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The movie Chef, starring Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, and Sofia Vergara was in the theaters last year, and is now available on Netflix and for rental.

Some called it “the feel-good movie of the year” — and I agree — but it’s also a GREAT way to get up to speed on Social Media!

Topics: Social Media Digital

Digital Marketing: Social Media Can't Do These for Your Business

Top 3 Things Social Media Can't Do For A Business Or Brand"Things were so much simpler before Apple," says my 11 year old daughter after a recent panic attack over the thought of losing her Instagram followers and pictures. Her iPod Touch was a lemon and luckily under warranty, but the time between her device crashing and her logging back into her Instagram app was pure torture… for both of us!

Topics: Social Media content marketing content strategy digital marketing setting expectations Digital

Digital Marketing & Media: 7 Big Things Happening in Social Media

7 Big Things Happening in Social MediaAs social media becomes a more significant component in a company’s marketing strategy, keeping up-to-date on the changes happening in some of the more popular sites also grows in importance. Whether you own a business, sell digital media, or manage digital salespeople, it is important to know what is happening in the world of social media.

Topics: Social Media digital marketing internet marketing Digital integrated media solution

How Digital Marketing Has Affected Today's Mad Men

Digital MarketingMad Men Season 6 debuts this Sunday on AMC and over the past several seasons the show has done a great job of showing a society in change and how the advertising world has evolved to adjust to these shifts in society’s norms.  

Topics: using technology Social Media digital marketing Digital Sales

What Social Media Will Look Like in 2013

the future of social media?This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first text message. Sent on December 3, 1992, the first text went from a PC to a mobile device over Vodafone's U.K. network and read, "Merry Christmas."

Topics: using technology Social Media video Digital

Three Big Social Media Stories and How They Affect Your Content Marketing

inbound marketingThis was a big week for social media changes. Here are three stories we think you need to be aware of... and why you should care!

Topics: Social Media content strategy internet marketing Digital inbound marketing

Reputation management is not "completely wrong"

All day long, my friends have posted Facebook status updates like this, "Go to Google. Click on Images. Type 'completely wrong' and see what images appear." What shows up is a collection of photos of Mitt Romney.*

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Topics: Social Media content marketing Digital reputation management inbound marketing

Why Pepsi's over-reliance on social media hurt their business

social mediaIf you sell media, buy media or run a business, you should read the The Face-to-Face Book, by Ed Keller and Brad Fay. Here are some highlights from the book.  

Topics: Social Media internet marketing Digital selling digital advertising

Location, Location, Location! [Digital Advertising Strategy]

mobile marketingWhen you look at emerging trends in the digital space right now, location-based marketing is rarely missing from the conversation. The discussion surrounding the effectiveness of local advertising, the power of social media and the growth of mobile add color to the conversation.

Topics: Social Media Digital selling digital advertising

The Top 5- Top 10 Lists

Top 10 ListsIf you’re like me, you can't help yourself when it comes to a Top 10 List. I don't know what it is about a list—let alone a Top 10 List—but every time I see one, I feel compelled to pay attention. The following  will link you to five Top 10 Lists that are worth your time.

 1. The Top 10 Marketing Infographics of 2011

Topics: Social Media selling digital advertising sales performance Sales