At Halloween, many of us get a thrill from visiting a haunted house. We get to put ourselves into a controlled kind of scared, something that we can turn off when we have had enough. But what if you start something you can’t turn off? What if your promotion becomes a victim of being at the wrong place at the wrong time? Now that’s scary. Here are our top three scary promotion scenarios. They have all of the thrills, and if you take our advice, none of the chills. The Three Scariest Promotion Scenarios You May Ever Face … Continue reading
Privacy, security and encryption of user data is crucial to Marden-Kane and our clients. Our team of programmers works hard to stay on top of the latest research and trends in data security to ensure the highest standards of privacy and security are met on all data we gather, pass and store on behalf of our clients. Today’s guest post, from our Senior Programmer Eric Grimm, covers why basic password encryption may not be enough. In these days of numerous and very public database intrusions, the need to secure your users’ passwords is more important than ever. It’s dangerous, … Continue reading
Everyone is on Instagram! Let’s run an Instragram contest! It will be super easy – just ask people to post a photo and we can decide on a favorite and …… Whoa!!!! It’s not that easy. Yes, Instagram is very popular right now and it’s easy for consumers to post content and to set up a promotion. But keep in mind that any sweepstakes or contest you run is still subject to laws and regulations for your company. And there are issues with the platform that you need to consider before running a promotion. Here are 3 Things to … Continue reading
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