Penguins frolicking on the beach while polar bears rip it on their surfboards in the water. No, this isn’t another sign of global warming. It’s a description of my new boxers, and one of five signs that the economy is approving. See the other four in this infographic
found on Economy Watch
Infographics are just one form of relatively new content that marketers are using, and according to Mashable
, the “beautification of the Web” via great visual storytelling is where the real future lies.
Even the workplace, whether it’s a traditionally creative environment or not, is all about emphasis on the visual. The Wall Street Journal reports
that more firms are holding employee-training seminars and hiring outsourced consultants to teach their staff the importance of doodling, particularly while taking notes.
” to “camera-hamming,” our Preezi of the United Steezi seems to know the importance of the visual—at least when it comes to his younger constituents. Just check out these photos
from when Obama dropped by a dive bar in Colorado. Yogurt was spilled, good times were had, and if the strategy pays off, some votes for November were earned.
Speaking of Obama, the Commander-in-Chief recently sat down with Rolling Stone
to discuss his reelection campaign and Occupy Wall Street’s impact on it—along with some of his pop cultural influences. SPOILER ALERT: Playboy
is not one of them, or so he claims.
Meanwhile, Whole Foods claims you’ll no longer find red-rated wild seafood
amid its fresh or frozen foods after the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Blue Ocean Institute labeled them unsustainable.
’s Joe Muto may have been unsustainable as the “Fox Mole,” but not un-servable by authorities. According to his Twitter feed
, Muto had his iPhone laptop and some old notebooks seized after being presented with a search warrant Wednesday morning on charges of grand larceny. (via The Blaze
May he fare better than a McDonald’s patron who is now facing up to five years
in prison for stealing a $1 soda.
Elsewhere in the world of fast food, Burger King is unlocking its livestock, pledging that by 2017
, all of its eggs and pork will come from cage-free chickens and pigs.
With word that Penn State set free Ketchum PR from its media relations roster— instead hiring Edelman and La Torre
to see to matters of school communications—we feel remiss that the pitch process wasn’t documented by TV cameras. However, for anyone impatiently awaiting more about AMC’s newest reality program, “The Pitch,” here’s all you need to know
Something we didn’t know: What the heck a “Klout bomb” was. Thankfully, AgencySpy explains
Protesters are bombarding Facebook
over the social network’s seven-person, all-male board of directors, insisting it could use more Klout from its friends who carry double-X chromosomes.