LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network, today announced the launch of a new international B2C and B2B marcomms campaign designed to drive awareness of its ‘Jobs’ function and support engagement amongst its global members.
The content marketing-led campaign – ‘The Way In’ – will focus on inspirational stories from LinkedIn members who love their jobs, and more widely on how professionals can get greater fulfilment from their careers. The integrated campaign features dedicated PR, content and social elements that will run from today and throughout October, and will mark the brand’s biggest UK campaign of the year.
LinkedIn is today launching conversion tracking – a set of capabilities set to transform how marketers measure campaign successes and boost ROI across the platform.
Built into its Campaign Manager system, conversion tracking will allow marketers across the world to easily measure specific results they’re getting from Sponsored Content and Text Ads campaigns on LinkedIn – including the number of leads, sign-ups, content downloads and purchases.
Research released by Hitwise, a division of Connexity, reveals how important mobile devices are for travellers during the early planning stages of a trip. Research based on the online activity of 3 million UK shoppers, and 1 million mobile devices, reveals 60 per cent of all travel site searches originate from a mobile device.
The Hitwise research found that Brits are increasingly turning to their mobiles to kick off holiday plans, with 83 per cent of searches for the ‘best time’ to visit a holiday location initiated on a mobile device.
Logistical arrangements are also mobile-lead with 68 per cent of searches for ‘flights from’ and 83 per cent of searches for ‘flight status’ also made via a mobile device.Once a trip has begun, mobile is also the device of choice for travellers, with 86 per cent of searches for ‘places to eat’ and 76 per cent of searches for ‘things to do’ made on the go. Searches for ‘near me’ dominate, generated by 88 per cent of mobile searches.
What you need to know about becoming a freelance marketing consultant
In the ever-changing labour market, more and more companies are using freelance talent to boost their in-house resources. Although it’s hard to put a precise figure on just how many freelancers there are today, some estimates put this number as high as 1.88 million in the UK alone.
In a sea of millions upon millions of websites, you want to be sure that yours is found by your target audience. You want it to stand out from the crowd and send a powerful message. There are some key ways to do that, including the ones discussed here.
UK retailers are missing out on £2bn in online revenue each year due to slow websites and not having guest checkouts, according to a new report on ecommerce performance, by online retailing specialist Summit. Argos and Sainsbury’s topped the table of the UK’s 50 biggest retailers, with John Lewis, Screwfix and Tesco following closely behind.
The bottom position is jointly held by Dorothy Perkins, Superdrug, Topshop, and Evans with a score of 56%. Topshop scored only 13% for online customer service, as a result of slow response times and limited contact options for customers. To find out more and to download the full report, visit summit.co.uk/scorecard
An Airplane Was About To Crash. There Were 4 Passengers On Board But only 3 Parachutes. Then This Happend
The 1st passenger said, " I am Steph Curry , the best NBA basketball player. The warriors and my millions of fans need me , and i can't afford to die" So he took the 1st pack and left the plane.[more…]
DFS, the UK’s biggest sofa manufacturer and retailer, has partnered with Oscar-winning studio Aardman to create a multichannel advertising campaign that heroes its talented team of craftsmen and women.
A cop waited outside a popular pub hoping to nab a drunk-driver.
At closing time, as everyone came out, he spotted his potential quarry. The man was so obviously inebriated that he could barely walk. He stumbled around the parking lot for a few minutes looking for his car.
Verbatim leverages Getty Images’ world leading editorial photography expertise to bring authenticity to commercial campaigns
Getty Images, the world’s leader in visual communications, has today announced the launch of a new commercial assignments venture, Verbatim. With the launch of Verbatim, the company is dedicating focus, resource and its world-leading photo expertise to capture the opportunity within the commercial sector to bring authentic visual storytelling to the fore.