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David Erickson
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Attended Coe College
Lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Donald Trump does his Reddit AMA in the most Trump way possible http://flip.it/-BAra
The unpredictability of the questions makes Reddit AMAs interesting -- but these questions stayed on-message.
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Facebook is an unstoppable force on mobile http://flip.it/xP1sv
If you needed more proof that Facebook is absolutely crushing it on mobile, consider this: More than a billion people now check Facebook from their phones every single day.
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Twitter's Snapchat-like stickers are now available to all http://flip.it/KHf2O
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The battle brands face for the hearts and souls of Gen Z http://flip.it/-wfC_
Everyone’s already talking about Millennials. But what about their younger siblings? Get ready for the new generation of digital natives.
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3 great ways to build a website prototype http://flip.it/TV-qu
Explore the different ways to build a ready-to-use digital prototype, and how to decide between them.
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During Episode 151 co-hosts BL and David discuss the backlash over Melania Trump's plagiarism of Michelle Obama's DNC speech; musicians objecting to the use of their songs by the Trump campaign; an Apple patent for technology that would disable the recording of video, audio and photography on smartphones and tablets; untargeted Donald Trump banner ads; new updates for Facebook Live video; the long-lasting impact of the ALS ice bucket challenge; D...
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11 Silly Words in Your Twitter Profile That Make You Look Like a Complete Tool http://flip.it/UFiDt
Twitter is a great social media service that you can use to find, engage and grow a community of potential customers. But if you're going to be on Twitte...
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What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple http://flip.it/f_YWn
Five communications lessons from the biggest corporate turnaround.
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Microsoft Pix is a better iPhone camera than Apple's http://flip.it/QfC88
Who needs an iPhone 7 when Microsoft Pix is an iOS camera this good? It uses artificial intelligence to make your photos look like they were taken by a pro.
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We now know why Verizon bought Yahoo: mobile video http://flip.it/_7KvL
During Verizon's earnings call today it detailed its plan for Yahoo post-acquisition and that plan centers largely around mobile video.
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New Magic Leap Demo Shows Shopping With Augmented Reality http://flip.it/7ZsAh
The technology lets you measure a room to see how objects will fit
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Meet the Woman In Charge of Bringing Verizon and Yahoo Together http://flip.it/41SAB
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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
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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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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.
Education
  • Coe College
    English, 1984 - 1988
  • Irondale High School
    1982
  • Carroll High School
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Melania Trump's Plagiarism & Apple's Censorship Patent
beyondsocialmediashow.com

During Episode 151 co-hosts BL and David discuss the backlash over Melania Trump's plagiarism of Michelle Obama's DNC speech; musicians obje

Using Adjuvants to Control Drift - West Central
inthefurrow.com

Using adjuvants to boost the efficacy of a herbicide or pesticide is nothing new – but as environmental regulations become more stringent, e

Pokemon Go & Other Augmented Reality Examples
www.creativepr.com

Augmented reality is nothing new. In addition to the Pokemon Go craze, here are 16 other examples of augmented reality applications. #Augmen

Verified Twitter Accounts - COOL TOOL
www.creativepr.com

Ever wondered how you could get that little Verified checkmark next to your name on your Twitter account, like the ones celebrities and jour

Donald Trump/Mike Pence Campaign Logo & Pokemon Go
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 150: Co-hosts BL and David discuss the Trump/Pence campaign logo and fallout; Facebook's live video streaming growing pains; the #Co

Twitter Dashboard - COOL TOOL
www.creativepr.com

Twitter Dashboard lets you schedule Tweets, and offers insights about your Tweets' performance both on the desktop and via a mobile app. #Tw

Facebook Live & Philando Castile
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 149: BL and David discuss the Facebook Live broadcast of Philando Castile's death at the hands of a Minnesota police officer, its af

6 Twitter Accounts for Ag Retailers to Follow
inthefurrow.com

There’s been a technological shift, and more agriculture professionals are turning to Twitter for quick news bites and as-it-happens industr

Periscope Takes The Political Stage & More Live-Streaming Updates
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 148: BL and David discuss Periscope's moment on the national political stage during the House Democrats' gun control sit-in; 360fly'

Orlando Nightclub Shooting
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 146: BL and David discuss the online reaction to the Orlando nightclub shooting and Donald Trump's humblebrag tweet; the Gawker bank

Google Analytics Resources - COOL TOOLS
www.creativepr.com

37 Google Analytics resources for learning about, implementing and testing web analytics. #GoogleAnalytics #WebAnalytics #Tools #Blog

Microsoft LinkedIn Deal & Orlando Shooting Text Messages
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 147: BL and David discuss the Microsoft/LinkedIn deal; the live-streamed death on Facebook; insecure security cameras; the likelihoo

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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