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How to Set Up Custom Search Engines in Chrome

One of my favorite things about the Google Chrome browser is its flexibility. You can customize it until your fingers bleed, and the sheer number of extensions you can install makes it hard to beat. While some of my co-workers prefer Firefox, I’m a Chrome user through and through, and if you’re like me I’ve…

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important skills

The Most Important Skill in the World, and How to Master It

There’s one skill that every single human being can master to improve his or her career, social standing, and even home life – that skill is the art of selling. To those who would say, “I’m not in sales, I don’t need to master the art of selling,” I encourage you to keep reading. You, too,…

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Mobile & Marketing: How to Crush it on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

Marketers can no longer think desktop first, and mobile second when it comes to their brand. With 91% of American adults keeping their mobile devices within arm’s reach and more than 50% of mobile searches leading to a sale, it’s time to start thinking mobile first with marketing (Forbes). As our customers’ attention shifts from platform…

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Twitter problems

We Need to Talk About Twitter

We Need to Talk About Twitter It’s time for a Twitter-vention. I’m constantly amazed at the tactics used by marketers to sell their goods and services on Twitter. They spam, they annoy, and they push the limits on literally any tactic that shows any sort of results — and even some that don’t. Before I…

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Jordan Scheltgen

Why I Stopped Caring About Page Views

When we started as Cave Magazine, I thought page views were everything. I would fixate on the number every month, set goals around this metric, and ultimately put page views on a pedestal. Naive me thought that’s all that mattered. We would create content with multiple pages to create more page views, not realizing we…

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mad at office

I’m Not Buying Your Crap and Here’s Why

I’m tired. More specifically, I’m tired of bad emails. Let me explain. Every day I receive 4–5 unsolicited emails from account reps and co-founders all pitching me their product or flat out asking me if they can demo their product to me. All of these emails follow the same format: We help agencies, you’re an…

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Cave Social

From a Bedroom to an Office — How We’re Managing Growth

$327. That’s the amount we spent on our first marketing endeavor in 2011. We bought a bunch of posters to hand out at our university— man, we didn’t know what we were doing. At the time, that $327 felt like it was a million dollars. Though that story doesn’t indicate it, in our early days…

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going viral

The 5 Most Viral Ads of 2015

This week, Adweek released its annual list of the Most Viral Ads for 2015. Maybe you’ve seen a few of them already, if not you’re in for a real treat. Take a few minutes, sit down and watch these amazing ads. Notice a common theme? 5. Budweiser “Lost Dog” Shares: 2,808,541   4. Roc by…

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taking time off

The Importance of Taking Time Off

  I recently got a notification on my LinkedIn, it was my three year work anniversary at Cave Social. So in three years, what had been accomplished? We’ve grown our team, opened an office in South Florida, and things look bright for our future. It seems as if our heads haven’t come up since we…

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The 25.5 Hour Day: How to Get More Done in Less Time

  When you’re complaining about not having time for things, remember, you and @TheRock have the same 24 hours in a day. #getafterit — Jordan (@cavejordans) September 9, 2015 We can’t change the amount of time we have in a day; however, we can change how we use that time to be more efficient. In…

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