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Digital and Social Media Marketing Statistics – 4th Quarter 2017

Part of my weekly schedule is spent on the phone or meeting in person with a variety marketing professionals discussing marketing plans.  I have to say, the majority of them -some of them already MGR clients- have also become good friends of mine over the years.  However,

Understanding Cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin vs Regular Money

Full Video Transcript What makes cryptocurrencies so special? Well, this is a little bit of a complex topic. So we’re probably go into a few videos about this, but today we are just going to talk about surface level basic cryptocurrency versus regular current monetary system and

MGR Consulting Group – 2017 Year In Review

Here we go again!  Just as 2017 is just about to come to an end, it’s our time to celebrate and toast to our own accomplishments.  And since we are a creative bunch, we’ve created a new Infographic to illustrate the highlights of our work.  2017 has

The Edge – Instagram vs Snapchat: Which is Better?

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT At this very moment, Snapchat and Instagram are at war for your attention. Both platforms target very similar audiences. And now, because they’re both going all out, whatever it takes, including stealing and ripping off each other’s’ features. Right? From stories, to swipe up to

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

MGR Consulting Group – November Project Showcase

With Thanksgiving behind us and s we head  heavily into the Holiday Season, it’s crunch time for our team trying to keep up with all deadlines!  December is going to be fun but here’s a glimpse at some of the projects that we completed last month. Sunshine

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

The New Advertising Landscape – Part 1

 “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.” Tom Goodwin   THE IRONY

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