HubSpot @ Popskull: Our Key Takeaways

Posted by Popskull on Jun 25, 2018 10:51:49 AM
Last month, we hosted an inbound marketing seminar along with our HubSpot partners for clients and friends of Popskull. For those who attended, thank you! We enjoyed having the opportunity to chat face to face and have a great group of people in the same room. During the presentation, our HubSpot representatives delved into inbound marketing, the importance of supportive sales and marketing teams that work together seamlessly, and how HubSpot helps usher valuable actions for businesses. Here are some of our main takeaways.
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Facebook Ad Objectives, Simplified

Posted by Popskull on May 16, 2018 1:31:44 PM
Advertising on Facebook is a great way to reach your consumer and create relevant connections with them. With detailed targeting options and a suite of different ad formats, you can deliver the right message to the right people in exactly the right way.
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5 Questions for a Popskullian: PJ Rashid

Posted by Popskull on Mar 28, 2018 4:09:00 PM

Chicago guy. Car guy. Music guy. Our guy. Meet PJ, co-founder and Managing Partner here at Popskull. With a diverse background that ranges from finance to copywriting, PJ is equal parts creative thinker and business driver.

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The Power of Motion Picture

Posted by Popskull on Mar 8, 2018 12:00:16 PM

Have you ever found yourself leaving the movie theater in a dream-like state, feeling as though your faded polyester seat transported you to another world, let you in on a big secret, and then returned you to reality an entirely new person? The power of motion picture is undeniable, and chances are, you could fire off three movie titles that changed you, or at least left a lasting impression (go ahead, we’ll wait).

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5 Questions for a Popskullian: Anwar Khuri

Posted by Popskull on Feb 12, 2018 3:45:00 PM
Meet Anwar Khuri, Popskull’s Executive Creative Director. Before co-founding Popskull, Anwar got his start in advertising as a content producer, working at agencies like Ogilvy, FCB and McCann. He developed an eye for stand out work from his experience with big brands like Dove, Sears, GM, SC Johnson, Miller-Coors and more. If there’s one thing he’s passionate about, it’s kickass creative work thoughtfully grounded in strategic insights. When he’s not working, you can find him taking theater classes at Piven, or more likely sitting at The Pepper Canister drinking a rye.
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The New Facebook Algorithm: What Businesses Need to Know

Posted by Popskull on Jan 31, 2018 11:10:15 AM

Ah, the Facebook algorithm. If there’s one thing we as advertisers know about it, it’s finicky at best and constantly evolving. So it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that Facebook is altering it again. In a long personal post, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced earlier this month that Facebook's algorithm is getting a makeover and the social network is aiming to create more “meaningful” interactions between friends and family, the way the network was intended to be used. As publishers and brands have worked tirelessly for a spot in your News Feed, they are now up against an algorithm that’s working hard to keep them out. That is unless of course they are creating a discourse that Facebook deems meaningful.

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Five Star Lager: Lyft’s Craft Beer Promotes Safe Rides Home

Posted by Popskull on Jan 18, 2018 3:28:21 PM

What better way to end a night out imbibing than a safe ride home? Lyft partnered with Baderbräu to create Five Star Lager, a tasty brew to be served on-premise in Chicago with the potential to expand to other cities. The beer is a part of their “Safe Rides” program and promotes such with discount codes, worth up to 60% off, for bar-goers to get a ride home.

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Case Study: Swoon Staffing

Posted by Popskull on Jan 12, 2018 4:01:54 PM

Founded in 2009, Swoon Group, a technology and professional services recruiting firm, needed help breaking into the highly competitive technology recruiting space. Founder Andy Baker, former CEO of Glotel, and current Swoon CEO, Michelle Baker, turned to Popskull to help them successfully launch their company and ensure future growth.

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A Look Back at 2017

Posted by Popskull on Dec 21, 2017 3:12:51 PM

Time flies when you’re having fun, right? 2017 at Popskull was a great year filled with exciting work opportunities and new clients. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to take a look back at few things we’re most proud of.

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Current Trends in the Food and Beverage Category

Posted by Popskull on Dec 8, 2017 12:15:05 PM

What we learned at Food Vision USA 2017

When it comes to the food and beverage category, customer needs continue to change dramatically. From more transparent sourcing to “clean label” products, brands large and small are facing a tide as increased consumer perceptions regarding health and wellness evolve from niche products to mainstream acceptance. Last month, Popskull co-founders, PJ Rashid and Anwar Khuri, attended Food Vision USA 2017 to learn about the latest trends. Here’s what they discovered.
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