BLUEFOREST BLOG

YouTube Blog: How to get the related videos to make sense!

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How does YouTube decide that a police chase is related to a birthday prank video for our boss?  This and many other questions arise when using YouTube for our business and for our clients.  We once had a client who had the ‘Top 7 Reason’ in his description; well it turned out that the number read more »


The Winner of the 1st Annual Blueforest Gives Back!

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It was a very tough decision. Every applicant is an important nonprofit helping to better our community. We started Blueforest Gives Back because we love getting involved in the community in many different ways. Blueforest Gives Back is another way for us to help local nonprofits with what we do best, telling a great story. After read more »


Blueforest Gives Back Finalist: The Power of the Dream

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Over the course of the last month, as we reviewed applications for the BlueForest Gives Back contest, our staff has had an opportunity to learn more about over 20 Triangle area organizations working to make a positive impact in our community. So many worthwhile causes and so many people working to help others! We’ve have read more »


What is Public Relations?

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“A developing company is looking to hire a PR/advertising person,” I read yesterday in a Facebook status of Katya, my former colleague in Russia. “PR slash advertising, right,” I thought to myself. Indeed, it’s hard to imagine a PR guru like James Grunig, for example, putting an equals sign between public relations and advertising… In read more »


Blueforest Gives Back Finalist: Pinecone

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Over the course of the last month, as we reviewed applications for the BlueForest Gives Back contest, our staff has had an opportunity to learn more about over 20 Triangle area organizations working to make a positive impact in our community. So many worthwhile causes and so many people working to help others! We’ve have read more »


Blueforest Gives Back Finalist: Triangle Literacy Council

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Over the course of the last month, as we reviewed applications for the BlueForest Gives Back contest, our staff has had an opportunity to learn more about over 20 Triangle area organizations working to make a positive impact in our community. So many worthwhile causes and so many people working to help others! We’ve have read more »


Blueforest Gives Back finalist: The Justice Theater Project

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Over the course of the last month, as we reviewed applications for the Blueforest Gives Back contest, our staff has had an opportunity to learn more about over 20 Triangle area organizations working to make a positive impact in our community. So many worthwhile causes and so many people working to help others! We’ve have read more »


Music Plagiarism and The Art of Sound Alikes

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“A good composer does not imitate: he steals.” -Igor Stravinsky   Usually when someone like Stravinsky, a man of immense talent and knowledge in the field of music, gives you advice you want to take it and apply it to your own work. Unfortunately, in this case, stealing ideas from songs/compositions will get you into some read more »


The Blueforest Judges Meeting!

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The judges (learn more about us here) have finally gotten together and discussed all the applicants for Blueforest Gives Back. After meeting together for the first time, it was time to get down to business. It was a challenging process as we looked individually at each applicant. We were very excited to see nonprofits we read more »


Creatives Thriving in Raleigh

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You don’t have to go to common creative capitals in the US such as NYC or Atlanta for great creative inspiration and work. Right here in Raleigh there are many opportunities for the creative worker. Based on the US Census Bureau 2012-2013, Raleigh is #3 in the country for fastest growing cities. With increasing population read more »