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Social media is undoubtedly an influential platform. This ability to influence draws interest and voices from every quarter. The challenge for your business is to stand out amongst these voices and garner attention. If you’ve established why you want to go big on social, you can...

It’s becoming more difficult to stand out from the crowd. Marketing departments can quickly develop strange copycat habits and us-too behaviors, that only make brand differentiation more challenging. Falling back on gimmicks can grab attention, but for how long? Gimmicky campaigns also tend to backfire...

Some technology comes and goes without making much of an impression on the marketing landscape. It can be tempting to leap on board with every promising new development, but it pays to be cautious in your approach. You may consider exploring new technology if there is...

Or to put it in Junior's words, "Food, not boobs." Remember those ads featuring barely dressed models and celebrities like Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian feasting on a juicy burger? One year ago Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s ditched the frat boy mentality and decided to focus on being...

The world of marketing has changed dramatically. Door to door sales are almost non-existent and newspaper circulation rates are falling fast. Ask yourself, when was the last time you paid attention to a roadside billboard? As these methods of advertising fell away, companies like Google made...

We don't have to tell you that social media is a BIG deal. You already know. But, did you know that the conversation around "employee social accounts" is just getting started? Your employees reflect on you and your brand--regardless of their position and interaction with...

The new company called ‘Brandless’ is touting itself as a brand-free alternative to a ‘Times-Square’ world of commercialism. There’s only one problem: they’ve got one hell of a brand. From everything to their website to their company-to-customer dialogue, they’re hitting the mark while stating that...

The pumpkin spice phenomenon shows no sign of slowing down. Released upon an unsuspecting public in 2003 by coffee mega chain Starbucks, the company claims to have sold more than 200 million serves of the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. Companies were quick to observe the success...

“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...