Category Archives: Social Marketing

The Art of Irresistible Social Media Captions

It’s hard to imagine a world without social media. When they first hit, social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allowed us to connect with our friends and family and share life moments. Nowadays, social media encompasses so much more. We can get news updates as they happen with Twitter, upload short videos […]

Doing it Right: Making Shareable and Marketable Viral Videos

When I think of viral videos, a classic comes to mind: “Charlie Bit My Finger,” a video that has its own Wikipedia page and once held the title of “most viewed YouTube video.” If you can remember back to nine years ago, this video was all the rage. It achieved a lot: made your friends, […]

Socializing Infographics: Five steps for Social Media Promotion

We at Avalaunch Media know the importance of visual content and its place in the marketing mix. We live and breath content marketing. Infographics have become powerful tools for brands looking to communicate data, facts and even value propositions in a more digestible way. Say you’ve had an amazing infographic created. Now how do you […]

Pinterest Marketing Demystified at SocialPro Seattle

As the go-­to place for people to find lifestyle inspirations, Pinterest is too important a social advertising site to be ignored. But with so many advertising options and tactics available, which one will give the most bang for your buck? If you’re wondering how to get the most out of Pinterest, the upcoming SocialPro Conference […]

Leveraging Press Pickups for Maximum Exposure

So you’ve invested in that eye-popping infographic, topical blog or white paper and it’s been picked up in the press. Now what? Sit back and wait for widespread exposure and an influx of traffic? The fact is, further exposure may only be as good as the follow-up PR marketing you carry out. Simply “uploading and […]

The Simple Things in Social Go a Long Way

This year my wife and I are headed back to the amazing Hawaiian Islands to visit the beautiful Island of Maui.  This will be my first time to Maui so I am pretty excited.  I have been doing a lot of researching and reserving fun things we will be doing, but I have also been paying attention […]

The Interactive PURRiodic Table of Internet Cats

Earlier this week, we launched our latest ‘CATSterpiece’: The PURRiodic Table of Internet Cats. The PURRiodic Table is an amazing interactive graphic that serves as a reference point for the internet’s amazing cats.  Within these pages of the interweb, you can find everything you could ever want to know about your favorite feline, all wrapped-up in a […]

Social Media WIN (for a change)

In a world of Social Media fails it’s refreshing and worthwhile to point out a win. People are quick to point out when a company does something wrong, why don’t we point out when they do something right instead?! AMIRIGHT? Here’s the story: Here at Avalaunch Media we use the retargeting platform Adroll for our […]

Offline Social Media: How a Hair Salon gets More Likes and Customers on Facebook

I recently spotted a local beauty salon called Wild Style Salon that is doing a great job with their offline social media marketing. They are on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Many small businesses get overwhelmed thinking of how to market their business on social sites and keep up with the demand to post regularly. Retail stores […]

5 Valentine’s Day Social Media Campaigns We Love

Valentine’s Day is this week and brands are showing the love already. It’s time for romantic stories to make the front page of Reddit and HARO pitches about relationships. As a social media marketer I’m on the hunt for the perfect Valentine’s Day social media campaign, here are a few favorites. 1. Evian #iloveyoulike I’m […]