Spending Bad Money On Top of Good
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Have you seen the latest sports YouTube sensation, NBA Rookie of the Year (ROY) and Cleveland Cavalier point guard, @KyrieIrving as his alter ego, “Uncle Drew”?  Pepsi Max published a YouTube campaign with the tagline, “A Zero Calorie Cola In Disguise” on May 18, 2012 – two days after Kyrie won the ROY award.  The

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Who Will Harness the Collective Power of Social Athletes?
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When the Miami Heat beat the Seattle Supersonics in the NBA Finals (call me old fashioned), LeBron James ended his playoff-driven Twitter hiatus with this message: OMFG I think it just hit me, I’m a CHAMPION!! I AM a CHAMPION!! — LeBron James (@KingJames) June 22, 2012 That message was retweeted more than 45,000 times

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“Slam Dunk” Marketing
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Prepare to hear something incredibly insightful that you’ve never heard before: social media is a growing part of nearly every brand’s marketing mix (and they say you can’t pick up sarcasm via text). Ok, it’s a bit cliché, but that’s for good reason. I don’t think anyone would disagree that the percentage of marketing hours

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Old Media’s Helping Hand
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As social media hits the next phase of maturation, a critical point of engagement will be driving revenue through social sponsorships. To really grow revenue, it must grow beyond sponsored posts, pre-roll ads/messages and promoted tweets. The next steps are: Integrating a brand seamlessly into an entire content program Driving interaction and participation to make

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