Social Media Slice for October 30, 2019: Digital Ad Revenue Jumps to New High; Creating Videos For Every Step Of Sales Funnel; Buffer Tool Helps Save And Organize Instagram Hashtags


๐Ÿ“Œ Digital Ad Revenue Jumps to New High-
That’s the good news. Bad news is that an “unwieldy patchwork of state-by-state regulations,โ€ could slow growth. This article looks at how consumer privacy will affect revenue growth.

๐Ÿค‘ Mobile advertising continues its explosive growth, reaching $40 billion for the first half of the yearโ€”a 29% increase from 2018.

๐Ÿค‘ Audio advertising spend is rising with the emergence of smart speakers, up 30% year-over-year to a total of $1.2 billion for the first six months of 2019 alone.

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๐Ÿ“Œ Creating Videos For Every Step Of Sales Funnel-
Did you know that adding a video to your landing page can boost conversion rates by 80%? And, including the word ‘video’ in email subject line can boost open rates by 19%, click-through rates by 65%, and reduce unsubscribes by 26%? Mari Smith shares insights.

“In this article, Iโ€™ll break down the exact steps you can use to build out your own video-focused sales funnel and the ways in which makes it a really simple process. No tech skills required!” – Mari Smith

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๐Ÿ“Œ Buffer Tool Helps Save And Organize Instagram Hashtags-
Some Instagrammers save groups of hashtags on phones to copy & paste to each post before publishing. Others manually re-type hashtags every time they schedule a post. If only there was a better way? Buffer did it last August. A lot of users may have missed the news.

“Weโ€™re hoping to lift the burden of managing many sets of hashtags from a scattered approach with notes and Excel Sheets to a space that lives right next to where you create your posts.โ€ – Suprasanna Mishra, Buffer Product Manager

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My name is Anthony Scialis and I used to be a newspaper writer. For over 40 years I covered the business and entertainment beats for community newspapers & magazines. Now, I use research & writing experience to provide Small Business Owners with customer-centric information. I assist with writing blogs and tweets, freeing up small biz owners to focus on what they enjoy and do bestโ€” run their businesses.

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