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Super Bowled Over by This Year’s Ad Rates

January 31, 2017 - Advertising, Marketing, Online marketing, Public relations, Social Media, TV

How much is too much? The cost of a 30-second Super Bowl spot has doubled since 2010, from $2.5 million to $5.5 million for the upcoming game. So clearly, the value of advertising on television’s biggest night is still very much in play. But the…

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Trash the Hashtag?

June 17, 2015 - Social Media

Just as you finally figured out how to optimize use of hashtags, they’re now fading fast because they could actually be harmful to the vitality and virality your posts. Deputy producer of engagement for Al-Jazeera’s AJ+ Shadi Rahimi claims that people, especially media, are now being more much…

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Put It to Work: A Lesson in LinkedIn

July 14, 2014 - Social Media

So now you’re a member of a social network of more than 300 million (I’m #41,731,875). What’s the next step? Most of us have run through the easy options like posting resumes, connecting with friends, and joining an alumni group but then most members seem…

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