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A “Super Pumped” Blog Post

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the San Francisco launch of Super Pumped, written by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac and hosted by The Verge’s Casey Newton. As an avid fan of Silicon Valley tech stories, the Booksmith, a bookstore in the historical Haight neighborhood that held the event, was the place…

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This Week in Tech: Jack gets hacked, and more cybersecurity news

It’s the Friday after Labor Day. If you’re still whirling from the holiday weekend, short week at work and start of the NFL season, you may have missed some big-time tech news. But it’s okay – we have you covered. Here are the most trendy-worthy stories that our B2B PR teams have been monitoring. Jack…

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This Week in Tech: International Edition

It’s the final days of August and SHIFTers are digging up their passports and heading everywhere from Cabo to Paris, which has us thinking outside of the U.S. Here are some of the international stories that got SHIFTers talking this week: All About India Many U.S. businesses have recently turned their eyes towards India. With…

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A Toast to the End of Summer (Fridays)

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and that means that one of SHIFT’s most beloved perks—Summer Fridays—is coming to an end. What are Summer Fridays? Well, every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day, SHIFTers can leave at 3 PM to take advantage of all that summer has to offer. Pretty sweet, right?! What…

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Beyond Domain Authority: What Else To Analyze

Is Domain Authority still a critically important metric in the world of SEO? Short answer: yes, absolutely — but it shouldn’t be used alone. Let’s revisit the purpose of Domain Authority (DA). At its core, DA is an objective predictor of the ranking potential of a website against a competitive set, measured on a 0…

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Will Football Streaming Outpace Radio? A Sports Marketer’s Prediction

According to a recent Spotlight Survey, this is an important date for 53% of consumers who classify themselves as professional football fans. An interesting trend is how people will consume football games this year. Based on information from last year’s season, of the 53% consumers that are football fans: 70% watched on TV, 30% listened on…

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3 Tips For Crisis Planning

Crises happen. Whether it’s a natural disaster or one that has developed internally, a crisis can occur at any time on both a large or small scale. What separates those companies who manage a crisis well versus those who find themselves on the year-end blunders reel is one simple act: Practice. While you can’t always…

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This week in tech social media

This Week in Tech: Social Media Edition

It’s been a busy week at SHIFT SF with a ton of product launches, candidate interviews, client visits and planning for our upcoming Summer Fun outing. But we still found time to stay current on the news. Here are some of the stories that our B2B tech teams have been talking about this week: To…

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A Brit Abroad – Taking Advantage Of Our Global Network

With its global footprint, our parent company AVENIR GLOBAL offers its employees a unique opportunity to share knowledge and collaborate with colleagues from around the world. Last April, Kelvin Morgan, from Madano in the U.K., took advantage of the Firm’s mobility program to spend a month at our offices and Padilla’s. In this post, he…

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Social Media on Mobile

Takeaways from the Boston PRSA Social Media Summit

Keeping Up With Social Media Last month, I had the opportunity to learn from successful social media professionals from a variety of organizations in the area at Boston’s PRSA Social Media Summit. As a PR professional who is constantly scrolling through social media myself, whether it be to connect with friends or to draft engaging…

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