Why Is Every Movie a Love Story?
Spoiler alert. We’re about to tell you the ending of every action movie ever.
The bad guy is either dead or being hauled off to jail. The hero, beaten and bloodied, stands triumphant as sirens whir around him. Maybe it starts to rain. Then he shares a long, passionate kiss with the smoking hot love interest. Maybe they call back to an inside joke from earlier in the film, something to let you know they’re going to live happily ever after.
It’s become so common, in action films, thrillers, dramas – across every genre, really – it makes you wonder: Why does every movie have to revolve around a love story?
Smart Sales or Exploitation? The Sobering Reality of Buzzed Marketing
It’s 9 p.m. and after a long day at work, you’re taking some time to unwind with a glass of wine. You feel relaxed… calm… happy. In fact, you’re in just the right mood to… shop?
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Your SEO Goals for 2015
We’re all setting goals to be healthier and happier in 2015, and some of us are also looking for ways to improve our careers. In the ever-changing world of SEO, January can be a great time of year to reevaluate your “SEO best practices”. Here are a few simple goals to accomplish during 2015 to ensure you’re growing in your SEO career and staying on top of the biggest shifts in the industry.
The Near and Distant Future of Paid Media
A slight vibration on your arm wrests you from a night of sleep. You wake up feeling groggy, a little less than well rested. As you make your way out of bed and into the kitchen, a notification catches your eye. You open up your personal display as you’re making your morning commute to the coffee maker, only to see an entire list of tips and advice for coping with sleep deprivation. Coffee at 7:30 a.m. isn’t one of them.
Instead, you opt for a breakfast of mixed fruits and whole grains. While you’re eating, that same display mentions a few ways to keep your energy up during the rest of your day: how long to sit, when to take breaks, how much water you should drink and what afternoon snack will make or break your workday.
This may sound like the beginning of a classic dystopian novel, but it’s not. It’s a world we’re quickly approaching, and paid media is helping to make it happen.
The 5 Myths of Rejection
In the early 1940s, there lived a woman by the name of Florence Foster Jenkins. She was a semi-famous opera singer in and around New York City. There was nothing particularly noteworthy about her. Except one thing.
Despite her fame and success, she was an absolutely dreadful singer.