Monthly Archives: April 2011

Design Thinking

As a social media manager, my days are often filled with meetings and phone calls in between account work. On Friday, I had one meeting in particular that I was really looking forward to. One of our clients, Tim Ogilvie, … Continue reading

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Caption Contest

Public relations offices are full of random memorabilia. Check out this photo of one of our senior staff members reading the paper. Suggest a caption to win some cool books, and to be featured on our blog.

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Social Vending

You have your vending machines.  And then you have your social vending machines. Pepsi is getting consumers involved in a whole new way with a prototype launch of its social vending machine.  In addition to quenching your own thirst, you … Continue reading

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App Happy: Note Everything

Looking for that perfect app to keep all your thoughts organized without having a million pieces of paper scattered all over your desk? Note Everything, a free app in the Android Market, allows you to electronically organize your thoughts (in … Continue reading

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Duped!

How closely do people pay attention to the press release?  On NPR’s music blog The Record, Frannie Kelley tells a great story of how a ridiculously fake bio for an actual band went insanely viral. The headline of the release … Continue reading

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In Print: The Beatles

This has been a good week for Beatles fans, as three separate Beatles-related books have made the news. 1. Via GalleyCat, I read that Abrams will be publishing Living in the Material World: George Harrison – an illustrated book that … Continue reading

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Fan Page Duel

Do you remember Xanga? If any of you were like me and used it as an online journal, you probably remember spending hours at a time tinkering with the HTML to make your page look unique. With Facebook, things get … Continue reading

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Last Words

Thanks to the beloved GalleyCat Twitter feed, I happened upon a link to Flavorwire — tweeted by BookBench — that had a list of 20 famous last lines in literature. I sifted through the list quickly, amused by the lines … Continue reading

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Social Media April Fools

If you’ve been on Google today, or have logged into LinkedIn, you may have picked up on two clever April Fool’s Day jokes.

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