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Infographic: The Linkedin Ecosystem

LinkedIn is far more just an online resume and place to endorse people for skills you think they have. Groups, corporate pages, lead generation and sponsored posts all play a factor and are important to understand for businesses and individuals alike. We recently had two clients who both saw benefit from quick fixes with their […]

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5 Great Ways to GTD

45% of people make new years resolutions and only about 8% feel they are successful. The fundamental issue is that the changes people try to make are not in  fact “resolved.” So what leads to a new behavior? Change comes from making new habits. The most powerful and lasting habit of mine in the last […]

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2013 eCommerce Stats

2013 is in the books. Ecommerce stats from 2013 show strong growth and offer powerful tips for anyone in the space. We will have to wait for the Internet Retailer Conference in June to get the newest 500 guide but here are some quick 2013 ecommerce stats that you’ll appreciate: Mobile: $182B in mobile payments […]

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Social Media Advice From Shakespeare

How well is your memory of eighth grade english class? If you read your Hamlet closely you will find valuable tips for managing your brand interactions online. Quick! Go find your notes… Scene three of the first act finds Laertes leaving Denmark and before he sails off, his father Polonius imparts some advice. Here is […]

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How A Facebook Complaint Boosted Sales

Liberty Bottleworks received a harsh complaint from a customer on their Facebook page. They responded with an eloquent and inspired post that went viral. Here’s the original conversation: So just as this hit, a former employee of Liberty posted a screenshot on Reddit and they were instantly flooded with support from across the world. Days […]

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Facebook Marketing Just Got A Lot More Expensive

Facebook marketing is relatively new in grand scope of life yet still represents a fundamental shift in online marketing. In fact, the business of Facebook has arguably overpowered its social implications even before its IPO. Recently, Facebook made a subtle shift in its algorithm that has significant implications for marketers. Specifically, posts that show up […]

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Did the iPhone Destroy Nokia and BlackBerry?

In 2014, the tech world will observe the iPhone’s seventh birthday and its profound impact on the personal computing marketplace. Back in 2007, the late Steve Jobs had already dazzled us with the iPod, but tech analysts and observers were mystified with the iPhone. Some journalists used terms such as “game-changer” and “disruptive” to describe […]

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Instagram helps prevent drug sales by blocking some hashtags

It’s common knowledge that illegal and prescription drugs are sold on the streets and through overseas websites. But, who in their worst nightmare would dream that Instagram, a popular photo and video sharing social media site frequented by children and teens, would end up being a black market for illegal drug sales, and with the […]

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Twitter Brings Strangers to Honor a War Hero

People who underestimate the power of social media have obviously not heard about Harold Jellicoe Percival, who died at the ripe old age of 99 and had no living family or friends to survive him. Percival was a World War II veteran who was a part of the Royal Air Force and took part in […]

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5 Aspects of Social Media to be Thankful For

Tis the season to be thankful! While social media may seem like a drag on productivity or a “fad” to some, others are grateful for all that social media has provided the world. So here are 5 things about social media to be thankful for: Free feedback from customers Social media has become the digital […]

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