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[13 Mar 2013 | 7 Comments | ]
Is Marketing why Samsung got so big this year?

This past year there was a significant shift in the smartphone world. Samsung has vaulted up the charts and have become a huge player alongside Apple. With the launch of Apple iPhone, the smartphone industry was for a while a one big-player industry. As blackberries and palms faded into obscurity, there was Apple and everyone else.

Here’s a question: How much of that has been due to Samsung’s increased marketing spend?

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[14 Feb 2013 | One Comment | ]
Amazing Social Media Image Size Infographic

For social media marketers as well as social media ethusiast.

Check out this beautiful infographic displaying all the graphic image dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Linkedin and Pinterest. What a great resource.

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[14 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
2 of 9 Tweets about Superbowl ads, not the Game!

Social media nerds and marketers! Some fun superbowl twitter statistics only someone like you would enjoy.

There were 20.9 million superbowl related tweets on superbowl sunday and a whopping 6.1 million of those tweets were about the ads rather than the game. GoDaddy’s ad led the way with 290,000 tweets, nearly 6x more than audi, but…

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Art & Design »

[17 Dec 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Five Rules to Design Like Apple [Video]

5 Rules for Designing from the men behind Apple’s biggest design decisions

In 2012, the newest ipad sold at a rate of 694 ipads per minute during the 1st 72 hours.

Can you imagine creating a product that people would purchase at such an amazing rate?

If you sold 694 of whatever you invented TOTAL, that would be a feat in itself, but per MINUTE? Amazing…

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Internet, News »

[13 Dec 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
How to use Content Marketing to Grow your Business

How do attract a steady stream of new users on my site?

How do I go about creating the kind of content that will attract users?

How do I use podcasts and videos to attract users?

Whether you are a big business owner, a start-up or an owner of blog you are trying to get off the ground, consider Content Marketing.

This article below will help explain what content marketing is and how it could be a great strategy to grow your user base. It will also give a little preview of a new content marketing summit that is conveniently all-online and very cheap to attend. Let’s dig in.

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[10 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
New Social Media Revolution 2013 Video

A refresh of the Social Media Revolution video is out. The numbers are staggering and continue grow in a phenomenal pace. Whether this incredible social media growth good for our world or bad is hard to tell….

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[7 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Yipes. 144.8 Billion Emails are Sent Every Day!

In the time it took you read this sentence, 20 Million emails were written!
If you are a slow reader, maybe even more!

How many emails do YOU send per day. 10? 20? 50?
Yes this includes quick replies, personal and work related.

Please respond in comments below as well as take our polls!

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[2 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Can’t Sleep? It’s the iPad’s fault. Study says so.

A recent study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center, studied the impact of backlit devices such as the iPhone and iPad at on our production of Melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps induce drowsiness and lower body temperature, both important to help us to fall sleep. The research shows that two ours of tablet use before bed can suppress melatonin production up to 22%. In English, that means tablet use is making it harder for us to fall asleep…

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[16 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Watch the New TV Ad for Microsoft Surface Tablet

Microsoft just release it’s first television ad for the Surface tablet. It is called “The Surface Movement” where the characters spontaneously enter into a dance routine focused around their unique attachable cover keyboards. The Surface tablet itself wasn’t prominently featured, but the coordination involved in the dance routine is impressive and those keyboards had drawn a lot of interest because it simply made a lot of sense to integrate it into the cover…

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[24 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Teens Standing up to Cyber Bullies on Facebook

It’s Back to School & Cyberbulling
It’s back to school time. Many schools will be starting this week or the next. It’s the time to think about new classes, new teachers, perhaps new friends, but also a time to think about the many issues in present youth culture.

One of the biggest is cyberbullying. According to a new study, 1 in 4 kids claim to be targets of cyberbullying, nearly 2 of 3 teens have witnessed cruel behavior online, but only 10% of parents are aware that their own teens are one of the recipients. Most of these attacks happen on Facebook where a whopping 92.6% of teens say cruel behavior takes place.

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[21 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Apple iPhone 5 Promo Video’s Social Commentary

I found this iPhone 5 Promo video, hilarious, but in the same time a bit sad as it pokes fun at our media-centric culture. Although some of the lines were meant to be hyperbole, the social commentary can be poignant…

Watch & share what you think!

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