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Infographic: A Look Ahead to the Holidays

  • By Rob Patterson
  • September 25, 2019

In last year's holiday season, sales increased 2.9% over the previous year. While year-over-year growth is encouraging for brands, it actually fell short of National Retail Federation projections (4.3 - 4.8%). Looking at the growth more closely, it's clear that consumers are starting their shopping earlier than ever before. Holiday sales grew at a 5.1% rate during the first half of the season, but gained only 0.9% in the second half. Which days does your brand need to capitalize on this holiday season? Let's take a look! Read More

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Warriors for a Cure Go the Distance for Pediatric Cancer

  • By Rob Patterson
  • September 20, 2019

This September, in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, our team is participating in the annual Alex’s Million Mile initiative. This month-long event, hosted by the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, calls for teams from across the country to walk, run, and ride a collective total of one million miles before the month is up in order to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research. Read More

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Why Brands Should Take a Look at Twitch

  • By Rob Patterson
  • September 19, 2019

For brands, connecting with younger consumers remains one of the most tried-and-true methods for building a loyal following. However, in today’s increasingly cluttered digital landscape, it’s getting more difficult to reach younger audiences en masse. Whether it’s through ad-blocking while surfing the internet or avoiding commercials by watching streaming services such as Netflix, younger consumers are seeing fewer and fewer traditional advertisements. Read More

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5 Tips to Boost Your Brand’s Instagram Engagement in 2019

  • By Jade Axman
  • September 18, 2019

Last year, Instagram reached one billion active monthly users, surpassing that of parent company Facebook and once-competitor Snapchat. But. between constant algorithm alterations, experimental changes, and a surplus of daily content, it’s becoming more difficult than ever to create engaging posts for your audience on “The ‘Gram.” And, with more than 80% of businesses considering engagement to be their most important metric, this poses a major concern for brands and influencers alike. Read More

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