Author Archive for Craig Smith

DMR Publisher. Director of Marketing by day and I run this little site at night. Other interests include Sports, LEGO, Star Wars, Tech Gadgets and all things Boston.

What I’ve Been Up to Lately…

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If you’ve spent any time on this site, you know that I am a pretty big fan of stats. What you might not know is that my interest of stats and random facts reaches well beyond the digital marketing world. Earlier this year, I mixed in a few non-digital stat posts (bacon, LEGO, coffee, etc) and the response was pretty amazing. Writing those posts was fun and you seemed to enjoy them, but they didn’t really to fit into the DMR format. I struggled for a while trying to figure out how to incorporate them into my regular DMR posts, but finally said “screw it” and…

Hundreds of Marketing Jobs Available From Companies Like Dish Network and CBS Interactive

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You may have noticed that I recently partnered with SimplyHired on a new DMR job board. The new board has hundreds of jobs across the globe for marketers, advertisers and communications pros. There is a very user-friendly search feature and a number of filters which should help you find the right job in the right place.

Go ahead and try it out and see what new and exciting opportunities might be out there waiting for you.

How Much Power Does Your iPad or iPhone Actually Use? (New and Updated Apple Stats)

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Apple reported their quarterly earnings earlier this week and they were nothing short of amazing. Between the data included in that report, info about the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and the release of iOS 8 (among a bunch of other recent Apple announcements), I figured now might be a good time to spend a little time updating my various Apple stat posts.

Here are some of the more interesting Apple stats from this round of updates and additions…

How Many Teens are Using Vine? (New and Updated Vine Stats)

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For a long time, Twitter was relatively tight-lipped about Vine usage. That trend seems to have changed quite a bit as more and more data is sneaking out about how many people are using the micro-video sharing service, how they are using it and where they are, and the stats are pretty impressive. Because of this, I was able to just about double the size of my Vine stat post.

Here are a few of the most recent stat updates and additions.

How To: Motivate Your Employees (Infographic)

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With the job market heating up and a dramatic, millennial-led shift in workplace attitudes and expectations, building a strong, positive culture has become a very challenging imperative for employers.

Back in the day, employees were motivated by the prospects of working their way up the corporate ladder and earning potential monetary rewards. It was not uncommon for employees to stay at one place for many years, if not their entire careers. That has all changed.