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.
Brits spring into action to book short breaks ahead of Valentine’s Day
Searches for short breaks up nearly a fifth year-on-year
Bing Ads today releases insights into the growth of Britain’s love of a mini-break as UK consumers search for more me-time moments.
In its Spring Travel Insights report, released today, Bing has found that Brits are increasingly looking for quick escapes with loved ones with searches for short breaks up by nearly a fifth (18%) year-on-year.
Today, running an e-commerce store has quickly become one of the most popular methods of making an income online.
It’s possible to start an e-commerce store with little start-up capital, and selling online is a much cheaper alternative to setting up a bricks and mortar store, making it a great way for more people to start their own companies.
Jacob Bailey Group, the creative business services agency, is launching the Brilliant Experiences Board to encourage diversity across the business. The new Board has seven members from departments within the agency: Jacob Bailey (UK), Jacob Bailey (US), 032, Technical Studio and Operations. It aims to create a diverse composition of backgrounds, experiences and talent to [more…]
A call to arms across the industry to design for an emotional response to customer communications to deepen engagement and bolster impactAmaze One, the CRM agency born from a fusion of digital creative experts, Amaze, [more…]
Next Plc is implementing a new Digital Asset Management (DAM) system to enhance its ability to use and manage its growing volume of digital assets, such as photos and videos. This will help the retailer [more…]
A young man is at a motorcycle dealership purchasing a Harley Davidson. The salesman tells the man about an old tip , "always keep a tub of vaseline with you so that when it rains , you should coat your handlebars in the vaseline to stop them from rusting'. The man purchases the bike , thanks the salesman and leaves.
Technology leader in blog and influencer marketing blogfoster (www.blogfoster.com) headquartered in Berlin, is looking to open up a local office in London. The Berlin based tech start-up, founded in 2013, has created a scalable software solution that connects advertisers, bloggers and influencers.
The young company has earned a leading role in technology a mere two years after entering the market and is opening up the British blogosphere for their advertising clients. The first step in the journey includes a co-working space in London’s vibrant district of Camden, put at blogfoster’s disposal by the city of Berlin. [more…]
Latest research from GfK into the UK’s OTT viewing habits has revealed surprisingly low audience numbers on mobile devices. It seems that watching subscription video content on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV is, for now, most definitely an in-home entertainment experience.
The vast majority (90 percent) of the UK’s OTT users have access to a mobile device (smartphone and/or tablet). Pic is Dan Hardwick, Senior Research Executive at GfK [more…]