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- Those crazy kids at Liquid Death are at it again with a gross blind test taste ad
- Velveeta and Nails Inc. made cheese-scented nail polish 🥴
- Absolut released a new global campaign where cocktails are people in a funky party world
- Frida Baby made new, relatable ads using real parent reviews
What We Learned
Monday: Don’t be that guy who doesn’t know the difference between landing pages and websites. In short, a website is general to brand awareness and for building trust, while landing pages are stand-alone pages used that move along a customer journey. PageFly’s article breaks it down further and even gives different types of LPs.
Tuesday: Since the 1960s there’s been an easy marketing formula called the 4 Ps. Coursera breaks down how to use 4 Ps of Marketing (Product, Price, Place, + Promotion) and even elaborates on modern mixes like the 5 Ps, 7Ps, and 5 Cs.
Wednesday: Pages, digital products, and data systems can end up useless if they aren’t well organized or user-friendly. One of the biggest starts to a strong user interface and user experience design is the information architecture (IA). Slickplan wrote an article about 4 new IA trends happening in 2022.
Thursday: Optimize Your Marketing Funnel 2022 is coming up! It is a free digital event brought to you by 9 digital marketing experts. Across two days of informative sessions, it will cover everything from social media marketing, content marketing, CRM, email marketing, SEO, and influencer marketing.
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Dustin asked, “What do you do if someone repeatedly gets your name wrong via email, after you’ve already politely corrected them? My name’s not Justin lol”
Kelly made a poll: “Marketing department of 1 here 🙋🏻♀️ If you could choose 1 role to hire, what would it be?”
Emily wrote, “I’m teaching a class in content strategy. What would you want to learn in 1 hour?”
Brenda shared, “My high school son is getting mailings from colleges and this one gave me pause based on the mentality of a teenager and what else rhymes with brick…”
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Not-So-Old Fashioned Slushie
- 6 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 cups bourbon
- 12 oz frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
- 2 tablespoons Luxardo cherry juice
- 1/4 cup bitters
- Luxardo cherries and orange slices
- Stir water and sugar together in a large saucepan. Stir continuously and bring to a boil. Cook for about five minutes.
- Let it cool completely!
- Stir in the bourbon, orange juice concentrate, cherry juice, and bitters. Pour the whole mixture into a freezer-safe baking dish.
- Freeze for at least 10 hours.
- Stir it up with a fork and scoop it into a glass 3/4 of the way.
- Top off the rest with lemon-lime soda.
- Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.
Recipe by Inspired by Charm
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