Let’s talk about the biggest winners & losers from be battle of the brands during Super Bowl television commercial breaks.
Google recently unveiled Google Instant Previews, a not-so-revolutionary feature that allows searchers to preview a website in the results before clicking through. As a user, I find the feature very useful. As a search engine marketing (SEM) professional, I have concerns.
For those of you that haven’t read the news or experienced it first-hand, Google launched their latest technology today: Google Instant. It’s not aforay into coffee; rather, it’s an attempt to save precious milliseconds of search time by automatically adjusting search results/listings in real time, as you type. I think this is somewhat akin to a “quick start” button on the microwave, so you don’t have to actually type in 1 : 0 0 START. Only in America are milliseconds translating into millions of dollars, but for whom?
For the third consecutive year, search engine and social media marketing agency, Anvil Media, Inc., has ranked as one of Oregon’s fastest growing private companies, as determined by The Portland Business Journal.
This is a frightening true story of a normal family trying to get a simple recall hinge replaced on our Viking refrigerator. Unfortunately, we chose to use Field Pro, a Portland appliance repair company that happened to be certified by Viking to perform the repair. After 10 months, we have no cabinet doors above or on our custom fridge, which means no door handle and Field Pro refuses to return our calls and emails. Do not use Field Pro for any repairs if you value your personal property!
For the second consecutive year, Anvil’s client, Provenance Hotels, was recognized for their innovative use of social media to generate brand awareness and revenue.
Earlier this week, I participated in a panel event hosted by Portland Advertising Federation and SEMpdx. The Social Media Smackdown featured a 4 person panel, 2 representing the pro-business in social media and 2 taking the anti-business position. To prepare for my pro-business position, I compiled the following list
In 4 hours, I will sit across from the mysteriously socially-savvy, yet anti-social media ad guru, Jerry Ketel at PAF/SEMpdx Social Media Smackdown.
Those of you that know me know I like cars. Specifically, I like driving fast cars. More specifically, I really like driving exotic cars, as fast as possible, without the risk of jail time. Unfortunately, I don’t own any exotic cars. Fortunately, I learned about World Class Driving a few years ago, and they’ve recently…
I haven’t had the best luck when it comes to dining out on the Oregon Coast, particularly in Cannon Beach. My bad luck streak ended at The Lumberyard Rotisserie and Grill. When it comes to Cannon Beach restaurants, there are a handful of viable options, but none as holistically good as The Lumberyard. Perhaps it’s…