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21 Instagram Facts That You Should Know

Since its initial launch in October 2010, Instagram has grown into the second most used social media platform today.  It didn’t hurt the fact that Instagram was acquired by Facebook in April 2012 for approximately US$1 billion in cash and stock. A real bargain when you see the type of revenue it

Taking Advantage of Facebook Lead Ads

When you’re just starting out with your new Facebook Ads campaign, it can be challenging to figure out what a good return from your campaign is. The success of a Facebook campaign will depend on a number of factors such as your campaign objective, geo targets, industry,

The New Advertising Landscape – Part 2

TO READ PART 1 OF THIS ARTICLE, CLICK HERE > A few days ago, I read somewhere (I wish I could cite the source) that nowadays, people’s attention span is down to an all time low.  How low?  About 8 seconds!  That compares to the attention span

Five Cinemagraph Uses for Your Digital Marketing

To borrow Wikipedia’s definition, “Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs, forming a video clip. They are published as an animated GIF or in other video formats, and can give the illusion that the viewer is watching an animation.” Given our background in video production and our current array of

How to Become a Billionaire

Catchy title, but no, I don’t have the answer if that’s what you’re looking for.  However, the other day, while leisurely browsing a few of the pages that I had previously bookmarked for “later reading” I came across this great article -or rather- response by Justine Musk

Some of my Favorite Office Buzz Words

A lot of people, especially those that spend any amount of time in a corporate environment do not realize how many buzz words we hear (and use) at work on a regular basis.  Interestingly, a lot of them imply physical effort and skilled activities that most people

Understanding Display Advertising KPI

One of the biggest mistakes marketers make when setting up a campaign is using the same strategy and metrics that have proven to be successful for one stage of the sales process across the board, namely for the entire campaign.  The problem with this approach is that

Five Habits I Practice to Become a Better Human

If you’re anywhere above your teenage years, you’ve already discovered that changing habits is tough. Our brains are equipped with defense mechanisms designed to deter us from doing anything that may take us out of our routine and comfort zone. In other words, we tend to be

The MGR Not to Do List for 2017

Rated “E” for some Explicit Language. We’re almost month into 2017 and it is very likely that by now, half our New Year’s Resolutions have already been “postponed” till next year.  I personally don’t care much for resolutions, especially, the New Year’s type since I hate to wait

2016 – My Own Year in Review – What I Do to Keep My Own Sanity

FIND THREE HOBBIES YOU LOVE: ONE TO MAKE YOU MONEY, ONE TO KEEP YOU IN SHAPE, AND ONE TO BE CREATIVE. Ok, so it’s that time of the year when some of us like to reflect on the year that is about to end.  Magazines have “Year