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Apr 09 2014

How To Create an eBook

An eBook is any publication that can be read on a computer or other type of electronic device. They are not only a great mechanism for sharing information that can be utilized on several different platforms, but they are also a great source for engagement. For example, the standard eBook is shared and distributed into 4-7 blog posts, 1-2 infographics, one email campaign (which can be amplified with marketing automation software) and over 200 social media posts! There are four primary steps to creating an eBook. First: figure out the purpose...

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Mar 27 2014

Why is website content important?

Content is essential for modern marketing. In the age of on-demand and custom-curated content, brands need to contribute or they risk getting overlooked. The way to your consumers’ heart is through great content, which should do at least one of the following: Solve a problem Entertain Inform In addition to helping you attract, convert and maintain customers, content is essential for SEO, social media and PPC. SEO With Google’s new algorithm, content is more important than ever. In order to position yourself against your competition and have great search rankings, develop content that you know your...

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Mar 20 2014

Branding in Today’s Market

Branding in today’s market reaches far beyond a slogan, logo and color scheme. A company with a successful brand strategy can be recognized nationally and will help bring value to your business. There are several slip-ups that can be easy for a company to get stuck on as well as some tips that will help a company to succeed. Social media is a great place for your company to show its personality and find its voice. Customers feel more connected when a business is able to humanize its brand. This advocacy...

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Feb 14 2014

Don’t Let the Hecklers Get You Down, Shaun White.

The Olympic events are viewed by more than 3.2 billion people worldwide. It is a spectacle watched by patriotic supporters who are quick to celebrate a win but faster to criticize a loss. United by national pride, fans tune in to cheer on their athletes, a tradition that has taken place for more than 100 years. Athletes, branded by their national flags, are transformed into iconic heroes if successful or outcast as international disappointments if a mistake is made or loss occurs. This year’s Sochi Olympics were no different. Shaun White, a two-time...

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Jan 30 2014

Richard Sherman… a “Thug” or a Marketing Genius?

The story of Richard Sherman received a lot of coverage. This media blow-up was all due to just a few comments made by Sherman post making the game-winning tip in the end-zone which took the Seahawks to the Super Bowl. Let me preface this by saying I’m a born and raised Denver native, so I’ll still be rooting for my Broncos in the SB48. However, as a marketer, I can’t help but notice the sheer momentum a couple comments made after the big game and the goldmine created for Mr....

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Jan 09 2014

How the Justine Sacco Debacle Went from Unfortunate to Brilliant in Under 11 Hours

While there were several well-known social media blowups over the holidays, the Justine Sacco saga was by far the most infamous. It had all the elements of your typical social media comment gone wrong. For those of you unfamiliar, a communication executive made a really insensitive remark on Twitter which many people found hugely offensive. She was fired, made the usual apologies and deleted all social media presence. ...

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Dec 20 2013

Who Doesn’t Like a Discount? Here’s Something to Tweet Home About!

The holidays are always a time to celebrate. It’s a good time to reflect upon the year. At Mambo we have a lot to celebrate. Our agency has been growing quickly and healthily and all to the thanks of our amazing clients. While we could write a blog on each of our fabulous clients (and we do, eventually), I’d like to write this blog as an ode to our relationship with PSU’s Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE). It’s an exciting time of the year because they are in the...

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Dec 12 2013

Who Needs The Nightly News When We Have Social Media?

Social media might not literally be taking over the world, but in most markets, social outlets are seen as the “go-to” for breaking news: 71% of 18- to 29-year-olds cite the internet as a main news source. By many people’s standards, Twitter is the best tool not only to read about news but also to report on an event with real-time updates. Roughly half of both Twitter and Facebook users get news from those sites. Unlike traditional news outlets, social media has the ability to report on an international network...

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Nov 22 2013

The Job’s Not Over Yet!

In my last blog post, I gave advice for carrying out a successful live tweeting event. Perhaps some of you even followed our client, Nutcase Helmets, to see how they fared at the Philly Bike Expo....

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Nov 21 2013

Is Your Online Business Protected From California’s “Do-Not-Track” Law?

You may have heard about California’s new “Do-Not-Track” (DNT) law that will go into effect January 01, 2014. Will there be implications for your commercial website, online service or mobile app? Regardless of whether your business or organization operates out of California, it is important to be aware of this new requirement and take action to ensure your business is protected. The DNT disclosure law is an amendment to the California Online Privacy Protection Act. The amendment mandates that commercial websites or online services that collect “personally identifiable information” (PII) must...

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