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5 Smart Social PR Campaigns to Learn From. The Social PR Series is supported by "Social Media.

5 Smart Social PR Campaigns to Learn From

So What," the free online conference from Vocus that’ll re-shape and re-shine your social media skills. Let Scott Stratten and friends wipe that frown off your Facebook and make you a sweeter Tweeter. Register now! As the web evolves from a network of sites to a network of people, public relations campaigns must also evolve, and most successful PR campaigns now include a social component. But beyond the basics, such as creating tweetable press release headlines and reaching out to influencers on Twitter, what are some of the more inventive approaches out there? Here are five great examples of innovative social PR campaigns. 1.

In early February 2011, with a snowstorm of historic proportions on the horizon, social media outlets were abuzz with news and updates about the weather. 2. Healthy Choice was looking to grow its Facebook fan base, increase engagement and reinforce the brand's reputation for value. 3. 4. Digital Marketing Blog - Commerce, Social & Mobile Trends, Insights & Tips for digital marketers. As the eCommerce industry continues to grow exponentially and digital commerce becomes increasingly complex, marketers are on the lookout for anything that might make their job a little bit easier.

Digital Marketing Blog - Commerce, Social & Mobile Trends, Insights & Tips for digital marketers

Whether it be simplifying the optimization process or more accurately targeting potential customers, there are many platforms available to maximize your ROI. Rather than sorting through all of your options, we’ve done the work for you and created a list of platforms necessary for your eCommerce success! Image via: Marin Software. Internet Marketing Blog. Thanks for Downloading. Form Alert Interface in PSD and CSS Kim Petersen Nov 26th 2012 Tags: alert , form , interface This is a handy set of various interface elements — “alert” widgets for form responses, a form login panel with Login / Sign Up buttons, and various other elements. As well as the PSD, we’re providing a fully coded CSS and HTML version to save you some time! Via Ad Packs PIXELS • DAILY is a collection of free and commercial resources for designers. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive the latest freebies in your inbox! Facebook Exclusive. Identity on Behance. Plywood Presents 2012 on Behance.

Drawing is learning how to see. The Flawed Christian Understanding of “Being Saved” From the Christian New Testament, the book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 21: He will save his people from their sins.

The Flawed Christian Understanding of “Being Saved”

Interesting, huh? It was to me, at least. Graphic Design. Today I have a big announcement to make about a personal project that I’ve put a lot of time and energy into: I’m officially launching a full-service design studio, Branch!

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This shift in my career has come along partially out of a personal evolution and partially out of the fact that I had to admit to myself that my design business was bigger than myself. It’s Spring! Time to “renew” your portfolio design. Spring Cleaning It’s spring (although still snowing here in New England)!

It’s Spring! Time to “renew” your portfolio design.

In the spirit of the season (ie: rebirth, renewal and regrowth) it may be time to think about a little “spring cleaning” for your portfolio. Or perhaps a total overhaul is needed. Jan V. White. Graphic Design. Preparing and Talking About Your Graphic Design Portfolio. As a graphic designer a portfolio is essential.

Preparing and Talking About Your Graphic Design Portfolio

While it's great to have an online one, it's also a good idea to have a physical one too to take along to meetings and interviews. Putting together and showing this kind of portfolio of your graphic design work is quite a skill, and the best way to do it gets debated constantly by designers around the world. There is no right way of doing it – there will always be differences in what employers or clients expect, or would like to see. Prestige Copy And Print » Estimate. Eye Catching Brand Identity for Photographer Jennifer Whitney.

Photographer Jennifer Whitney‘s brand is eye-catching, distinct and memorable.

Eye Catching Brand Identity for Photographer Jennifer Whitney

A simplified shape, joined letterforms and of course a great color (love the purple!) Is all you need. Choose some paper with a little texture and you’ve done yourself proud. The color and typeface extend to Jennifer’s other marketing components unifying the whole “brand” package. Cool Logo, New Book for Photographer Luis Azevedo. This logo design and portfolio was recently submitted to me by Luis Azevedo, a photographer in Portugal.

Cool Logo, New Book for Photographer Luis Azevedo

I loved his cool, modern look for the logo – working off of a contemporary, funky typeface. Seniors, …it’s time. For all you college seniors out there – Congratulations!

Seniors, …it’s time.

You are almost done! Projects. Your bitmarks. Afterglow - Free Photoshop Actions. Gap and Old Navy Make Mom Jeans. Wash Your Face... With Oil!??!? On a fairly regular basis, particularly when someone learns my age, I am asked how I keep my skin so young and healthy-looking.

Wash Your Face... With Oil!??!?

What's my secret, what products do I use? Since 2003, I have not put any soap, cleanser, or moisturizer on my face. The only thing I do put on it is pure, organic plant oils. Oils 101: Basic Skincare with Oils. Svea. How To Cleanse The Skin With Oil. As a skin-smoothing topical treatment, almond oil traces it roots all the way back to ancient China, Ayurvedic practitioners and Greco-Persian schools of medicine.

Fast-forward to modern times, and you'll find that beauty aficionados still rely on almond oil -- an all-natural and sustainable resource -- to maintain soft, even and supple skin. Numerous scientific reports and beauty experts chime in on this age-old remedy's anti-aging properties, including its potential for reducing wrinkles. The natural components of almond oil offer skin-friendly benefits, lending it properties that may reduce the appearance of wrinkles. This nut-derived oil packs plenty of antioxidants, such as vitamin E, which fight wrinkles by countering the degradation of the skin's collagen fibers.

Likewise, the oil features omega-3 fatty acids -- which encourage moisture, essential for battling wrinkles -- and skin-building proteins. Almond oil's benefits don't end with anti-aging and wrinkle reduction.

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