Business

“Are you on Snapchat?” It’s a question that almost everyone has heard in the past couple of years. The app that was created by a couple of college kids for a school project (yes, you read that right), has taken over the social media world....

  Last week we said “Happy 6th Birthday” to the Hashtag. Since its birth, we’ve seen it take over everything from social media, pop culture, political campaigns and viral marketing. It’s become a concise filter for which anyone can find, almost exactly, what they are looking...

We are, almost, fully in the clear from the dark cloud left by the cultural “boogie-monster” that was the recession. The economy is once again thriving, pocketbooks are being whipped out and if you listen closely you can hear the high-pitched sounds of angels’ singing...

“The medium is the message.” This phrase, coined more than 50 year ago by media theorist and cultural icon Marshall McLuhan, became a go-to phrase for media professionals and laypeople alike to describe the ways communication mediums (such as newspapers, television, radio, and, in more recent years, social...

The Art of Coffee: How The Daily Press CLT Used Instagram to Become Charlotte's Best-Kept Secret Everyone has a story about how they found their favorite “hidden gem” shop or restaurant--stumbling upon it by accident on a snowy night, going to it on a first date,...

Social media is a cornerstone of any business, large or small. Due to the fact that many people are somewhat familiar with it, and with how simple the sign-up can be, many small business owners start out with the notion that they can create and...