Social Network Wars - Snap Winning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Research by eMarketer found that youth is ignoring Facebook, instead connecting on Snap. It's obvious that Facebook has become the social network for the demographic advertisers aren't interested in: The aging. There are lots more grandkids photos than party-like-an-animal ones.

"Mad Men" Era Ending - Don Draper Would Need Tons of Followers on Instagram, YouTube

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not because some emarketing firm promotes it on its website (in exchange for providing all my data). The stock price of WPP , which is part of BigAdvertising, declined about 12%. That happened when its head Martin Sorrell announced a bigger than expected decline in revenue.

Facebook's Teen Problem - The Brand, Not the Revenue, Is Affected

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  According to a new study by eMarketer, reports Recode , their use of Facebook will likely decline by 3.4% Those in the 12-to-17-year-old demographic probably don't want to encounter photos of grandchildren on Facebook. 

Google Goes Mobile-Friendly Today - Must-Knows

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

billion around the world with smartphones, documents eMarketer.  Today it happened. Google changed its search algorithms to penalize websites which aren't configured to be mobile-friendly. After  After all, there are about 1.9   Here , Sarah Perez provides all the details in TechCrunch. Essentially, "mobile-friendly" means: Text must be readable without zooming or any taps. Appropriate spacing of tap targets.

Display Advertising: Dog fight on digital by digitals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  According to eMarketer, Facebook likely will beat Yahoo in 2011, getting up to 16.3% AOL, Yahoo, Google, and Facebook are all going after those display ads which are large, attention-getting, and dominate web pages. 

Not doing social media? Paul Gillin thinks you fear negativity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to eMarketer, more than 75% of U.S. adults is now online.    But most of them are lurkers, that is observing, not participating.    That's like being at a bar and not drinking.    Lucking usually stems from fear.    But not fear of what you might be thinking, such as technology. It's primarily because, contends Paul Gillin, you fear negativity. 

Had Your Assumptions Challenged Lately?

Communication Steroids

Here’s what I read in the newsletter from Rob Stokes @ Quirk : “I’ve just come back from Bucharest where I spent a week with the Quirk UK Team training one of our clients on eMarketing and in particular Social Media and Web Analytics.