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Does ‘phubbing’ — phone snubbing — make you crazy?


In today’s day and age, it can be difficult to stay up-to-date on the latest terminology teenagers are using. “Phubbing” seems to be one of the latest additions to this extensive list. Phubbing refers to “phone snubbing,” or when your attention is on your phone rather than the people surrounding you. In a recent study… Read More →

notMYkid presents Young Philanthropist Award

Hailey 2

The bullying began in fourth grade, and grew in the coming years to include verbal, social and cyber bullying. Hailey tried to handle it on her own by keeping everything bottled up inside, but that didn’t work. She tried to stand up for herself, but the voice inside herself told her she wasn’t good enough… Read More →

AZ Big Media starts social media merger


AZ Big Media is merging all of its social media accounts into one account for each social media platform to keep its readers better informed of the latest and most important business, real estate and lifestyle news. Currently, AA Big Media is maintaining separate Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for each of its popular magazines, including Az Business, AZRE, Az… Read More →

Havas PR opens office in Phoenix


Award-winning New York–based agency Havas PR has opened a full-service office in Phoenix. Primarily focusing on public relations, corporate communications, Hispanic media relations, social media and digital marketing, Havas PR has hit the ground running with several new clients. In lieu of a grand opening celebration, Havas PR has decided to give back to its… Read More →

Waste Management launches ‘Green in 15’ video contest


Waste Management, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America, announced today the launch of the “Green in 15” social media video contest in advance of the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open. To enter the “Green in 15” contest, participants must creatively demonstrate how they will commit to going green in 2015,… Read More →

Obsession with social media drives increase in plastic surgery


Snapping selfies and social media have changed life as we know it. Now, it’s changing the cosmetic surgery industry as we know it. “Social media is causing people to take a close-up look at themselves,” said Pablo Prichard, M.D., senior partner at Advanced Aesthetic Associates and chief of plastic surgery at John C. Lincoln Hospital.… Read More →

CREATIV co-founder dropped med school for social media

Creativ Co-founder and President Blake Brinker. Credit: Colin Gourlay

A fish with wings and a bird with fins, Creativ co-founder and president Blake Brinker is a man of many facets. Brinker is only 30 years old, but he sits proudly atop the new social media site with a conscience, one that embodies creativity and builds an online social community for inspiration and change. Creativ… Read More →

Put your marketing strategy on a wait-loss plan, everythingpossible

As we move tremendously close to 2015, most firms are in the midst of planning. And this planning is getting much more exciting for many as the key indicators of the economy are generally improving. I will recap the many strategic planning sessions I have participated in over the last six-plus difficult economic years…”We are… Read More →

5 social media tips every business needs to know, yupiramos

  Let’s face it; social media is a part of our everyday lives. And yes, there is a difference between being on social media as a person and a business. Consumers are now relying on social media to keep in touch with a business, or to learn about their new product, promotion or event. As… Read More →

Barbi Reuter named COO of C&W | PICOR

Barbi Reuter, PICOR

At its September Shareholder meeting, Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR named Barbi Reuter its Chief Operating Officer (COO), formalizing her work over the past several years. Reuter has been with C&W | PICOR since its inception in 1985, a Shareholder since 1992, and has been an integral and critical part of the success enjoyed by… Read More →

4 Emerging Trends in Social Media Marketing

Content Marketing

When Beyoncé released her self-titled album late last year, she didn’t go through any of the traditional promotional means, which she called boring. Instead, she simply posted a video featuring the new album cover and pictures of her with the caption “Surprise!” on Instagram. That was enough for Beyoncé, one of the best-selling music artists… Read More →

Maricopa Community Colleges hit big on social media


Maricopa Community Colleges have reached a milestone in connecting with the community through social media. To date, Maricopa Community Colleges has been “liked” or “followed” upwards of 50,000 times across their top three platforms, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Facebook makes up the bulk of engaged community members, having just reached 40,000 followers today. By comparison,… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Attorney to Present at Social Media Day

Jaburg Wilk attorney Laura Rogal will be presenting at the fourth annual Social Media Day Phoenix on June 28th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Rogal will present the first seminar: “The Not-So-Fine Line of Social Media & Copyright Infringement.” In this presentation, she will discuss the potential legal… Read More →

Enterprise Univ. examines Social Media, Personnel

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families, executives and professionals, announces its spring 2014 Enterprise University course schedule providing free educational seminars on a variety of relevant topics for business owners and their leadership. “We’ve received outstanding feedback from Enterprise University participants the last two years and… Read More →