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How the real definition of “marketing” will make you more successful

It’s the first class of their senior year. I’m standing before the class of thirty-five Marketing majors, each 20 or 21 years old, at Tulane University and I ask a very simple question… Who can tell me the definition of marketing? The room wakes up and mumbles… It’s branding. It’s providing value to customers. It’s Read More »

  
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Can marketers have too much information about their prospects?

Over the past year, privacy concerns have received an abundance of press. Whether it’s Facebook’s not-exactly-foolproof privacy settings showing your personal shenanigans to your future employer, or Google deciding to use your product feedback history to enhance ads to your friends and family, we’ve all heard horror stories about online privacy. The internet has made Read More »

  
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Marketing Analysis: Simple Steps to Help You Compete in Today’s Online Marketplace

The first place to look for ideas might actually be your competitor. There are many tools out there you can use to determine your competition’s marketing strategy. These tools can help you figure out where their traffic is coming from, how they are getting it and how are they engaging their audience. You can even Read More »

  
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Graph Search — Ensuring Your Business Is Setup For Social Media Success

Facebook’s Graph Search has been rolled out to most users by now, and if you don’t know what that means and you own a Business Page, you probably need to take a second look at your settings to make sure you’re up to date and ready to take advantage of these exciting new features. What Read More »

  
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Facebook's News Feed Changes — What You Need to Know

Story Bump gives you a second chance to be interesting. Why is that important? Read below.   Facebook has generally adhered to a chronological listing of your friends and pages – there was always some amount of shifting, but with Story Bump, they take their algorithm a bit further.   While you may make a Read More »

  
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New Facebook Exchange Features – How to Target People who BUY Products with Test Case

On April 10th, Facebook Studio’s news feed – Partner Categories – made a quiet announcement. Unless you’ve been waiting since the first whispers began

  
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Social Media + Holiday Shopping = One Really Happy Client!

We work with a variety of clients at Tech Guys, and we always love when they want us to share a success story. As any good marketer knows (and sometimes dreads) a holiday sale can bring in great business. But after the midst of reports from the big names about social’s seemingly poor performance over Read More »

  
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