Octothorp anniversary: how to hashtag

Octothorp anniversary: how to hashtag

The octothorp — pound sign, number sign, hashtag — first appeared on phones decades ago. Early internet chats used the symbol to connect people and ideas, and the hashtag recently celebrated a 10-year anniversary as a Twitter user suggestion that has spread across...
The Branding Bunch

The Branding Bunch

The Business Record asked us what mistakes we see businesses making and how to fix/avoid them. We warned against… Making decisions without doing research Trying to hide bad news ‘Doing PR’ after something’s gone wrong You can read more on...
Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

If you haven’t already heard, the Fyre Festival was an epic failure that is still smoldering. The music festival promised the “unparalleled best” experience on a private island in the Bahamas, but, instead of arriving to high-end accommodations,...
Facebook and Fake News

Facebook and Fake News

If you’ve checked Facebook today, you may have seen their tips for spotting false news and instructions for reporting posts that include false stories. We’re glad Facebook is working to limit the spread of false information and that they’re sharing some of that...