Monthly Archives: July 2012


Jul

30

2012

Wish I’d Said That: Gary V. on the ROI of Social Media

I’m a fan of quotes.  Not any old quote, of course.  There are plenty of people on Twitter who clog my feed with one cheesy quote after another until I finally cut bait and un-follow them.  Every so often though, I read an article or a statement that really resonates with me because it crystallizes thoughts that have been bubbling up in my mind.  I’ll…

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Jul

24

2012
3 Birds “Lunch and Learn” & Honda of Oakland’s Cool New Look

3 Birds “Lunch and Learn” & Honda of Oakland’s Cool New Look

Like most businesses, 3 Birds Marketing is a bustling place. Most days, each one of us is so engrossed in our own work that we don’t have the chance to learn about all the cool things our colleagues are up to, whether they are account managers, content writers, salespeople, developers, or designers. Enter the Lunch and Learn, where staff members can get together in a…

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Jul

12

2012
17 Days in Uganda: Supporting Fields of Growth, Part 1

17 Days in Uganda: Supporting Fields of Growth, Part 1

Later today—July 12, 2012—I will begin a life-changing, 17-day trip to Uganda with Fields of Growth, a charity organization that bases its work around the sport of lacrosse. Although I have traveled outside of the United States before, I have yet to travel to the continent of Africa and into such a drastically different culture. Although I hear about safety protocols and warnings for things…

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Jul

05

2012

Facebook Finally Went Public: Now it Just Needs to Find a Way to Make Money

When Facebook went public in May, it caused a huge stir. Despite a lackluster debut, most people believe the social media standard-bearer has the potential to be enormously profitable for a long time—if only it can figure out the key to unlocking access to its 900 million users, and more importantly, their wallets. For the time being, paid Facebook ads are the future, but it’s…

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