You’ve got mail! Late-night email response is sign of society out of sync

You'veGotMail

By Jan Risher   Ever get an email late at night from your boss? Did you read it or wait until morning? Were you aggravated at the invasion of your privacy? If you were, you are not alone. Shift Key recently conducted a survey to get a gauge on people’s attitudes toward when work emails are received/sent — and the results surprised us. According to our research, 31 percent of those surveyed ha ...[Read More]

Optimize your LinkedIn for success

Optimize your LinkedIn for success

LinkedIn isn’t just for job hunters.   As the no. 2 social media destination where online adults are spending time*, LinkedIn is considered by many as the way to put social media to “work” — not only for your personal brand but to grow your company. Facebook is in a league of its own when it comes to the number of active daily users, but LinkedIn is the only social media site where people go ...[Read More]

How to skin a watermelon

How to skin a watermelon

Here’s to one last fling of summer (and a little content marketing thrown in for good measure). Who doesn’t want to know how to skin a watermelon? Here at Shift Key, we are fans of the watermelon — and were pleased to learn this fine trick to show off to our friends at our Labor Day soirees. Check it out and see if you aren’t amazed at their ninja-content marketing skills. Click ...[Read More]

You had me at bookbook, Ikea.

You had me at bookbook, Ikea.

Ikea has a bold new innovation in content marketing. You’ve got to see it to believe its many features and capabilities. To honor ideas like this, we’re having Swedish meatballs for lunch.

Our favorite books of 2014

Our favorite books of 2014

Having someone recommend a good book to read is a gift. So, consider this a little something extra for you! We’ve collected our favorite reads of the year. Enjoy and let us know what you think. In fact, what was your favorite book this year? We would love to know! Sandy Alsammour The best book I read in 2014 was In Stitches by Anthony Youn, MD. I loved this book. It’s a biography of a plasti ...[Read More]