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#DressGate2015 and Its Lesson for Marketers

On Thursday, big things happened in America. No, I’m not talking about the Net Neutrality decision or the “Jihadi John” situation; I’m talking about dressgate. If you’ve been living under a rock, I’ll sum it up for you. 712 more words

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A Case for Corporate Blogging

In 2015, part of my strategy for the marketing and promotion of my company is to blog on a weekly basis. The concept of blogging has been received with varied results. 825 more words

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Crisis Communications and the Importance of Timing

They say that timing is everything. And when I say “they” I mean everyone—literally everyone says that phrase. In fact, if you google “quotes about timing” you will find search results from movies, the Bible, songs, and more. 555 more words

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3 BIG (albeit, small) Branding Mistakes

Branding—it’s one of the most powerful, and yet allusive, areas of a marketer’s job. This is partially because of the fact that a brand is all-encompassing (literally every. 996 more words

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5 Marketing Lessons Gleaned from Gone Girl

Last night I went to see the movie Gone Girl for the second time in the same number of weeks. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and felt that the adaptation of the movie was superb. 837 more words

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4 Ways to Encourage Creativity on a Particularly Uncreative Day

No matter how “creative” my job requires me to be, I continuously find myself struggling with a designer’s version of writer’s block. Any artist could attest to the fact that you can’t force art – now, I’m not saying that I’m a bonafide artist or anything, but I would say that the same principle goes for creative ad design. 447 more words

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Broccoli Cheddar Rice Cups

I can bake a mean batch of cookies. I can make yummy pasta. I am even pretty darn good at soups, if I do say so myself. 246 more words

Emily Barlean