Trending News Monday...

From the Elite Eight dwindling to the Final Four to Opening Day officially being named a non-holiday and from an earthquake that rocked Yellowstone to a Taco Bell ad that rocked McDonald’s, the Twittosphere was an interesting place to visit this weekend. This Trending News Monday, we’re...

Funny Friday, but fi...

If you were hoping the “selfie” was just a fad that would phase out, guess again! Marketers are bringing the selfie to a whole new level. After all, selfie is an official word in the English language. Marketers have realized that the trend to snap a photo of one’s self and share it on every...

Throwback Thursday: ...

The most effective advertisements are the ones that evoke humor and emotion, to make a lasting impression on the consumer. Simple warm scenarios that make you laugh, smile and say “aww” are so much more effective than any kind of informational commercial. This Throwback Thursday, let’s take a...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

If a pictures worth 1,000 words, what’s a website with 1,000 pictures worth? 1,000,000? 16, 000,000,000? More image-based websites seem to be cropping up every day. Visual web content has been on the rise for years, and it’s exponentially changed the way everyone (from developers...

Two Inspirational Fe...

It’s usually easier to accept certain truths about the world as fact and learn to live with the aspects of reality that aren’t quite right. Most people are happier maintaining the status quo than they are standing up for something they believe in and initiate a real change. This Two for...

Funny Friday: Hilari...

There’s something special about local commercials. Low production costs, amateur acting and cheesy jokes often place these ads under the category of “it’s so bad, it’s good.” In fact, the commercials we love to make fun of just so happen to be some of the most successful. For today’s Funny...

Throwback Thursday: ...

SPOILER ALERT: Series finales will be briefly discussed for Lost, Friends, Seinfeld, Family Ties and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Read at your own risk. The minds behind Lost recently revealed the characters were not dead the whole series and were instead in purgatory; indeed, they were...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

To say the media landscape has been changing over the last few years would be an understatement of epic proportions. Take last year’s Primetime Emmy Award nominations alone to see how far the media arena has expanded. Netflix, a perennial non-winner, swopped up a surprising 13 nominations, 9...

Two SXSW Trends for ...

While SXSW has wrapped up, the latest and greatest in technology and marketing strategies are still dancing in our heads and on our social media news feeds. With so many great new tech developments, there’s a whole new world of technological advances that simply make life easier: Google...

Trending News Monday...

While today is St. Patrick’s Day, shamrocks, rivers and parades aren’t the only news circulating through the airwaves on this Trending News Monday. Check out the headlines below for some of the weekend’s biggest stories. Obama Sends Message to Putin The Ukraine Crisis continues to escalate as...

Funny Friday: St. Pa...

This Funny Friday, let’s take a look at ye ol’ man, myth and legend, St. Patrick, before we raise our glasses and dye our rivers to celebrate his work this St. Paddy’s Day. Most people revere St. Patrick as a champion of Ireland and Catholicism, as he (allegedly) banished all the snakes...

Throwback Thursday: ...

Four: that’s the number of states where autonomous cars can currently legally operate. The legislation seems a bit premature at first. After all, Google’s $150,000 driver-less vehicle is not yet on the market, and even so, is this really technology that will drive us into the future?...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

This is one of those articles that starts as one thing and completely lands somewhere else, so just be warned. It is Wisdom.Applied Wednesday, and my topic is Entertainment. I don’t know about you, but as a writer I like a few boundaries. Even within those boundaries, there is plenty to get...

Two for Tuesday: Two...

Like butter on bread, the Hispanic culture is spreading around the country as rapidly as their growing population. In cities such as Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, New York and San Francisco, where more than 14 million people with Latin American origin/heritage call home, America’s changing...

International Trendi...

This weekend, the world had its eyes set on two drastically different stories: the good (The Sochi Paralympics) and the bad (Missing Flight MH370). This Trending News Monday, we’re giving you up-to-date coverage of both stories. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Early Saturday morning,...