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How Brands Create the Conversation Around Cannabis Through Packaging and Innovation

Most people can’t hold a conversation about marijuana without giggling. Modern day cannabis brands are working overtime to change that.<p>The cannabis …

Cannabis

3 Ways to Break Through the Social Noise and Shape a Strategy That Resonates With Audiences

Disruption is a familiar term in advertising, but there’s one modern development that’s had a bigger impact on advertising than anything before it. …

Marketing

22 Instagram Hacks You Wish You Knew Sooner

If you’ve ever needed some Instagram hacks but didn’t know where to look, well, you’ve come to the right place! Maybe you’re wondering how to add …

Social Media

15 Tips to Building a Better Social Media Presence

If you’re a brand today, there’s a non-zero chance you’re on social media in some way, shape or form.But many brands have an active, thriving social …

Social Media

I’m Just Here for the Comments

Ever since Emily Weiss announced that her cult-status beauty blog, Into the Gloss, was expanding out of editorial and into product development with a …

Advertising Industry

How to check email on vacation and still enjoy yourself

Smartphones often blur the line between professional and personal life, so if you must check your work email, follow these guidelines to set some limits.<p>Let’s be real. If you’re going on vacation this summer, you’re probably going to check your email. More than 62% of travelers make it a point to …

Productivity

I left my dream job at Facebook: Here’s the best way to quit a job

Mike Rognlien outlines how to figure out when it’s time to move on and the best way to do it.<p>The average American worker holds between 10 and 15 jobs during their lifetime, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and if you want your salary to not become stagnant, experts suggest you change …

Employment

The Most Important Job You're Not Hiring: In-House Influencer

You have more influence than you think--time to start capitalizing on it.<p>A number of months ago, I published a piece on how I generated five million views on LinkedIn in 60 days. At the time, it was an exciting development for me and brought in solid revenue for my business. Some 95 million …

Marketing

36 Interview Questions That Are Actually Fun To Answer

What were you like in high school? How many pennies would fit into this room? Teach me something I don’t know in the next five minutes.<p>Job interviews are exciting and anxiety-inducing at the very same time: Landing one means you’ve made it past the initial application stage and into the more …

Employment

Mia Khalifa Only Did Porn Three Months But She's Still a Pornhub Sensation

Mia Khalifa left the industry in a flash three years ago, but remains one of the most searched actresses on adult sites. Why?<p>Since January of 2015, months after she reportedly left her job at a Whataburger to start a porn career at a customer’s suggestion, Mia Khalifa has been one of the biggest …

Social Media

The pot industry is reinventing child-resistant packaging design

As anyone who’s opened a pill bottle in the last fifty years can attest, childproof packaging has remained remarkably consistent: push and twist, and off the top pops. It’s a concept that hasn’t changed in decades, until now. The legalization of recreational marijuana is unleashing a wave of …

Cannabis

5 Best Practices for Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories launched in 2016 as a response to Snapchat’s disappearing stories. And it worked: while Snapchat was once thought of as a threat to …

Social Media

What Does It Mean To Be A Social Media Strategist?

You’ve probably heard many different titles thrown around in the industry - community manager, social media producer, social media manager? You might …

Public Relations

12 Powerful Women Who Are At the Forefront of the Cannabis Industry

From CBD products to legislation reform, these are the names you need to know.<p>Despite the federal government’s refusal to legalize or regulate …

Cannabis

How to become a LinkedIn influencer

Here’s where to start if you want to build your following and raise your status on the business social media platform.<p>Jim Keenan says he’s probably on LinkedIn more than he should be—at least a few times a day. But if the measure of where professionals should spend their time is looking at what …

Social Media

7 Things We Learned From the No. 1 Brand on Social at SMWLA

“It’s been estimated that we scroll through in a given day, between apps, social media, texts, articles, the equivalent of the height of the Statue …

The 5 Best Trader Joe's Wines, According to VinePair Readers

The 5 Best Trader Joe’s Wines, According to VinePair Readers<p>2 minute Read<p>Trader Joe’s is renowned for its friendly customer service, house-brand …

How to Create Your Own Instagram Stories GIFs

GIFs on Instagram Stories are seriously trending, but did you know that you can create Instagram Stories GIFs for your brand, too?Beyond just being a …

Social Media

Every Marketing Tool You Need in 2018

100+ free and affordable utilities to free up time and power up efficiency<p>Every marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.<p>Good tools make your life easier, from blogging tools to research and tracking tools.<p>Unicorn tools are unique and magnificent time-savers …

Marketing

How To Make Sure Your Facebook Ads Are Always Approved

If you have been advertising with Facebook ads for quite some time then you’ve seen it happen at least once; your ad was not approved.

How Much To Charge for Social Media Management? (Freelancers and...

How much to charge for social media management depends on your experience level<p>Unless you are a social media management superstar with a big name, …

Why Marketing Shouldn't Rule Your Social Listening Strategy | Adapt

Imagine you have a superpower.<p>No, you can’t fly or turn invisible, but you can read consumers’ minds.<p>With the snap of your finger, you know how …

‘Dead Butt’ Syndrome Is Real, and Here’s How to Cure It

You’re well aware that a sedentary lifestyle isn’t exactly great for your health, but did you know that sitting on your tush all day can lead to …

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

How The Satisfyer Pro 2 Vibrator Made Me Realize I'm Actually a Squirter

I won't shut up about the Satisfyer sex toy line. How could I? The vibrator made me realize that I could squirt and provided a magical breakthrough after getting out of an emotionally abusive relationship. And now, many moons later, it sits on my bed stand to keep me armed and ready for frequent …

Rose Gold

9 Popular Instagram Trends in 2018 (So Far)

Wondering what the biggest Instagram trends of 2018 are?We’re only half-way through the year and Instagram has already seen some big changes! From …

Social Media

3 Ways to Determine if an Influencer’s Impact Is Real or Fake

Celebrity has been democratized. We are electing the future of entertainment every time we follow, subscribe, comment and share our favorite star’s …

How brands can use social media polling

So, what are the benefits for brands on social media? Here’s a look at how some are using polls, and the reasons why they can be an effective part of …

Employers, your idea about employee happiness is all wrong

Rather than investing in a “happiness” culture, companies should think about career opportunities and fostering trust between management and employees.<p>When Google promoted a software engineer named Chade-Meng Tan to the role of “Jolly Good Fellow,” his career–and the entire culture of Silicon …

The Workplace