Category Archives: Strategy

Nothing to Report

The ongoing special counsel investigation report about the President and his administration, led by Bob Mueller, was submitted to the Attorney General last Friday. It was the biggest news story of the weekend and possibly the year. For the entire … Continue reading

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Facebook Turns the Page to Stay Relevant (and Out of Trouble)

“Bu-Bye!  Facebook is switching its messaging mission from News Feed to more private, encrypted communication.  Facebook watchers are wondering what this means for News Feed, though, the core of its advertising business model. Chesnot / Getty Images  Facebook’s future is private … Continue reading

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Will BOTs Change Customer Service?

Last week Facebook made a major announcement.  They informed the world that they are getting into the bot business by unveiling a bot platform into Messenger.  This is just a few weeks after Microsoft unveiled bots into Skype.  Up until … Continue reading

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Social Media trumps the personal website

A few years ago I decided to set up a professional website on which I could share content such as my resume and other information; I later transitioned that site to a personal one in which I could share photos, … Continue reading

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Making use of the big data we have

The advent of IoT and Big Data has given us access to information that we have never have access to before. Once we have access to the data, making use of it requires more than just the click of a … Continue reading

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3 takeaways from the White House Digital Strategy Team

Jenna Brayton, an Associate Director in the White House Office of Digital Strategy, came to speak with students in the Annenberg School of Communications at University of Pennsylvania last Monday, and discussed the role of social media in the presidency. … Continue reading

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Swipe Right For New Customers

The ‘Tinder Generation’ is on the rise and looking closely at their online dating habits can potentially shed some light on their shopping habits. Companies would be wise to start to consider how these online dating apps can translate into … Continue reading

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Got beef?

Nowadays celebrities take aim at one another over twitter and the world notices and won’t let it go.  One of my friends texted me asking if I had seen the twitter beef going on between Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa … Continue reading

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Pepsi, in Search of Social Media Buzz, Opens Sleek Kola House

                 Pepsi’s new ‘kola bar & lounge’ by kravitz design inc. Hoping to “change the conversation” from Pepsi being just another sugar water beverage and jump start its sales that have fallen at … Continue reading

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Twitter Reshuffles Management Deck

In an effort to re-start and focus the meandering strategy of Twitter, co-founder and recently appointed CEO Jack Dorsey has hired Amex’s exec VP of global advertising, marketing and digital partnerships, Leslie Berland.  Amex is known for its highly effective … Continue reading

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