Debi's favorite Sip of the Week

Our favorite marketing Sips of the Week in 2016

Published on December 8, 2016

As the year comes to a close, we wanted to share some of our team members’…

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Sip of the Week #113

Sip of the Week #113

Published on August 9, 2016

Sip of the Week #113: Crowd psychology is powerful. True thinking involves analysis, questioning, and…

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Sip of the Week #107

Sip of the Week #107

Published on July 5, 2016

Sip of the Week #107: Taking the time to send someone a handwritten note can make…

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Who is advocating for your business?

Published on June 21, 2016

No one is a bigger product advocate than Cookie Monster. As a marketer seeking to…

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Elf on the shelf campaign featuring mischievous elf video

Five tips for a successful company holiday card

Published on December 22, 2015

We’re feeling delightfully festive this year in the wake of our highest performing year-end email…

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Five brand trends to watch

Published on May 1, 2015

Full text of article by Merlot Marketing CEO Debi Hammond, published May 1st, 2015 in…

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Does Pinterest matter to my business? It’s visual, it’s social and it’s here to stay!

Published on March 1, 2012

You’ve probably heard that Pinterest is here and in a big way. Like most social media platforms, we have to ask, how do I use this for business? Does Pinterest matter to my business? Although Pinterest is one of the newest players in social media, it has definitely taken off like wildfire. It has all of the traits of being a successful platform that is here to stay: it’s visual, it’s social and it’s addicting!

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I’m Obsessed with Pinterest – Have You Been Introduced?

Published on February 2, 2012

Most recently, I discovered Pinterest which is down-right genius! For those that have not been introduced, Pinterest is a platform for sharing images that inspire you visually with ideas on organization, wedding planning, home décor, cooking, planning your child’s birthday party and the list goes on. So, how does this fabulous new tool apply to businesses? From my vantage point, if your product can be used to inspire women in any way, you have a place on Pinterest.

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He’s (Not So) Gr-r-r-eight! Kelloggs Fires Phelps in a Good PR Move

Published on February 10, 2009

August 19, 2008 marked an exciting day for Kellogg Company.  This is what was released…

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