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What’s the Missing Ingredient for Social Media Branding?

Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook have replaced “mom’s box of recipes” as the go-to for an estimated 50% of consumers when planning meals. On Pinterest, which boasts 42% of American women and … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Six Ways Your Brand Can Dominate Facebook Newsfeed

More than half of all Americans over the age of 12 are on Facebook. And in the last 24 hours, 84% of those folks have spent at least 42.1 minutes on the … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Here’s What Politicians and Selling Bleach Have in Common

The ticker tape has been swept up, the concession speeches have been made (some through gritted teeth), and the political pontificators have finally gone home after a night of strident … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 16 Comments

Website vs. Social Media – Who Wins the Marketing Battle for the Brands

Should marketers focus their efforts into driving traffic to the company website or to its social media platform? The answer eludes even the savviest marketers. After all, in today’s world … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 10 Comments

Social Media Promotions: Keep Them Engaging and Legal

There were 1,730,000,000 active users on social media by the end of 2013, a full quarter of the world’s population. Social Media continues to grow at an unfathomable rate , … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 9 Comments

4 Marketing Fast Facts and How You Can Apply Them Today!

  The marketing effectiveness of Facebook is overrated. With the advent of online product reviews, the need for live product sampling is dying. As so many Hispanics are blending into … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 21 Comments

The “Untruths” of Marketing You May Not Know

Just as predicted, the Internet changed everything. As a new marketing culture emerges, erroneous marketing beliefs are repeated so often, they are eventually believed. But, are they factual? With over … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

What Automotive Marketing Can Teach Us

What can other industries learn from automakers? The car industry is a key barometer used to measure U.S. economic growth, and when times are tough, automotive marketing is not for … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 8 Comments

The 3 Marketing Stats That Matter Most Now.

We talk a lot about numbers around here, and here’s another: 22,000. It’s hard to believe that’s the number of reader hits Blogging Out Loud has garnered in the three … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 6 Comments

Generation M: Teens Going Mobile, Not Looking Back.

One in four teenagers use their cell phones to access the Internet, and for teens with smartphones, that number jumps to 50%. According to a recently released Pew Research Center … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

What the Mobile Marketing Explosion Means to Brands.

Mobile advertising is on track to be a $7.29 billion industry in the U.S. by the close of 2013 ($100 million more than projected in December 2012 by eMarketer). And … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Juiciest Marketing Trends: “Vine-Suite”

We heard about it through the grapevine. Vine, the new video-sharing app from Twitter, has grown its monthly active users by 50% since February. The app was used on 2.66% … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 7 Comments

March Madness – Our Top Marketing Plays.

Not all eyes are on the basketball court; they’re on the marketing court, as well. The top marketing stories from March include Facebook making two key moves. The first was … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

Spring Clean Your Marketing Routine – 3 Easy Steps!

680 million of Facebook’s 1.06 billion active monthly users access the social site via their mobile phones. Instagram – the photo-sharing app taking consumers and brands by storm – has … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 8 Comments

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