Digital Strategy & Online Marketing Blog | Global Bend

Holiday Apps to Cheer For

November 18th, 2014 by

Christmas is quickly approaching and the countdown is on. It’s that time of year again when planning and attending festivities take place, creating wish lists and purchasing that perfect gift are a must and wrapping, baking, cooking and preparing are all on your list of to-do’s. Sound exhausting? How does one get it all done?
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ERHF case study

OK, technically, we can’t connect a particular tweet or blog post with someone who got out of hospital with a clean bill of health. Still, our marketing efforts have helped Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation raise hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of many big community events. That money helps purchase hospital equipment used
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If the dawn of the Internet age gave newspaper editors a headache, the ubiquity of smartphones and mobile devices is giving them a guillotine-worthy sore neck. The cull continues this week, with major newsprint entity Transcontinental throwing 20 more newspaper operations onto the funeral pyre. For marketers, this is the end of an era for
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The GROW Conference in Whistler is coming up on 20-22 August and for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology pioneers here in Vancouver and from out of town, it looks to be the event of the summer. Like most entrepreneurs, I often wish I had a bit more time to meet smart movers and shakers and
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karma collective

Even after so many success stories for companies using social media to build brand and get more customers, some companies are still skeptical. Sure, Coca Cola and Old Spice can create amazing campaigns garnering millions of “Likes” and impressive boosts in sales. But what about the small to medium-sized business that doesn’t have a million
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