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November 14, 2016

Facebook’s Memorial Glitch Told Me I Was Dead

On Friday, I died. At least according to Facebook. At first, I thought it was because of the last blog I’d written (I take it back! I take it back!), but I quickly realized that, nope, this was just a glitch. Thanks to a bug in the system, 1.7 billion Facebook users received the option to […]

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November 11, 2016

You Don’t Need to Be On Facebook

Your business might not need Facebook. Did you hear that explosion? That’s just the sound of the major truth bomb we just dropped. Before you deactivate your account and tell all our friends that “CGR said,” we’re going to stop you right there. Because just as there are businesses that might not need Facebook and social […]

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October 31, 2016

5 Things That Scare Marketing Managers the Most

Happy Halloween! (Or if you’re reading this on a day that’s not Halloween, we’ll just wish you a happy day.) This time of year, you hear a lot about scary things. You know, the usual. Paranormal activity. Zombies. Witches. Election season. You know, the usual. But if you’re in the marketing department of your corporation, you […]

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October 20, 2016

Should You Respond to Negative Feedback on Facebook?

So you’ve finally gotten the swing of Facebook. And things are going really well. You’re posting some killer content. You’re engaging with your followers. People are liking your posts. Or, better yet, they’re pressing that little heart and loving them. Or, even better yet, they’re sharing them with their friends. So, yeah, you hate to brag, but […]

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October 17, 2016

5 Tips for Dealing with Social Media Changes

So far this year, we’ve seen social media change and grow in ways it never has before. Big name platforms, like Instagram and Pandora, changed their logos. Instagram copied SnapChat with mixed results. In addition to its live videos that have taken the Internet by storm, Facebook more recently announced a new productivity tool: Workplace. From changing looks to updated interfaces, […]

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October 6, 2016

5 Obvious Social Media Steps You’re Overlooking

So you think you have the perfect social media strategy? Don’t get us wrong, your strategy is really good, but there are some pretty obvious steps you’re probably overlooking. Here are 5 of the most obvious social media steps you’re probably overlooking:    1. Clean up posts before publishing. Have you ever caught a typo immediately after a post […]

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September 22, 2016

Does Email Marketing Still Work?

“Does email marketing still work?” Someone asked me this the other day, and my response was, “What’s the first thing you do in the morning?” For most people in 2016, the answer is check my phone. You do it, too, don’t you? Because we know this to be true, and because we know that most people check their […]

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September 19, 2016

How to Eat An Elephant

CGR Creative Account Manager, Stephanie Auville, walks you through how to tackle big marketing projects. *Transcription coming soon!*

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September 9, 2016

Pros & Cons of Using a Hamburger Menu

In this episode, Hayley and Theresa discuss UX trends, hamburger menus and the biggest challenges users have when navigating through a website. Tune in now, or download it to listen later. Don’t want to listen? Read the transcription!  H: Welcome back to CGR Creative’s Oh, Snap! Marketing Podcast, where we spill out best kept marketing […]

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September 8, 2016

Social Media is Important, and Here’s Why

“I know social media is important, but I don’t know why.” If we had a nickel for every time we heard this, we’d have way too many nickels. Seriously, there aren’t enough CoinStars in the world to manage that many nickels, and besides, no one wants that many nickels clanging around their pockets. Anyway, “I know […]

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