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Your Fingers Are Not Too Fat

I was 15-years old when I first picked up the guitar. And like, I don’t know… 19 or 20 before I set it down for more than a few minutes at a time. I played that thing constantly. Hours and hours of memorizing finger positions, fumbling over chords and willing my helpless, weakling, runt-of-the-litter pinky […]

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Trending Tech: Post-IPO troubles, Google's acquisition & HP layoffs

Apple’s CEO voluntarily gives up $75 million in dividends and Google closes $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Post IPO, Facebook gets sued by investors and draws criticism with release of Instagram-like camera app. In other news, Google emerges victorious in the legal battle against Oracle and Microsoft launches a social networking site. 10. SAP […]

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An Analysis of Social TV and the Second Screen

The Social TV movement has arrived. And it’s here to stay. Don’t believe me? Well tune into your favorite Prime Time TV show this week and chances are that you’ll see at least one of the following things: On-screen promotions of hashtags, Twitter handles and/or Facebook Pages Promotions of network and show-specific second-screen apps Contests […]

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5 Skills I Didn’t Learn in a Communications Class

My fellow English majors and I get a lot of grief for choosing a major that is supposedly “useless.” I’ve heard all the jokes: “So your most marketable skill will be being able to say ‘Do you want fries with that?’”; “Everyone speaks English, why would you need to go to college for it?” and my personal favorite, “So you want to teach?”

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Meet Your Weber Shandwick Seattle Interns

We get it. We’ve gone through the highs and lows of life after college. It’s tough, and fighting through it on your own can be confusing, frustrating and absolutely terrifying. We also know that when all of your hard work pays off and you land your first internship or job, it’s totally worth it!

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Trending Tech: Facebook IPO Special Edition

Facebook went public with its landmark IPO. With shares set at $38 apiece, Facebook Inc. is valued at more than $100 billion. With more than 900 million users, Facebook is the world’s largest social networking site. The growth of Facebook has led to the rise of many start-ups creating its own economy. Facebook’s IPO is […]

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Impactful Imagery

What Makes for Impactful Imagery?

Call me biased. As an amateur photographer, I swoon over amazing photos. But let’s look at the big picture – I’m certainly not the only one that has a strong reaction to stunning images. From advertisements and art to online and print media, imagery is used in countless ways to spark emotion, incite action and […]

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Wanna Get Engaged?

We hope so. That’s why our Weber Shandwick Seattle office is hosting an Engagement Party on Thursday, May 30th from 6-9pm. Our Chairman, Jack Leslie will be in town discussing the new Rules of Engagement. And YOU, our Weber Shandwick Seattle blog readers, are invited! It’s not enough to be engaged sometimes. Today, it’s important […]

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Trending Tech: Facebook's IPO, Google-Oracle legal battle & Microsoft's green initiative

Facebook is on a road trip to woo investors for its IPO, Yahoo is in deep-trouble with its CEO’s resume flap and Microsoft goes green with carbon neutral data centers. In other news, AOL gives away proceeds from patent sale to shareholders, Google goes for mistrial after a jury rules in Oracle’s favor over the […]

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