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Our Thinking

Thought leadership drives innovation, and underpins our client work. Curious about how we think? Find out below.

Online Multitasking
Social Media

Online ‘Multi-Snacking’

As intelligent, capable, and busy people, we have trained ourselves to handle… as much as we can handle. We snack on various inputs (emails, texts, the web, TV, people around us, etc.) and use our brainpower to keep it all organized, ready for instant recall… we hope. The younger generation is no better: many will use Facebook at the same time as watching TV and responding to Texts.

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Digital Content
Social Media

Improving Social Media ROI – The Secret Ingredient

Despite the frenzy everywhere else, many senior executives look at their corporate Social Media initiatives, and wonder why there isn’t a better return on their investment. Many marketers, despite implementing clever campaigns, secretly worry about the same thing.

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Social Media

When NOT to Post: Social Media TMI

If you have spent any time on Facebook (and now, sadly, LinkedIn), you may have been the victim of over-sharing. You are subjected to pointless, and often narcissistic postings, often from people and organizations that should know better.

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Social Media ROI
Social Media

Social Media ROI

Do you have a creeping feeling that you will never get an adequate return on your Social Media investment? If so, you’re probably right. To improve Social ROI requires three key ingredients: the first reduces costs, and the second and third improve return.

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Web
Social Media

Working The Web

Are you one of those thousands (millions?) who build a social profile, only to find that you have very few friends? Maybe you are one of those millions (or billions?) of businesses that have built a website, but have found that no one is calling? Or no one is buying?

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Plagiarism
Copywriting

Preventing Plagiarism

Are you an information thief? Have you ever plagiarized, pilfered, or “borrowed” someone else’s knowledge or reputation? And has someone ever done this to you?

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Social Media

R.I.P., Email

Picture this scene from a few decades ago: you’re working in your office, and your assistant bursts in, with an important announcement: You’ve received… a FAX! The correspondence was critically important – and you were too.

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Big data graphic
Social Media

The Power of Crowdsourcing

How often have you run into a creative roadblock? Or you were stumped with a problem that you couldn’t figure out? When this happens, we are usually operating under a conventional wisdom that artificially closes the door to possibility.

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Social Media

How Much Is Too Much Social Media?

Too little Social Media is like spitting into the wind: no traction and no impact. It also leads to discouragement: if the efforts are not making a difference, then why bother at all? On the other hand, too much Social Media is an obvious waste of time and resources

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Social Media

Six Social Media Insights

If you are ahead of the curve in your social media and web strategy, you know there is no magic bullet: your days are spent making minor changes to improve SEO, more minor changes to improve on-page conversion, and a-b testing to improve email response rates. Once each year, however, it makes sense to rise above the weeds, and consider the new.

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