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LinkedIn Content Marketing Gets A Creative Boost

LinkedIn has announced a suite of new creative features for businesses and creators alike aimed at making it easier to share visual content on the social network. Keren Baruch, Product Lead for Creator Strategy at LinkedIn “With a 20% increase YoY in people adding visual content in their posts on LinkedIn, we love seeing new …

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Meta Culls Facebook Live Shopping, Shifts Focus to Reels  

After a little over two years, Meta has announced it is pulling the pin on Live Shopping. The live stream culling sees Meta shifting its focus to Reels, with the discontinuation of live shopping pencilled in from October 1, 2022. From that date, you will no longer be able to host new or scheduled live …

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Google Simplifies Measurement With “Google Tag” Updates

For businesses in 2022, digital marketing measurement and evaluation are a significant headache. As the online privacy net tightens, digital channels have less data to play with and several more hoops to jump through to link cause and effect, resulting in an increasingly complicated and convoluted reporting landscape. New and updated measurement tools are proliferating, …

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Google Streamlines Campaigns With 3 New Creative Tools

Google has released three new updates which could seriously cut ad creative production times for businesses large and small. The new updates should make it easier for marketers to create ads and collaborate with team members. It hopes to help brands “unlock the benefits of video advertising” and make life easier for creatives. Eduardo Indacochae, …

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LinkedIn Business Manager Now Live for Pages & Ads

Following the June announcement of LinkedIn Business Manager, the platform has now gone live for Pages and Ads. What is LinkedIn Business Manager? Launched as a central control station for social media managers, the Business Manager is designed to make life easier for brands using the platform. Praveen Gujar, Product, LinkedIn “LinkedIn Business Manager (is) …

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YouTube & Shopify expand in-stream commerce opportunities 

YouTube has announced a host of new shopping features enabling Shopify merchants to feature their products across their YouTube channels and content. With the launch of the YouTube Shopping on Shopify, merchants can easily integrate their online store with one of the world’s biggest entertainment platforms, reaching over 2 billion monthly logged-in users. David Katz, …

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Google Releases New Metrics for Google Analytics 4

The A in GA4 just got juicer as Google Analytics 4 has introduced three new metrics to the platform. The trio will be available across surfaces such as explorations, segments, audiences, reports and the Google Analytics Data API. The new dimensions and metrics are bounce rate, UTM term and UTM ad content and conversion rate. …

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Instagram Expands Reels Template Access, Speeding Up Video Creation

With both Instagram and now Facebook shifting focus to Reels, the pressure for brands and marketers to jump on board the Reels bandwagon has been racked up, but it’s not always easy to know where to start. Not all businesses automatically lend themselves to creating short-form videos, and not all marketers have that experience in …

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Meta Announces New Creator Marketplace For Influencer Activity

Meta has added more ways for creators to make money on Instagram and Facebook and is expanding its existing monetisation tools to more people. Its main addition is a Creator Marketplace on Instagram. Creator Marketplace is where creators can go to be discovered by brands for potential partnership opportunities. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook “We’re testing a …

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