Category Archives: Social Media

29 Sep

How to Make your Advertising Dollars Work for You

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive   Back in the day when I started in this industry, paid marketing (advertising) and non-paid marketing (PR, editorial/media relations/etc.) were separate animals and, as a result, advertising wasn’t typically something a traditional PR agency was involved with.  In fact, when I moved to Cincinnati in 1999, I worked […]

14 Sep

Mastering Short-Form Videos in 2022

By Lauren Reed, Intern   Since the development and growth of TikTok, short-form videos have become the next big thing. These videos catch users’ attention and have no problem keeping it due to their snack-sized length. One of the first apps to feature short-form videos was Vine, released in 2013. The internet loved Vine’s simple […]

28 Jun
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6 Apr

The Almighty Algorithm: What it is, and why you should care about it. 

By Victoria Knepp, Consultant

Tell me you’re in marketing, without telling me you’re in marketing… 

Me on the phone with my mom: Well, if you’re scrolling and you stop your scroll to look at something for even a few seconds, that tells the Instagram algorithm you’re interested in that. So, you’ll get more content like that in the future. 

My mom: … 

23 Mar

Twin College Basketball Stars Are Poised to Make $1 Million in Endorsements. Is This Just the Beginning of NIL Opportunities for Brands?

By Matt Fickenworth, Account Associate

Haley and Hanna Cavinder are twin basketball stars at Fresno State University. And their agent says they’re on the cusp of securing $1 million in endorsements by July. With the passing of the NIL policy, a new crop of influencers is on the horizon for marketers.

12 Jan

Refresh, Re-Evaluate and Re-NEW YEAR

By Victoria Knepp, Account Executive

The title pun sounded better in my head – I (like you) am still recovering from the hustle and bustle and much-needed break(ish) of the holidays.

Just like the diet we’ll start (and quit), the bad habit we’ll try to kick, and the unrealistic, albeit exciting list of goals we’ll set for ourselves this month, you can also dive into refreshing your social strategy.

8 Sep

Rebranding Our Twitter: The Results (Part Two)

By Matt Fickenworth, Intern

Two weeks ago, we published Part One of this blog: a deep look into what went into the rebrand of our Twitter account – why we did it, how we did it, and our goals for the long run. In Part Two, we look at the results and analytics of the rebrand more than a year later. Let’s dive in.

25 Aug

Rebranding Our Twitter: The Process (Part One)

By Matt Fickenworth, Intern

Just a young, bright, intelligent, ambitious, driven, passionate, charismatic intern. You might’ve heard the phrase – it’s a part of the bio of our revamped Twitter account ran by “the intern,” who also happens to be the person writing this blog. Today, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at what went into the rebrand of our Twitter account, and how it looks today.

11 Aug

The Reopening Effect – What Marketers Need to Know About Consumer Media Habit Shifts

By Elyn Buscani, Account Manager

As it did for every other facet of our lives, COVID-19 greatly impacted consumer media habits. eMarketer reports that U.S. adults increased media consumption across all types in 2020 to a new high of 13 hours, 21 minutes per day (58 extra minutes year-to-year). Now that federal and state guidelines have relaxed, and ballparks and other venues are filling with people, what does consumer media consumption look like and what should marketers consider?