Tis The Season For Rhyme And Reason

Making a Good First Impression

Have you ever wondered what the holiday season would be like without Frederic Austin’s 12 Days of Christmas Carol? You know, the carol that emphasizes the importance of having a partridge in a pear tree? It’s a classic, and it’s origin probably relates to a ridiculous memory game people once played for entertainment. Regardless, you … Read More

Writing Faux Laws

Making a Good First Impression

Writing is an artform. Its essence based in the same intangible notions a painter draws upon for graphical inspiration or a musician turns to when placing notes between bars on a page. It’s also the chief communicating force that drives your brand’s key messaging, no matter the platform. In my opinion, there are a number … Read More

Yeah, I Said It and I Augment It

Making a Good First Impression

For seemingly decades we’ve been promised a virtual oasis filled with lifelike features that could make the wildest depths our imagination spring to life around us. For me, that basically involves some tropical resort filled with drinks served in coconuts on the beach with little umbrellas in them and an all-you-can-eat supply of the world’s … Read More

6 Social Media Tips to Help Your Small Business

Making a Good First Impression

1. Start with Objectives  When you embark on your social media journey, it’s important to define the direction you want your business to go. Start with your marketing objectives and then evaluate how social media can help you achieve them. I see many businesses buy into ideas that overwhelm them. You don’t have to use … Read More

The Pros & Cons Of Technology Changing Work Culture

Making a Good First Impression

Have you ever looked at social media as a culture? This may be a crazy question, but as the use of online marketing and technology advances, more and more executives are talking about the change in communication and connections that are built within the workplace. From job applications on Indeed, to Linked-In profiles, to inside-business-hangouts … Read More

Finding Themo

Picture this – You just got off from work and start contemplating the single most important thing you need to do now that you’re finally home for the day. Fast-forward fifteen seconds later and you’re on the couch scrolling through Instagram looking at a colorful world full of food, friends, family, celebrities and maybe some … Read More

Talk About a Dumpster Fyre

Last week we looked at how influencers can positively contribute to a brand or company’s overall marketing efforts. By helping marketers to hyper-target their audience, the use of influencers typically means more effectively reaching their desired audience while also increasing overall ROI. Today, we’re going to travel to the opposite end of the social media … Read More

Expanding Your Online Influence

Making a Good First Impression

It’s become one of marketing’s most recognizable buzzwords, the influencer. What started out as something of a niche marketing technique has spawned itself into an industry worth upwards of $10 billion. Today, brands of all sizes are utilizing this symbiotic method of marketing to better reach consumers all while increasing their return on investment in … Read More

Digital Advertising Surpasses Traditional Advertising. Here’s What You Need To Know!

Digital Media

This year marks a milestone in the world of advertising. For the first time in history, digital ad spending in the U.S. will exceed traditional ad spending by almost 5%. That may sound like a small increase, but strategists predict $129.34 billion dollars to be spent on digital advertisements this year alone meaning that 5% … Read More