Tips to Generate Business on LinkedIn

Keeping up to date on LinkedIn helps to facilitate networking and generating new business. Katie Creaser, Vice President at Affect, shares key tips for professionals to stand out on this essential social media platform.

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How to Prepare for an Online Crisis

When online crisis strikes, companies must be prepared with proper plan. Here are tips and tricks from Steven Melfi, Account Director at Affect on how to deal with a crisis.

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What to Consider Before Pursuing a Press Release

Press releases are a traditional staple for public relations programs. However, in today’s digital age, there are many other channels that are equally or more efficient. Melissa Baratta, Vice President at Affect, shares additional channels to consider.

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NYC Social Media Week Key Takeaways – February 25, 2015

The second day of NYC Social Media Week continued today with impressive presenters who shared insights and analysis on the latest trends in social media. Here are the top three highlights of the day from the Affect team.

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What to Look for in a PR Agency Partner

Brittany Bevacqua, Senior Director at Affect, shares the key characteristics to look for when selecting the right PR agency partner for your company.

NYC Social Media Week Key Takeaways – February 24, 2015

NYC Social Media Week started with a bang! The first day was filled with great keynotes and informative sessions on all thing social media. The Affect team was present in force and enjoyed every minute of it. Take a look below for highlights of the presentations.

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CNN #AskACop – Lessons in Hashtag Disasters

Twitter has seen its fair share of marketing mishaps over the last year, from celebrities to executives to companies jumping the gun on the use of hashtags and tweet chats without putting much thought or preparation into them beforehand. Last week Topps Company’s #RockThatRock campaign received some backlash, and simultaneously we saw CNN create some… Continue reading

The Real Low-Down From Reddit

Last week, our team gathered a small group of friends and clients in the tech industry to host Victoria Taylor, Director of Communications of Reddit. We invited Victoria to share best practices for brands hoping to authentically engage the Reddit community and to overview marketing and advertising opportunities offered through the site. Reddit, dubbed “the… Continue reading

What it Means to Know Your Audience: Six Questions for Successful Content Marketing

The imperative to “know your audience” is often cited as the first rule of content marketing, and with good reason. A sound understanding of your audience can inform every aspect of your content strategy, from development to distribution. But what does it really mean to “know your audience?” More importantly, what are specific ways to… Continue reading

New Study Touts the Power of Email

Just when you thought that communication via email was becoming a relic of the past, a new report from McKinsey & Co. reveals that email is actually nearly 40 times more effective for reaching customers than Facebook and Twitter combined.  Likes, favorites and follows are great for engaging with your customers in real time, but… Continue reading