Author: Kimberly Lancaster

Reflecting on CEDIA Expo 2021

I am one of the attendees of CEDIA Expo 2021. Having attended Expo nearly every year since 1993, I have a lot of perspectives on this show. I came home from Expo in 2001 and woke up to what would become known as 9/11. I watched the show come back from that and grow year-over-year […]

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So, You Think You Want to Have a Digital Photoshoot?

First, a few things. Photoshoots can be a significant investment for the client. Five-figure photoshoots used to mean a Caster person would be onsite. We’d spend days watching a photographer shoot the same shot over and over. The benefit? Easy. In real-time, we’d get the chance to say, “That background conflicts with their brand colors,” […]

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Crestron Flex-R Series

The Future of Work Looks Different for All of Us

Work from anywhere is trending. As a person who really, really likes the office, I found the shift to remote work really tough. In my office, which was designed by me for me, and where I have typed, pitched, chatted, fretted, strategized, and vented for 20 years, working anywhere doesn’t resonate. But I know I […]

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Caster Adds Crestron Home to Client Portfolio

Hi I’m sure you already said oh wow and depending on what you know, you may also be thinking but how? As you know, SnapAV acquired Control4 in August of 2019, Caster continued to handle the brand, marking an official 12 years on March 30, 2020, which also marked our last day as the PR […]

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The FTC’s Endorsement Guides, Part 2: Understanding Influencers and FTC Disclosures

The FTC’s Endorsement Guides, Part 2: Understanding Influencers and FTC Disclosures

Last week, I highlighted key FAQs regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Endorsement Guides. As I said, disclosure (and arguably common sense) is at the heart of these issues. Using a formula of $100 x 10,000 followers + extras = total rate, you can see how quickly the dollars can roll in for influencers. For sponsors, […]

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