Archive for February, 2016

In May 2015, Buzzfeed and Purina teamed up for an adorable content marketing video featuring man’s best friend. The 3-minute video, aptly titled Puppyhood, tells the story of the first day after a 20something guy adopts a puppy. It’s cute, heartwarming, and…it’s a commercial. Except it feels less like an ad and more like aRead More…

How many social media channels is your business currently on? Is this strategy helping you grow? If not, you might want to consider a more focused approach. Recently, Media Shower spoke with Social Control‘s Founder and Chief Creative Officer Seth Silver about using social media to drive business growth. How can a business use socialRead More…

Any writer knows that good ideas are fickle friends, and it always seems like writer’s block hits when that deadline is approaching fast. Particularly for those starting out, generating a steady stream of good ideas can be daunting, but following a few easy tips will make it easier for you to overcome writer’s block, noRead More…

In the old world of digital marketing, many companies would create their websites and then forget about them. This leads to stale, abandoned-looking websites – which is NOT the impression you want to leave your customers with. Hubspot recently revealed that 90% of consumers may feel “uneasy” about a brand based solely on an outdatedRead More…

In the past content has been king, but in 2016 we can expect content will also become queen, the royal baby, and all the kingdom’s subjects. More brands are investing in content this year. Push marketing is beginning to end since adblockers provide consumers a way to avoid intrusive marketing tactics. To address this, marketingRead More…

Question: What do you get when you attempt to combine Applied Physics and English Literature into one cohesive major? Answer: A puzzle. A puzzle that, through solving, led to the creation of my greatest writing success to date. What I learned from this puzzle has helped me become a better writer, and now I’d likeRead More…

The number of social media users may have leveled off since 2013, according to Pew Research Center surveys taken between 2005 and 2013, but that’s still a staggering 65 percent of American adults, a 1,000 percent increase over the span of a decade. Rather than being in decline, these figures suggest we have all integratedRead More…

  Reading this post will be the most lucrative thing you do today. I’m going to share with you one simple tip that will save you and your company thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of dollars. It’s a tip we’ve learned from watching hundreds of customers use our Media Shower content marketing platform: companiesRead More…

    Brian Honigman knows the power of a solid content marketing plan. As a writer and marketing and professional speaker, he has valid insight into what it takes to really make content stand out. Here, Honigman talks about the importance of content marketing and powerful writing. As a freelance writer, marketing consultant, and professionalRead More…

Last week, Media Shower writers provided readers with undeniable evidence the Denver Broncos would win Super Bowl 50.                       Industry analysts were shocked. Bill Simmons told us we couldn’t have been serious. ESPN calls us up and asked us to stop spreading lies about football.Read More…