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Hacks and Flacks

Hacks and Flacks is a podcast that dissects PR, marketing and media from the inside out. We speak to comms experts and influencers to break down trends, share best practices and give advice. Winner of podcasting awards from the Publicity Club of New England and The Holmes Report. Produced by March Communications, an award-winning integrated PR and marketing agency with offices in Boston and Chicago. Subscribe to receive new episodes as they are published. For more visit www.marchcomms.com.

Apr 8, 2016

When they think about a business social media strategy, most marketers probably think platform-first: where's my audience most active, and how can I spend the most time on that channel engaging with them? But is that actually the right strategy? Is it better to be hyper-focused on one platform, try to build...


Jul 10, 2015

When thinking about how social media analytics and reporting has evolved, it's helpful to borrow an example from the world of sports. In baseball, traditional statistics like batting average and runs batted in are equivalent to retweets, likes and favorites on social media − they provide some insights, but they don't...


Jun 26, 2015

So, we have a podcast. We want to promote it. A social media strategy was in order, and we figured why not give you, our listeners, an inside look at its development.

Step 1 was to meet with drew Wallace, Hacks and Flacks alumnus (Episode 2) and digital marketing guru. On this episode, you'll hear our first conversation...


Jan 30, 2015

Being the new kid in high school can be a little scary and awkward. Brands today find themselves in a similar position when they tiptoe onto unfamiliar social media networks to market to a younger, savvier audience. In this week's episode drew Wallace, Director of Marketing at Roundtown, shares tips on how brands can...