Category Archives: Business

Pokémon GO: Bulbasaurs and Billions

By: Cory Gray

It’s been a week since the release of Nintendo’s newest Pokémon game and it’s rapidly taking over parks, sidewalks, and millions of landmarks across the World. With more daily users than Twitter in the United States and aspiring Pokémasters taking to social media to share pictures of wild Pokémon, it is nearly impossible to have missed out on the craze. For those still out of the loop, a brief overview of the game can be found on Vox.

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SXSW Recap

With our first trip to Austin for SXSW, we tried to hit a variety of sessions that could apply to a wide range of our clients and readers.  Below is a quick sxsw recap, but first, some fun facts we learned!

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2015 Brand Resolutions

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We are half-way through the first month of 2015, the holidays have passed and the new year dust has settled. It is now time to push forward and get serious about making better business decisions that will keep your company succeeding not only in 2015, but well into the future.

For starters, we’ve put together a ‘2015 Brand Resolutions’ checklist of sorts, with some stats to help explain why each item is worth pursuing if you haven’t yet.

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Digital Content Marketing – #digitaljungle

Nestlé Purina's Digital Jungle

We recently had the pleasure of attending Nestlé Purina’s Digital Summit, a day long conference held at the Four Seasons in downtown St. Louis, where we were joined by Purina’s top digital marketing associates and several other agencies from throughout the U.S. This was our third consecutive year attending the summit, and as usual, the day did not disappoint.

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What Can I Get for a One Second Super Bowl Commercial?

At this point, we’ve all seen the stats about the costs for Super Bowl ads, the ads for the ads, the ads for the ads for the ads, and some of the fun facts that go along with the big game:

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How to Send Cash Online

Sending cash online has existed for quite awhile, but it always required several steps of signing up for a service, linking a bank account, authorizing accounts, yadda yadda yadda. And on top of that, the recipient had to use the same service. So if you were anxious to try out a service like Venmo, you’d have to convince all your friends to sign up and stop using PayPal, for example.

Square has turned that whole process on its head with the new Square Cash service.  We tested it, and it’s a breeze to get working.  While keeping a few security tips in mind, we think it’s an ingenious way to simplify the process of sending cash online. Why? Because…

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Sync Billings Across Multiple Computers with Dropbox

Sync Billings with DropboxAnyone that uses Billings knows how great of a program it is.  It lets you easily manage, track time, and invoice all your projects (for more info about Billings, check out their site). The one major complaint I've had though, is that its database has to live on one machine...unless of course you can sync that database across multiple computers to gain access to all of your company info from all of your computers. Read the Rest