Author: Andrew Chrysostom

Andrew Chrysostom

The top social media stories from July 2016

As we hurtle into the historically quiet month of August, I've taken a look back at what the main social developments were from July.

Kick back and read on!


10 intriguing social media stories from June 2016

It's been a busy month for many reasons, so you might have missed some key developments across social media.

Always here to help, I've rounded them up for you.


Social media image guide for brands: June 2016

We've just published our new Social Media Best Practice Guide, so I thought I’d give another helping hand by putting together an updated social media image size guide.

The overlords who run the social media channels we all use on a daily basis are constantly moving the goalposts. 


Six things we learned from using Periscope to live stream from #FODM16

This year we brought an extra element of fun to our Future of Digital Marketing event by broadcasting a talk on Periscope.

However, this was a decision made less than 24 hours before the talk was scheduled to happen. 


Seven interesting social stories from May 2016

We've just published our new Social Media Best Practice Guide, so I've taken a look at seven interesting stories and developments in social from May 2016 to whet your appetite.

This month it includes Twitter’s character limit, changes to Instagram’s ad offering, and WhatsApp’s new desktop app.

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Facebook’s busy May 2016 provides new opportunities for marketers

It’s been a busy month at Facebook, and that’s before it got accused of censoring certain political views.

Let’s look at some of the biggest changes recently.


To rebrand, or not to rebrand? That is the question

With Instagram redesigning its logo and Budweiser temporarily changing its name to America, now is a good time to look at the challenges that companies face when rebranding.

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Three tips to help charity marketing videos flourish

One of the categories in this year’s Masters of Marketing Awards celebrates excellence in the charity and non-profit sector.

There’s a lot of competition among charities these days, so I thought I’d highlight a few factors which help to create a really impactful campaign video.


10 of the best social stories & campaigns from April 2016

With the departure of writer Jack Simpson, there’ll be a new source of monthly social roundups.

That source is the new social media executive, Andrew Chrysostom (yes, I did refer to myself in the third person). 

Now that’s out of the way, let’s take a look at what’s been hot during social in a month which has been both creatively exciting and innovative.


Are brands ruining #EdBallsDay?

It’s that time of year again.

#EdBallsDay is the top Twitter trend worldwide, and everyone outside the UK frantically searches 'Ed Balls’ to get in on the joke.

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