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Category archive: Social Media Marketing
Social Media has swept UAE like a sandstorm, permeating every aspect of daily life for the average Emirati. Aspiring home cooks post their best dishes, moms post pictures of their little ones, and friends share thoughts with each other, as if they were all in the same room. Since January 2014, UAE has experienced a phenomenal 23% growth in active social media accounts.
The Periscope app from Twitter made its debut in Dubai this week. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is the first in the Middle East to broadcast a live streaming video on the new Periscope app. Since the broadcast was done without any fanfare or media publicity, the maximum number of users viewing the live transmission was less than 10. The amateur video showed live footage of the DIFC Quest event and was transmitted live during office hours on 6th June 2015.
The year 2015 has proved to be a time of social media prominence with phenomenal digital growth in UAE and across the world. We have seen mobile devices dominating the digital world in 2014 and this omnipresent instrument is slated to gain further precedence in 2015
WhatsApp, the most popular mobile messaging app in UAE has become more user- friendly. With an avid user base of 63% of UAE’s mobile phone users, the latest feature has certainly been welcomed by users across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
First and foremost, we’ll agree with the title of this blog post. Yes, you can manage your Facebook Page on your own, and in this respect, yes; you don’t need an agency to manage it for you. But then again, if you want to impact your business positively and actually make a return on your investment, then perhaps professional help should be considered.
Social Networks have very wisely made it very easy to setup a digital presence without the need to get all technical with domain names, hosting accounts, programmers, and other potentially complex things(and it gets easier every year). Facebook is a great example. It takes little more than five minutes to setup a profile, upload a few nice photos, and voila – you have a digital presence, albeit a very basic one.
One of our colleagues recently closed down his LinkedIn account after being on the social network for close to six years. Considering that most of our clients, partners and staff are on the network, we found it a bit odd that he would decide to close his account. After all, if everyone is virtually out there, it really must be valuable. Don’t you think?
Have you noticed anything strange in the Facebook Reach Statistics of your brand? If you have been observant, you will have realized by now that your Organic Reach has plummeted to less than half in just six months. You might think that it is the fault of Social Networking team, but hold off berating them until you read this study report.