Britney is Free, but Why Won’t the Internet Let Her Be?

May 18, 2022Social Media, Uncategorized

by Gabriel Muñoz In November 2003, “the most famous 21-year-old on the planet,” Britney Spears, sat down with Diane Sawyer for a primetime television special. The now infamous interview was aligned with her soon-to-be-released fourth studio release, “In the Zone,” but the album was mainly sidelined for more “juicier” topics, including her tabloid-fueled breakup with … Read More

4 Social Media Platform Updates You Missed in 2021

January 5, 2022Social Media, Uncategorized

by Alexis Karis Just as fast as the world seems to change (hello Omicron and lockdown deja-vu…), so does social media. It seems like every platform from Instagram to Facebook to LinkedIn has new features and updates rolling out constantly – both small and sometimes large. We know that a New Year brings with it … Read More

3 Tips for Vetting and Selecting Influencers for Your Brand’s Campaign

December 29, 2021Social Media

When you hear the word “influencer,” what comes to mind? Visions of a gorgeous, millennial woman showing off the trendiest clothes and accessories on Instagram? Or maybe you think of an athleisurewear -clad teenager dancing in their living room on TikTok. Either way, as long as social media platforms allow creators to monetize their content, … Read More

7 Social Media Strategies for 2022

November 18, 2021Social Media

In the midst of planning season, it’s time to take stock of your social media strategies. The rules of engagement continue to change as the world continues to evolve along with the pandemic. Therefore, the way you engage with key constituents must evolve too. Here are seven social media strategies to consider for 2022: Podcasts … Read More

To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Transparency in Alcohol Social Media

October 14, 2021Social Media

Influencer marketing for alcohol brands can feel like running through a minefield of countless legal pitfalls such as using proper disclosures, not promoting excessive drinking, not sharing content with minors under the legal drinking age and more. This September a group of 13 public relations and advertising agencies announced a commitment to a global standard … Read More

How Brands Are Reaching Gen Z on TikTok

May 5, 2021Communication, Social Media, Uncategorized

TikTok is a fully-fledged marketing machine for businesses. It shapes our culture, media cycle, and most intimate relationships. But what makes TikTok different from other social media platforms? One key differentiator is that 56 percent of TikTok’s 100 million monthly U.S. users are under the age of 24, commonly known as “Gen Z.” In comparison, … Read More

Instagram; The One-Upper Of Social Platforms

March 16, 2021Social Media

We have all experienced the sheer annoyance of the one-upper. You show up to work vulnerable, disheveled and exhausted; having been up all night with a screaming baby. The one-upper coworker quickly reminds you, “My twins had colic with acid reflux, and both screamed and puked for two years straight.” Maybe you were thrilled to … Read More