Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kenneth Cole-y Moley

Holy Moly, Kenneth Cole-y. The tweet heard ’round the world yesterday was the Kenneth Cole PR nightmare that has, in my eyes, removed Kenneth Cole, and possibly the brand, from the hearts of many. Even my blackberry thinks Kenneth Cole is a joke-as I was writing this blog post on the way into the office, it kept autocorrecting “Kenneth Cole” to “Kenneth Coleslaw.” The @KennethColePR twitter account takes the cake

Monitoring the Social Media Hype

Making sense of all your social media traffic can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are some great tools out there that can help. For a business/brand owner interested in finding out what is being said about them or their brand, we can count how many places they would have to visit: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yelp, etc. the list goes on and on. There are free services out there that

The Future of Daily Deal Sites: Mobile, Niche Markets, LBS-style Check-ins?

We’ve covered Groupon.com and other daily deal sites before on our blog, but we’ve never really offered an opinion about the future of these kinds of sites. Can they keep up with the explosive growth rate they’ve seen over the last year? Can they continue offering deals with small local businesses, or will they focus on offering deals with national companies to emulate the success Groupon saw last year with

Buy The Flatware, Skip The Husband

Wedding season is coming. Congratulation to all the blushing brides out there and a high five to the ladies who remain single and happy (read: sane). E-mail marketing has a funny way of taking the sweet sound of wedding bells chiming to a small population and turning it into nails on a chalk board for everyone else. Crate & Barrel recently send out an eblast with the subject line “Engaged?