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Trends, tips and data for your marketing, public relations and social media strategies written by the experts at The Caliber Group, a firm based in Tucson, Arizona that's specializing in building and maintaining successful brands, relationships and reputations

7 Tips For Mastering the Vine App

Vine MakingThe hottest app in social media, arguably, is the Vine.  Brands, celebrities and individuals are all experimenting with this new image-based messaging tool. Just last week, director James Mangold released a six second teaser for The Wolverine movie via Vine—an audacious move that testifies to the power of the app’s communication possibilities. Not everyone is churning out award winning Vine content. We are all learning as we launch Caliber’s Vine account and we’ve pulled together some of our favorite tips to share with you.

You’ve downloaded the app, now how do you create an effective message in just six seconds? Continue reading

April 4, 2013 Posted by | Interactive, Interactive Trends, Low-Cost Marketing, Marketing Trends, Mobile Marketing, Social Media | , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 ways PR Professionals can (and should) use Twitter’s Vine App

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We’ve all watched social media become an integral part of PR in recent years and now we are seeing image and video messaging become an integral part of social media.

A lot of the social media conversations this month revolve around Twitter’s new Vine app. If you search #vine or #vineapp on Twitter you are not only going to find personal tweets from users utilizing the app to showcase how they crafted a flawless, vegan, gluten-free sandwich. Quite the opposite in fact, you’ll find that over 1/3 of the first 15 tweets are about how Vine can be used for a myriad of marketing communications strategies.

With the recent explosion of Vine onto the social media scene, many have related its practical uses to creating brand awareness and marketing communications, but it has yet to be spelled out as to how public relations professionals can use the app to benefit their clients or agency. Here are 5 suggestions for those wishing to make the most of the app that is quite literally, growing more popular by the day.

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March 7, 2013 Posted by | 1, Digital, Interactive, Interactive Trends, Internet Marketing, Low-Cost Marketing, Marketing Trends, Public Relations (PR), Social Media, Strategies | , , , , | Leave a comment