Facebook to make Autoplay Video Ads Engaging and Relevant

Facebook’s autoplay video ads will be unveiled soon. Aside from the static ads that Facebook users now see in the newsfeed, video ads will soon occasionally appear  alongside updates from their

Getting to Know the Infamous Computer Virus – Facts and Statistics [Infographic]

The following is an infographic about malware – software that is intended to damage or disable computer systems or to leverage access to a computer system for the purpose of theft or fraud. It is created by Alan Eilander and Michael Reis,  presented by TopTenReviews and

5 Ways a Business Process Brings Sanity to Your Sales Outreach Efforts

Convincing people to open their wallets and pay up is an art. A silver tongue and a smooth demeanor are vital qualities expected of a salesperson to get that job done. However, it’s a given that one cannot build a highly profitable business by just hiring dapperly dressed smooth

Why Social Media Data Is This Year’s Biggest Brand Asset

It’s been pointed out numerous times that social media can greatly increase the success of SEO and marketing campaigns. But it’s social data that’s really causing a buzz within the online marketing industry at the moment.
The Importance of Social Data
So, what makes social data so important? Social data empowers marketers and arms companies with information about popular trends, events and happenings. It highlights demographics that have a specific interest in certain areas and narrows …

How Social Media Helps Event Marketing

After making the necessary preparations for a small business event, you have to come up with a marketing plan to ensure its success. Whether you plan to hold a garage sale, open house, or night out, try to add these social media strategies to promote and boost attendance for the

Beyond Reaching Out: Why Great Content Is Just A Piece Of The Digital Marketing Puzzle

We have always been persistent here at Social Barrel in saying that you must have great content before setting out to do digital marketing.
However, great content is not the only be-all and end-all of a digital marketing campaign.
Let’s be clear, it plays a significant role in an effective digital marketing campaign. But with just it, this endeavor is incomplete. Notwithstanding that this role is important, marketers need to go beyond just great content.
Great content is very effective in …

7 Ways to Increase Your Twitter Followers

Twitter is one of the social media networks that truly allow you to marshal up an army of followers. As online influencers go, there have been more on Twitter than any other social media network. Boycotts and demonstrations have been organized from Twitter, as have big hoaxes such as the famous “Will Smith is dead” hoax. But it was funny to hear the Facebook hoax that had over 1 million people sending their condolences to Orlando Bloom. Getting more followers on Twitter is a matter of good …

The Myths and Evolution of the Best Antivirus Software

Antivirus products have steadily advanced for more than two decades but people still believe in outdated misconceptions. While companies yell at the best antivirus software in the industry for the malware it misses, experts say that most criticisms are based on mistaken

How Facebook Helps Doctors and Medical Practitioners

Facebook has more than a thousand pages of dedicated to doctors and medical practitioners, such as the popular Mehmet Oz and the fictional Dr. House. A simple search on the social network will return pages for physicians with different types of

Four Absolutely Essential Parts of a Business Plan

You know that the business plan is the most important thing that you can write for your business. It’s going to be the main blueprint that your company is going to follow going forward. In a sense, it is your business broken down into words. Writing a business plan may seem overwhelming, but it actually follows a very simple format. The format has simple subtitles that cover your business description, financial information, management and marketing, and expansion plans for the future in …