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How Stockholm Transport Improved Its Brand Image Through Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Stockholm public transport created a unique campaign at Stockholm Pride Parade to improve the image of public transport in Stockholm. Get people thinking about public transport in a positive way. Solution: Made public transport a part of the local event. The idea of the campaign was to encourage the passive supporters to be part of the parade.

Twitter Adds Quick Replies, Welcome Messages to DMs From Brands

SocialTimes Twitter

Businesses on Twitter can now take advantage of two new features for the social network’s direct messages: quick replies and welcome messages. Product manager Ian Cairns  introduced the new features Tuesday in a blog post , saying that they begin rolling out Tuesday. Businesses can create multiple welcome messages, deep-linking directly to specific greetings from tweets, websites and applications.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

In other news, Hendricks Gin have started the “Hendricks Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport”. Hendrick’s Ministry (Of Transport). The campaign, “Hendrick’s Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport” launched by marketing agency Gravity Thinking , is aimed at giving weary travellers a more pleasant experience. Tweet them for marginally better transport! https://t.co/BsznrA6sHp.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

In other news, Hendricks Gin have started the “Hendricks Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport”. Hendrick’s Ministry (Of Transport). The campaign, “Hendrick’s Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport” launched by marketing agency Gravity Thinking , is aimed at giving weary travellers a more pleasant experience. Tweet them for marginally better transport! https://t.co/BsznrA6sHp.

Android Facebook Messenger Users Can Send, Receive SMS Messages

SocialTimes Facebook

You’ll have to use regular Messenger to send GIFs , send money , make voice  and video calls  and request transportation. Apps Facebook Android Emoji emojis Facebook Messenger GIFs images Location messenger payments Photos SMS stickers Text Messages Transportation Video Calls Videos Voice CallsSelect “SMS” from the list. Turn on “Default SMS app.”

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A Ticket To Discovery

Twist Image

transportation. atickettodiscovery adventure blogpost brand content contentcreation curation entertainment montreal onlinevideo publishing serendipity train transportation travel twitterAt 5:15 am. My car drove alongside the train track down towards the highway heading to the airport for my early morning flight. This train track connects many suburbs to the downtown core of Montreal. It's at the end of my corner and you would never know it. Montreal is known for its subway system (we call it the metro), but it also has these trains. This one track, in particular, is electric.

7 Ways to Improve the Online Shopping Experience

Pixlee

As a consumer, step into a store and you’re transported into a world full of branded displays, service, and face-to-face interaction with products of interest. Retail is a $5 trillion industry in North America alone and a force that has only continued to show exceptional growth over the years with the advent of online shopping.

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Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

Industry disruption continues: Local industries (accommodation, food delivery, transport) are being disrupted by startups (Airbnb, Amazon Fresh, GrubHub, Uber). Tweet. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting. Mary Meeker. It’s a triumph of substance over style.

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Facebook Live + 360 Video = Live 360

SocialTimes Facebook

Live 360 transports people into new experiences—right as they happen. There are Facebook Live  livestreamed videos and 360 video  360-degree videos, and now, there is Live 360. Product manager Supratik Lahiri and software engineer Chetan Gupta announced in a Newsroom post that Facebook will launch Live 360 video Tuesday (Dec. 13) at noon PT/3 p.m.

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The New Yorker Illustrates the Art of the GIF With First-Ever Animated Cover

Convince & Convert

The viewer is transported to a. Known for its artistic and unpredictable covers, The New Yorker is generating headlines this week with the debut of its first-ever animated GIF cover on its website and mobile applications. Created by artist and designer Christoph Niemann, the GIF cover was inspired by the beauty of New York City in the rain.

Ads Worth Watching. And Spreading

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New Zealand Transport Agency - Mistakes. new zealand transport agency. Some ads are worth watching (again and again). Totally true. This week, I am attending the TED conference. TED has been working hard to highlight TV ads that are "ideas worth spreading." " When I hear people say that they hate advertising, I don''t believe them. Still, when it works. it just works.

How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember

Ari Herzog

The Smithsonian Institution, the New York Public Library, the National Library of Ireland, the NYC Center for Jewish History, and the Stockholm Transport Museum are among worldwide cultural institutions that make up The Commons — a repository of photographs enabling anyone to visit and learn the culture of who we are. They knew the duo were Titanic orphans. The LOC now has that data.

Tips to Renew Your LinkedIn Strategy

Spin Sucks

As the  video that promotes the contest outlines, Neeson’s character has skills such as “transportation logistics” and “the recovery of valuable assets.” By Eleanor Pierce Wait, don’t start snoring yet. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: LinkedIn can be a very valuable tool. With 2015 upon us, now is a great time to take a look at your LinkedIn strategy. Fun, right? That’s OK!

How Social We Are With Social Media

Ari Herzog

When modes of transportation were invented, our social circle expanded. The following article is written by Brandon Yanofsky. My parents love poking fun at my generation of 20-somethings. They say we lack social skills. They observe we walk around constantly looking down at our phones and never start any conversations with people around us. Photo by Funkdooby. But is it true?

Social Interview: An Innovative Recruitment Campaign

Mindjumpers

How Stockholm Transport Improved Its Brand Image Through Facebook. Tweet. We have come across a lot of innovative campaigns and written about an infographic on how recruiters look at social media profiles and Google you before interviews or after speaking to you. It’s also great to see companies embrace it in such an open way as this. The campaign. Here is a video case study to the campaign.

9 Data-Driven Blog Writing Tips

Writtent Blog

Transport Your Readers. In other words, it transported you out of your day-to-day life, into a fantasy land. Turns out, this concept of transport is  closely tied to persuasion , and yes, more sales. Did you know that  only 20%  of today’s chief marketing officers believe their staff are ROI-driven? It’s a sad statistic that reveals some pretty depressing truths.

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Beer, Liquor Brands Partner With Taxi Apps To Get You Home Safe This Holiday Season

The Realtime Report

Brands including MillerCoors, Heineken, Ciroc Vodka and Patron Spirits are collaborating with transportation apps (Hailo, Taxi Magic, Uber) to offer discounts on your ride home ( AdAge ). Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale comes with a $5 cab fare credit for Taxi Magic app users. We hope you have a very merry holiday season, and a happy new year. It’s time to #CirocTheNewYear !

MBTA Singles Out Newburyport Line on July 4th

Ari Herzog

One of the blogs I follow belongs to the state Department of Transportation, and their latest post details subway, rail, and ferry schedules for July 4th. Tags: Uncategorized transportation I emailed my legislative contact at the MBTA for clarification — because the below stinks. In particular, every commuter train leaving South Station and North Station has its final departure at 11:45 p.m., or 30 minutes after the fireworks conclude. Every train except the #1173 to Newburyport, which leaves at 11:15. I don’t understand why this would occur.

Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta

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Facebook announced earlier this week that the customizable push campaigns for applications that it introduced at F8  earlier this year are out of closed beta. Software engineer Brian Ni announced in a blog post  that push campaigns are now available to all businesses, complete with a redesigned targeting section to ensure that push notifications  result in conversions.

6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck

Ari Herzog

The second post is about odd things that need to be transported. The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. want you to write for me. When you don’t click the link above and read the guidelines, your email message shows me what you really want. wanted to make sure my topic fits with your theme. What has a cost here? Article Marketing.

Rethinking the Streets of Newburyport

Ari Herzog

Tags: Neighborhoods transportation

How to Structure a Successful Planning Session

Spin Sucks

And set a realistic budget for yourself for transportation, food, and meeting space if applicable. By Jess Ostroff No one likes meetings. That’s because they’re overused and inefficient. But, what if you overcame the fear of meetings and created an environment for a planning session that your employees would actually be excited about? That’s what I attempted last month. Please. What’s Next?

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How to Manage Millennials: Treat Them Like Adults

Spin Sucks

They also got a public transportation pass and we provided breakfast and lunch every day. By Gini Dietrich. Right about this same time of year, in 2007, I made a job offer to a young professional. He was about to go into his senior year of college and I invited him to join our intern program, which would give him the necessary experience he needed to graduate. His dad. What Millennials Want.

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Tired of Inserting Money into MBTA Slots?

Ari Herzog

From the Department of Transportation’s blog post on the announcement : Beginning Friday, July 23, a simpler system for parking lot payments will allow daily commuters and visitors to use their mobile phones and an online account to pay for parking at MBTA lots. Tags: Uncategorized transportation The MBTA has introduced Parkmobile, a service that lets you pay to park by cellphone. By registering at a website in advance and providing payment details, you don’t have to worry about fumbling for exact bills or change. Tired of Inserting Money into MBTA Slots?

Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth

Nsw Voters Make Transport an Election Priority.original. “Also, communities across NSW and the ACT came out in force to chalk up a message to politicians about tackling road and transport priori ties that mattered to them.”. Losing our communication rights. Until the Australian Government stops it, that is. Here’s the proposed legal changes. Look deeper, look further.

Flying Car Creates PR Controversy

Spin Sucks

If a PR firm believes it’s a better form of transportation, why not work to help these guys make it happen? Remember when we were kids and we had this vision that someday everyone would be driving a flying car? Maybe it started with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and was influenced even more by the Jetsons. Wherever it started, I just knew in my lifetime the roads would be in the sky.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

National Geographic  transporting viewers to an ancient necropolis in Kazakhstan. The 360-degree photos  promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month  have officially arrived. Users can move their phones or drag those photos with their fingers to experience them in 360, and tapping them will convert them to full-screen. Woods  for Time.

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

Industry disruption continues: Local industries (accommodation, food delivery, transport) are being disrupted by startups (Airbnb, Amazon Fresh, GrubHub, Uber). Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting. Mary Meeker. It’s a triumph of substance over style. marketing statistics trends digital

Where Social Media and Reality TV Collide

Convince & Convert

kirishred Tweet This Branding a Marketplace uShip , for those who don’t know, is a C2C marketplace where customers can ship “the enormous and the eccentric” by finding transporters.  Killian Hagen , uShip’s  Content Marketing Associate, explains that you can get a quote right up front, and you can attract transporters who can bid on your items.

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Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Without having a social media marketing budget, the organization was able to promote safety tips while using public transportation by creating a catchy song to accompany a video with very cute animated characters. Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. takes creative thinking and money.

Gin and Topics: Gangnam Style and Crazy Razorback Fans

Spin Sucks

Midttrafik Commercial. I had three people send this to me, which means we really want great public transportation throughout North America. Last week, we had dinner with friends who have a two year old (two and a half, if you ask him). He was wearing a Polamalu jersey. said, “Go Bears!” ” to him and he said (are you ready for this?), “No, Aunt Gini. Hrumph. Train.

Sixteen Ways to Use Pinterest for PR

Spin Sucks

An example we discussed yesterday is the Department of Transportation. Yesterday I was invited to talk Pinterest for PR at the Public Relations Association of Louisiana in New Orleans. When Abbie Fink asked me how it went, I said, “It’s really fun talking Pinterest with 30 PR girls (and three guys).” ” Because, as we all know, I LOVE PINTEREST! Think visually first.

MBTA Bike Car Comes to Newburyport

Ari Herzog

Tags: Transportation biking

How Ford’s Instagram Campaign Encourages Fans to Drive Safely

Convince & Convert

” Research from Oregon State University published in Journal of Transportation Safety and Security indicates that drivers are more distracted than ever before. Author’s Note: A special shout out goes to Scott Monty , for sharing this campaign in his This Week in Digital blog post , which is worth signing up for. Go further responsibly. Please, don’t like and drive.

Business Anatomy 101 - Business is NOT linear

Engaging Brand

We all too often create structures to deliver processes.yet business and ideas are not linear processes.they are better when they are a connected eco-system, which should not be driven by the process -  rather that the process should act like arteries in transporting the idea around the corporate body. I know, I know.it would be so much easier if it was!

8 Tips for Using Social Media for Political Campaigns

Almost Savvy

First a note to the candidates: You have my deepest respect and admiration for being willing to step up and commit to helping our community, state, school board, water district, transportation or other sort of infrastructure management body. By now, most candidates for public office have figured out that incorporating social media into their campaigns is a critically important step.

McDonald’s Celebrates 30 Years in Spain With a New YouTube Video

Mindjumpers

How Stockholm Transport Improved Its Brand Image Through Facebook. Tweet McDonald’s is known for creating amazing campaigns that do not “sell” anything on the face, but instead remind the consumers about the brand and make them feel the connected to it. To show that it is a recap, the video plays backwards! The video is placed on their YouTube page. Should you watch it?

5 Clever Uses of LinkedIn for Unique Customer Experiences

Convince & Convert

On a weekly basis, one traveler would win round-trip transportation from their city of origin to London, England to pursue their personal or professional goals. In a time where consumer attention is the ultimate commodity, maximizing each social media channel to create memorable experiences has become a powerful strategy. Connect with KFC’s Founder. The prize? Three words: Best. Endorsement.

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Transportation/Traffic. The social media world is a fascinating one. Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention ( Peach ) or become part of our daily lives ( Snapchat ). The social media tools landscape can be just as fascinating — and robust! Every week, people build and launch new social media tools, empowering us marketers in our day-to-day work.

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B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too

Convince & Convert

The brand wasn’t targeting consumers, but transport companies. As a consumer, which would you prefer: watching a video of actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme do the splits between two heavy haul trucks moving in reverse, or read a white paper about the latest in motor vehicle steering mechanisms? So why make a B2B ad that looks like B2C content? Image via Microsoft Stories.

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