Game of Thrones: The Upright Theories!

Posted by Greg Barlow & filed under Friday Fun, Upright News.

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 »

We Would Have Sent You a Pizza!

Posted by Jenn Johnson & filed under Digital Marketing, Friday Fun, National.

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 »

Friday Fun: Cincinnati is “Social”

Posted by Colleen Frye & filed under Friday Fun, National, Social Media Marketing.

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 »

Friday Fun: Credit to Social Media

Posted by Erin Meyer & filed under Facebook, Friday Fun, National, Social Media Marketing.

We frequently hear advertisers in various industries say, “social media is great, but it really doesn’t apply to my market.” 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.

Online Marketers Say the Darndest Things

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Friday Fun, National, Social Media Marketing.

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 »

Still Time to Send Holiday Greetings!

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Friday Fun, National.

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 »

Friday Fun: Time Traveler or Smart Social Media Marketer?

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Friday Fun, National, Social Media Marketing.

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.