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How the Movies Reflect the Social Media Habits of Millennials

When was the last time you saw a movie in theaters? By statistics, it was likely within the last year, maybe even within the last few months. Although many of us love to veg out on the couch and binge movies on Netflix, the real home for blockbusters is in the good old-fashioned theaters, and […]

Finding Killer Influencers For Your Drop Dead Marketing Campaign

In a world full of advertising noise, arguably the biggest problem marketers have is breaking through. One method that’s becoming increasingly more successful is finding influencers to help give you the marketing boost you need. According to a report on Linqia, an influencer marketing platform, as many as 86% of marketers have been using influencer […]

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Fake Social Media Accounts

We’ve all experienced it. You get a friend request on Facebook for someone you are already friends with. You check and you are friends with them but this is a new account with the same photo and almost no friends. Then your friend suddenly posts on Facebook: “If you receive a friend request from me […]

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Five Ways to Prepare for Digital Success in 2018

With a new year, brands may have their budgets set—but must determine how to spend their marketing budgets to ensure they reach their annual digital goals. This includes but is not limited to digital, which entails SEM, Paid Social, Media, CRM, and lead generation. The last thing any brand wants is to come up short on […]

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3 Ways You Should Be Using Social Media for PR

Public relations and social media are logical bedfellows. At its best, social media marketing is about brand engagement and conversation, while PR is about keeping your brand in the front and center of the mass media conversation. With organic reach on Facebook plummeting and all social channels shifting focus to personalized engagement, it’s possible to […]

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How Cats Always Seem to Win the Internet?

Why is the Internet obsessed with cats? Back in ancient Egypt, they were worshipped as sacred guardians of the afterlife. It turns out they have not forgotten this. Today cats expect to be worshipped still, and all of us seem to be obliging them. We’re even giving them their own conventions, which is likely to […]

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The Science of Personal Branding in the Age of Social Media

  The Internet has brought us all closer together than we ever have been before. That means that people you would never have met otherwise before the Internet are in your inner circle online thanks to social media. There is one tiny downside to all this togetherness, however – you have no chance at anonymity […]

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Emotional intelligence the secret sauce to great social media marketing

A few years ago, if someone suggested that emotional intelligence (EI or IQ) was the secret to social media marketing success, they would be considered borderline crazy. Today, as the noise on social media increases, the opportunity to truly deliver quality content to the right audience is of utmost importance. The marketing trends in today’s […]

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Why Pinterest Still Matters & How to Reach Your Audience

Gone are the days of just Facebook and Twitter as the main players. Nowadays, there are countless apps popping up, and typically being born from the original pack, or at least being acquired by them. To date we have: Facebook, Twitter (yes, still here), YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat (in no particular order). The visual […]

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Social Media and Adulting

Chances are if you spend any time at all on social media you’ve seen the hashtag #adulting. This usually denotes the subject doing something they feel is grown up, like making a frozen pizza and doing their own laundry. While many people mean this to be ironic, the hashtag often draws ire over the generation […]