Marketing Through Generations

The birth year of your customers matters! This is particularly true as is relates to their generation. The Center for Generational Kinetics includes these descriptions for a “generation” on their FAQ’s page: A generation is a group of people born around the same time and raised around the same place. People in this “birth cohort” exhibit similar characteristics, preferences,

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Do Not Underestimate the Power of the Press Release

In a marketer’s world, if necessity is the mother of invention, then clearly, technology is the mother of reinvention.  That is the digital advantage of one of the most traditional tools and standard tactics of the PR trade, the press release.   While many small businesses have been quick to sidestep or completely ignore its use,

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Goodbye Vine: Autopsies and Tributes

How many times has this happened to you? You find a good network, platform, app or API to grow your digital IQ and performance, and then, seemingly out of nowhere, there it is, the dreaded “service is ending” announcement.  Such was the case in late October with news that Vine, an online platform that enabled

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