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March 13, 2015


Social Sound Bite: Why Meerkkat Matters

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/onbrand/Social-Sound-Bite-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this week’s Social Sound Bite – recorded live at the KXIC studios in Iowa City – Jay and I discussed a new social app on the block. It’s called Meerkat and it allows users to …

February 27, 2015


Social Sound Bite: Facebook Is NOT Dead to Young People 12–24

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/onbrand/Social-Sound-Bite-8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this week’s Social Sound Bite – recorded live at the KXIC studios in Iowa City – Jay and I discussed new data from Edison Research on social media usage among Americans age 12–24. …

September 11, 2014

Social Spotlight

4 Strategies for Instagram Takeovers

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If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably seen the wave of Instagram takeovers from brands, businesses, and the like. By handing over your account, you can cross audiences and followers, showcase talent or projects that your team is working on, and …

February 7, 2014


How Do You Grow Your Instagram Following?


http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5985866/SocialBrandChat/SocialBrandChatEpisode15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week on Social Brand Chat presented by KXIC we discussed a question we received last week after our first Content Marketing Boot Camp in Cedar Rapids: “How do you grow your Instagram following?” …

August 1, 2013

Brand Snapshot

Dreaming Cow Creamery Builds Trust on YouTube and Instagram

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Many organic dairy producers gloat about the well-being of their non-GMO fed cows. They claim the cows are humanely raised on small, locally owned farms, where they are free to graze the fields and munch on grass all day. Plenty …

April 18, 2013

Content Marketing

9 Forms of Visual Content You Need to Know About

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Social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest are hungry for visual content. Many of these platforms have been designed to highlight graphics, and with the opportunity to share insights, information, or even a laugh, it’s time that all brands …

April 15, 2013

Social Spotlight

8 Most Innovative Brands on Vine

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Recently honored as the number one app in the U.S. App Store, Twitter’s fun video-based content network Vine is already becoming a playground for brands of all shapes and sizes. While many are finding innovative approaches, some struggle with what …

January 28, 2013

Social Spotlight

Twitter’s New Vine App Redefines Video Content in Six Seconds

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Last Thursday Twitter introduced Vine, an engaging new way to create and share concise mobile video content. Actually, Twitter announced their acquisition of Vine Labs and their signature app. Like all things Twitter, Vine is defined by its brevity. What …

November 8, 2012

Social Spotlight

Should Brands Care About Instagram Profiles on the Web?

Should Brands Care About Instagram Profiles on the Web?

This week saw an exciting development from Instagram. The funky photo-sharing social site took a step away from their mobile-only roots — where they’d been named the App Store’s App of the Year and garnered record Android downloads — by …

September 6, 2012


Getting Social with Pew Research Center (Interview)

With the political season upon us, there’s a lot of partisan messaging flying around our social media channels. As opinions tweet past us at record speeds, hard data on public sentiment is becoming more important that ever. Recently I chatted …