The Social Media Secrets of Brent Stirling: Crowdbabble Interviews a Startup Guru

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You can spot Brent Stirling at Ryerson University’s startup incubator by the looks on the faces of the people meeting with him. They’re often overwhelmed, nodding furiously while jotting down Brent’s advice: the faces of non-Twitter people learning how complex and powerful social media can be. Brent Stirling has been at the Ryerson DMZ (Digital Media Zone) since 2014. He manages the incubator’s social media and advises its startup founders on their strategies: how they can use social platforms to help their companies grow on a shoestring budget. Before he became the resident social media guru at the best incubator…

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Comic Characters on Social Media #4 – Wilson “The Kingpin” Fisk

By | Comicbooks, Marvel, Parody, Snapchat, Social Voice, Uncategorized | No Comments

Behold our first supervillain for Comic Characters on Social Media, Wilson Fisk aka The Kingpin! Fisk is one of the most feared and prolific crime lords in the Marvel Universe. He is a mastermind, genius level thinker who is hell bent on changing the world for his own vision. Fisk has two identities, the first is the famous New York City philanthropist who aims to make the city a better place but  he also runs a crime ring that is far reaching. The influence of his corruption is rampant, affecting cops, government officials, charities and research institutions. Only known as…

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Introducing Snapchat Analytics – Excel Template Beta 1.0 by Crowdbabble

By | Snapchat, Snapchat Analytics, Social Media Analytics, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Measurement, Social Media ROI, Uncategorized | One Comment

Marketers crave access to more and more Snapchat data, but the only people who have access to this goldmine of user data is Snapchat themselves. This represents a missed opportunity. While Snapchat is an excellent platform for marketers to engage with users, marketers are unable to obtain metrics to justify the time and effort they spend pushing out exclusive content. Not only does this prevent marketers from determining their Return on Investment (ROI) on Snapchat, but also makes it difficult to evaluate the type of content that best resonates with followers. These unanswered questions only make it difficult for marketers…

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5 Reasons Why Snapchat Needs To Open Up Their APIs Again

By | Competitive Analysis, Real-Time Analytics, Snapchat, Social Media Analytics, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Measurement, Uncategorized | One Comment

It seemed like only yesterday that Snapchat had to close their APIs because of a hack that took place through one of their third party apps. The APIs had a security loophole which unfortunately allowed for hackers to exploit user data. Snapchat decided to close their APIs to limit developer involvement and the availability of third party apps and functionality. Recently, there have been rumblings about the efficacy and relevance of Snapchat as a social media platform, especially for marketers looking to advertise and engage with users. But we think Snapchat should open up their APIs again to reignite the…

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