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Sparkpr 2017 – The Tipping Point For Blockchain

As we reflect on our company’s progress this year and a company that has for almost 20 years sat at the forefront of digital transformation, we cannot help but notice the impact that crypto and blockchain technology has had on our company.

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From Blockchain to Bots: 2017 Technology Trends That Will Influence 2018

In 2017 we saw blockchain-based technologies rise and rapidly begin to take over the media but was this a short-lived trend or will these and other kinds of technologies persist into 2018 and dominate the industry?

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4 Top Blockchain Trends: Learnings from Block-Con

A converted airplane hangar is not the first place one thinks of when thinking about blockchain technology. However, that is precisely where over a thousand entrepreneurs, investors, and industry enthusiasts gathered on a sunny October day in Santa Monica at Block Con to advance the conversation about cryptocurrency and blockchain.

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Why the Time Has Come to Market a VC Firm with Purpose

In today’s world, consumers increasingly vote with their wallet – choosing companies they respect and chose to support over companies that do not align with their world view. In a recent article, “Competing on Social Purpose,” the Harvard Business Review provided an excellent overview of what sets great consumer companies’ outward story apart from the rest, and strategies for growing a brand that matters.

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4 Focus Areas for Cryptocurrency Marketing

With so many cryptocurrencies launching and gaining prominence in headlines, it’s time to get more sophisticated with cryptocurrency marketing. Instead of relying on industry hype, crypto companies need to build their distinct message and project it into the larger blockchain conversation.

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Influencer Marketing is Dead. Long Live Influencer Relations!

86% of marketers1 have used influencer marketing to move beyond corporate speak and build a more authentic brand. However, as influencer marketing gets more and more popular, a less-effective transactional approach to the method is on the rise.

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How to Avoid Being Called a Scam: 10 Tips Every Blockchain & Crypto Company Needs to Know

Even as blockchain and cryptocurrency gain traction after exploding in popularity, many companies in these fields share a common experience upon announcing their launch: being called a scam.

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From Logo to Launch: The Compcoin Brand Refresh

When Compcoin came to Spark, the company sought a brand refresh to pair with its upcoming token launch. The AI-powered trading platform had existed for years as Fintech Investment Group, a commodity advisory firm.

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How Autonomous Vehicles Will Change Marketing Forever

As on-demand and subscription-based services rise, we own less and less. After giving up our DVDs for Netflix and our CDs for Spotify, are cars next? While many of us begin to acquiesce ownership of vehicles for ride-sharing and give up the classic driving experience to artificial intelligence, the way cars and other products are sold is changing drastically.

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How to Podcast for Brands – 5 Advanced Tips

So, you’ve started your podcast—defined your topics, lined up your guests, recorded some episodes—and now you want to really make it stand out. We’re dropping advice to help you with how to podcast for brands in this stage of your podcasting journey.

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