Beauty & Brains in Branding & Web

How to Integrate Social Media into Big Events

blog_02_300x120The success of large corporate events and fundraisers today depends largely on the effective use of social media to promote, document and broadcast. Integrating social media into large events can be easier said than done. What platforms do you use? What strategies should you adopt? What steps can you take to harness the power of social media?

Here are 5 great tips for integrating social media into your big event:

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Using Social Media to Amplify Event Marketing


Social Media has completely changed the way events are promoted. Flyers and posters have given way to Facebook pages and hashtags, allowing event awareness to be amplified exponentially when shared online. Beyond the loudspeaker effect, the Internet … [Continue reading]

Why 2015 is the year to HTTPS EVERYTHING!


The verdict is in! SSL encryption earns you consumer trust and better Google rankings. Google has officially acknowledged using HTTPS as a ranking signal and consumers have overwhelmingly indicated that SSL encryption is important to them. Given the … [Continue reading]

How Mobile Devices are Changing Online Recruitment


2015 is the year of mobile web. Tablets and smartphones are now the primary medium for Internet access, and this trend is affecting everything we do online. For businesses this includes online recruitment programs. Today, if you don’t have mobile … [Continue reading]

7 Steps to Successful Employee Recruitment


The recruitment and onboarding of quality talent is a challenge for every organization. Online recruiting processes now make this challenge easier. Here are 7 components of any successful online recruitment process: … [Continue reading]

Brand Building 101: Small Business Basics


For most small business owners, branding means a company name and logo. But in the age of social media and digital marketing, a brand extends far beyond that. A brand encompasses the associations and emotions that people hold about a company, product … [Continue reading]

Video Marketing in 2015


Video has become a fundamental part of how we consume online content. Over the next few years, video is expected to reach 79% of all Internet traffic and businesses will make an investment of nearly $13 billion in video marketing. If you are a … [Continue reading]

Star Citizen: Kickstarter’s Biggest Success


Kickstarter’s popular crowdfunding platform has helped fund the development of major products like the Pebble smartwatch, which raised more than 20$ million during it’s most recent campaign. But even Pebble’s success pales in comparison to the … [Continue reading]

Lloyd Cooper and Montreal Office Space Represent Online Leadership


Lloyd Cooper, one of Cushman & Wakefield’s most successful commercial real estate brokers, was an early adopter of web. In 2005, recognizing the power of online marketing, Lloyd contracted HTC to create a website for, … [Continue reading]

Pebble: The Crowdfunding Campaign that Kickstarted Kickstarter


In April 2012, a company called Pebble Technology set out to fund the development of an innovative wearable electronic device. Pebble’s “smartwatch” promised to do for watches what Apple’s iPhone had done for telephones in 2007. After failing … [Continue reading]