Americans Are BUYING Music. Now, That’s an Interesting Concept!

Despite the massive amount of music that is illegally downloaded, Americans are still actually purchasing a lot of their music. According to Ethan Smith, writing on the Wall Street Journal Blog: “The U.S. may not be the land of the free, after all — at least not of free music. Americans bought twice as many […]

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Detente Reached: Google and Publishers

After many years of battles, it appears that Google and book publishers have reached a major agreement with regard to Google’s digitizing books. As reported by Claire Cain Miller for the New York Times: “After seven years of litigation, Google and book publishers said on Thursday that they had reached a settlement to allow publishers […]

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JetBlue’s New Giveaway: A Contest Where You Can Win If Your Candidate Loses

JetBlue has come up with an interesting (and humorous) contest promotion: If your presidential candidate loses, you could win. This idea is pretty clever, and it has already sped into the Internet stratosphere. According to Marilyn Berelowitz, writing for JWT Intelligence: “As partisan anxiety ramps up in the period leading up to a major election, […]

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James Bond’s 50-Year Anniversary

Soon, the latest James Bond action movie — once again starring Daniel Craig — will be released. In the mean time, here’s a neat infographic on the iconic James Bond over the years.  

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Social Media Blunders: An Infographic

Blunders abound throughout the social media sphere — often due to shooting from the hip or not thinking through all of the possible reactions to a post. Look at this infographic for some good examples of social media blunders. by MDGadvertising  Post suggested to KCJ.  

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The Conflicts Faced by Celebrity Endorsers

If you are a celebrity, what happens when your team’s or league’s sponsor is different from the one whom you company personally endorse? This is a frequent challenge for prominent sports celebrities in team sports. According to Chris Chase, writing for USA Today, such a scenario has recently embroiled Tom Brady (star NFL quarterback of […]

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Generating Better Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty

Companies don’t always get it with regard to customer expectations, customer satisfaction, and customer loyalty. Look at this infographic to see how they can do better.   by infographicdesignteam. Browse more data visualization.  

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Is Axe Going Too Far in Its Ads (Wink! Wink!)?

Unilever’s Axe brand, which is targeted toward young adults, frequently pushes the envelope with its advertising. This is once again evident in a new campaign aimed at college students. As Bruce Horovitz reports for USA Today: “Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer product makers, this week will unleash a controversial online ad campaign for […]

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