What *is* content marketing anyway?

What is content marketing? Content marketing is something most marketers have done for years without ever knowing that it had a name.  I don’t remember learning about it in journalism school, yet I’ve provided content marketing to my clients since my first day at my first marketing job.  The only difference is that now, I’m… Continue Reading What *is* content marketing anyway?

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How to run a winning Facebook contest

A recent study by Exact Target showed that the main reason people “Like” a business’s Facebook Page is to get special offers and promotions. Facebook contests offer many benefits. They can increase Likes and fan engagement on your page; secure relevant and targeted fans; add to your e-mail list; increase traffic on your website; and… Continue Reading How to run a winning Facebook contest

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There’s no such thing as a free (plane) ride and other Facebook rumors

It’s hard to believe that my Facebook friends–mostly college-educated–are so gullible.  The same people that teach their children not to take candy from strangers are the very ones who are propagating the most ridiculous rumors on Facebook, without even checking their facts.  Just to be clear: 1. Costco is not giving away $1000 gift certificates… Continue Reading There’s no such thing as a free (plane) ride and other Facebook rumors

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Counterintuity wins 10th major award of 2011

Counterintuity LLC, a Burbank-based marketing, website design and social media company, has won yet another major industry award, this time from the Davey Awards. This brings to 10 the significant awards Counterintuity has won in 2011, including “California Small Business of the Year” for Assembly District 43 and 2011 Small Business Award from the United… Continue Reading Counterintuity wins 10th major award of 2011

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