Social Media

Happy Holidays from Crown Social Agency

Happy Holidays from Crown Social Agency

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Cheers to Crown’s Own Social Media Guru!

Cheers to Crown’s Own Social Media Guru!

Let’s all take a moment to raise our drinks to Crown Social’s Queen Bey of social media.  Shannon O’Donald slayed the Seattle Interactive Conference, and we are still drunk on […]

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Meet the Team: DIANA

Meet the Team: DIANA

Name: Diana Eberlein   Hometown: a split between Huntington, Long Island & Los Angeles   Job title: Account Director   More accurate job title: Devil’s Advocate & Professional Nag (nickname: “The Agenda”) […]

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Happy 5 Crown Social!

Happy 5 Crown Social!

5 years. 5 years of rad strategy, 5 years of badass social debauchery, 5 years of all that is Crown. Today Crown Social celebrates its 5th birthday! We’re the big kids […]

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Coloring!

Coloring!

The key to a productive meeting? Sitting on the floor and coloring. Like real adults. #hellofriends

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In Defense Of GIFs

In Defense Of GIFs

  “We all have those moments, when you know what you want to say, but Kristen Wiig says it better.” –Giphy Keys     GIFs. Let’s talk about it. I […]

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Meet the Team: JULIE

Meet the Team: JULIE

Name: Julie Tompkins [but if you really want me to like you, call me Jules]   Hometown: a small, unknown suburb outside of Boston   Job title: Social Media Manager & Copywriter   More […]

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We Heart Capitol Hill

We Heart Capitol Hill

Call it a severe case of wanderlust, but Crown Social has moved offices 5 times in the last 5 years. From our swanky SODO digs in the old Rainier Brewery, […]

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Meet the Team: DANNY

Meet the Team: DANNY

Name: Danny Krueger   Hometown: Chicago   Job title: Sr. Art Director   More accurate job title: Jr. Peace Keeper / VP of Ginger Chew Distribution   I wanted to become a […]

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Hey Hipsters

Hey Hipsters

Put on your best red flannel and celebrate with us, cause it’s finally Friday.

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Seattle Interactive Conference

Seattle Interactive Conference

Seattle Interactive Conference is almost here. It’s the best. And it’s tomorrow. *+

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Big bad social media

Big bad social media

Crown Social has been living vicariously through our friends, fans and followers for four years now. Over that time, we’ve been flexing our social media muscles, bulking ourselves up on […]

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Join the team!

Join the team!

Still looking for an awesome graphic designer! Holla!

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Working At Crown Social: An Introduction

Working At Crown Social: An Introduction

  Living and working in Seattle is unlike anything else I’ve ever seen or done.  I’ve been a Washington resident for around five years now; I moved from my humble […]

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OMG we’re 4!!!

OMG we’re 4!!!

Crown Social is 4. That sounds like a lot and a little at the same time. Data don’t lie, but we’re pretty sure we’re a teenager. 🎉💯👍🏆💰💪👏?💦💥🐸🐒

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Ciel is SuperRad™

Ciel is SuperRad™

Fun little game if you’re interested: Click here to play. Watch out for the strawberries, bananas and Minecraft swords! Powered by Quintus. Only works on Chrome at the moment.. 🙂

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No Social Media

No Social Media

No more hashtags No more tweets No more selfies No nude pic leaks   No character limit No square cropping No status updates No Facebook stalking   No insta filters […]

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A Eulogy to you, Google+.

A Eulogy to you, Google+.

To All,   Please join us in mourning the loss of Google+, or as it was more affectionately called, G+.   Anyone with a Gmail account knew that G+ was […]

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Happy Holidays from Crown Social

Happy Holidays from Crown Social

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Pineapples for Everybody

Pineapples for Everybody

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10 Brainstorming Tips for Solid Gold Ideas

10 Brainstorming Tips for Solid Gold Ideas

1. There’s nothing like a blank page to inspire creativity In social media, we spend a lot of time looking at screens, and we recognize that sometimes a screen can […]

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Family Portrait

Family Portrait

Some badass social from a badass staff. #plants #hashswag #robotdiscorollerderby #whosthephotobomber #peacelilly #writedrunk #editsober #teamcrown

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Hot Hot Heat

Hot Hot Heat

It may be in the 90’s outside, but the badass team at Crown Social has some tricks for keeping cool. 1. Atmosphere: The thermometer in our SODO office reads 81 […]

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The Best and Worst of Social

The Best and Worst of Social

  In a world of social currency, companies compete for the epic title of social media badass. Drumroll please…   7 Companies that Fail(ed) at Social   7. Ragu Ragu […]

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

We wish you a very happy Earth Day and challenge you to do the following: A. Recycle everything B. Use public transportation C. Eat locally grown food, especially stinky cheese (…we’re […]

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#TheHunt at PAX East 2014

#TheHunt at PAX East 2014

Crown’s social media wizards worked some Facebook and Twitter magic in Boston last weekend. Last weekend several Crown social media ninjas packed their bags and headed to Boston (pronounced BAAHST-INN) […]

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Seattle ADDYs

Seattle ADDYs

We’re so incredibly, unbelievably, undeniably stoked to have won a silver ADDY this year for the best non-traditional campaign! We’d like to thank our awesome and adventurous client — Blue […]

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The men of Crown Social: Nick & Zach

The men of Crown Social: Nick & Zach

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Anti-New Years Resolution Revolution

Anti-New Years Resolution Revolution

It’s that time of year again folks. Time for everybody’s internet personas to embark on a “change for the better”, “New Year, New me <3” spiel… only for the un-used […]

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Sasquatch Sighting

Sasquatch Sighting

Our Sasquatch Chia Pet is growing quite nicely…

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Crown’s hand-made package never fails to please

Crown’s hand-made package never fails to please

When Blue Nile approached The Best Social Media Agency In The World to create an influencer outreach campaign for its high-tech style analyzer Leave Nothing to Chance, we knew that […]

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White Elephant Gift X-Change

White Elephant Gift X-Change

The rules were simple… 1. $10 cap 2. Nothing serious 3. Must be wrapped!  

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Love, Crown Social

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New Crown Mixtape

New Crown Mixtape

    A new genre hopping, pond straddling mix from myself (aka. Chinchillaah).   Faded from crownsocial on 8tracks Radio.

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Meet the team: MARIANNE, Project Manager

Meet the team: MARIANNE, Project Manager

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Top Secret Mission with International Man of Mystery

Top Secret Mission with International Man of Mystery

  Last month we partnered up with the dashing Luis Antezana – international man of mystery, owner of Seattle’s best mustache and creative technologist on ‘fiyyaaah’. You may recognize him […]

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See It. Be It.

See It. Be It.

This Saturday Crown Social participated in the Alliance for Education’s 3rd annual See It. Be It. at Seattle City Hall. We spent our Saturday morning with hundreds of middle-high school-aged […]

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Meet the team: NICK, copywriter/freelancer

Meet the team: NICK, copywriter/freelancer

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New Magazine Advertisement!

New Magazine Advertisement!

We just got a shipment of these, and there’s an ad by your favorite social media agency! We’re stoked to have supported Brooklyn’s Popular Noise since it’s inception years ago […]

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Gangsters on Foursquare

Gangsters on Foursquare

Foursquare is one of our favorite social networks. Their badges (and the language they use to describe them) are hip, well-designed and often surprising, and it’s always super fun to […]

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LinkedIn does something wrong?!  Constructive feedback for one of our favorite social networks

LinkedIn does something wrong?! Constructive feedback for one of our favorite social networks

We’re heavy LinkedIn users here at Crown Social. We’re a B2B business, so for us LinkedIn is one of the most valuable CRM tools out there, and as a social […]

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Crown Social Look Book

Crown Social Look Book

Our first ever portfolio book showcases some of the awesome work we’ve made and badass clients we’ve met in the last two years. Here are some sneak peek glamor shots […]

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Youth Advisory Board!

Youth Advisory Board!

Hey kiddies!   Are you a student between the ages of 15 and 18 in the Seattle area? Are you excited about new media and technology?   The Crown Social […]

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Dragons are so hot right now.

Dragons are so hot right now.

Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro Inc., called on Crown Social to concept and execute a comprehensive digital initiative to increase game play in advance of the 40th […]

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Pop Off Party

Pop Off Party

So some of you may have noticed that we had a party last weekend…. Bloody marys and mimosas were had, new friends were made, billions of festival-goers were squirted with […]

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Cap Hill Block Party Instagram Contest

Cap Hill Block Party Instagram Contest

If someone mentioned “festival fashion” five years ago, I would have been like “what?” But now, designers and clothing brands alike are clamoring to capitalize on every wannabe-hippie’s desire to […]

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CROWN SOCIAL + DIESEL Capitol Hill Block Party Event

CROWN SOCIAL + DIESEL Capitol Hill Block Party Event

We have, once again, paired up with Diesel to host a kickass party and take advantage of our proximity to the CHBP festivities this year. Start your Saturday morning with bloody marys, […]

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New Office

New Office

We haven’t gotten a chance to show you our new place on Capitol Hill by Moe Bar so here goes!

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The Crown Social Blog’s 1 year Anniversary!

The Crown Social Blog’s 1 year Anniversary!

This day last year was the inception of our Crown Social Blog. Since then we have come a long way kicking ass for various clients, hiring awesome additions to the […]

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Tacky Fan Art and Celebrity Worship

Tacky Fan Art and Celebrity Worship

  Welcome to the first installment in a new series of badly-made fan art I’m making for celebrities in the midsts of entertaining downward spirals. Basically, I am learning things […]

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Meet Irena and Meghan!

Meet Irena and Meghan!

Everything you need to know about Crown Social’s new summer interns:   Irena Lam MIS Business Major, Chinese Minor @ Western Washington University   describes herself as… a Social media junkie, […]

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Take our super quick survey about all those strangers you’re “friends” with!

Take our super quick survey about all those strangers you’re “friends” with!

Follow the link right here and donate 30 seconds of your time to SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (kind of). Good deed of the day? accomplished.

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Cute Kids Hanging at the Crown Social Office

Cute Kids Hanging at the Crown Social Office

This one’s been in draft mode for about a year, but it’s fun so we’re (finally) publishing it. It’s a video of a kid’s clothing photo shoot done at our […]

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Crown Social won an ADDY!

Crown Social won an ADDY!

Check it out!

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Looks like Dennis Rodman had a bit too much fun in North Korea

Looks like Dennis Rodman had a bit too much fun in North Korea

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Daddy’$ Money at Winter OR

Daddy’$ Money at Winter OR

This is the funniest thing we’ve seen so far here at the Outdoor Retailer conference in Salt Lake City. Check out the video if you want to understand what this […]

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Marketing has changed…  permanently.

Marketing has changed… permanently.

Happy new year to all our peeps!

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YouTube’s Year in Review!

YouTube’s Year in Review!

This is one of my favorite events every year. I love reliving some of my favorite videos, as well as discovering some new ones that I may have missed. Check […]

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Highlight app opportunities

Highlight app opportunities

Click star (below) if you already know what Highlight is. Not many people do, but that’s where the opportunity is: Highlight is currently populated by the badasses of tech. Just […]

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SIC2012 Social Media Infographic

SIC2012 Social Media Infographic

What’s good fam?! Your favorite social media agency here with a sweet infographic we put together for our friends over at Seattle Interactive Conference. In case you didn’t know, we […]

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Coca-Cola’s 2020 Video

Coca-Cola’s 2020 Video

Got to talking about this video with Rick Scherle from the American Management Association in between our presentations at the DECA Western Regional Leadership Conference, revisited it over the weekend, […]

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Tool Tips Question for YOU!!

Tool Tips Question for YOU!!

Hey we’ve used a ton of tools in our day — R6 Visible Crowdbooster Spredfast Sprinklr Buddy Brandwatch Klout Tracx Blab etc. — do you have any favorites? We want […]

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Seattle Interactive Conference #FTW

Seattle Interactive Conference #FTW

The Crown Social team just got done winning at the Seattle Interactive Conference. We were busy this year. In addition to running SIC’s social media efforts, we threw two awesome […]

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Digital Rx @ Seattle Interactive Conference

Digital Rx @ Seattle Interactive Conference

Crown Social is teaming up with LiveAreaLabs and R2i to present a new value-add to the annual Seattle Interactive Conference: Digital Rx. Bring your digital marketing questions, technology roadblocks and […]

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Announcing the Crown Social Audit™ — A tool for senior client-side marketers

Announcing the Crown Social Audit™ — A tool for senior client-side marketers

You’ve never had this blunt an assessment of your social media program before. Crown Social is proud to present our newest tool: the Crown Social Audit™. If you need an […]

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A badass party.

A badass party.

We had a party on Thurs. and rocked out like crazy!! DJs Tigerbeat, Frankie Stallone & Zapan crushed the dancefloor. Bartenders David Nelson and Marty Fergeson mixed up old school […]

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R4

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R4

A short series of photos from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some awesome and fashionable friends to co-host. It was epic.

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (even more photos!)

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (even more photos!)

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R5

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R5

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R6

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS R6

A short series of photos from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some awesome and fashionable friends to co-host. It was epic.

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DIESEL PARTY PHOTOS

DIESEL PARTY PHOTOS

Here’s another pic from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some fashionable friends to co-host. Check out the rest of the party photos.

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (another crazy photo!!)

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (another crazy photo!!)

A short series of photos from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some awesome and fashionable friends to co-host. It was epic.

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (another one!)

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS (another one!)

A short series of photos from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some awesome and fashionable friends to co-host. It was epic.

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS #11

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE PARTY PHOTOS #11

A short series of photos from our anniversary party. We were lucky enough to have some awesome and fashionable friends to co-host. It was epic.

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Crown Social Anniversary Party

Crown Social Anniversary Party

We’re doing some final prep for our anniversary party!  A lot of today has been spent stuffing these DIESEL bags with awesome swag!  All of the bags have some pretty […]

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CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE

CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE

Dancing. Booze. Fashion. Fun. CROWN SOCIAL x DIESEL x PICNIC MAGAZINE Crown Social Agency is teaming up with Diesel and Picnic Magazine to throw a kick-ass party! RSVP | RSVP […]

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West Seattle Coins and Bellevue Rare Coins campaign

West Seattle Coins and Bellevue Rare Coins campaign

WSCBRC just gave away $1,000 IN GOLD! Play our game at http://www.wscbrcmatchgame.com for a chance to win, and tweet with one of these hashtags to give your favorite charity a […]

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Tool Review: uberVU

Tool Review: uberVU

uberVU is definitely one of the most comprehensive social intelligence platforms in the marketplace.  The demo I had with Ryan Canney last week was absolutely informative.   I frowned when I read the […]

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Hawken 3D Street Art at Gamescom

Hawken 3D Street Art at Gamescom

We’re helping our client promote their new game, Hawken, at Gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany. The 3D street art looks wicked sweet against the Kölner Dom, though it appears Germany’s […]

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Street Style photos at Capitol Hill Block Party

Street Style photos at Capitol Hill Block Party

The Crown Social team checked out the Capitol Hill Block Party this year, and although Diplo crowd-surfing in a plastic bubble was a serious contender for the most awesome thing […]

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Tool Review: TrackingSocial social media analytics tool

Tool Review: TrackingSocial social media analytics tool

You may have noticed our blog took a decidedly recreational turn yesterday with Saul’s rebuttal towards Taylor Cotter, a 22-year-old girl who recently published a piece in The Huffington Post entitled […]

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Crown Social Seattle Interactive Poster Contest

Crown Social Seattle Interactive Poster Contest

Note: the poster itself has been redacted. Some astute bloggers noticed that our submission was well over par for the course, and we want only our best work to reflect […]

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How To Find Adventure: A Response To Taylor Cotter

How To Find Adventure: A Response To Taylor Cotter

Earlier today I had the pleasure to read an article by a young 22-year-old aspiring journalist Taylor Cotter. To give you a short summary Ms. Cotter has a job in […]

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It’s so awesome to have a blog

It’s so awesome to have a blog

I’m psyched to have a blog now, cuz we can post stuff like this — our first monitoring report (rough draft) that we did for our bros over at DIY. […]

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Tool Review: NetBase Enterprise Social Intelligence Platform

Tool Review: NetBase Enterprise Social Intelligence Platform

It’s been six months since I started shopping for social monitoring platforms for Crown Social Agency as the Chief Tool-Shopping Officer. Social monitoring tools continue to evolve, both in functionality […]

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