Monthly archives: February 2015

Posted by Becca Jacobs

How To Use the Hashtag On Different Social Channels

February 26, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on How To Use the Hashtag On Different Social Channels

Hashtags originated on Twitter and can be used to start, track, or participate in online conversations. Organizations can create their own hashtags for events they are holding or discussions they

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Posted by Jessica Fortier

Millennial Urbanization

February 25, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Millennial Urbanization

For the first time in about one hundred years, the rate of urban population growth has outpaced the suburbs. Jobs in the city entice recent graduates to settle there and

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Posted by Sheila Fay

Flu season proves that the invincible are not, in fact, invincible

February 24, 2015 In Healthcare Comments Off on Flu season proves that the invincible are not, in fact, invincible

Although health officials continue to encourage flu vaccinations for everyone over the ripe old age of 6 months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported recently that only about

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Posted by Molly Munroe

Dana Hall On the Importance of Math & Science for Girls Education

February 24, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Dana Hall On the Importance of Math & Science for Girls Education

Caroline Erisman, Head of School at Dana Hall, recently wrote a Letter to the Editor of the New York Times highlighting the need for more female-involvement in the math and

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Posted by Becca Jacobs

Making the Olympic Argument with NAIOP: 2024 and Beyond

February 24, 2015 In Real Estate Comments Off on Making the Olympic Argument with NAIOP: 2024 and Beyond

It’s only been about 50 days since the United States Olympic Committee officially named Boston as America’s bid city for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Yet it was quite apparent at

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Posted by LeoSolomon

ACTION! Videos Outshine Photos on Facebook

February 23, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on ACTION! Videos Outshine Photos on Facebook

The tables have turned yet again in regards to Facebook’s Newsfeed algorithm. Until now, posting photos was the best way for companies to reach fans. Those days are over. Video

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Posted by Solomon McCown Healthcare Team

THON’s Dance for a Cure

February 20, 2015 In Healthcare Comments Off on THON’s Dance for a Cure

The diseases that kill the most children in the United States are childhood cancers. Thanks to medical research, as many as to 75 percent of the children with cancer can

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Posted by Michelle Mastrobattista

Why Twitter Is a Valuable Tool for Website Conversion

February 19, 2015 In Executive Comments Off on Why Twitter Is a Valuable Tool for Website Conversion

Derek Thompson of The Atlantic stirred up some controversy among digital marketers with his recent piece “The Unbearable Lightness of Tweeting.” Thompson describes the piece as a “personal investigation” into

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Posted by Sean Hathaway

Funding the MBTA

February 17, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Funding the MBTA

Diagnosing the issues surrounding the MBTA is not a simple task. Let’s not forget that the T’s issues did not magically appear when the snow came. Rather, the agency has

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Posted by LeoSolomon

Stories on Social Media

February 13, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Stories on Social Media

For those of you on Instagram, you may be familiar with the account Humans of New York (HONY). The owner, Brandon Stanton, runs a blog on which he posts pictures he takes

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