In my previous post about my fairly limited experience with Pinterest, I mentioned being curious to conduct more research on what businesses are actually doing with it; hearing some actual success stories. Today, I set about doing trying to find various tips and tricks for businesses to incorporate Pinterest into their social media presence. Some […]

For the second part of my posts on recent viral ads, (the first part can be found here)I’ll be writing about another ad that recently caught my attention, completely coincidentally also for Samsung’s Galaxy S III phone. Say what you want about their product and whether they manage to sway you, the advertising department is […]

The other day, while researching recent viral videos relating to marketing, I came across this article about a new spot for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Take a second to think about which one I’m talking about. Any ideas?  I’m sure many of you might have guessed precisely which ad I’m talking about, and may […]

Anybody familiar with what a design-geek I am would probably not find that statement out of place coming out of my mouth. However, that quote is actually attributed to Kanye West, and is part of one of my favorite Etsy brand stories of the last few years. Long story short, Kanye West is what my […]

Working with various new platforms for my Social Media and Business Applications class at UW this quarter, has been an interesting experience. Thus far, I have been receptive to many social networking tools, and a fairly active user of some (mostly Facebook and Instagram, an occasional Twitter reader but not tweeter). However, I had been […]

An on-going theme stressed in our studies of LIS, has been the need to embrace diversity in all its facets. Recently, I came across a rather thought-provoking article on entitled “Diversify or Die: Why the Art World Needs to Keep Up With Our Changing Society.” The set-up for the article, was a 2010 study […]

Throughout my time thus far at the UW, I’ve been constantly on the lookout for ways to integrate my love of the arts into my LIS curriculum; as well as identifying possible career options with these interests in the future. One such possibility that has sprung up on my radar, are ways to work in […]

So today, I finally bit the bullet and tried out Pinterest, for a class on Social Media & Business Applications. Part of the course involves us signing up for and experimenting with a variety of different social media networks, in an attempt to get a feel for how they function; separately, with each other, and […]

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