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A lot of people use the terms “influencer” and “advocate” as synonyms. In some ways it makes sense because at first glance they both promote products on social media channels. But each group possesses very different characteristics and plays specific roles in social web society. Their Definitions Influencers are: people who are active on social … Continue reading Stop Confusing Influencers and Advocates

GDPR. GDPR. GDPR. Anyone else still recovering from the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) inbox flood? If you’re based in North America, you’ve probably also wondered to yourself if you’re even affected by GDPR. (Spoiler: you are!) The GDPR’s Global Impact While centered on the European Union (EU), the GDPR has a global impact. Here’s … Continue reading What the EU’s GDPR Means for Marketers in North America

This post is part of our series: Find Out Fast If Your Business is GDPR Ready. Our goal is to help businesses make sense of privacy and data. AE is your Babel Fish for Legalese 🐠 Why should you use Double Opt-In? Double opt-in is an important way to get your customer to explicitly agree to … Continue reading Double Opt-In For Email Marketing

There is a lot of digital chatter about the GDPR changes coming in May and Facebook’s announcement earlier this month that it will overhaul the way it ranks content on its news feed. Both of these things make me feel better about marketing because true marketing work is about building relationships. Building relationships is no … Continue reading Smart Marketing: 6 Ways Brands Can Better Connect with their Customers in 2018