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You Feel Me? The Newest Tool in Advertising

July 17, 2019 - Advertising, Digital Marketing, Online marketing, Uncategorized, Web Advertising

Admit it. By now you’re so used to being ‘followed’ by ads associated with your online searches that you shrug it off. You search for a hotel for your trip to Disney World and within minutes see a sponsored post for an Orlando hotel on…

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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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Facebook knows who you really love

June 1, 2015 - Marketing

They’re at it again. This week Facebook made a significant change to their news feed algorithm in order to give priority to your real friends’ posts over the posts of Business Pages you’ve liked. Business page posts will still appear in newsfeeds, but likely pushed down some….

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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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The Shift from Tell to Show

May 27, 2014 - Marketing, Online marketing, Social Media

You’ve heard it a million times before; a picture is worth a thousand… likes. I remember fondly, back in my youth, when the end of that saying used to be ‘words.’ In an age when sites like Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest keep breaking all laws…

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