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Bikes, Backrubs, and a Dog Named 'Eggs'

June 26, 2019

Is it possible that bikes, backrubs and a dog named Eggs can make your company and employees work more efficiently and have an over all better quality of life? The answer is - Yes! Americans employed full-time put in almost 47 hours a week on the job, so enjoying work is a big deal for employees and an even more serious issue for employers. Studies have shown that happy workplaces are significantly more productive and innovative. Plus, making a workplace as enriching and satisfying as possible is simply the right thing to do...

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The Natural Revolution

June 13, 2019

When Burt's Bees toothpaste hit the market late last year, its simple and folksy graphics looked like any other natural toothpaste from a mom-and-pop shop. But it's actually made by Procter & Gamble Co. under license from Clorox Co., which owns Burt's Bees. Who knew? You'd be surprised to find that many of the "natural" choices in stores are actually operated by the guys who make the big name products loaded with chemicals...

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Welcome Leslie Victori

April 28, 2019

As Jungle Communications new Operations Manager, Leslie Victori is already a vital beating heart in the company's anatomy. Throughout her career, Leslie has worked across a wide range of industries; with experience in the medical field, fashion and hospitality, her knowledge in administration, marketing, advertising and her passion for inspired leadership brings a fresh, well rounded look at her position here at Jungle...

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Do It For The 'Gram

April 15, 2019

Would you enjoy a networking event in a hip West Village hotel with an open bar and dozens of adorable dogs? Jungle's own operations manager, Leslie Victori, got to attend just such an event earlier this month when the project management app Hive invited her to the Gansevoort Hotel for "Drinks & Dogs: A Networking Yappy Hour." The event raised money for Rescue City, a local animal shelter...

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Jungle Lands In Austin To Talk Tech

March 27, 2019

With each year more and more people flock from all over the world to Austin, Texas for the largest film, music and tech conference in North America, South by Southwest. This being my first year attending my expectations were set high. Originally starting with only 700 attendees in 1987, SXSW (the common acronym for South By Southwest) now boosts nearly 175,000 attendees just 32 years later...

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Beer, Boeings, and #BecauseofHer

March 25, 2019

March was declared as Women's History Month to celebrate and acknowledge the efforts of women worldwide. So how can we successfully join in on these kinds of conversations? Well, we can always find inspiration from other companies who are doing it right, who use compelling content to inspire and empower. From celebrating female artists to combating sexism, here are some of the ways brands celebrated women this month...

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The Future of Storytelling

February 4, 2019

The entertainment of stories can be enjoyed through many mediums - books, movies, television, podcasts, etc. but we’re rapidly moving onto more engaging and creative ways to be entertained. Stories are moving in a more physical, interactive and multi-sensory direction...

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Operation EntrepreNATION - Glazed and Confused

January 28, 2019

It's the fifth installment of #OperationEntrepreNATION and this week, we spoke to Dan a.k.a. "Danny Donuts", who left his job on Wall Street to start something of his own. He runs the popular mobile donut food truck, Glazed and Confused. Dan had just become a married man and while exploring the Napa Valley region...

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2019 Social Media Trends to Watch

January 16, 2019

2018 was an immense year for social media marketing and the new found possibilities that have come along with it. It's fairly impossible to do anything in marketing today without leveraging social media, as it's evolved into the main platform to reach customers. So what trends can marketers expect to see emerge and grow in 2019?...

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New Year, New Stunts

January 1, 2019

Every year we are all forced to take time and reflect on our past year and many create resolutions for the New Year. The most common among these are to get healthy and fit but can also range to taking more time to travel or getting better organized. Whatever your resolution is - most likely there's a product or service that can help you reach and maintain your personal commitment...

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2018 Holiday Ads - A Merry Christmas Roundup

December 24, 2018

It's that wonderful time of year, when advertisers give their all into creating the holiday ads that'll make you laugh, smile, and even tear up a little. It's a real challenge to invoke such strong emotions from an audience with just a single ad, which is why some brands go all out during the holidays...

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Operation EntrepreNATION - MeetHook

November 19, 2018

As a business Entrepreneur adversity is inevitable. Anthony Citrinite, the developer of the Meethook app knows this truth all too well. For our fourth installment of #OperationEntrepreNATION we got the chance to speak with Anthony and he shared with us many of the obstacles he faced building his app...

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5 Tips To Successfully Find The Internship For You

September 17, 2018

This summer, I've had the awesome opportunity to work here at Jungle Communications as a Social media intern, working on a variety of projects and tasks. My position at Jungle is my first official internship experience, and so I know a thing or two about how difficult the process of actually finding and landing an internship can be for students...

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Operation EntrepreNATION - JB Cleaning Service

August 28, 2018

#OperationEntrepreNATION is on a roll this summer, exploring everything from the inspiration behind each business to the lessons learned along the way, and we're now onto our third installment. We spoke to Josh Bennardo who is the owner of his own cleaning business, JB Cleaning Services...

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Kristen Taormina Selected for Top 40 Under 40

August 22, 2018

Jungle Communications is happy to congratulate Kristen Taormina, personal injury attorney at Buttafuoco & Associates, PLLC., for being selected as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers' organization. The honor is a recognition of the most qualified attorneys...

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Operation EntrepreNATION - Solid Foundation Skatepark

August 1, 2018

In the second installment of our Summer series, #OperationEntrepreNATION, we talked to Steve Wolfe, the creator and director of Solid Foundations Skate Park in Franklin Lakes, NJ. The foundation was inspired by a need in his community for kids with a passion just like his growing up...

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6 Tips to Effectively Engage Your Tribe

July 24, 2018

So you have brand awareness, but are you effectively engaging and building lasting connections with your tribe? When you combine the concepts of a "tribe" - a group of like-minded individuals who make up a community - and marketing (well, you know what that is), you create a powerful tool that deeply connects with your brand's unique customer base...

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Operation EntrpreNATION - Venti Italian Specialties

July 16, 2018

Inspired by the drive and creativity of local businesses within our community, we've decided to start a new series solely dedicated to entrepreneurs. #OperationEntrepreNATION will explore everything from the inspiration behind each business to the lessons learned along the way. In the first installment of our series, we got the chance to learn a little about Joe Ciancimino, Co-Owner of Venti Italian Specialties — a family-run food truck based in Jersey City, NJ....

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Jungle Named a Top Creative Agency in Philadelphia

June 18, 2018

Jungle Communications is proud to be named among the top B2B companies in Philadelphia by Clutch, a market research, ratings, and reviews company. Recently named one of the Top Creative Agencies in New York City, we received recognition in Marketing, Advertising, Creative and Design in Philadelphia...

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2018 - Year of the Corporate Logo PR Stunt

June 12, 2018

For nearly a full week, the venerable International House of Pancakes – IHOP – racked up extraordinary PR points with its stunt to supposedly "change their name" to IHOb. First announced as a teaser on June 5 via Twitter, the company promised to reveal the mystery seven days later, thus holding the entire country - perhaps even the entire international community - in suspense, with plenty of time to ponder and prognosticate and produce memes...

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SHCS Ranked #1 Best Public Elementary School

May 30, 2018

We're so proud to announce that Soaring Heights Charter School - located in Jersey City, NJ, near the JUNGLE headquarters — has been ranked the #1 "Best Public Elementary" & "Best Public Middle School" in Hudson County by the authoritative school data analyst company The K-8 school was also designated the #4 "Best Charter Elementary School" in the entire State of New Jersey...

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Jungle Named One of the Top Creative Agencies in NYC

May 3, 2018

Jungle Communications is proud to be named one of the top creative agencies in the New York City metropolitan area by Clutch, the B2B research, ratings, and reviews company. Clutch analysts evaluated creative media firms based on market presence, work quality, services offered, and client feedback. Jungle is one of 14 firms honored in the New York region...

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Smart Marketers Need to Look Beyond the Smart Phone

February 26, 2018

While smartphones and other handhelds have quickly wheedled their way into our lives, there are small but growing areas where they are losing luster. CNN reported last year that the sale of e-books had declined nearly 20% in both America and the U.K, while the sale of physical books and journals was on the rise. In fact, the news organization noted that e-reader sales peaked...

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How Customer Reviews Can Help Grow Your Business

January 22, 2018

In a very competitive online marketplace, it can be incredibly difficult for businesses to stand out. This is where customer reviews come in. When satisfied customers write positive reviews about your products or services, your business can attract new customers. Usually when people are ready to make a buying decision, a five-star review can help seal the deal.

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7 Tips For Social Media Success in 2018

January 2, 2018

2018 is here and it's time to get smart about your social media strategy. Nearly 2.8 billion people around the world use social media. It's one of the easiest and most affordable ways to reach potential customers right where they are online. Creating effective social media campaigns can help raise brand awareness and build lasting connections with your customers. If you want your brand to stand out this year, we're here to help with the following social media tips.

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Back to Basics: Language is Fundamental

December 1, 2017

It has been said that death and life are in the power of the tongue, that tiny agent upon which empires have risen and others felled. So what words can and should we use in consideration of this—the best of times and the worst of times?

Recalibrate. Just as our other senses adjust when one loses power, the tenor of ad-speak could stand to be sensitized to the needs of the newly spend-thrifty. With peril sounding from many a corner, community and conscience have risen at least a notch on Jane Q. Public's radar. Conversely, consumerism and gratification may ring distastefully hollow—an unpleasant knell from the 90s.

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Old Ways Still Work For 21st Century Customers

November 1, 2017

What would become Target's signature bullseye first took seed near the turn of the 20th century, when the Dayton Dry Goods Company was founded. Mass and depth are probably apt descriptors of the company's measured strategy, which a century later has earned it instant recognition. As a matter of fact, current news of reaching its $1 billion goal for education was foreshadowed by a 1946 decision to donate 5 percent of pretax profits to the community and an impressive set of philanthropic and environmentally sensitive initiatives.

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