Social media makes us all brand marketers

You see it each time you log into Facebook. Friends post their vacation photos. Parents brag on their kids. Grandparents express admiration about their grandkid’s accomplishments. It looks like everyone else is having a wonderful life while you’re stuck at home scooping out the litter box and trying to keep your toddler from tossing your iPhone in the potty.

You don’t think about it, but you do the same as everyone else. You post the best of your experiences and glow about the love you have for your teen. You don’t mention the fight the two of you have the other night because he refused to take his coat to school. Nor do you mention his atrocious calculus grade (at least you shouldn’t). Continue reading “Social media makes us all brand marketers”

Kid PR

Cartoon of a girl and a boy in a corner. The girl says, "Looks like to me you have yourself a public relations problem

Cartoon of a girl and a boy in a corner. The girl says, “Looks like to me you have yourself a public relations problem.”

Don’t you just love how businesses and politicians react to their blunders? Typically, instead of admitting their errors, they will put some public relations spin on it. Come to think of it, we learn how to spin a situation quite early in life, don’t we?

I drew this in Adobe Illustrator.