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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Amanda Gant

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On today's Spin Sucks Inquisition, we host a surrogate employee and Chicago neighbor, Amanda Gant. Amanda is the digital marketing manager at Orbit Media, and she's an all-around awesome human being. Stop by Spin Sucks and meet her. The post The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Amanda Gant appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories The Spin Sucks Inquisition: David J.P.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Snapchat 101: What You Need to Know


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Since-Fixed Bug Affected Facebook Page Insights From Oct. 4-14

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Facebook page administrators : If the figures for Reactions , shares and comments on your pages seemed a bit off between Oct. 4 and 14, here’s why. The social network announced in a Facebook for Business post  that a bug affected Page Insights  during that time period, and that bug has since been corrected: We wanted to let page owners know of a bug that affected all pages from Oct. through 14 that has now been fixed. During this period, the bug prevented us from reporting on organic engagement counts—Reactions, shares, comments—in Page Insights. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.


Why the Twitter-NFL Deal Is a Hail Mary That Will Work

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There’s a sub-genre of videos in which children react to technology relics like rotary phones, Walkmans and typewriters and reveal how foreign such concepts are. When hearing an old-style busy signal, for instance, one kid guesses that it means the phone is “loading or searching.”. good candidate for that list is linear TV. Have you ever had to explain to a child how you used to have to wait to watch your favorite TV program, and if you missed it, you wouldn’t get a chance to see it again? And Twitter is not the only potential winner in this game. Twitter’s Hail Mary.


The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

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If My Suitcase Could Talk

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One of the questions I field frequently—from clients, students, and colleagues alike—is how to keep up with the vast content demands of our 24/7, always-on, social media-connected and directed world. Because with more and more ways to connect, and communicate, doesn’t it feel like you have to keep generating ginormous amounts of content to keep your audiences engaged? Now I’m in Louisville, Ky.,


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Is Virtual Reality Finally Ready To Be Social?

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Maybe…no, not really. Perhaps. I don’t know. Read on. I’ve been going back and forth on virtual reality’s “has arrived” moment for well over a couple of decades. This picture, incidentally, was taken back in 1989. That’s not me, btw. Today, I’m much more optimistic than I once was. We also use the Rift and Chromium VR a lot lately in content creation.