Originally teased via UNDERCOVER’s Instagram page in September of this year, the brand has taken to the platform yet again to parade all the products we can expect to see from its forthcoming collaboration with sacai. ?sacai???UNDERCOVER?2???????????????????10/20?????????????????????????????????Amazon...Show More Summary
For as much backlash as Kendall and Kylie have gotten for what some describe as stealing the brands of other celebrities, you might expect them to not do that. Instead, it looks like they're taking a page out of Beyonce's book. You know...Show More Summary
This week’s design spotlight features our Semi-Custom Pro branding design template #130. If you love the dramatic effect of a black background, but want to keep the readability of a white page, this design is perfect for you. Bold yet Understated, this template takes advantage of photography techniques that place a single object on a […]
The social network wants to get more people to use Stories, which haven’t gained traction on the Facebook app.
No one’s posting to Facebook Stories. Only 8 of my 2800 friends have Stories up right now, and 3 came from the new ‘cross-post from Instagram Stories’ feature. Maybe younger or international demographics are, but I’d bet they’re too wrapped up in Snapchat and Instagram. It’s slow adoption for a feature cloned from Snapchat that’s proven wildly… Read More
Summary: Engagement on Facebook Pages has fallen by 20% since the start of 2017, according to BuzzSumo who analyzed over 880M Facebook posts by brands and publishers.
Dove found itself in hot water this weekend after it posted a racially insensitive post to its Facebook page. The brand has since pulled the post from Facebook and issued an apology. The ad depicted a black woman posing next to a bottle of one of Dove's body products. In the post, which has since...
The beauty brand pulled the ad from its Facebook page following a backlash from social media users.
Dove has apologized after a racist body wash advertisement featured on the brand's Facebook page sparked the ire of customers.
“Sunday evening’s post on social media expressed a personal opinion using inappropriate name calling on a WCNC branded Facebook page."
For a number of reasons - all of them happy - I have formed a new firm, Execupundit Consulting, LLC. Hmm. Catchy name. The new website can be found here. Be sure to provide your email at the bottom of its web page if you'd like to be informed of upcoming classes and books.
(Shiro’s fall 2017 makeup collection) (image from shiro-shiro.jp, info from www.instagram.com/shiro_uk). According to this post on Shiro‘s UK Instagram page, the brand (official UK website here) will open two additional stores in London in October. Currently, the brand’s (first and only) UK store is at 33E King’s Road in London. Also, according to this […]
How do you design a Facebook page experience? While Facebook was initially created to connect people, it is now a vast social network comprising different features and providing opportunities for brands and communities to promote their services. Show More Summary
Facebook's rollout of groups for pages in July heralded a return to the concept of community and gave brands another method to engage audiences on a one-to-one basis, in a more controlled environment. If brands follow the fundamental rules of community management--being authentic, transparent and adding value to the conversation--then Facebook groups for pages will...
Two new articles with many teaching ideas and a few photocopiable examples on two brand new pages on the topic: Abbreviations games/ worksheets page – NEW PAGE Acronyms games/ worksheets – NEW PAGE
Large design projects require style guides for branding, identity, and consistency in writing. But these large projects also deserve style guides for their websites too. A website style guide cover page elements that should be universal to a design. Show More Summary
Cole Haan is ditching the traditional fashion advertising playbook. The premium fashion brand’s latest campaign is a departure from typical fashion ad campaigns, with its ads living not on glossy magazine pages but on podcasts, native...Show More Summary
A disease that turned people into zombies has been cured! Bloody Disgusting has even more brand new images of Ellen Page (Hard Candy) in the post-Zombie-era drama The Cured, which is now screening at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival. Show More Summary
Posted by Michelle_LeBlanc From gentle criticism to full-on trolls, every brand social media page or community sometimes faces pushback. Maybe you’ve seen it happen. Perhaps you’ve even laughed along as a corporation makes a condescending misstep or a local business publishes a glaring typo. Show More Summary
Ikea's always found clever ways to bring its yearly print catalog to the fore. It's invaded Instagram with print-inspired design, transformed background models into delusional fame seekers and even been pitched as a gadget you can "download from your mailbox." But the 2018 edition is breaking all those sleepy molds. Meet Yanjaa Wintersoul, the first-ever...