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life of a social media marketer

A Day in a Life of a Social Media Marketer

When I created this blog, the ultimate objective was to share my expertise, experiences and perspectives on marketing. So far I have done with news and updates on marketing and branding topics but I haven’t really talked about my personal and professional experiences much. You haven’t seen any of my thought…

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Target Makes Creative Use of Instagram for Storytelling

When we think about using Instagram for marketing or business, we’ve been fed many creative and interesting strategies. It’s always the same – publish high quality pictures, share behind-the-scenes footage of your product or team, feature your fans and so on. Those are all great and useful strategies, which admittedly work…

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Bkk Challenge Day 5 – Take a Photo of Your Favorite Object

We’re  now on to Day 5 of the Bangkok Twitter Challenge and we’re gaining steam going towards the end. For today we’re going to focus on your favorite object(s) that relates to your life in Bangkok or Thailand. At the top of my head, a bottle of Redbull or a…

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Bkk Challenge Day 4 – A Twitter Video Story

Yesterday in #BkkChallenge3, I had asked you to take a photo of the city from a rooftop and it got some amazing response. Well if a picture is worth a 1,000 words then how much are videos worth? Videos are highly engaging and social networks are excellent tools to share…

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4 Awesome Ways to Connect With Like-Minded Individuals in Bangkok

If you have ever lived or visited the city of Bangkok in Thailand you would be marveled with the grandeur of it all. A bustling lifestyle with plenty to do, where a blend of culture, food and an untamed nightlife makes it tricky for even the most seasoned travelers to sink…

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Bkk Challenge Day 3 – Take a Photo From a Rooftop

I simply love rooftops whether it’s on the 40 something floor of a hotel or above a 10 story condominium. It’s the ideal place to catch stunning skyline or a captivating sunset and Bangkok surely does not lack in having some of the most amazing rooftop bars and restaurants. Quite…

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BkkChallenge Day 2 – Song Lyrics that Define You

It’s Day of the #BkkChallenge Twitter campaign and this one is a bit more exciting than the previous one (I’m going to try making each new one a bit harder and more challenging). BkkChallenge Day 2 is all about songs and how they represent you. Songs are a great way…

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BKKChallenge Day 1 – Introduce Yourself

Hi there! So if you are here that means you’ve been intrigued by my Bangkok Twitter Challenge campaign and hopefully you are as excited (or nervous) as I am. Today is the first day of the #BkkChallenge and it’s going to be fairly easy but believe it or not some can’t…

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Bangkok Twitter Challenge

For the past year, Twitter has been my favorite social media platform for making a name for myself and to advance in my marketing career. I use it to make new contacts, learn new skills and read up on the latest in the industry. It’s also a great way to share my…

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3 Lessons The New Star Wars Trailer Teaches Us About Marketing

If you’re like me, you were probably over ecstatic over new Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens trailer. Indeed the force is strong with this one as almost $2bn was added onto the value of Disney on Thursday after the trailer’s release. I’m a huge movie buff and a nerd when it…