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    Tips for Advertising on Snapchat

    Since Snapchat's launch in July 2011, it has continued to grow in users and popularity. Snapchat soared in popularity just after a year after its launch, with 210 million daily active users as of 2019 and 3 billion snaps created per day, making it one of the most popular apps…

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    Our Predictions for the Next Decade of Fan Marketing

    “Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?” With the passing of another year, we have turned the page from 2019 to 2020, and with that, we enter into a brand new decade. Looking back over the past 10…

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    How to Capture Gen Z's 8-Second Attention Span Through Ads

    Technology is now vital for communication, entertainment and education. Our world has become so reliant on the internet and digital technology that most of Generation Z (those born in the years 1996 to 2009) doesn't even know what the world was like before the internet. In fact, 44% of Gen…

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    SMS Campaign Best Practices

    Marketers are constantly seeking new ways to reach fans, and running SMS campaigns is an effective way to reach people wherever they are in a relatively quick manner. SMS campaigns are growing in popularity and quickly becoming the new way to market to both music and sports fans alike. Why…

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    12 Days of Holiday Campaign Ideas for Music Fans This Holiday Season

    On the 1st day of Christmas, my favourite festival gave to me... free passes for VIP! That's right marketing peeps, your favourite time of year is here and fans are primed to buy tickets and merch over the holidays. You don't want to be left in the snow by big…

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    70 Last-Minute Holiday Contest Ideas with Easy Templates

    T'was the month before the holidays and all through your team, there was nothing but panic - you might even scream. But before you get hung up on holiday fear... don't worry, we've got you! T-Bits is here. We've compiled our biggest list of winter holiday-themed social media contest ideas…

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    The Modern Sports Fan: 4 Personas for the Future

    Personalizing your marketing approach can have a significant impact on the bottom line. Studies show that 86% of buyers admit that personalization has some impact on what they purchase, and 25% say that a personalized approach ‘significantly influences’ their purchasing behaviour. At Tradable Bits, we believe in the importance of…

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    on Digital Marketing Digest, Music, Expert Advice, Fan Data, Featured, Music Festival, Ticket Sales, What's Kraken

    How to: Boost Ticket Sales for Next Year's Festival

    Having all of your most dedicated fans in the same place at the same time is a benefit exclusive to annual events like music festivals. To take advantage of this data extravaganza, it is critical to identify the most valuable data and develop strategies to collect it. The information collected…

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    How to Reach Millennials in 2019

    Entitled, impatient, and narcissistic. A few words you’ll often hear when you ask for a description of a “millennial” (by other generations!). We hear the buzzword again and again, but why should we as businesses care? Well, we believe it’s time to add this age cohort to the…

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    8 Fan-Based Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

    Although new technologies launch every year, one thing remains the same in 2019: the need to find, capture and keep your fans’ attention. As the digital landscape constantly evolves, we can expect some major shifts in fan-based marketing in 2019. Let’s take a look at the major trends that…

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    How to Protect Your Fans and Their Personal Data from Exploitation

    Full disclosure: Tradable Bits is a fan data platform that allows brands to collect, own and use their own fan data. Following Cambridge Analytica’s recent exploitation of fan data they collected through Facebook authentication, many fans and companies are justifiably concerned about data security. It is extremely important to…

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    How To Create Audiences From Fan CRM

    After you have successfully captured fan data in your Fan CRM, you can now create audiences and sync them every hour to Facebook, Twitter, Google and more! Below are the steps to create an audience and sync it with your preferred social media platform. Step 1) Create your filter in…

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    Everything You Need to Know Before Launching a Spotify Audio Ad

    Coming soon! Direct buying of Spotify ads through the Tradable Bits platform. Stay tuned... You may know Spotify as the music streaming service that enchanted music lovers around the globe. However, Spotify is quickly becoming the advertising platform captivating marketing professionals as well. Spotify has 217 million monthly active users,…

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    How to Create a Festival Lineup Your Fans will Love

    Music and arts festivals were in full swing this summer, with millions of music lovers converging in respective cities for fun weekends and lifelong memories. As the festival season comes to a close, planning has already begun for next year! One of the best ways for your festival to stand…

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    5 Ideas for a Fan Engagement Series

    Regular season is finally here! You made it through the summer, anticipation grew during the pre-season and now it's finally arrived. Although you're excited to execute the plans you developed during the off-season, it's important to refresh on the basics. Home runs are great, but it's often the singles and…

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    The Fan Activation Checklist: 5 Things to Consider

    Fan activation. At first glance, it seems like a fancier term for fan engagement. In a sense, that's true, but true activation is much more complex. What is Fan Activation? When you think about the word activate, think about the Transformers. Each one starts out as an ordinary car, and…

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    5 Reasons Why eSports is a Game-Changer

    The gaming culture has existed for decades. From Space Invaders to Fortnite, complexity has certainly changed but the inherent competitiveness amongst players has always remained the same. As the industry has evolved, so too have the perceptions towards video games. For the dedicated gamers, it's moved far beyond just a…

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    Enhancing the Fan Experience with Augmented Reality

    An Introduction to Augmented Reality Snapchat changed the tech landscape when it first introduced augmented reality (AR) into its rapidly expanding multimedia messaging app. The ability to paste a virtual mask on a person's face, then have it adapt to different facial movements was now an accessible experience... and everyone…

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    5 Ways Captive WiFi Portals Can Help You Market Smarter

    Picture yourself as a new fan of a local sports team. Your friend recently offered you two tickets to an upcoming playoff game, which you happily accepted. This is your first time inside the arena and you're amazed at the atmosphere. As the intermission begins, you take out your phone…

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    Why Facebook Interest Data is Flawed and How Spotify Fixed It

    This is an opinion editorial by Tradable Bits and does not reflect the opinion of Spotify or Facebook Every time you go online, you generate "interest" data. Interest data is any personally identifiable data point that indicates someone is interested in a particular brand, topic or idea. It's what powers…

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