These are the social media marketing Vancouver rankings for various social media agencies in Vancouver, BC using publicly available Twitter data. If you are interested in comparing Vancouver social media marketing agencies we’ll save you the time. This post has been updated to reflect new Twitter data as of March 6, 2018. These rankings are based on Twitter metrics published on the primary pages of each agency listed. With 51,400 tweets and 19,600 followers, Sky Alphabet Social Media is the leading social media marketing agency in Vancouver, BC. Sky Alphabet Social Media Vancouver edged out Canada’s largest advertising agency — Cossette — which was second with 16.6K followers.  The rankings are derived from publicly-available data published on the Twitter pages […]

Social media marketing strategy is essential to unlocking the benefits of social media. Citing credible research (including your own) is the key to determining what the right social media marketing strategy is for the situation. As we’ll see here, there are numerous pieces of research that are enough to convince most people that social media is a prudent channel for additional marketing dollars (it’s replacing some forms of out-of-home pretty darn fast). This is why more marketers are shifting advertising dollars into social media. Why the Smart Money is Moving to Social Media Marketing 5 years ago, droves of advertisers started funneling newspaper and TV budgets into digital channels. Now the money is flowing to social media. >> Spending on […]

How to get followers… This is a question anyone serious about social media asks. In this article, we’re going to answer that question and give you some solid tips you can use for your entire social media career. Welcome to Sky Alphabet, a leading Vancouver social media agency. Our goal with this rather long article is to describe in detail how to get followers using the various free followback/follower/audience management tools. We know a fair bit about how to get followers on Twitter. We manage social media accounts that need to grow at a decent pace and we used these same apps until we got to a point where we needed to code our own. We’re a Twitter agency, but […]

Guaranteeing effective social media strategy isn’t out of the question if you plan and execute well. Here are the things you need to consider when aiming for the most effective social media strategy possible. How Can You Guarantee Effective Social Media Strategy? For many businesses, social media is becoming the cornerstone of digital marketing programs. As budgets shift from traditional digital marketing platform to social media, effective social media strategy is necessary to deliver the results executives and chief marketing officers (CMOs) demand. The primary reason social media is becoming the centrepiece of digital marketing strategies is that brands own their audience. For companies feeling the heat to do more with social media, this article lays out the keys aspects […]

More and more businesses are feeling the pressure to do something with social media. There certainly is a lot you can do. If your competition is using social media and you aren’t it is probably time to take the plunge. We’ll show you some of the ropes. For newcomers and others not familiar with how to get started with social media, welcome to this brief guide. We will walk you through how social media marketing can replace many modes of paid advertising and media. The fact is, social media often accomplishes the same thing as advertising but at a much lower cost. Low cost, however, does not equate to free. If you plan to handle your social media without outside […]

Public company social media is its own special breed of communications. We say this because there is risk associated with an open, public, two-way global communications channel. This is exactly the reason why the management of social media in a public company context requires experienced hands. This is why public companies of all sizes rely on Sky Alphabet. We are a social media agency with a unique pedigree. Our history involves $45 billion in capital markets experience. This kind of experience makes us one of Canada’s leading social media consultants for professional service firms. If you are an investment advisor, law firm, insurance broker, hedge fund, quantitive trading operation, or any other firm that is regulated or abides by a […]

We test drove all of the free unfollow apps: Managefliter, Crowdfire, Tweepi, and UnfollowSpy and rated them. We found some surprising features that you will want to check out. Rating the unfollow apps: these apps are key to developing a strong social media audience. Today we rate and discuss a slate of free products dedicated to following and unfollowing people. These apps are also known as #followback apps. You will absolutely **love** one of these tips. When Twitter accounts grow to around 3,000 followers, it becomes necessary to use some sort of software to manage the audience. Today we look at the most popular free versions of unfollow apps. Specifically, Tweepi, Crowdfire, Manageflitter and Unfollowspy. We test drove these […]

Which is better Hootsuite or buffer? We tested both of these free social media apps to determine the champion. Buffer won. Here’s why. By Steve Yanor @skyalphabet vol. 002 Two of Twitter’s Favourite Free Scheduling Apps Go Head to Head. Once you get serious about Twitter it becomes obvious that you’ll need some sort of scheduling App. It’s called autoscheduling: How else are you going to Tweet while you sleep?​ Thankfully there are two heavyweight apps that do exactly that (and more): Buffer and Hootsuite.  Both of these applications are excellent at scheduling Tweets and sending them on a pre-determined (“custom scheduled”) or “auto-scheduled” basis. Hootsuite’s scheduling interface (mobile app) At one time Hootsuite used to offer a bulk uploader (you could […]

One of social media’s best kept secrets is how to make Buffer loop endlessly. We’re going to show you how. How to make Buffer loop endlessly. Look, one of the massive advantages that Buffer has over Hootsuite is that Buffer works with a program called IFTTT. Hootsuite doesn’t. If you haven’t heard of IFTTT, we’ll give you a minute. Because you’re about to learn how to instruct Buffer to re-fill itself to you can create a Buffer loop. Ready? Cool. IFTTT is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) website that lets apps like Buffer talk to other things. Like security systems and lightbulbs and clock radios and gmail and…Twitter! My colleagues are saying right now “are you crazy? Why are you giving away […]

After using GoDaddy for years, it became too expensive. So I started looking for a Godaddy alternative. And I found a good one: GreenGeeks. What I didn’t know after I switched from GoDaddy was that not only did I save a lot of money, but my search results improved. How to switch from GoDaddy (for better search results) If you have a website with GoDaddy you’re either happy or you’re not. This article is for people who are not. I was one of those people. I was not happy with GoDaddy. I was not happy with GoDaddy at all. It was one of those things that built up over time. For years I grudgingly paid more and more to GoDaddy. […]