David Kiger — January 31, 2018 Follow @davidkiger — January 31, 2018 New small business owners may find themselves so consumed by the day-to-day operations and the efforts required in leading such an endeavor that taking time for future planning may seem next to impossible. But it’s worth paying attention to business trends: what’s … Continue reading Trend Spotting: What Small Business Owners Can Look for in 2018
Here’s a partial list of the hidden consequences inside some of the biggest trends in 2017. Barry Levine on December 28, 2017 It’s like when you stand against the waves at the beach. You’re prepared for the really big ones, and you can spot them a mile away. They grow, arrive, you’re ready, and … Continue reading It’s not the trend that you need to watch for. It’s the trend inside the trend.
Nicole Blanckenberg — September 21, 2017 Follow @https://twitter.com/StoreYaCom — September 21, 2017 Conversational commerce is so hot right now. We touched on this back in April, with the rise of Facebook bots. But it’s Facebook Ads’ newest development, Messenger Ads, that is taking conversational commerce and personal service to the next level. Instead of waiting … Continue reading Hot eCommerce Marketing Trend: Facebook Messenger Ads
Ivan Ivanov — August 18, 2017 — August 18, 2017 Machine learning is slowly transforming the way we interact with visual content. When you type “beach” in your Google Photos, the Assistant will find and show you all the photos from your summer holidays. But among them, there will be a few images that shouldn’t … Continue reading Should I Use A Unique Hashtag Or Jump On A Trend For My Instagram Campaign?
Arik Hanson — May 22, 2017 — May 22, 2017 We’ve all heard about the “storification” (yeah, I just made that word up) of the social web and how it represents the future of social. And how companies should start paying attention because “stories” are the new news feed (that’s questionable at best, in my … Continue reading Trend: Repurposing Snapchat Stories Across Other Social Media Channels
Amanda Clark — May 3, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— May 3, 2017 People today are more connected than ever. Social media and technology are booming. Need to get information to someone? Text, email, or put it on the Cloud. But what do these digital trends mean for resumes? Are the days of traditional resumes gone, replaced … Continue reading Are Resumes A Dying Trend?
by Brian Brinkmann Follow @BrianFBrinkmannSeptember 11, 2016 Every business must find ways to grow revenue. Usually, companies expand revenue by selling more or finding more to sell. Pretty simple, right? Wrong. Companies spend dearly to market products and create branding to differentiate their product benefits, increase market share, and command higher prices – in other … Continue reading The Latest Trend in Product Line Extension: Become a Software Company
by Rish Gupta June 10, 2016June 10, 2016 An annual ritual that started in 1995, the valuable and insightful Mary Meeker Internet Trends Report was once again released this year on June 1st. At Branch, we care deeply (pun intended) about mobile developers, marketers, founders, and anyone who works in the mobile landscape. So, we … Continue reading Your Mobile Cheat Sheet for the Mary Meeker Internet Trend Report
by Young Entrepreneur Council May 21, 2016 Follow @YECMay 21, 2016 What’s one way the new buy button trend (on Twitter, Facebook and soon, Google) is going to influence e-commerce marketing? 1. Fewer Customers Lost in the Sales Funnel The new buy button is a game changer when it comes to e-commerce marketing. It eliminates … Continue reading 10 Ways the New Buy Button Trend Will Influence E-Commerce
by Scott Barnett March 31, 2016 Follow @scottabarnettMarch 31, 2016 Last April, it was reported that Google Searches With ‘Near Me’ Surged 34 Times Since 2011. A key stat from that article indicates: Words like “near me,” “closest,” and “nearby” are increasingly common across the billions of queries on Google every month. More and more, … Continue reading 3 Tips For Leveraging the ‘Near Me’ Search Trend