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About the Social Media Marketing Report - The Social Media Marketing Trend Report looks at online social networks and how they are used by marketing firms to drive campaigns and broaden brand awareness. Nowadays, it is crucial for brands to have a social media strategy if they want to reach the largest potential audience. Incorporating social media with marketing allows for companies to pursue viral marketing campaigns, digital media promotions and interactive media ventures. In an age where digital advertising is essential for brand awareness, businesses must recognize the value of social media and what a powerful marketing tool it can be.

Who It's For - This research will benefit e-marketing firms, advertising agencies, retailers and just about any brand that wants to explore the social media landscape and use its potential to initiate viral campaigns and branding ventures.

Use the Social Media Marketing Trend Report to track consumer interaction with their favorite brands, and to see how effective social networks can be when it comes to brand exposure.

The Social Media Marketing Trend Report, last published on Sep 09, 2014, includes 257 PRO Trends and 2,622 examples of social media marketing market research and social media marketing consumer trends related to: viral videos, social networks, guerrilla marketing, advertising, brand awareness and social media marketing trends.

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trend research methodology Methodology - Our social media marketing research is based on Trend Hunter's 2,622 crowdsourced social media marketing trends and 2,065,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 257 Page / Slide Presentation Social Media Marketing PDF Report Social Media Marketing PPT Report
• 257 Page In-Depth Reading Report Social Media Marketing PDF Report

Contents:
• 257 Social Media Marketing PRO Trends
• 2,622 Social Media Marketing Examples
• 367 Social Media Marketing Videos (Online) Social Media Marketing Videos
• 15,732 Social Media Marketing Images (Online) Social Media Marketing Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Bottle, Packaging, Shockvertising, Communications, Guerrilla Marketing, Labeling, Logo, Print Advertising, Television Advertising, Billboard, Social Media Marketing and more!



Sample Social Media Marketing Pro Trends - Each Social Media Marketing PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online social media marketing articles, videos and images. Examples:

Interactive Franchise Franchises bring elements of the big screen into real life situations Implications - Going beyond print and traditional media advertisements, famed franchises are turning to public engagements to bring excitement straight to the consumer. Recreating cinematic elements in real-world situations, these promotional techniques allow fans to interact with features of the big screen, allowing audiences to become part of the film experience.
Interactive Franchise
Franchises bring elements of the big screen into real life situations
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Interactive Print Print campaigns are taken a step further with participatory engagement Implications - Adding a more engaging aspect to print, campaigns are integrating 3D visuals and interactive elements for allure. Transforming magazines and posters into activities that require participation, marketers are helping to bring campaigns to life, adding an immersive quality to traditional print.
Interactive Print
Print campaigns are taken a step further with participatory engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Waste Currency Brands accept waste as a payment for goods to reinforce positive perceptions Implications - Consumers are becoming more aware of how their habits affect the environment, which a number of brands are taking in stride by accepting waste as a form of payment. This active push for recycling helps reinforce a positive image of the brand for consumers and align previously wasteful brands with eco-conscious customers.
Waste Currency
Brands accept waste as a payment for goods to reinforce positive perceptions
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Branding Whimsicality Surreal packaging offers consumers a temporary detachment from reality Implications - Moving away from descriptive aesthetics, brands are turning to whimsical imagery to enhance visual engagement. Referencing fairytales and childhood stories, these products offer a visual escape from reality, combining familiar imagery with the need for more relatable marketing tactics.
Branding Whimsicality
Surreal packaging offers consumers a temporary detachment from reality
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Scientific Superiority Chemistry-inspired packaging is adopted by brands to convey reliability Implications - Consumers are drawn to items with an academic perception because of how it denotes reliability, which is being adopted by brands as an inspiration for packaging. This visual cues speak to the process behind production, which is perceived as being superior as a result.
Scientific Superiority
Chemistry-inspired packaging is adopted by brands to convey reliability
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Indulgent Marketing Food services turn to excessive activities for uninhibited exposure Implications - Taking a more uninhibited approach to marketing, brands and food services are offering consumers the chance to engage in spontaneous and shockingly indulgent activities. Providing contests and events that encourage messy and crude behavior, these marketing tactics reflect a rise in more casual consumer-brand engagements.
Indulgent Marketing
Food services turn to excessive activities for uninhibited exposure
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 251 more Social Media Marketing PRO Trends and 2,622 examples!



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