Online Tactics to Extend the Reach of Your Next Event

Events are a great way to share content with like-minded peers. With busy schedules, traveling can be difficult. Luckily, in today’s digital age, there are plenty of online tactics to help extend the reach of live events. Katie Creaser, Vice President at Affect, shares her tips in this video.

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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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Join Affect at NYC Social Media Week

The Affect team will be taking full advantage of the SMW schedule attending a number of session on a variety of topics through out the week. We invite you to view our team’s schedule and connect with our team members at any event you attend.

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White House & #SOTU: Lessons in Social Media Strategy

President Obama departed from tradition in the State of the Union (SOTU) address last week and set precedence by releasing a copy his speech via social media before he even stepped onto the House floor to address Congress. In a strategic ploy of using social media to not only inform the public but also cause… Continue reading

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

Social Media Promotion Gone Wrong: Lessons Learned from Ring Pops’ #RockThatRock Campaign

Last week, the Topps Company – maker of Ring Pops candy – experienced backlash and a potential investigation by the Federal Trade Commission after the company launched its #RockThatRock campaign, which invited users to post photos on social media showing how they wear their “edible bling.” However, some pre-teen and teen girls entered the contest… Continue reading

5 Things You Can Do Now to Boost Visibility

Whether you’re a startup or an established company, increasing visibility for your organization is a constant uphill battle, especially in an over-saturated market. However, promoting your business and staying top-of-mind with customers, partners and prospects doesn’t always have to require large budgets or extensive teams to execute. Here are five proven tactics you can do… 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