Have You Read the YouTube Comments Lately?

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YouTube is the new Hollywood – spawning humble celebrities from all around the globe. The shift is palpable. We’re moving away from Clean & Clear and L’Oreal ads featuring the latest A-listers, towards sponsored YouTube videos hosted by famous social influencers. The beauty, tech, food, and other “guru” YouTube communities have been growing for a while. We’ll give you a … Read More

The Ephemerality of Social Marketing

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Maybe it’s because, for years, we’ve been told “the internet is forever”, or maybe we’re tired of clearing our inboxes of promotional messages, or maybe we’ve heard one too many TV ad jingles. Regardless of the sociological, psychological or other “ogical” reasons, it seems that permanency is out and ephemeral marketing is in. So if “iconic” advertising is a thing … Read More

How to Grab Attention in 8.25 Seconds with an Instagram Feed

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You can approach an Instagram feed in one of two ways: A place to share singular images, updating followers on big (seemingly isolated) events. A means of telling a story – giving key and thematic points, but allowing an audience to fill in the time between pictures with their imagination. If you’re looking to do the latter, you’ve come to … Read More

Instagram Stories Shaking Things Up

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So we’ve had a biiggg one. And no, we’re not talking about an earthquake. We’re referring to Instagram’s new update. Earlier this month, Instagram rolled out their stories feature and it looks eerily similar to another, very popular, social media platform. If we could’ve seen Snapchat’s reaction, we imagine it might look similar to one of their filters (maybe the … Read More

Meet Our Little Sister, Flok – The Next Big Thing in Ridesharing

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Social media. What comes to mind when you think about the concept? We’ll give you a minute to think… For us, connectivity, sharing, and engagement are some places our minds wander. However, many view social media as a barrier – a way of interrupting human interaction by use of a screen. Sherry Turkle explores the way technology cleans up the … Read More

Instagram Ads: 5 Reasons Why They’re Grrreat!

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Instagram has rolled out its advertising platform to the general public, and with 400 Million + users, this is great news– even better than that bowl of frosted flakes. In a recent blog post, Instagram reports a 2.8X higher increase in ad recall over 400 global ad campaigns that were a part of the tool’s initial roll out. On top … Read More

3 Reasons Why You (Seriously) Need to Consider Influencer Marketing

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Social media’s role in affecting buying power is an undeniable truth in today’s increasingly digitized world. What this means for businesses is that now there are new opportunities to engage with their customers in innovative, a-traditional ways. Peer-to peer recommendations are becoming more integral in the path to purchase, and since consumer behaviour is as straight-forward as navigating a labyrinth … Read More

3 Ways Brands Can Utilize Snapchat

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We touched on the rise of Snapchat and ephemeral video marketing as the trend pertained to behavioural patterns of consumption, and now we’d like to look at the app from the other end of the spectrum. Here at Booje Media, we’re not afraid to be candid about the fact that marketing, at the end of the day, is a matter … Read More

Snapchat: The Ephemeral Video Marketing Revolution

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We’re halfway through the year, and there’s no doubt that when it comes to Social Media, Video is kicking butt. Ephemeral content is where it’s at, and there are numbers to prove it. This phenomenon isn’t necessarily a surprise (we all knew it was coming), but the degree to which video’s popularity is increasing is certainly worth highlighting, and it all … Read More