Author Archives: Douglas

New, Existing, or Modified Marketing Approaches for Social Media?

In an article that I recent came across, the author made some good points on how some of the more traditional marketing concepts no longer apply in today’s world.  While the article did not go too in depth into specific … Continue reading

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Apple’s Marketing Strategy in the Wake of Recent Court Order

At this point, most of us have heard about the dispute between Apple and the United States Justice Department regarding development of software that can defeat the security features on the iPhone.  However, this post will not discuss any of … Continue reading

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Target 2014 Holiday Campaign

Every year, companies such as Target, Macy’s, Best Buy and others launched their marketing commercials for the Holiday season.  Target was one of the first shopping retailers to broadcast their 2014 Holiday season commercial a few days ago. Target, known … Continue reading

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Rock the Vote

How do you engage the young American voter to vote? Since 1990, Rock the Vote, a  non partisan, non-profit organization, has been engaging the young American voter understand the power of their vote. Through the use of social media, new … Continue reading

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Oh…Yoo-Hoo…Where R U???!?!?!

Foursquare, a geo-social media entity will soon provide a new marketing tool designed to their customers with geo-targeted offers from retailers. After a significant amount of testing, ‘Local Updates’ will enable retail stores and restaurants, like Outback Steakhouse, Whole Foods … Continue reading

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The 3 R’s of Education-Reading, ‘Riting & ‘Rithmatic: TV Execs Were “Taken To School” On The Possible Fallout—A Follow Up ( I will post a new topic, but felt compelled to post this, as it is breaking news)

Either the execs at Viacom and DirecTV finally sat down and did the math…realizing that millions of customers – 26 channels of programming = hundreds of millions of dollars in ad revenue lost or execs with children realized, as the … Continue reading

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Advertisers: Join The “Happy, Peppy People” in Social TV

For the past several years, it’s been hard to think of any television program that airs on broadcast or cable be referred to as “appointment television”  in the traditional sense…like when people cleared their calendar every Thursday for The Cosby … Continue reading

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