Category Archives: Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Gallup: 62% Of People Polled Say Social Media Has No Influence In Purchasing Decisions

Gallup recently did a poll asking consumers how much influence social media has on their purchasing decisions. 5% said social media has great influence. 30% said some influence. But a whopping 62% said social media has no influence at all on purchasing decisions. This is further evidence that social media marketing does not produce the...
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People Do Not Like Stalker Ads

Have you ever gone to a website, leave the website, then see banner ads popping up all over the place for that website you've been on before? That happening is a new marketing technique called remarketing, which is great both for advertisers and consumers alike. I mean, if a consumer is going to have to...
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Facebook Ads & Twitter Ads Don’t Produce Sales Leads? Duh.

Priceline.com CEO Darren Huston is quoted in Bloomberg in saying that spending money on Google ads has been great in increasing sales. But spending "an endless amount of money" on Facebook and Twitter, "there's nothing there." In other words, Google ads lead to increased sales. Facebook and Twitter ads don't. Why is that? First off, Facebook...
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