There are several of us on the Upright team that are obsessed with watching Game of Thrones on HBO every week. Most of us have read the books as well, but now that we’re well past where the books left off in most areas, it’s fun to pontificate on some of the big moments to… Read more »
Creative marketing sometimes means finding a unique perspective and presenting a pitch in way that hasn’t been done before. It isn’t easy to think “out of the box” – especially when it comes to your own business. Creative marketing requires some inspiration every now and then, and so in that spirit we bring you the… Read more »
People want good customer service, its true! When choosing an establishment to do business with, we expect good customer service. When good customer service happens, we are grateful and thankful for the employee who went above and beyond their call of duty. As they say, “happy customers are a result of happy employees.” We have… Read more »
For the second year in a row, hundreds of thousands gathered together to celebrate “Social Media Day”, on June 30th. This event is a celebration of the technological advancements that allows for everyone to connect with real-time information and communicate with one another miles apart. In honor of “Social Media Day”, Mashable, the leader in… Read more »
We frequently hear advertisers in various industries say, â€œsocial media is great, but it really doesnâ€™t apply to my market.â€ The story of Xceed Financial Federal Credit Union, as reported at Credit Unions Online, might make those reluctant marketers reconsider. Rather than deciding that social media was not relevant for their business, they found a way to make their business applicable to social media.
Barbie and Ken have been the most famous couple in the toy box for decades. Now they are making a high tech comeback with Kenâ€™s social media campaign to win back Barbieâ€™s heart, which includes Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, YouTube, and other promotions.
or this Friday Funk, the joke’s on us! As online marketers we sometimes take ourselves too seriously– brand positioning, scalable solutions, social currency– it all loses meaning when the humor sets in. This hilarious submit-your-own-caption website, “Things Real People Don’t Say About Advertising” is cracking us up today. Check it out! Some of Upright employees’… Read more »
We all know that a well produced internet video can be a highly effective social media tool for promoting a business, product or service. But did you also know that an online video be used to spread the word about Napoleon, William the Conqueror or Joan of Arc? Weird Al Yankovic meets School House Rock… Read more »
With only one week to go before Christmas, you may be thinking that there’s no time left to send holiday greetings to your clients or customers. But thanks to the magic of Google it’s not too late! With a new Google Maps app, you can create your own e-cards by selecting from 10 holiday covers,… Read more »
Just in time for Halloween, there is a spooky new story circulating throughout the internet involving time travel. An Irish film maker claims to have found footage of an old woman using a cell phone in the extra features on his DVD of the Charlie Chaplin film, Circus. His story has been covered everywhere, from blogs to major news networks, including links to the 1928 footage he posted on YouTube.