Best Practice Guides

Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide


Part of our Social Media Best Practice Guide bundle, this report aims to identify best practice approaches, techniques, challenges and opportunities for creating your social media strategy. It contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms.

Throughout the report, we bring you examples of how companies are using social media in different ways, as well as insights from companies interviewed specifically for this guide. For more details on the main features of social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media, read the complementary Social Media Platforms Overview and the Paid Social Media Advertising report.

Best Practice Guides

Social Media Bundle


This Social Media Best Practice Guide contains actionable, real-world insight with detailed explanations to help you start and improve your performance on social media platforms. In order to enable you to quickly access the information you need to start improving your marketing efforts, the guide is available as two individual reports: Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide and Social Media Platforms Overview.

Best Practice Guides

Social Media Platforms Overview


The Social Media Platforms Overview aims to provide a snapshot of the major social media platforms and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media. Part of our Social Media Best Practice Guide bundle, it provides a summary of the main features of social media platforms and outlines some of the options available to marketers when developing a paid, owned and earned strategic approach to social media marketing and communications.

Internet Statistics

Internet Statistics Compendium


Econsultancy's Internet Statistics Compendium is a compilation of internet statistics and online market research with data, facts, charts and figures. Updated monthly, the documents contain thousands of stats and figures. A huge time-saver for presentations and reports.

Survey Reports

Digital Intelligence Briefing: 2018 Digital Trends in South Africa


The 2018 Digital Trends in South Africa report, based on the eighth annual trends survey conducted by Econsultancy and Adobe, looks at the most significant trends that will impact South African companies in the short to medium term.

Best Practice Guides

Paid Social Media Advertising


Econsultancy's Paid Social Media Advertising Best Practice Guide provides an overview of the major social media channels and the most pressing considerations for marketers looking to generate the most value from social media advertising.

Best Practice Guides

A Guide to the Modern Marketing Model (M3) and Organisational Structures


Many marketing leaders have been forced to rethink the structure of their marketing teams in order to take advantage of the new capabilities and tools that are available to the modern marketer. Many have also done so as a result of changes in the wider business landscape. In response to these changes, Econsultancy has published a new unifying framework for modern marketing called the Modern Marketing Model (M3)M3 is designed to reconcile classical and digital marketing and provides a clear reference to help clarify an organisation’s expectations of what the marketing function does.

Survey Reports

Digital Intelligence Briefing: 2018 Digital Trends


The 2018 Digital Trends report, published by Econsultancy in association with Adobe, looks at the most significant trends that will impact companies in the short to medium term. The report is based on a global survey of nearly 13,000 marketing, creative and technology professionals in the digital industry across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific.

Trend Briefings

Putting Video in Context for 2018


This report, published in association with video intelligence, makes the case for increasing the use of online video in advertising campaigns, emphasises the importance of context and provides recommendations on what to consider to make it a success.

Trend Briefings

Digital Intelligence Briefings


Econsultancy's Digital Intelligence Briefings, sponsored by Adobe, look at some of the most important trends affecting the marketing landscape.