Weekly Recap – May 18, 2018

Ellyn Davidson 05/17/18 - 8:42 pm

Facebook is empowering youth…or is trying to at least. While the Book might need to use some more complex tactics to stay alive among teens, ads don’t. Why some of the best ads are the most simple. Cash is still king for many businesses, but the trend of going cashless is growing, especially in the fast-casual segment of the restaurant industry.


To win back teens, Facebook launched a website. For teenagers these days, Club Facebook is just not the place to be. Facebook has launched a “youth portal” for “teens” featuring things “teens” like such as dancing emoji, social justice and blog posts.

This may be the simplest ad that’s ever saved lives. In this case, all it took was a piece of paper. Holding a piece of paper to your vent could prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, thanks to Grey Poland.

Will cash become a thing of the past at restaurants? For some fast-casual restaurants, going cashless has operational efficiencies and some people say it’s the way of the future, but others are calling it a discriminatory business practice.

Meanwhile, back at the RANCH

Key takeaways from the Marketing & Physician Strategies Summit. This year’s Healthcare Marketing & Physician Strategies Summit got me thinking—a lot. I’ve unpacked a few of my favorite tips below to continue sharing. (Unpacked because that’s what people do these days instead of explain.)


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