Tag Archives: pandemic

November 11, 2020

In These Sheltered Times, Kids’ Screen Time Explodes

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.Ever since the advent of television and the proliferation of cartoons in the 1950s, American parents have worried about their offspring’s screen time and its effects on their vision. Those concerns have steadily amplified since, what with the eventual popularity of video games, movie streaming and such platforms as […]

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October 30, 2020

6 Videoconferencing Alternatives to Zoom

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.As Zoom became a videoconferencing thing during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sight of talking squares, all lined in rows, got people to thinking about older television shows. These talking heads were akin to “The Brady Bunch” opening, some comedians opined. Others were reminded of “Hollywood […]

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August 14, 2020

What to Do During a Pandemic? Get Your Video Marketing Going

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc.  Granted, watching late-night talk-show hosts on TV during the pandemic hasn’t been quite the same as when they beamed their shows live from their East or West Coast studios, with a roaring band and audience in tow. But the two Jimmys, as in Fallon and Kimmel, and Stephen, […]

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June 30, 2020

Boomers’ Online Shopping Habits Spike in Pandemic

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The generation perhaps most resistant to technological and digital change at the start of this millennium is now embracing it in our pandemic environment — at least when it comes to shopping. In a recent study by the National Retail Federation (NRF), nearly half of the baby boom […]

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May 18, 2020

3 Bright Spots That Have Emerged in These Changing Times

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Though the coronavirus pandemic has shut down a massive number of businesses the past two months and those businesses continue to suffer, there are bright spots in the retail and marketing sectors that center on perhaps a not-so-unlikely trio of bedfellows: Toys, booze and politics. Demand for Legos, […]

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