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Chris Horton
Works at Synecore
Attended University of St Andrews
Lives in Minneapolis, MN
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Happy Earth Day! :(
Mashable
For the 45th annual Earth Day, we compiled seven indicators of the Earth under stress, largely due to humanity's own footprint.
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Some anecdotal evidence for all you  #business  owners and #marketers  on the importance of brand integrity in the digital age...
A few weeks back I was involved in a dust up at a local bar that reminded me how much brand integrity matters in the digital age. Here's the story.
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The Three Amigos...
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Heads up to  #business  owners and #marketers  --  #Meerkat  may represent the next stage in #SocialMediaMarketing  
Live video streaming app Meerkat may represent the next stage in the evolution of social media.
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Despite recent turmoil, #Alibaba really is killing it: "Alibaba accounts for about 80% of the #eretail market in China, and Alibaba’s gross merchandise volume is larger than the total e-retail market in the United States."
Internet Retailer - Marketing/Online Marketplaces - Alibaba names a new leader for its three Chinese retail marketplaces
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It's important to remember that #digital   #technology   itself is neither good nor bad; its human application is what defines it as boon or bane.
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Here's some food for thought for all of you #digitalmarketing practitioners...
A few weeks back I was involved in a dust up at a local bar that reminded me how much brand integrity matters in the digital age. Here's the story.
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Facebook's recipe for #SocialAdvertising  dominance...
Insight into why Facebook is not only the biggest social network on the planet, but also the dominant force in social advertising.
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Solid post outlining why #marketers  should incorporate personalization into their  #contentstrategy  
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Attention SEOs and Search Marketers: #Google  is working to reign in your doorway pages...
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Google's getting serious about #mobileoptimized  websites and #responsivewebdesign  
On April 21st, Google will officially update its search algorithm to consider mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor in Google search results.
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Education
  • University of St Andrews
    Mediaeval History, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Oxford
    Mediaeval History, 1995 - 1996
  • St. Cloud State University
    History and Philosophy, 1991 - 1995
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Introduction
Digital Strategist for Minneapolis-based integrated digital marketing agency, Synecore, where he contributes to the company's Marketing Technology for Growth blog. 

Check out Chris' new book, Digital Marketing: Integrating Strategy and Tactics with Values, published by Routledge in October of 2014.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys watching his young boys grow into uber nerds, reading little-read and long-forgotten history books, playing chess, and drinking the occasional cocktail(s).


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Mediaeval History degree, awesome wife and kids, and extensive library of Charlton Heston movies (not necessarily in that order)
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Occupation
Digital Strategist/Writer
Skills
Digital Strategy, Integrated Digital Marketing, Business Management
Employment
  • Synecore
    Digital Strategist, 2011 - present
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Currently
Minneapolis, MN
Previously
Alnwick - St. Andrews - Oxford - Plymouth, MN - St. Paul