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  • Thursday, April 18th, 2013 3376955055_0a76421a4c_z

    With the terrible events in Boston this week followed by the explosion in Texas just last night, many social media managers have found themselves in “posting limbo” on behalf of the brands they represent. Obviously, we know that in the Read more…

  • Thursday, April 11th, 2013 magazines - macro

    The death of traditional media has been a hot topic for quite some time, but I whole-heartedly disagree. As I recently sat down with a pile of magazines, I read through some of my favorites – Bon Appétit, Parenting, Every Read more…

  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Stella_AcademyAwards2013

    Our brains are overloaded. The average human has a limited capacity to digest information, and yet we’re bombarded with mundane messages daily. “Yankelovich, a market research firm, estimates that a person living in a city 30 years ago saw up Read more…

  • Monday, April 8th, 2013 RealHousecatsStLouis

    This year we saw more brands than ever jump on the April Fools’ Day bandwagon.  Heck, even the White House got in on the fun (although, orchestrating it probably was not the best use of the administration’s time).  Not a Read more…

  • Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 The Current Cast of The Today Show, Courtesy of Today.com

    Can anything stop the train wreck that has become The Today Show? Hot off the heels of an explosive article from New York Magazine (a lengthy, but worthwhile read), the show that set the gold-standard for daytime television is now Read more…

  • Monday, April 1st, 2013 Empty Room

    There was a time (for the record, it was another century) when I used to rehearse for presentations. The night before, regardless of where I was, (hotel, office, home), I would shut my door (all those places have doors) and Read more…

  • Thursday, March 28th, 2013 Oreo Superbowl Tweet

    Coming off a year of great success celebrating its 100th birthday, Oreo has continued to lead the charge with outstanding social marketing communications. Beginning with the much talked about “dunk in the dark,” following the blackout at the  “big game” Read more…

  • Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 youtube

    In 2005, the online world saw a technology so advanced that the internet would be changed forever: a first-of-its-kind video hosting website, commonly known as YouTube. Like all things digital, YouTube and the videos we watch have evolved quite significantly Read more…

  • Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Couple Smiling at Each Other

    It’s not the car, it’s Boomer Men and Women. As of the 2011 census, 18.5 percent of the total U.S. population is 60 and over  (56.6 million). Twenty percent of all women are 60 and over, while almost 17 percent Read more…

  • Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 iStock_000014946144XSmall

    Earlier this month a friend posted a story featuring commentary from Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg.  The story hinged on the idea that women live in an “either/or” world still and that a woman can either be a mother or a Read more…