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Are Marketing Conferences Worth It?

Over the past 20 years I’ve attended my fair share of marketing conferences. Big ones, small ones, close ones, far away ones. Every one of them share much of the same experiences, but also their own differences, which usually end up being the reason attending one vs. another is worth it. Here are 5 reasons why I think attending marketing conferences are worth it: You’ll learn something. No matter what your level of experience or expertise, no one knows everything,

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Socialistics & The Miracle League

Do you believe in miracles? A few weeks ago I had a very influential experience at my son’s little league game, and I’ll let the video below tell the story. Just know that Socialistics is partnering with The Miracle League, a non-profit organization providing opportunities for children with disabilities to play baseball, to raise money for this incredible cause. For every like on our Facebook page and/or follow on our LinkedIn page through June 8th, we’re donating a $1 to the

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Experiential Marketing: What Retail Needs To Stay Alive

I remember growing up as a kid and how exciting it would be to walk into a Toys-R-Us and the onslaught of every toy imaginable. Of course this was the 80s, and outside of television commercials, it was the only way to know what was out there. Sadly, like many other victims of the Amazon takeover, our old friend is dying a slow death: Toys “R” Us Inc said on Tuesday it will shut about one-fifth of its stores in

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iPhone X Review: The Good, The Bad, The Eh

Before I dive into my iPhone X Review, a little context. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about phones these days is that for some reason, people get really worked up about them. Just take this little gem of a Facebook post. Take a look at some of the comments: Yes, for some reason, people love to bash on others for their choices in phone technology? Me? I don’t really get it. I was a PC guy for years until

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Book Crowdfunding: 7 Tips That Helped Me Pre-Sell 250+ Books

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2017 was the year I finally figured out how to get my first book written. For someone that has never written a book, and no expectations of making anything on it, I really needed help in kicking my ass to see it through. For me, I needed accountability. I needed to feel like I HAD to write this book so that I could stick through the daily grind of writing everyday even though that was not my full time job.

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