Chapter 13: Why #followforfollow is the worst strategy.

Since starting to put out content for Barrage Marketing, I have found out a lot of different things about building a community, branding, and the power of consistency and volume. I have also found out a few glaring negatives that people seem to fall into as human nature. It has to do with giving without expectation. Your content, your time and your interests are all very important. However, if you are putting out content to constantly promote yourself and never giving anythin

Chapter 10: Facebook vs. Instagram

First it was Myspace, then Facebook, now it is Instagram.I 'm not just talking about where you keep up with who is dating that girl in class, or who is getting married, having a kid, or even where you get your "news" (Fake or not). I'm simply talking about where your attention is. It's kind of exciting to follow and be able to target certain groups of people by what platform they use. But it is constantly evolving! Speaking of which, a new social networking platform has just

Chapter 5: "Social" Business

Marketing is fascinating for me. It is ever changing and always has new techniques and tricks to be learned. I am more eager to continue learning about my passion now than I have ever been, and definitely more so than when I was in school. The awesome thing is, you and I don't need a book to tell us about these "new" techniques because they are happening in front of us right now. 10 years ago no one could have predicted that Facebook and a app called Instagram would be the tw