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Star Spangled Vibes

The weekly roundup hot off the grill.

Do Ya Know?

Check your answer below!

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yeah, apparently that’s a thing), on Independence Day, Americans will enjoy _______________ hot dogs, enough to stretch from D.C. to L.A. more than five times.

Top Posts of The Week

What We Learned

Monday: Search Engine Journal shared 10 must-have organic video types for YouTube. The list includes customer testimonials, product demonstrations, and live streams.

Tuesday:  Google shed light on 3 compelling use cases for AI.

Wednesday:  Envato showed us the hottest TikTok trends of the week to help keep your content fresh.

Thursday: Hubspot broke down the importance of customer journey analytics and how this data can help you remove roadblocks to optimize your customer journey.

The Conversation

Janette said, “We’re currently using Sprout Social and are considering other scheduling and reporting tools. Any recommendations?”

Raimy is wondering, “What are some good resources for a non-graphic-designer to learn about graphic design?”

Kait posted, “Question for social media managers who cover events (festivals, races, etc.): What content do you post in the “off-season” to keep engagement up?”

Chelsea wants to know, “Favorite US-based online supplier of custom, branded sales materials? We need logo printed retail bags. TIA!”

Show & Tell

Do you have something brewing that a large community of marketing professionals should be in the know about? Reach out and let’s talk!

Red, White, and Blue Sangria


  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup honeydew melon balls
  • 750 ml semi-sweet white wine
  • 8 oz vodka
  • 8 oz white grape juice


  1. Wash fruit. Slice strawberries into thirds, removing greens.
  2. Use a melon baller, star cutter or just cut honeydew melon into chunks.
  3. In a 2-liter pitcher, add strawberries, blueberries, and honeydew melon then fill with the entire bottle of wine.
  4. Gently stir in vodka and juice.
  5. Refrigerate, ideally overnight or for at least 2 hours before serving.


Recipe by Mighty Mrs.

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Did Ya Know?

Answer: 150 million

Los Angeles residents lead the US in hot dog consumption. Go figure they’re at one end of those 150 million links!


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