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Contiki Wins At The Travel + Leisure SMITTYs

Posted 11 June 2012 | By | Categories: Self-Promotion | No Comments

Last Thursday, a few members of the Affinitive team attended the first annual Travel + Leisure SMITTY awards, which recognizes social media achievements in the travel and tourism industry.  We were happy to represent our client Contiki, who won for best single social media promotion for a Tour Operator. The award recognized Get On The Bus, a [...]

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Big News! Affinitive is now part of Project: WorldWide (we’ve been acquired!)

Posted 06 June 2012 | By | Categories: Industry News, PR, Self-Promotion | 4 Comments

  Way back in 2002, I cobbled together some code for an online “street team” platform that allowed record labels and movie studios to create buzz by mobilizing their fans and giving them tools to “get the word out”. We quickly saw the power of “engaging, empowering, and connecting” consumers and how passion extends far [...]

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Staff Favorites: SMS Apps

Posted 10 November 2011 | By | Categories: Productivity, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Technology | No Comments

One’s social media savvy is truly measured by how hip one’s apps are, so we pulled out our phones to talk shop and share our favorite apps for work and play. Our collective apps range from amusing to handy, but all bear the Affinitive seal of approval! Evernote   Bob says, “You never know when [...]

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How To Track Your Runner At The ING New York City Marathon

Posted 03 November 2011 | By | Categories: Self-Promotion, Social Media, Technology | 2 Comments

I’m running the ING NYC marathon on November 6th in support of  Camp Interactive, a non-profit organization helping at-risk youth (more on Camp Interactive at the bottom of this post.) The marathon is this Sunday, November 6th. It has been a long and often painful road getting here and my anxiety at the thought of running [...]

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Staff Favorites: 404 Error/Fail Messages

Posted 19 October 2011 | By | Categories: Design, Self-Promotion, Social Media | No Comments

Websites hiccup every now and then, but when they crash spectacularly hard, there’s not much one can do, aside from grinding teeth and muttering a few choice words. We like to make the best of situations, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite error messages, which were surprisingly hard to rustle up when we [...]

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Donate And Help Me Help Camp Interactive At The NYC Marathon

Posted 08 September 2011 | By | Categories: Self-Promotion | No Comments

A bit of a self-promotional plug ahead, but it’s for a good cause! I’ve never been much of a runner. The longest race I’ve completed was 3.2 miles when I participated in the Mets 5k race to home plate in 2005, back when Shea stadium was still called Shea and I had just moved to [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 12 August 2011 | By | Categories: Industry News, Marketing, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized | No Comments

We’ve gathered some of the interesting bits that had us pulling off our headphones to chat about. As the week comes to a close, we’re logging out with these in mind. Twitter Coordinates Cleanups with #riotcleanup Like the riots seen in Egypt and Iran earlier this year, Twitter and social media has been seen as [...]

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Six Dos and Don’ts of Contests on Facebook

Posted 09 August 2011 | By | Categories: Case Studies, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Strategy | No Comments

Contests on Facebook are a tried and true method of Like acquisition and customer engagement. From a Like & Win sweepstakes to a skill-based contest, these promotions can be fun for fans and a great marketing tool for brands. They can also be tricky to pull off; from unplanned Platform changes to holding the attention [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 05 August 2011 | By | Categories: Industry News, Self-Promotion, Social Media | No Comments

We’ve put together some bits and pieces that had us buzzing over at the water cooler.  As the week comes to a close, we’re logging out with these in mind. Facebook Announces a Preggo Status, and Reaction Wise, “It’s Complicated” STFU Parents just got a whole lot of ammo. Facebook has ushered in an update [...]

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Playground Buzz – The Most Intriguing Social Media News of the Week

Posted 29 July 2011 | By | Categories: Industry News, Self-Promotion, Social Media | No Comments

We’ve rounded up all the recent news that had the inter-office IMs dinging. As this week comes to a close, we’re logging out with these in mind: Spotify Has Landed in America! Spotify has been on everyone’s lips this past week, and it’s no surprise why. Designed with the joy of sharing playlists in mind, [...]

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Affinitive Selected by Facebook® as Preferred Developer Consultant

Posted 19 May 2011 | By | Categories: Industry News, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Technology | 4 Comments

I’m proud to announce that today Affinitive was named to the Facebook Preferred Developer Consultant (PDC) program! Facebook launched the program to connect brands, celebrities, companies and organizations with experienced developers and agencies that can enhance and manage their Facebook Pages, develop effective marketing programs, and create deeply integrated social experiences on Facebook Platform. We [...]

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Affinitive Presenting at School of WOM Event May 9-11

Posted 20 April 2011 | By | Categories: Case Studies, Self-Promotion | 1 Comment

Come join me in Chicago on Monday, May 9th-11th for the Word of Mouth Marketing Association’s School of WOM Event where I’ll be presenting alongside our client Random House about how to evolve WOM programs into holistic corporate assets. Here’s a summary of our discussion: Random House | The Building Blocks of a Successful WOM [...]