Tag Archives: Trends

Nine social media trends predicted in 2018 for marketers

2017 has brought about numerous new features for social media platforms. Some highlights include: Twitter introduced a 280-character update Instagram began testing a 4×4 grid, after also introducing the ability to include several photos per post this year Facebook introduced Facebook Stories, a direct assault against Snapchat, which it tried to buy back in 201 So what’s the social media forecast moving ... Read More »

5 Social Media Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact in 2018

With more and more brands trying to connect with audiences across an array of social channels, the attention span of people is on a decline. Businesses need to quickly figure out what’s best for their audiences in order to generate better engagement and increased brand loyalty. Here are five crucial social media trends that will have the maximum impact on ... Read More »

A Stock to Ride Two Hot Tech Trends

Take two of the hottest themes in the market, electric vehicles and new iPhones, and both lead you to a Korean tech company: Samsung SDI . The $11 billion company, 20% owned by Samsung Electronics , makes most of its revenue from batteries, yet the biggest profit driver in the next few years will come from something else, smartphone screens. ... Read More »

India is definitely the world’s next major tech market, says Internet Trends Report

If there’s been any doubt about India being the next major target market for tech businesses, Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s latest Internet Trends Report should make that clear as day. The report, which spans 355 pages, dedicates 55 pages solely to the state of internet and mobile access in India. The first major takeaway is that the country now ... Read More »

Predicting Emerging Tech Market Trends Beyond 2020

The pace of change in consumer electronics is break-neck. Technology labeled “emerging” last year may very well be fully matured already—or it could be labeled a bust and be deemed “the next 3D TV.” In all honesty, it’s tough writing about any of the consumer tech markets you’ll see in the next few pages and labeling them as emerging. Virtual ... Read More »

Can social media determine market trends?

Goldstein on Gelt with Douglas Goldstein Goldstein on Gelt with Douglas Goldstein Market trends are often reflected in indices, like the Dow Jones Index or the S&P 500. But what about an index based on social media? Douglas Goldstein, CFP, a financial advisor specializing in cross-border investments, discusses the BUZZ Index, an index based on social media statistics, with its ... Read More »

Six Predictions For The Biggest Social Media Trends Of 2017 — And How Marketers Can Take Advantage

POST WRITTEN BY Forbes Communication Council Communications, PR, public affairs & media relations executives from Forbes Communications Council share firsthand insights. Social media is constantly evolving, and 2017 has already seen many new trends on the rise. So which of these trends should marketers be paying attention to in the coming months to keep their accounts on the cutting edge ... Read More »

Six Eye-Opening Mobile Trends for 2016

A big problem that so many businesses face is staying on top of what is new in the niche.  But just because something is hard does not mean it’s not possible.  Generating new ideas often comes after a good hard look at what’s on the horizon.  An easy and effective way to do this is with a close examination of ... Read More »

5 Big Trends and Tips for Social Media Marketing

In the last five years, social networks have acquired about 1 billion new users. Over one third of the world’s population is now accessible via social media, and companies have gone from being skeptical about social media marketing to seriously investing in it. In this social media dominated world, marketing is heavily reliant on technology, but that technology remains focused ... Read More »

5 Big Trends and Tips for Social Media Marketing

In the last five years, social networks have acquired about 1 billion new users. Over one third of the world’s population is now accessible via social media, and companies have gone from being skeptical about social media marketing to seriously investing in it. In this social media dominated world, marketing is heavily reliant on technology, but that technology remains focused ... Read More »