Posted in August 2012

SiSoMo Makes Luxury Products Shine

SiSoMo Makes Luxury Products Shine

As published in Business2Community A study released by Martini Media today reports agency executives estimate that 37 percent of mass marketers’ branding dollars are spent in digital marketing (online display, video, mobile), whereas only 31 percent of luxury marketers’ budgets are spent in that space. At the same time, research indicates that trend shifting in … Continue reading »

Not Growing? Awesome. You’re Dead.

Not Growing? Awesome. You’re Dead.

“Not Growing? Awesome. You’re Dead.” – Ophelia’s Webb Many of us have heard this before, or perhaps another variation of it. In life, failure to grow may merely cause stagnation. In business, it’s terminal. Though necessary, taking actionable steps to personal growth and development in business can be challenging. With so many things to learn, … Continue reading »

Marketing Powers Activate! GraphEffect’s Social Network Now Open to the Rest of Us

Marketing Powers Activate! GraphEffect’s Social Network Now Open to the Rest of Us

As written for Social Media Today Earlier this year Gartner predicted that more than 60% of Fortune 500 companies will “actively engage” customers with Facebook marketing by 2013. One company, GraphEffect, has been helping fulfill on those estimates. GraphEffect serves as a collaboration platform for Fortune 500 brands and agencies to coordinate their marketing initiatives. Companies like … Continue reading »

Mobile Ads: Vinny Prefers to Dine, Spicoli Heads to the Spa

Mobile Ads: Vinny Prefers to Dine, Spicoli Heads to the Spa

Image: muaythaiislife.com The Great Debate Stereotypes of East Coasters and West Coasters have long been the material of late-night spoofs, movies, and cultural commentary. People from the West Coast brand their Eastern counterparts of being uptight and stressed out, while folks on the East Coast perceive them as having a laissez-faire approach to life. The generalizations go beyond mere … Continue reading »

Blow Out the Candles: The “GIF” Turns 25

Blow Out the Candles: The “GIF” Turns 25

GIFs. I was using them a lot in ’06 on my MySpace, but hadn’t thought about it much since. As it turns out, the image format turned 25 years old recently, and the “grown up” GIF is enjoying a resurgence of popularity. The GIF’s new notoriety is partly the result of faster computers and improved bandwidth, paired with popularity … Continue reading »