Definitely a sign of things to come. And for business I think this will mean a shift from assuming all millennials are digital natives - yet often coupled with a lack of trust to execute. It's not about age... It's about skills (and natural talent)!
I have previously predicted that 2013 will be an odd year. Of this I am certain. All the rest are what you might call “serious conjecture.” Maybe one or more will actually come true fully or in part. Then I can call myself a guru.
As a writer by trade, it's not easy for me to utter these words, but I'm not going to lie: On social media, a picture is worth a thousand words.It's true. Content may be king, b...
Beth Lloyd's insight:
I couldn't agree with this article more... We are all visual in the age of Pinterest, and you can get more customer engagement by using images effectively on your social media channels. YES that does include B2B brands too!
Jobs involving social media have exploded in the last few years, with postings for social professionals on LinkedIn growing an incredible 1,357 percent since 2010. Long gone are the days when a single marketing or PR person could manage a branded social networking account in their spare time – certainly to any degree of excellence. Now, the bigger firms need social media managers, marketers, consultants and other specialists* to make sure the work gets done right. Some 42 percent of social media vacancies are senior level, and New York, San Francisco and London are amongst the world’s most social cities. This infographic courtesy of Offerpop takes a closer look at the rise of social media as a profession.
At Fjord, we work across domains like media, health care, retail, education, and banking, and the work always involves an element of “new.” A new platform or technology, a new business proposition, or new target users.