Category Archives: Social Media

8 Nov

Babies: Do They Have Privacy Rights on Social Media?

Working in social media marketing I often think about this new generation of tech-savvy kids (and how I can keep up with them), and the even younger kiddos who are being brought up after them. A new generation of kids are being brought up in a world that has never existed before, a world where social media has existed since their births. A world where it […]

9 Aug

Everything I Need to Know About Facebook I Learned from Fiona the Baby Hippo

There’s a lot of divisiveness in today’s headlines, but there’s one story that virtually every Cincinnatian I know has rallied around this summer — that’s the tale of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s media darling, Fiona the baby hippo. Unless you’ve been living under a rock or managed to avoid every imaginable news outlet, […]

17 May

Stuck with a Blank Page? Here’s Where to Look for Inspiration

Oftentimes when our team creates blogs, we’re inspired by client work, industry news or random sources of information (like pizza or office dogs). But, every once in a while, writer’s block hits and it feels impossible to come up with anything uniquely new. So, we turn to some of our favorite sources of inspiration to […]

3 May

The Fyre Festival and the Power of Marketing

If you haven’t perused the internet in the last few days, you might be unfamiliar with the Fyre Festival, an immersive music event that promised island luxuries, musical performances, and legendary, over-the-top experiences. However, as attendees started to arrive to their island getaway in the Bahamas, they were met with the unfortunate reality that the […]

22 Feb

Three Tips for Producing an Animated Video About Your Public Works Project

Second only to Facebook, the video-sharing social media site, YouTube, is one of the most-used social media platforms. This says a lot about an Internet user’s preference for video. Video should be included in your public involvement approach since it’s an increasingly popular way to explain information, and can enhance your ability to reach your […]

1 Feb
25 Jan

Three Content Ideas For Your Public Works Social Media Accounts

The beauty of social networking sites, whether you’re in Cincinnati or Sacramento, is that you control your message. With billions of users on Facebook and millions on Twitter, social media helps you meet people where they are, which is a huge benefit to your public involvement endeavors. Once you’ve set up your accounts on the […]

25 May
13 Apr

Large Pizza with Pepperoni and Happy Faces: How Emojis are Helping Brands

By Abby Brown, Creative Associate “Can you teach me how to use those emoji things?” my mother once asked me at the dinner table. Full disclosure: I don’t particularly love teaching my parents about technology. It requires a lot of patience and time, both of which I do not have. My mother sent me rat […]

10 Feb