omni in Latin means “all.” In omnichannel marketing, the prefix represents the all-encompassing integrating shopping experience consumers encounter today. As technology usage rapidly increases, customers are approached with the “universal” shopping experience in their day-to-day lives. Omnichannel refers to the sales approach that contributes to the customers’ integrated shopping experience. It’s the way consumers engage with a brand, which reflects how the brand engages with the consumer. Every customer has a different…

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