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Recap: Overdrive Interactive Attends NEDMA’s 2017 Annual Conference

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I had the opportunity to cover NEDMA’s 2017 annual conference with Overdrive Interactive this year, and was blown away by the presentations, exhibits, and general milieu. Hosted by NEDMA at Bentley University in Waltham, MA, the day was full of interesting factoids, mind-blowing marketing revelations, and delicious brownie platters. The conference opened with Nancy Harhut’s…

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Barnacle SEO: Rank for Competitive & Brand Keywords

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Page one is the “Online Billboard” for a brand since a large percentage of search traffic is from branded searches. Although you don’t have total control on which domains are on page one, you can influence your brand’s page one results with Barnacle SEO. What is Barnacle SEO? Barnacle SEO is using another website’s authority to…

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B2B Marketing on Social Media

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It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that businesses that use social media to market to other businesses are usually quite buttoned up, restrained and cautious. Those businesses that are marketing to consumers on these very same channels, not so much. That doesn’t mean all B2B marketers are afraid to let their hair down on…

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Storytelling on Social Media

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As a career-long marketer, I’m so happy I embraced social media in its infancy, around the same time I began writing my own blog in 2004. While I saw these newfangled online channels as different ways to send different messages, I knew I was still targeting the same audiences as always with the very same…

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Video Marketing on Social Media

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Andy Warhol was right when he said, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Then again, maybe he was putting it too mildly. Today, thanks to social media, everyone has the opportunity to be famous for an indefinite period of time, not just 15 minutes. Look at Casie Neistat. Or King Bach….

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Overdrive Releases 2017 Social Media Map

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Overdrive Interactive has updated our signature Social Media Map to present our most current snapshot of the social media ecosystem. The updated map includes live links to more than 230 websites, mobile apps and tools broken down into 23 categories. The map is available as a pdf on the Overdrive website at http://www.ovrdrv.com/social-media-map. Sadly, we…

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