There is possibly no trend less relevant to my day-to-day than #DeflateGate, yet I am fascinated by the trend – from the sheer volume of information available to me to the experts weighing in.
By Rachel Ullstrom|2015-08-19T20:23:42+00:00December 23rd, 2014|
During the last few weeks, my unfiltered social media (Twitter, Instagram) has been flooded with national current events, largely the non-indictment of Darren Wilson, and then the equally contentious trial of Daniel Pantaleo. In both cases the outcome of non-indictment brought a severe public backlash that flooded my inbox, phone, television and social feeds. In
By Rachel Ullstrom|2015-09-15T17:05:24+00:00September 9th, 2014|
A few weeks ago, I began seeing troubling bits of news in my Twitter feed about Ferguson, Mo. After watching an escalation of news in my Twitter and Facebook feeds over a matter of hours, I was baffled by the absence of the news as a trending topic. , and apparent absence from my feed
By Karisa Macias|2015-08-19T20:39:31+00:00August 5th, 2014|
After attending Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco last month, we wanted to share the latest trends in the rapidly evolving hyperlocal space.
Ted Zagat, Facebook’s local product marketing manager, spoke about the six “Mega Trends” his company is focusing on this year, specifically:
1. Personalized marketing
2. Mobile user experience for all channels
3. Follow local best
By Rio SEO|2015-08-19T20:40:00+00:00August 4th, 2014|
By Bill Connard / VP, Local Search, Rio SEO
Last month, Rio SEO joined the local search industry’s brightest minds at Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco. This is where the world’s most successful and influential companies shared their local SEO insights and forward-looking advice.
The event was packed with solid recommendations and expert advice, but
By Rio SEO|2015-08-19T20:46:43+00:00June 27th, 2014|
By Rick Clancy / Senior Director, Public Relations, Rio SEO
In my PR role here at Rio SEO and parent company Covario, I was flattered when the editor of Street Fight magazine recently asked for tips and best practices from our team at Rio SEO’s social technologies unit for an article about reaching out to online
By Rio SEO|2015-08-19T20:48:10+00:00May 22nd, 2014|
Twitter activism has been getting a lot of press as of late, particularly related to the #BringBackOurGirls trend advocating for intervention to rescue the young women kidnapped in Chibok, Nigeria just weeks ago. For the sake of this post, I am going to set aside the obvious tragedy, and focus on the social trend itself
By Rio SEO|2014-10-07T16:17:41+00:00May 8th, 2014|
Word of Mouth at its heart was literally one person passing on comments or recommendations to another. (For great read on WOM fundamentals, check out this book by Andy Sernovitz). This required the physical sharing of a common locality to experience this Word of Mouth phenomenon.
As communications technology advanced, this spatial requirement for Word of Mouth diminished. Enter the Internet age – where we have people from one part of the world influencing others on the other side of the globe.
Case Study: Global CRM Conference Leverages Earned Media and Social Sharing to Drive Paid Registrations
By Rio SEO|2014-10-07T14:53:37+00:00April 14th, 2014|
A leading CRM technology company faced the challenge of driving paid registrants to its annual customer and partner conference, ensuring that the goal of having more than 9,000 paid attendees was achieved. Each registration carries a value of nearly $2,000.
Traditional marketing strategies involving PR, email, and paid media tactics were no longer driving registrations the way they did in the past, as early-bird registrations were lackluster. In an effort to break free of a bleak registration trajectory, this global organization deployed Rio SEO’s social marketing technology on its event marketing site.
Learn how Rio SEO’s Social Analytics gave insight into “More than $2.9 million in registration revenue that came from sharing and earned media channels” by downloading the case study below.
By Rio SEO|2014-10-07T16:10:55+00:00April 3rd, 2014|
One of the things I’ve been pondering lately revolves around the digital marketing and social media buzz words: Owned, Paid and Earned.
While these words imply different channels, marketer relationships with those channels, media formats, their audience reach and persona types, I believe it is time to stop considering them mutually exclusive silos.