๐Ÿ“Œ Tips To Help Plan Instagram Holiday Content Calendar-
‘Tis the season already? Snuck up on you? All the more reason for a content calendar. Instagram has tips, and a PDF calendar template to help small businesses plan their visuals and captions.

“Knowing when your customers start doing their shopping is very important, as it helps you time your messaging to be spot on time-wise. If you have data from last year, make use of it. When did most people do their holiday shopping? Take this into consideration and make sure you tailor your marketing messages to their habits.” – George Carey-Simos, writing for WERSM

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๐Ÿ“Œ Conducting a Social Media Audit-
Just as you need to go for an annual physical check up, so should your client’s social media program from top to bottom.

“A social media audit consists of collecting and analysing data from all of your social media channels, says Alexandra Tachalova. It will then take a close look at things like the activity, audience, and financial investments. Itโ€™s all about determining if your social media networks are meeting expected goals, as well as ensuring that it remains relevant to your business and audience.” – Milosz Krasinski, writing in Curatti

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๐Ÿ“Œ Users Quick to Ditch Biz with Bad Digital Platforms-
Cisco-owned AppDynamics just released an in-depth study on user app habits that you should check out. It revealed that many consumers are quick to stop using apps that are slow or don’t work effectively. Proof to convince your client to upgrade the digital experience.

“The report noted that this was key for businesses to understand because apps that were slow or had glitches were akin to rude retail assistants or cashiers asleep on the job. With apps or websites that crashed and worked poorly, companies were putting themselves at risk monetarily and with their reputation.” – Jonathan Grieg, writing for TechRepublic

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