Tag Archives: Social Media

Leave ’em Laughing

Most of us have heard the phrase “Laughter is the best medicine,” and there’s some truth behind the saying … even if a good orthopedic surgeon does come in handy every so often. But humor can also be used to … Continue reading

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Advertising Teen Suicide for Publicity

Disclaimer: Triggering content below regarding suicide. I’d read about it on CNN and again on People Magazine. At first, I had no interest in the new show about a young teenager who commits suicide and leaves behind 13-tapes to explain … Continue reading

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The Results are in, You are NOT the Terrorist!

Scrolling through Facebook we see constantly see baby photos, memes, and inspirational or cautious stories that are shared several thousand or million times. Who are these people in these stories and is it true? Facebook is taking a stand against … Continue reading

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Handing Over The Nuclear Codes… And The Twitter Password?

With all of the post-election focus on who President-elect Trump will nominate for his Cabinet and what executive orders he’ll issue on his first day in office, there is a key communications question that needs to be examined: How will … Continue reading

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Just Another Basic

Brands try to pass brand content as advertising and vice versa; in the process, they are often left with bland context.  There is a fine line between branded content and advertising.  When brands try to pitch branded content as advertising … Continue reading

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Sports Haters: The Next Level of Twitter Engagement

Once upon a time, we sat down to watch our favorite team (as long as it was in the same region where we lived) on  TV. Forget watching Barcelona Soccer playing Manchester, forget watching your daughter’s Division III volleyball team … Continue reading

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Cutting the Cord is Back and the Future is Bright – My Buyer Journey

[http://www.technologytell.com/hometech/files/2013/08/rabbitears.jpg] I first cut the cord on cable TV several years ago. More than a way to save money, it was a practical step, being a busy consultant flying over 100k miles a year. There was no point of subscribing … Continue reading

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Truffle Pig: Why brands need to dig deep to get their messages out

Late last month, global advertising firm WPP announced a partnership with Snapchat and The Daily Mail to create a new type of advertising agency. The venture, called Truffle Pig, would deliver “story driven marketing” for brands. Leveraging Snapchat’s social network, … Continue reading

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What never fails to liven up the party? Cards Against Humanity.

Have you heard of Cards Against Humanity? It’s much like Apples to Apples, but where the object of the game is to come up with the funniest most horrible phrase possible by filling in the blank or answering a random question. … Continue reading

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How Brands Can Take Advantage of Instagram Direct

Instagram Direct has been available for brands for quite some time now and bloggers and brands everywhere are making sure to take advantage of the feature to increase engagement with followers and customers! However, not all brands are aware of the … Continue reading

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