Lessons from NYC Flyer Distributors

Where the tourists go, the flyers will follow. I’ve learned that during my lengthy Midtown commutes.  My journey to work takes me through some heavy trafficked tourist areas, and on any given day, I dodge at least 20 people trying to hand me something. Sightseeing tours, restaurant coupons, nail salon deals.  You name it, there’s… Continue reading

An Evening at Bloomberg

Last night I had the pleasure of touring the offices of Bloomberg, housed right here in NYC at One Beacon Court. While Bloomberg’s core business is their news terminal subscriber service, they are also one of the world’s most renown financial news organizations, with titles including Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg TV and Radio. While their… Continue reading

Employment was in the Stars

For my birthday in April, my mom contacted her astrologer and had her read my solar return. I’m not normally into horoscopes and star charts, but I figured if nothing else it would be entertaining. During the reading, she made one prediction that stood out to me in particular. I was going to get an… Continue reading

Sharing the (Media) Love

With summer in the city in full swing, New Yorkers are busy – traveling, dining, and generally finding ways to stay out of the heat! The team here at Affect is no exception. I’ve been with the agency only a short time, and I’m continually impressed by the results the team secures on behalf of… Continue reading

Plus One: Google+ Adds Another Space for Brand Monitoring

Google+ made a splash a couple weeks ago, when it launched in private beta, providing marketers and PR professionals another social media venue to study and decide how to use it for sales purposes. While brands can’t create presences on Google+ yet, there are already plans to build Facebook-like brand pages. Once that happens, there’s no… Continue reading

Eight Interns Give Four Rules for Companies on Twitter

This summer I’m living at Educational Housing Services, which means I’m living in a building with other summer interns who work in various industries. Among my group of friends there are people who work for financial planners, fashion designers, hospitals, publishing companies and restaurants. Recently we had a family style meal in our communal kitchen… Continue reading