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Does Your Marketing Leadership Style Shine Through Your Brew? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mmmmm…. there’s nothing quite like that rich, delicious smell of coffee wafting through the air. For 83% of adult Americans, coffee is at least an occasional indulgence and for 75%, … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 7 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

On the Go and in the Know: Marketer-friendly Mobile Apps and Strategies to Use

Here’s a truly astonishing bit of news: between April 2008 and April 2013, the time Twitter users spent shooting off tweets increased 3,712%, according to global information giant Nielsen. In … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 13 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

Five Tips for Your Brand to Benefit from Native Advertising

Vertical Marketing Network’s selection for the mid-year best marketing buzzword: Native Advertising. According to a study by IPG Media Lab, consumers engage in native advertising 53% more than banner ads, … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 4 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

With Bicultural Hispanic Growth, Is There Still a Need for Hispanic Marketing?

More than 50.5 million Hispanics live in the United States; and for marketers, Cinco de Mayo serves as a valuable reminder of the myriad ways to target this fast-growing and … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 5 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

5 Ways to Make Hashtags Work for You.

Twitter hatched 7 years ago this month when, on March 21, 2006, co-founder Jack Dorsey (@jack) sent the first tweet. As of last fall, the site reported an average of … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

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