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David Erickson
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Attended Coe College
Lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Three Rich Treasury Secretaries Laugh It Up Over Income Inequality http://flip.it/FURAN
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Facebook Advances Bazaar Ambitions http://flip.it/kbSZ5
Social network makes its groups easier to use as forums to buy, sell or trade
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Data, Analytics Help Fight Forest Fires http://flip.it/SuyI9
Cameron Tongier of the US Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Management Branch spoke with InformationWeek from his temporary office near a fire line in Idaho. He's one of several front-line wildfire managers we spoke with about the long arc of data analysis that leads up to daily situation reports for wildfire managers.
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Google's Life Sciences group is making another big move to treat diabetes http://flip.it/err0c
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Google Maps Drops Plans to Stalk You With Location-Based Ads http://flip.it/SQ2WC
Yelp and Foursquare may have one less thing to worry about.
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Donald Trump's ex-wife once said he kept a book of Hitler's speeches by his bed http://flip.it/vv97k
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Why your company's CMO might be its next CEO http://flip.it/BSVru
Data-savvy CMOs are taking the reins at more organizations
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Apple’s AirPort Extreme vs Google’s OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software http://flip.it/T0X8m
Google's new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn't as cut-and-dry as it might ...
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Google ‘Firsts’ From the Company’s Early Days http://flip.it/rlCsg
Sept. 4, 1998: Google is incorporated
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Amazon and Microsoft just scored a huge $100 million cloud deal that can't be making IBM too happy http://flip.it/oGFZ8
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Ashley Madison was full of robots, not necessarily just guys, research suggests http://flip.it/vbSd3
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The Earth Is Now “Locked In” To A 3 Foot Sea Level Rise, NASA Says http://flip.it/hUcjX
"The best science today says it is going to happen and that we're not ready for it," a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. "That, unfortunately, is bad news."
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Education
  • Coe College
    English, 1984 - 1988
  • Irondale High School
    1982
  • Carroll High School
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Gender
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Other names
Dave Erickson
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Veteran marketing / communications / PR / SEO / social media strategist, pop culture junkie, football & baseball fanatic, blogger, music lover & guitarist. Tweet at: @derickson @TheDailyNumbers & @MNVikingsChat
Introduction
David Erickson is Vice President of Online Marketing at Minneapolis public relations firm, Karwoski & Courage where he also contributes to the Success @ Creative PR blog and newsletter.

David is a strategic communications professional specializing in Internet, search engine, and social media marketing.

He co-hosts the weekly strategic communications show Beyond Social Media.

He also writes about all things online marketing at his e-Strategy Content Marketing Blog, e-Strategy Trends and eStrategy.tv; about music and marketing at Audiolicious.tv, about football at Minnesota Vikings Chat, and he blogs about life in the Twin Cities at TwinCitiesMinnesotaBlog.com.
Bragging rights
Returned a punt for a touchdown on his 40th birthday and taught racing legend Mario Andretti how to Tweet.
Work
Occupation
Online Marketing, Strategic Communications, Public Relations, Publisher, Blogger
Skills
Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Public Relations, Mobile Marketing, Video Marketing, Blogging, Website Development, Communications Strategy, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Content Developement, Content Optimization, Media Relations, Blogger Relations, Influencer Relations, Reputation Management
Employment
  • Karwoski & Courage
    VP of Online Marketing, 2014 - present
  • e-Strategy
    Owner, 1997 - 2013
  • Tunheim
    ACE Panel, 2012 - 2013
  • Tunheim
    Online Marketing, Strategic Communications, Public Relations, Publisher, 2008 - 2012
  • Freelance Web Designer
    Self-Employed, 1995 - 1996
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Previously
Minneapolis, Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota - New Brighton, Minnesota - Shoreview, Minnesota - Fridley, Minnesota - Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa - Waterloo, Iowa - Fort Wayne, Indiana
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How To Work With Your Colleagues
www.creativepr.com

Working with colleagues can be challenging at times. Learn how taking the DiSC personality profile test can help you at the office. #persona

Google Keep - COOL TOOL
www.creativepr.com

Google Keep is a simple productivity tool that is tied to your Google account and therefore is available wherever you can log in. #Productiv

How Tweets In Google Desktop Searches Rank
www.creativepr.com

What factors is the search engine considering for showing tweets in Google desktop search and for what types of searches will you see tweets

Straight Outta Meme Case Study
www.creativepr.com

The marketing for Straight Outta Compton provides a perfect case study in understanding online behavior and harnessing that behavior to buil

9 Marketing Buzzwords To Ban
www.creativepr.com

Marketing Buzzwords To Ban: Sometimes it’s better to say nothing than what everyone else is saying. #Buzzwords #Marketing #Language

The Wayback Machine
www.creativepr.com

The Wayback Machine is an easy to use online research tool from the Internet Archive that lets you view snapshot of websites as they looked

beyond social media
beyondsocialmediashow.com

The podcast for marketing, advertising, public relations & communications professionals

Twitter Events - COOL TOOL
www.creativepr.com

Twitter recently announced a new feature for advertisers: Event targeting. #Twitter #SocialMedia #Advertising

Cecil The Lion Killed, Hunter Dentist Suffers Online Wrath
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed the killing of Cecil the Lion by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer and the online outrage that

Pitching & Securing the Today Show
www.creativepr.com

Pitching and securing a story on the Today Show requires a sharp eye for a compelling story, super pitching skills, and plenty of luck. Here

7 Common Email Newsletter Mistakes
www.creativepr.com

Common email newsletter mistakes that are pretty easy to fix and will likely increase your open rate. #EmailMarketing #eNewsletters #Marketi

Tweetroot - Twitterclouds App - COOL TOOL
www.creativepr.com

The Tweetroot iOS app creates word clouds from tweets; in other words, Twitterclouds. #Twitter #SocialListening #MobileApp

How To Turn Your PR Internship Into A Job
www.creativepr.com

Interns who can showcase a unique skill in a way that clearly benefits their team or organization can quickly become invaluable. #PublicRela

5 Professional Development Lessons From Reality TV
www.creativepr.com

5 professionally-relevant insights you can gain from reality TV shows. #ProfessionalDevelopment #RealityTV #Chopped

One of my favorite business lunch spots. The original Punch location is the only one with table service.
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The hot sauce is actually hot. Not overwhelmingly so but hot for typcial Minnesotans' taste.
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I am a HUGE Punch Pizza fan. Absolutely love them. They are also a client of my employer but I'd love them just the same if they were not.
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I've enjoyed myself every time I've been there.
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