The Changing World of Social Media

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By Sara Rider   |   April 14, 2016

What’s in, what’s out, what to consider when you plot your Social Media strategy

Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. Facebook. The world is full of social media options. But what is best for your business? Should you commit staff time and effort to all of the options (Tumblr anyone?), or should you focus on a few of them?

The reality is that the world of social media is changing. It is a vital part of any organization’s communications strategy,

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From late-night phone calls to buckets of ice: Social media has potential

Jake from State Farm ad
By Allison Mabry   |   October 2, 2014

There’s a commercial my family stops to watch on the DVR every single time it comes on. It’s the “It’s Jake, from State Farm” commercial, which actually started running way back in 2011! There’s just something hilarious about the wife catching her husband making a 3 a.m. call to his insurance agent and mistakenly saying, “She sounds hideous”—prompting his deadpan response, “Well, she’s a guy.” The misunderstanding feels just so universal.


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What you can learn about tweeting and social media

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By Sara Rider   |   January 27, 2014

Over the last several years, we’ve had lots of discussions with clients about what role social media should play in their marketing.  Some companies are avid social media followers and participants—others still aren’t comfortable with social media in their marketing mix.  Sometimes this reluctance seems to be based in a “how would my company benefit from that?” type of mentality.

At the end of 2013, the The New York Times took a look at how the twitter side of its social media efforts was going,

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