Bob Cargill

Bob Cargill

Director of Social Media

Overdrive Interactive

Bob Cargill, who was named "Direct Marketer of the Year" for 2009 by the New England Direct Marketing Association (NEDMA), is director of social media at Overdrive Interactive. During the course of his career, his work has been recognized with more than 40 awards from NEDMA, including Gold for his blog, Gold for Best Tweets, and Silver for Best Copywriting. Bob likes to keep his fingers on the pulse of the industry in which he earns his livelihood. Not only has he presented many times about social media, copywriting, and direct marketing, he has been published or quoted on his areas of expertise in numerous media outlets. He is a past president of NEDMA and a graduate of Leadership MetroWest's Leadership Academy.

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RECENT ARTICLES BY BOB CARGILL

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10 Ways for Health Clubs to Flex Their Social Media Muscles

Sep 9, 2014 - These methods for engaging customers via social media are tailored for health-focused brands, but can really be implemented by any company to help boost... Comments

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10 Questions to Ask Your Social Media Audience

Aug 12, 2014 - Here are 10 things to ask on social media in order to achieve a better engagement rate among your customers, because without engagement you have next... Comments

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10 Reasons Why You Should Use Vine to Build Your Brand

Jul 15, 2014 - Vine's looping six-second videos can help marketers spread their messages across social media in innovative, powerful ways. Here are 10 reasons to use... Comments

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10 Ways to Build a Social Media Audience

Jun 17, 2014 - These 10 tips can help your brand grow its social media audience, and in turn likely increase engagement, return on investment, and conversions as well... Comments

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How Brands Tweeted About the 2014 Boston Marathon

May 20, 2014 - The emotional 2014 Boston Marathon was embraced by brands on Twitter. See how a selection of brands chose to engage with consumers on this day in April... Comments

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10 Types of Visuals to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Apr 22, 2014 - Photos and videos have been proven to boost engagement with social media posts, so here are 10 different ways you can incorporate them into your brand... Comments

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Smile, You’re on Social Media

Mar 25, 2014 - Brands and businesses need to lighten up on social media. If you want to be a success on social media, you can't afford not to be extemporaneous and... Comments

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10 Ways Your Brand Can Stand Out on Twitter

Feb 25, 2014 - Success on Twitter takes time as well as a deep knowledge of the best practices that only comes with experience through trial and error. Keeping an... Comments

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