Dave Cole, Democratic candidate for Congress in New Jersey, recently received some love from a self-labeled conservative.
“Just wanted to say that this is an awesome idea, and you deserve major kudos for doing it. I would go through and make some changes to the issues, but seeing as I am very conservative, I doubt that you would like many of them.”
How is he bridging this political divide? And who promised a random guy that he could “make some changes” to Dave’s campaign, anyway?
Every publicly-consumed moment of a modern political campaign is carefully vetted, honed, and packaged with …read more
Spring is in the air. A sea of orange runs through the art of our home in Baltimore. The smell of hot dogs and peanuts fill the air. It can only mean one thing: it’s Opening Day! Were bringing back Grump-O Cat again this year to wish the O’s luck today. We’re sure Grumpy Cat’s pure cantankerous power is exactly what we need to crush the Red Soxs!
And here’s a Grump-o for your profile:
If you manage a page on Facebook you might have noticed your reach going down. If you are not getting likes, shares, or comments your posts are getting seen by virtually no body. Even if you have thousands upon thousands of people liking your organization you may begin to see that your posts are still only reaching single digits. Why? Facebook is killing organic reach.
Research from Social@Oglivy seems to indicate that the organic reach of Facebook posts is trending toward zero. Soon, no matter how wonderful your Facebook post is it won’t reach the News Feed of your audience. …read more
You may have noticed that the online marketing strategist in your life has been sweating a little more than usual these days. It’s not because the heat inside your building is set to unnaturally high temperatures to combat the cold. Thanks to recent changes in search engine security, online marketing has just gotten a bit more challenging.
Major search engines – including Google, Yahoo, and little brother Bing – are looking to find that sweet spot between customer privacy and satisfaction. As Christopher Soghoian, technology researcher and Principal Technologist with the American Civil Liberties Union, stated during his …read more
I’m sure you’ve heard attacks by now that social media is destroying the fabric of our communities, isolating us from our neighbors and friend. However new research telling us something different. A Pew study on neighbors and online useage found people who go online daily are more likely to know their neighbors. A recent New York Times article looked at various studies projects that found that in fact technology was not driving us apart at all. One researcher featured, Keith Hampton, studied a “neighborhood of the future” created with high speed internet, tools for video conferencing between houses, etc. What …read more
This summer, I took a friend on a drive through beautiful Cape Elizabeth, Maine. After devouring a lobster roll, we hopped on some large rocks and sat down, staring into the beautiful, crackling waves. I have always harbored a healthy love and fear of the deep ocean. I want to learn its secrets.
I shared this thought with my friend. “I wish I had a science-brain,” I sighed. “But I don’t.”
My friend, who is both a mathematician and science enthusiast, laughed. “I think everyone already has science-brain. We all want to discover things. Scientists are just the people who …read more