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…

4 Ways to Use Siri for Better iPhone Experiences

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Siri; it’s a name you’ve probably heard before, even if you’re not an iPhone user.

The digitized voice that almost seems to live in modern-day iPhones, Siri is designed for the purpose of helping smartphone users with various tasks. Do you want to know where the nearest Chinese food place is? Siri will be able to locate it. Are you hazy on the exact day Halloween falls on? Siri has you covered. To say the least, she’s a capable feature that Apple has been able to integrate into its devices. Unfortunately, those who aren’t tech-savvy may find themselves struggling to utilize her services.

Can You Copyright a Tweet?

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We were recently quoted in an online magazine article; our picture, our name and our original tweet. In fact, it was a screen shot of what we had written on a fairly controversial topic! We were never informed that we had been quoted and would never have seen it if it wasn’t for Google Alerts. In short, our permission was never sought. In the journalism world, this would have been a sure no-go; quoting someone on a controversial subject without their knowledge, could get them into a sticky situation.

So, this led us to the million dollar question…..can you copyright a tweet?