Five Steps to Go From College Senior to Senior Director of Social Media
6 years ago 0 0

My girlfriend’s little cousin is a Junior at UNC Chapel Hill, aspiring for a career in “marketing or PR, or something like that.” That relatively open outlook is much more targeted than my own was at her age, which went something like, “I don’t want to work a lot and I want to make a

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“Slam Dunk” Marketing
6 years ago 0 0

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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Hits Don’t Lie: 10 Ways for Bloggers to Engage with Big Brands
7 years ago 0 1

Countless articles have been written with insight and tips that teach marketers to connect with bloggers on behalf of their clients.  I still keep a couple of these ‘How To’ lists in my Firefox bookmarks.  Because of these insights I know that I need to be intimately familiar with the blogger’s brand and content.  I

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Dude, Where’s My Content? Ashton, Utley, and the ‘And Then….’ Approach to Social Content Distribution
7 years ago 0 0

Props to you if you recognize the image above. If not, perhaps this will jog your memory: “And then……?” In this iconic scene from the 2000 stoner comedy Dude, Where’s My Car?, Jesse Montgomery (played by Ashton Kutcher) becomes irritated while trying to communicate a simple drive-thru order to a cashier who is apparently bent

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#PR and The Social Media Bandwagon
7 years ago 0 0

PT Barnum, the man who PR 101 class taught me was the “inventor” of Public Relations, is most likely doing spins in his grave over the incredible speed at which technological innovation is zooming. So fast that there are infinite ways that PR professionals can now access their desired audiences with the snap of a

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