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The Future of Retail

Post by @AlanaGolob $71.2 billion was the US retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2014. This was a 2.8% increase from the fourth quarter in 2013. US mobile commerce also grew by 63% year over year to 34.2 billion in 2013 (The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce).  The above stats prove that […]

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Slow vs. Fast Media

Post by @AmyJoMartin When that cute, little blue twitter bird created the concept of 140 characters, we all (or at least I) took a sigh of relief. Yesssss. Quicker equals easier. More productive, right? Bring it. All. Day. Long. Fast-forward several years and everything became quicker, faster, more immediate, and then things became slightly . […]

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Social Community Management Tips: Tried. Tested. Shared.

Post by @itsmeltuvell What’s the ULTIMATE goal for brands and social marketers? If you didn’t answer that with “a loyal, engaged community,” you might be missing out on a huge opportunity through your community management strategy. We’ve had our head in the game for 5 years (or 35 if you agree that social years are like […]

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World Cup Brand-Off

Post by @AlanaGolob The World Cup may not begin until Thursday, but the showdown to win over football (soccer) fans around the world is well underway. The competition is fierce and brands are pushing the boundaries this year by essentially creating high production short films for their commercial spots. It’s not a surprise that brands […]

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An Open Letter to the Twitter Mute Button

Are you there, Twitter? It’s me, @chelseahartling. Have I told you lately that you’re one of my favorite social platforms? I mean, I loved you before hardly anyone even knew about you, and besides Facebook you’re the longest social relationship I’ve ever been in.  You’ve given me an outlet to use my voice, and you […]