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The Donut Rules of Social Media: Simplifying Content to Achieve Results

270 Strategies | February 20, 2015





Digital Client Manager Abby Aronofsky on why donuts are a good rule of thumb for social media success.

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#270chat: Brand as User, or User Branding?

270 Strategies | February 10, 2015



Digital team members Anastasia Golovashkina and Catherine Gabel are borrowing a page from Nick and Katie's #270chat book and letting readers in on one of their work chats this week. In this installment, they discuss how brands and people use social media differently.

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Humans of 270: Kate, Adria, and the Proust Questionnaire

270 Strategies | February 10, 2015




It takes a mix of personality types to make a great team. In their first blog post, Chicago team members Kate Catherall and Adria Marquez take the Proust Questionnaire to showcase theirs.

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#270chat: The Video War: Twitter takes on Facebook

270 Strategies | February 02, 2015




Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they discuss how social networks are taking on video.

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Taylor Swift: America’s Best Digital Director

270 Strategies | February 02, 2015





Digital Associate Courtney Corbisiero on what we can all learn from Taylor Swift's digital presence.

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#270chat: Like, Comment, Share… Buy?

270 Strategies | January 27, 2015



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they're talking about the next frontier of digital ads on social: spending money.

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The Science of Storytelling

270 Strategies | January 22, 2015



Grassroots team member and lifelong organizer Tyler Brandon on the science - and importance - of storytelling.

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#270chat: Try So Hard (That Bae Cray)

270 Strategies | January 14, 2015



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about trying too hard online and abandoning your brand's voice in the process.

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#270chat: Are eyeballs everything?

270 Strategies | January 06, 2015



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about a piece on Emerson Spartz and viral content in last week's New Yorker.

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#270chat: Having time for social media and the art of scheduling

270 Strategies | December 15, 2014



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk managing the time you spend on your brand's social media, and tips for staying ahead of the curve.

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#270chat: New platforms and how brands are using them

270 Strategies | December 09, 2014



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about new social platforms and understanding the risk and reward of jumping in early.

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#270chat: Staying Relevant on Social

270 Strategies | December 02, 2014



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they discuss keeping social posts relevant, why it matters, and what it takes to do real-time posting well.

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#270chat: Weighing Your Options On Social

270 Strategies | November 25, 2014



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. This week, they talk about knowing where your brand should exist on social, and some questions to ask before diving in.

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Bold Action on Immigration Brings Hope to Millions, Time for Congress to Get to Work

270 Strategies | November 21, 2014



Luis Avila on President Obama's comprehensive immigration reform announcement

As the President said, Congress needs to finish its job: passing a comprehensive immigration bill that allows these families to be fully integrated into society and expediting the process for those who already have applications in the system.

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#270chat: Can A Brand Really Have A Social Voice?

270 Strategies | November 18, 2014



Digital team members Katie Margillo and Nick Dean let readers in on their work chats once a week. In this first installment, they talk branding, social media and the sense of a 'voice' with branded social accounts.

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270/360 Training Recap

270 Strategies | October 06, 2014



From staff to trainees, thanks to all who made 270/360 possible!

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The End of an Era

270 Strategies | September 27, 2014



Eleis Brennan reflects on Yankees captain Derek Jeter's lasting impact.

On Thursday night, the Captain of the New York Yankees donned the pinstripes and took his position at shortstop for the last time. Jeter was visibly emotional throughout the game, a rarity for a guy who is usually all-business and focused on one thing: winning.

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Scottish Election Update

270 Strategies | September 19, 2014



Caroline Ettinger on the outcome of Scotland's independence referendum

Since my first post on Scottish independence, five months have passed, polls have gone up and down, and finally, Election Day came. While the result was not what the Scottish National Party (SNP) had hoped and worked for--Yes Scotland lost 44.7% to 55.3%--what transpired in Scotland yesterday was by no means a complete loss for the independence movement or for Scotland.

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Managing Up

270 Strategies | August 21, 2014



Tyler Brandon on managing up.

Even the best sometimes get busy, have a bad day, or are stronger in some areas. And this, dear colleague, is why knowing how to manage up is an invaluable skill. Everyone does it.

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Crafting to Concentrate

270 Strategies | August 14, 2014



Caroline Ettinger on how crafting and creativity are the keys to better concentration.

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