Two For Tuesday: Okt...

As October enters the home stretch and Halloween pulls into view, we here at The San Jose Group hope that you’ve had the opportunity to drink plenty of beer in honor of that other beloved October tradition – the German beer celebration known as Oktoberfest, which originated in Munich....

Two for Tuesday: By ...

“The customer is always right.” For anybody who has worked in a customer service job of any type, that is probably the most infuriating motto in the English language. By and large, though, it’s also true. Keeping customers happy is key to protecting a brand’s image and ensuring customer...

Pope Francis Wraps U...

Ahead of his highly anticipated tour of the United States, which begins today in Washington, D.C., Pope Francis kicked off his swing through the Western Hemisphere Saturday, arriving in Cuba. The Pope has largely been credited as a catalyst in the continuing thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations,...

#ForceFriday: The St...

It’s been almost three years since Disney acquired Lucasfilm and, most importantly, the Star Wars franchise, from George Lucas, and since then the sci-fi staple has only been getting stronger. As Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, “If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

The landscape of outdoor advertising is changing by, well, the landscape of the outdoors. Wisdom.Applied Wednesday, let’s take a look at two pretty unique urban advertising campaigns, and why outdoor advertising is getting a little more creative. Here’s a familiar scenario for those of us in...

Two for Tuesday: Tal...

As some of you loyal readers may remember, a few weeks ago I wrote about Twitter’s rapidly growing video  app, Vine. Well, if any of you ran out to the app store (or I suppose whatever the virtual equivalent of “running to” a virtual store is) to download it, I’m here to say that...

Funny Friday: The Id...

What is it about post-apocalyptic tales that so often capture our imagination? Maybe it’s the science fiction behind it all. Maybe it’s the fact that they so often grapple with deep philosophical questions about human nature at its core. Maybe it’s just because, hey, who doesn’t like a good...

Trending News Monday...

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Senate floor was less of a political podium and more an off-Broadway stage hosting a one-woman show. Wendy Davis took center stage as she endeavored to stand for 12 straight hours, filibustering the state legislature known as SB5 (for the remainder of the June...

Two Game Changing TV...

With an increasing number of subscription services that allow audiences to watch their favorite TV shows whenever they want and, with some, the ability to bypass commercials entirely- the nature of TV viewing  is changing. Another revolutionary trend is taking shape within the television...

Two Apps for Tuesday

Time for a Vine Last month, the Twitter-owned Vine app claimed the number one free Apple iOS app spot. Today, the iOS-exclusive app still sits pretty at number four. It took six months for the video sharing app to get there, but given its popularity especially on Twitter, this app has staying...

Two Too Much?

Too Much Good TV? Is there too much “good television” on the air right now? This topic has recently come up a few times, and is one that’s starting to make an avid TV watcher like myself question his viewing habits. I first started considering this a little over a week ago when I read this...