9 of the week’s best articles – Rundown Report [ISSUE 20] – 21st March 2014

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Ready for your weekly hit of marketing news and articles? Well, you’re in the right place. Check out our pick of the week’s news and articles below.

Email marketing news and articles

Outlook

Social media news and articles

  • Photos boost retweets 35% | A recent Twitter report shows that Tweets with photos are 35% more likely to receive a retweet. B2B Marketing have looked at the figures, as well as other useful information gained from the report.
  • How Disney uses social media: Vine, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram… | I love seeing how some of the world’s biggest brands use social media. In the latest in a line of articles, Econsultancy have taken a look at Disney.
  • Social media marketing: how to take the local approach | While social media gives your company a potential global reach, it’s important to remember that a large number of your customers are most probably local. This article from Social Media Today shows you how it’s possible to target your local audience while using social media.

Marketing news and articles

Content marketing periodic table

Beer and bingo ad

The boredom-buster

  • DOGE2048 | Who needs a Playstation 4 or Xbox One when this game is in your life? I won’t spoil the surprise, but the aim is to move strange pictures of dogs together to find pairs. I just got a new high score of over 2,000. Let me know how you get on!

Image of the week

Android Wear

This week the people over at Google quietly announced the introduction of their new Android Wear operating system designed specifically for wearables, such as Motorola’s new Moto 360 smart watch. As an Apple fan-boy I’m not normally keen on Android announcements, but I have to be honest and say this looks good. Check out their marketing video on YouTube.

That concludes another Rundown Report. Be sure to check out next week’s Rundown Report for more news and interesting articles from the marketing world. Have a great weekend!