Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Jan. 29 – Feb. 4, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!


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In this week’s edition…
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at the lucrative world of subscription marketing.
– Crock-Pot dealing with assault on its brand by a fictional TV show.
– Check out the Heart, Soul & Hustle podcast.
– Hawaii’s governor admits he didn’t know how to access his Twitter account during crisis.
– Remember GeoCities?
– Want your print copy of Success magazine? You’d better get it soon!
– How is fluorescent blue lighting cutting down on drug use in public bathrooms?
… and history notes, community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 22-28, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– The most negative places on Earth, according to Twitter users’ emojis
– This week on CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Initially hated marketing ideas that did A-OK!
– People are being dared to eat a toxic substance on YouTube – and they’re doing it!
– New Brunswick releases social media guidebook for local food and beverage producers
– If you watch TV, it seems like everyone owns a Microsoft Surface
– Don’t stifle that sneeze! Either let it all out or suffer the consequences
– Branch Graphic Design celebrates 20th anniversary
– and history notes, community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 15-21, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– YouTube punishes popular vlogger for showing suicide victim’s body
– This week on CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: The survival of iconic brands
– Why rotisserie chickens are so important to grocery outlets
– Clothing retailer apologizes for yet another racist “mistake”
– Toronto professor’s book on bestseller list because buyers are buying his by mistake
– Let’s hope you’re never the victim of a “swatting” prank
– Province of New Brunswick’s most popular baby names for 2017
– and history notes, community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 8-14, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Young YouTube star under fire for posting video showing suicide victim’s body
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence is back with a look at marketing a fad
– What to expect in 2018 in social media, business, digital currencies, fashion, home design, etc.
– Canadian Press announces top business story of 2017
– Music cassettes making a comeback
– New bingo coming to Greater Moncton area
– and history notes, community reminders, quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!