How to Take the Perfect Flat Lay Picture

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Gorgeous boots, perfectly laid dresses, colorful flowers, minimalist watches and sparkly accessories—sounds like your typical Instagram flat lay photo, right? Well, you might not know the term flat lay yet, but you’ve definitely seen them everywhere! Here’s an example: I’ve always been a brunch kind of gal. Not going to be having a Sydney brunch […]

Emoji Jewelry: Will the trend last?

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Last year Oxford Dictionaries named the 😂 (Face with Tears of Joy) its 2015 Word of the Year, so let’s face it, Emoji’s have taken the world by storm, but now we’re heading into the realm of emoji jewelry. Since they were released in the late 90s, Emojis have evolved to be used in everyday […]

5 social media trends that will change in 2015

Earlier this year Facebook  lost nearly one third of it’s users, people speculated this would be the end of its days, however, recent reporting reveals that Facebook has seen a record growth. In the third quarter of 2013 Facebook made nearly $2.96 billion in ad revenue and added nearly 100 million new users. What exactly […]

The reason why Snapchat is a success

SnapChat is a two year old company that makes a photosharing app that allows users to send photos that “self-delete” in 10 seconds of less. The sender determines how long the user has to view the image before it is deleted. SnapChat users are currently sharing 400 millions of photos each day illustrating an outstanding growth curve. The app […]

Social Media Trends in 2014

With the new year just around the corner, we want to give you a glimpse into the most notable social media trends that are going to take place in 2014!

Social Media and Holiday Shopping: 2013 Facts!

With the winter Holidays just in the next few weeks, Growing Social Media wanted to share a Holiday Shopping fact sheet! Social Media plays a large role in purchases this time of year – from gift suggestions on Pinterest to opinions of products on Facebook. Facebook influences customers the most, followed by Pinterest, Twitter, Blogs, and […]

Pinterest launches its first API!

There was a lot of speculation in the past few months but last week Pinterest has announced the release of its API. With the advent of this new item Pinterest will increase its reach. Pinterest is very popular, especially for women. With this new release, Pinterest will make existing pins more useful to sites and brands, […]

Facebook Hashtags

The world’s largest and most known social network announced the incorporation of hashtags. This new hashtag feature can improve a lot of things and reach more people by using it effectively. Companies can use hashtags to pull their consumers into a deeper conversation and encourage these consumers to interact with likes, shares and so on. Using […]

Engage 2013

Socialbakers is a company offering monitoring and tracking tools for analysis of social networks that are used for comparing social media stats and metrics. The company is founded 5 years ago by Jan Rezab, CEO of Socialbakers. On Thursday 11/21 was a great event organised by Socialbakers. This event Engage 2013 took place in the Manhattan Center in New York. My […]

Bleisure Travel

More and more business travelers extend their stay at their destination for leisure purposes. This new trend is Bleisure Travel.

The Hottest Marketing Trends to Watch in 2013

With the seemingly endless range of devices and platforms, it can be hard to keep up with where consumers are going for their information. As more and more people are using multiple devices to view channels simultaneously, marketers need to keep track of them, wherever they are.

Social Media Statistics and Facts of 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

With information from a great informative article by Jeff Bullas, we decided to put together an infographic that reflects current statistics and facts of Social Media platforms. There is a huge leap in internet usage via mobile, of course. But a big surprise is that the bracket of people over the age of 54 using social media is growing rapidly!

Google Glass is Seeking Glass Explorers

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Google Glass (also referred to as “Project Glass”) which was announced on April 4, 2012, is Google’s concept for augmented reality glasses. It is considered to be the “smartphone” glasses, providing information and communication, even more accessible than with the touch of a button. Google has boasted the Project Glass’s ability to vary from taking photos and recording video, to current weather notices, as well as emails and text messages with friends. Since it’s Spring 2012 concept debut, Google has been hard at work, never stumbling at their development of prototypes.