Friday, May 22, 2015

Favorite Finds

Today kicks off the long-awaited Memorial Day weekend, and here in Chicago, that means the start of summer. 

Finally!

While Cubs games, beaches and BBQ’s may be top-of-mind, this timely post reminded us how to secure summer-themed press coverage for our clients (Hint: take lots of pictures.)

Here are a few more of our Favorite Finds to warm up to on this Friday before Memorial Day:
  • Crayola found itself asking consumers not to use its products this week. It was a smart preemptive strike though, considering beauty bloggers have been recommending women “blunt” Crayola’s colored pencils and use them to apply eyeliner. #notsafe
  • I can certainly relate to the queasy feeling it causes, but I didn’t know there was a hashtag for it – Fear of Missing Out, or #FOMO.  The short business definition is wondering how much business you’re losing by not establishing a presence on an emerging social platform. Should you and your brand be on Snapchat? #FOMH (Find Out More Here)
  • Lastly, I was in Los Angeles last February and walking down Santa Monica Pier was like wandering into an outdoor fencing competition. So for me, the week’s biggest social media news was Walt Disney World’s ban on selfie sticks.

 Enjoy the weekend!


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