Tag Archive

How not to do permission marketing, or: this we call spam

Published on December 15, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

Somehow, despite all the great examples of social media marketing out there, there are still many companies that have heard of it, and then go about it absolutely the wrong way. In this How-not-to case study a nice example of misunderstood permission marketing. You know all these website that ask you to register and where [...]

YouTube moves in to top 3 most visited sites in Baltic states

Published on November 7, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

As the number of Facebook users in the Baltic states keeps growing, YouTube enters the top 3 in all three countries and pushes out social networking in two.

And the winner is…

Published on October 8, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

The #LVFacebook competition, in which teams were invited to create a concept for the official Facebook page for Latvia, has come to an end. And the winner is… the team of Leo Burnett Riga! Congratulations to them, of course. If you have seen the several pages, you know that it is, despite some publicly vented [...]

Number of Facebook users keeps growing in Baltic states

Published on October 3, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

September was a normal month in terms of the growth of Facebook use. Apart from the fact that apparently people used Google a lot. Would that be the influence of Google+?

Why an official Facebook page for Latvia is a great opportunity

Published on September 17, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

Latvia wants a Facebook page. Very much. So much that prime minister Valdis Dombrovskis has written a letter to Facebook to ask for the possibility to register the username ‘Latvia’, which currently is not possible in Facebook’s terms of service. On top of that, the Latvia Institute has commissioned a competition to design and build [...]

Baltic Facebook usage back to growth in August

Published on September 5, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

After a slight decline in Baltic user numbers of Facebook in July, August was a month of recovery. There are now 1.66 million Facebook users in the Baltic states. See the details in the presentation below.

A slight decline in Facebook users, but…

Published on August 11, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

An interesting thing happened last month with the use of Facebook in the Baltic states. In both Latvia and Lithuania, the number of users slightly declined, while in Estonia there was minimal growth. The interesting thing is that in Estonia, Facebook dropped from first to second place in the traffic ranking, while in both Latvia [...]