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PR Predictions and Trends Get Upended

Question (2)It’s always interesting to try and figure out what the PR trends for the upcoming year will be. It’s a useful process that helps both our clients improve their businesses and it pushes our own business to focus on what …

10 Tech Mega-trends for This Decade

securityWe recently looked at tech trends that shaped the last decade. What are the mega-trends in tech that will shape this new one? To a great extent they are already here, but not at the level they will be in …

Social Media is a Pink Collar Job

The new “pink collar profession”

pink collarThe era of jobs by gender is supposed to be over. But social media has become a pink collar profession, according to Wired. It cites a thought-provoking study of job postings for social media …

Teenagers Mixed on SM Impact

SocialmediaTeenagers have mixed feelings about social media

Despite the concern about online bullying and other behavior, teenagers opinions about social media are mixed. So says the Pew Research Center, which just released its newest survey about people aged 13-17 …

3 Years into Predictions for Next 25 Years

Ray Kurzweil, who has 20 honorary doctorates, is director of engineering for Google and has an amazing success rate of accurately predicting technological change, made a host of predictions in January 2015 that would occur over the next 25 years. …

The Season for 2018 Predictions and Trends

Marketing is all about knowing what consumers want before they know they want it. It means being able to see trends early and then capitalizing on them. Therefore, it is no surprise that almost every industry puts out its predictions …

Demographics: No Spouses or Partners

Most people like some time to themselves; now they are finding they like their own company best. Pew Research Center has studied demographics for partnering and marriage and finds more Americans than ever prefer to live without a spouse or …

Trends in Digital and Social News Media

Pew Research Center has released a compilation of information on key digital and social news media trends. Much of this information has been examined by Pew in individual reports over the course of the year; however, in this article the …

Waves of Winners and Losers in the Cloud

BetaNews has an interesting perspective on the tidal waves of change taking place in cloud computing… an industry that is only 11 years old! The article illustrates its point by reviewing past computing trends and the downfall of once great …

Search Trends Might Reveal Upcoming Crisis

Pew Research Center has studied local search trends related to the Flint, Michigan water crisis starting in 2014. The results “reveal that residents of Flint were searching for information about their water before the government recognized the contamination and before …