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Why Universities Fail At Teaching Internet Marketing

May 3, 2012 Posted in Copywriting, Internet, Search Engine Marketing, SEO, Social Media by

Why Universities Fail At Teaching Internet Marketing
I recently graduated from university with a masters degree in Information Systems Management. This was a very exciting achievement for me, finishing university is something that not everyone has the opportunity to do. While I was attending I stumbled upon Internet marketing and everything that it entails. I was enthralled by it and read everything I could find. After I had read and studied about Internet marketing for about 8 months, I discovered that my university offered an Internet marketing class. I immediately signed up for it and imagined that it would be an awesome class where I would take my skills to the next level.

Original Content: Hunting the Internet’s Elusive Unicorn

January 4, 2012 Posted in Design, Internet, Motion Graphics, Social Media by

Original Content: Hunting the Internet's Elusive Unicorn
Original content is the Internet’s favorite illicit drug. Those online groups who claim to be the gatekeepers of all that is good, bad and truly ugly on the Internet covet it. You could sell it to the parents’ basement dwelling 4chan’ers or trade it to redditors looking for their next opportunity to karma-whore. So, what is original content and why should you, a reputable businessman or woman, be concerned with it?

Why Artists, Designers And Musicians Should Pay Attention To Social Media

September 9, 2011 Posted in Design, Internet, Social Media by

Here at Bright Oak, we’re big fans of both social media and design. It’s kind of our thing. But there’s a reason why creativity offline should be carried over into the online space, and it’s more than just the ability to make an extra buck. Proper attention and cultivation of an online presence can make a big difference.

3 Ways The Facebook Revamp Makes It A Teeny Bit Harder To Stalk

August 24, 2011 Posted in Internet, Social Media by

We’re rounding up what the changes really mean, and answering the questions you’re really thinking: Does this better help me avoid embarrassment and social creepiness? Good news, reluctant sharers: Facebook’s new changes are one teeny step towards a creeper-free future.

Infographic: 60 Seconds On The Web

June 15, 2011 Posted in Internet by

Bright Oak - Infographic: 60 Seconds On The Web

In 1998, there were 26 million indexed pages on the World Wide Web. Fast forward 10 years and there are over 1 trillion unique indexed pages on Google. It is obvious that the internet is growing at a rapid pace. Every hour, there is enough information consumed by internet traffic to fill 7 million DVD’s.