Developing a Personal Brand on a Global Stage

I was in sixth grade the first time I remember anyone talking to me about Internet safety: “Do not EVER, put any personal information on the Internet. Don’t give out your real name. Never give out your address, or your birthdate or any other personal information. The Internet is dangerous.” To be fair, they were [...]

5 Social Media Marketing Rules “Orange is the New Black” Teaches Us (*Spoiler Alert*)

Although providing weeks (or days or maybe just hours) of enjoyment, season two of “Orange is the New Black” (OITNB) is more than just a series to relax with (or binge on) after a long day. Each character, event, and plot provides some interesting insight into the world of social media marketing. If you’re one [...]

New Research: Search Marketing Vs. Social Media or Search + Social Media?

By Priya Ramesh (@newpr) Consumers Increasingly Use Search + Social to Make Buying Decisions A new report from GroupM and comScore indicates that search engine marketing and social media combined has a huge impact on consumers’ purchasing decision online. It’s worth reading the entire report to understand how SEO and social are interdependent in driving [...]

Three Telling Signs Your Agency is a Social Media Quack

By Priya Ramesh   This blog post is inspired by a conversation I had with a Senior VP of Communications at a national non-profit who is testing the social media waters and asked me, “So what are some red flags I should be looking out for while I scout around for a social media consultant [...]