Category Archives: Social Marketing

Best of PubCon for PR Pros

This was my first year at PubCon (an internet marketing and social media conference), though several of our team are regular speakers. Matt Siltala is a bit of a PubCon celeb (he’s famous for his beard and seo/social street cred). Here’s the team in Vegas. I went to most of the PR-related sessions, most of […]

How to Search Old Tweets and Find Influencers with Topsy

Have you ever needed to find an old tweet? It’s nearly impossible. Twitter search doesn’t go back more than a few weeks and most social media tools only show recent tweets. Today, Topsy saved marketers everywhere by introducing what Twitter promised to release but hasn’t – the ability to search the entire history of tweets. If […]

Exclusive look at Raven’s newly redesigned Social tools

Fellow cat meme lover, Jon Henshaw, recently informed me of some big news coming out of Raven. If you’re not familiar with Raven, they’re an online marketing platform used by agencies and SMBs to manage and report on their SEO, Social Media, Content and PPC campaigns. Jon said in early August they’ll be launching a […]

Now I SEE It – The Future of Social Media = Images

Last month I was invited to speak in downtown Salt Lake City at the local Utah Social Media Club event, thanks for the invite Doc and team.  The topic for the evening was Past, Present, and Future of social media.  I spent most of my time looking to the future of social media where I […]

Avalaunch Media Does the Dirty Dash

You don’t really know what dirty is until you’ve done the Dirty Dash.  This year Avalaunch Media sponsored a team of employees and their families, challenging them to get dirty at the Dirty Dash 2013 event held at Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah!  It was a great race and made for an awesome company event […]

Cats Can Teach Us Everything There Is To Know About Social Media

  I had an awesome opportunity to speak at the Local U workshop hosted by SMX Advanced in Seattle this year.  My presentation was infested with cute little Cats and Kittens, but it was also full of social media marketing info.  The presentation was geared towards those who are still trying to figure out how, […]

Growing Your Brand With Pinterest – My SearchFest 2013 Presentation

First of all, SearchFest 2013 was an amazing event.  If you have never been to one, (this was my first) I HIGHLY recommend going.  The venue was fantastic and the content was even better.  I have never been to Portland before, and it what a great town it was!  I even got to try some […]

7 Ways to Get an Endless Stream of Infographic Ideas

Here at Avalaunch we all have to be creative ideas machines, because every day we come up with ideas for our clients. It’s the perfect position for idea people like me. Our ideas are what sell our work, make us stand out and eventually end up as infographics that get blogged about, linked to and […]

Facebook Antics and Your First Amendment Rights

Well, look who became one of the internet’s most-hated women. I introduce to you Lindsey Stone of Plymouth, MA, who thought it would be gut-busting hilarious to be “loud and disrespectful” in one of the nation’s most hallowed ground, The Arlington Cemetery. After taking this fine photo, she decided to post it on Facebook at […]