Spin the Pen Revisited: Spin It to Win It

Last summer, my friend, Daniel McCoy, and I entered the Pentel Recycology Student Campaign of the Year contest, hosted by Alloy Media + Marketing. Our entry to the contest was called “Spin the Pen. Save the Planet.” Among our many campaign strategies, we utilized a Facebook group, YouTube page, Twitter page and website. We featured…

Friend.ly Facebook Friend Stats

Cool! I just discovered Friend.ly, a Facebook application that analyzes yours friends’ demographic information and outputs basic statistics. Thought I’d post my friend stats here so that you could all psychoanalyze me! Out of Erica’s 1,035 Facebook friends: Most common name: Kevin (11 friends) Most common zodiac sign: Libra (83 friends) Longest name: Maximillian-Conroy Hencke…

Twitter’s Internal Strategy is Compromised

I stepped out of the office for a little bit today and when I returned I found a 40-paged article on my desk, freshly printed and bound with a binder clip. The article, from TechCrunch, was entitled Twitter’s Internal Strategy Laid Bare: To Be “The Pulse of the Planet”. Apparently, on Tuesday evening, more than…

Glamour Subscription Only $1.50

In celebration of their 70th Birthday, Glamour Magazine is dishing out subscriptions for $1.50 for one year! How did they choose $1.50? That was their price in their founding year of 1939. Take advantage of this one! Sign up for a subscription here! You might be wondering how I heard about this… Facebook! I’m really…

The Future of Social Media Marketing

Abrams Research just came out with their social media survey today. Check it out here. Here’s an abridged version: Most people would recommend businesses use Twitter over any other social media site: 40% to just 15% for Facebook But – they’d pay for Facebook over any other site for their own use LinkedIn came in…