Been holding off on using Snapchat Geofilters to market your business? Time to get in on the fun… and the ROI! Just when you thought you’d sort of figured out what Snapchat does, along comes something like geofilters to make you feel like a newbie again. But this time, you won’t want to wait around to find out what the buzz is about. That’s because geofilters can be used to effectively market your business. Snapchat even encourages businesses to get in on all the fun, by dividing their geofilters into two categories: Personal Business The big takeaway here: Geofilters aren’t difficult to make and use. And knowing what we know about Snapchat’s ultra-rapid rise in popularity among older millennials in the past two years, you’d be insane not to consider this social media platform as an important marketing channel. So, what’s stopping you? Let the fun (and the ROI) begin! Recommended read: 8 Super Actionable … [Read more...] about One Of The Most Inventive Ways To Market A Business On Social Media
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Runefest has come and gone, and with it has come the reveal of Jagex’s plans for RuneScape in 2016. Announced at Runefest and posted on the official website, Jagex’s stated goal next year is to make each update significant, and to involve players in the release schedule. First, we want to change how we update the game, giving you more bang for your buck. Each month there will be a major release – something you can really get your teeth into. To support this, we’ll still have smaller, regular updates, keeping the game ticking over smoothly. Updates next year include a new God Wars dungeon, a complete redesign to the mining and smithing skills, the conclusion to Sliske’s story line, new Barrows content, and more. Also up for release in 2016 is the NXT client, as announced one year ago, ushering in better performance, faster loading, and farther draw distances, as well as better graphics. More raids, more bosses, and more quests accompany the release of … [Read more...] about Jagex Reveals 2016 Update Schedule
You’re awesome at your job. In fact, you’re so brilliant that you’re making your bosses lots of money. You’re an asset. You’re smart, dependable, and valuable. There is nothing wrong about being part of the corporate world. You have advancement options, a 401k, and you have job security. Or maybe you just think you have job security (but that’s a topic for another time)… But you know you could do more. You could be more. If you feel that you’re undervalued at your current job and you have dreams for a better life, it’s time to start a side hustle. You don’t have to quit your day job (just yet!) because you’re going to work on your brilliant new business on the weekends. You’re going to slowly build your business until it’s ready to be your full-time career. And then one day, you’ll be ready to hand in your two-weeks notice, and say “Adios!” to your soul-crushing corporate job. If you … [Read more...] about Undervalued At Your Day Job? Start A Digital Side Hustle
This post is contributed by Sumit Ghosh .Read our submission guidelines. A founder’s journey includes daydreams of their company becoming colossal. When setting up your startup you may be quite nervous, but once you set your feet on the new field, you’ll eventually start enjoying it. With hardline growth on the boundary, the time will come to make the move from the start-up phase to an established brand. But, you need to ensure that your marketing keeps up properly. All the big & successful companies make use of the Facebook as their marketing campaign to escalate their marketing efforts but, always 7 out of 10 are not able to generate their expected revenue. In fact, marketing without a clear marketing strategy is like sailing a boat without oar: you’re not going to end up where you want to. World’s biggest social media network – Facebook, with over 1.65 billion MAUs (monthly active Facebook users) which is a 15% rise year over year. It means if you … [Read more...] about How to Use Facebook Ads as Part of Inbound Marketing Strategy?
Art wouldn’t succeed without business, and business wouldn’t succeed without art. The people who succeed in both endeavors all share some very similar traits: Creativity. Courage to try new things. Understanding of humanity. Understanding of cultural relevance. Enough humility to receive and implement feedback. Feedback is crucial for any artistic and/or business endeavor. Without feedback, we are simply projecting our self-identified genius onto the world. But the goal of any business or artistic endeavor is ultimately to serve the people. But if we don’t receive feedback from the people we’re supposed to be serving, we remain ignorant to the pathway that will lead to our success. After understanding the necessary role of feedback, we also need to adjust our attitude to allow feedback to adequately influence our decisions. If we don’t do this, we will think that everything we do is right and that our own personal feedback is all that matters. But … [Read more...] about How To Master The Art Of Receiving Feedback To Advance Your Career