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David Erickson
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Why a Comprehensive Content Strategy Includes Podcasting http://flip.it/SE9Us
Wondering if podcasting is right for you? Jon Nastor explains four compelling reasons to embrace podcasting as an integral part of your content strategy.
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Someone gave Ken dolls a more realistic makeover — with dad bod and all http://flip.it/DYHn7
Fashion ecommerce site Lyst created a line of diverse male Ken dolls with graphic artist Jamie Phillips.
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RANKED: Every Coen brothers movie from best to worst http://flip.it/Nl_i-
As directors, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen are...
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Facebook cripples chat encryption app that promised users extra privacy http://flip.it/L7Q1z
Chat encryption app, Crypter, that seemed to offer a secure way to communicate with your Facebook friends has effectively depreciated in functionality afte
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The 18 Best Analytics Tools Every Business Manager Should Know http://flip.it/beWr_
The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when. I thought it might be useful to [...]
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Here’s What the Game of Thrones Creators Had to Say About Why the Original Pilot Was a Disaster http://flip.it/elqSg
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Are Viewable Ads Actually Effective for Marketers? 10,000-Person Study Sheds Light http://flip.it/9oSIc
A 10,000-person study found that meeting the Media Ratings Council's viewability standards doesn't mean an ad was recalled.
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How Cats Attempt to Communicate by Using a Variety of Language That Humans Can Understand http://flip.it/wnhTV
BBC Earth put a tough blue-eyed feline named Prince under surveillance to learn how cats try to communicate their intentions and feelings through the use of their meows, their tails and their uniqu…
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What’s Next, As Google’s Head Of Search Leaves & Its Machine Learning Chief Takes Over? http://flip.it/33LAd
After 15 years, Google search chief Amit Singhal is moving on. In his place, machine learning head John Giannandrea is taking over. The rise of the machines?
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Meet the Guy Behind Amazon’s Secret Retail Store Plans http://flip.it/.ZAZf
The initiative involves more than just bookstores.
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Instagram Rolls Out Multiple Account Switching for Some iOS Users http://flip.it/L1cne
Select Instagram iOS users can now add multiple Instagram accounts to their profile and switch between multiple Instagram accounts without logging out.
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See how Zombies have evolved over 100 years of pop culture http://flip.it/Ev.sB
See how Zombies have evolved over 100 years of pop culture
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Education
  • Coe College
    English, 1984 - 1988
  • Irondale High School
    1982
  • Carroll High School
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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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Glenn Karwoski Speaks At the IGNITE Conference
www.creativepr.com

Our own Glenn Karwoski will be a featured speaker at the IGNITE 2016 Conference. #Creativity #Innovation #IGNITE

Internet Of Things Security Risks & Amazon Echo Reads
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Episode 127: Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Donald Trump's latest controversial remarks; CEOs shunning social media; fun &

Ask SeaWorld Twitter Chat Backfires
beyondsocialmediashow.com

Co-hosts B.L. Ochman & David Erickson discussed Ted Cruz's domain name registry fail; another report of Google+'s death; SeaWorld's Twitter

David Bowie's Online Innovations & New Twitter Ads
beyondsocialmediashow.com

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

Burglars Just Want Tacos Viral Video - CASE STUDY
www.creativepr.com

Having burglars break into your restaurant and make off with your cash registers can set a business back in many ways. #ViralVideo #VideoMar

BuzzSumo Review [COOL TOOL]
www.creativepr.com

BuzzSumo is a discovery tool for popular social content and online influencers. A review of the primary features of the tool. #ContentMarket

Long-Form Twitter & FTC Guidelines For Native Ads
beyondsocialmediashow.com

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

Uber’s Dirty Tricks; Twitter saves lost bunny, furniture industry gets h...
beyondsocialmediashow.com

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

The Value Of Social Proof
www.creativepr.com

In the online environment, social proof is commonly understood to be those elements of online content that indicate the level of interest ot

Twitter Marketing Articles
www.creativepr.com

A continual feed of the latest Twitter marketing articles from the Success @ Creative PR blog.

Hootsuite - Social Media Management Tool
www.creativepr.com

Hootsuite is a very popular social media management tool that provides pretty much all the features you'd need to manage the major social ne

4 Things To Consider Before Planting Your Crops
inthefurrow.com

Four tips to make sure you and your equipment will be prepared for planting your crops this season! #Agriculture #PlantingSeason #Tips

Bernie Sanders' Data Grab - Beyond Social Media
beyondsocialmediashow.com

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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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