Marketing on social media? It’s all about behavior

Social media channels are platforms upon which positive and negative emotions can spread quite rapidly.

The Internet is filled with a lot of emotional people, and there are many who use social media platforms to express those feelings.
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3 publicity stunts that went wrong

Publicity stunts can have some of the worst unexpected consequences.

Publicity stunts can have some of the worst unexpected consequences.
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Marketing through visuals alone

Visual aids can either help a marketing campaign or dominate it.

Visual aids can either help a marketing campaign or dominate it.
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    Memorial Day marketing tips to maximize campaign success

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    Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Forbes Consulting Group

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