Category Archives: Social Media

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
23 Dec

Going Viral

By Abby Brown, Creative Associate Oh, the viral video. So simple, so…well, unpredictable. This new form of media, mysterious to many, has become a primary method for brands to communicate to a large audience. Ad Age recently released a list of The 20 Most Viral Ads of 2015, and the article made me question, what […]

24 Sep

The Facebook Improvements that Should Exist

Mashable’s article about Facebook features that should exist (such as an explanation with a relationship status change) got me thinking about notifications that I would like to see on Facebook: 1. If someone is posting a cryptic status update fishing for attention and responses, they should be required to show up in a different color […]