Tag: Social Spots

The rise of social media and the tools to win it

Social Spots at Phil's BBQ

Whether a business is in its beginning stages or well-established, marketing and advertising are an essential aspect of building and maintaining a customer base. A large part of creating a successful business is getting the product or service in front of the right audience. Social media is giving businesses a way to make a larger… Read more »

Engagement means quality over quantity

Social Spots at Kid Ventures San Diego

A lot of brands have made the mistake of building their numbers, then being frustrated when those numbers don’t convert. Many people learn the hard way about return on investment. Hooray, you have 10,000 likes or received a million impressions, but a good marketer knows the story doesn’t end there. It’s actions after the click… Read more »

“Nice outfit:” How fashion retailers are cashing in on selfies and social

Social Spots fashion retail locations

In the United States, over one million selfies are taken each day by 18-24 year olds and one of the top reasons that demo gives for snapping selfies is “to capture a nice outfit,” according to Izzigadgets.com. Clothing retailers are getting hip to this fashion photo trend by installing in-store photo booths, like Social Spots,… Read more »

Consumer behavior changes approach to marketing

Social Spots at Social Tap

With the rise of the selfie, social media, opinion apps and mobile-phone mania, the balance of power in the marketing world has shifted firmly toward consumers. It’s important that businesses of all sizes take note. The key is to put the power of a positive, memorable experience with your business in the hands of your… Read more »

Blush Desserts: 13 weeks of icing on the cupcake

Social Spots tips for viral marketing with selfies

Blush Desserts is a small, delicious dessert shop in San Diego, Calif. They make gorgeous, scrumptious desserts. The shop is a warm and inviting space where patrons enjoy coffee, tea and desserts. They make cupcakes, cakes and macarons with innovative flavors, like spiked eggnog cheesecake, brownie sandwich with cinnamon ice cream and Fruity Pebbles macarons…. Read more »

Oh, the places you’ll go … with your phone

mobile phone trends at social spots

It’s kind of a cliche these days that wherever you go, people are on their phones. While it may not be great for interpersonal communication, it’s great for mobile marketing. A recent Forbes article outlines the major trends in mobile use. Social Spots aims to capitalize on people’s love of selfies, mobile phones and great… Read more »

Buzz: The highest form of praise

Social Spots at Social Tap

As Bonnie Raitt sings, “Let’s give them something to talk about.” It’s not enough to provide a superior product or service, you need to give your customers an effective way to spread the word. Word of mouth is the way to grow your customer base, organically and exponentially. Here are some facts from a recent… Read more »

Selfie, selfie, selfie: Make this trend work for your business

Social Spots at Village Hat Shop

Selfie this and selfie that. The noise around the rise of the selfie is deafening. If you’re not a camera-phone obsessed millennial, you’re probably more than a bit confused. How can your company ride this wave, winning new customers and rewarding existing customers along the way? Social Spots is the solution. Like a life-size smartphone,… Read more »

Five tips for successful selfie marketing

Social Spots at A Robert Cromeans Salon

So you’re ready to join the selfie revolution? Welcome to the future of marketing. Now, there are a few rules to navigating this new world. As impactful as a well-done selfie campaign can be, a poorly done campaign can damage your business. That’s where the marketing expertise of Social Spots comes in handy. We’re here… Read more »