Are you avoiding Google+ because it’s a ghost town? Too complicated? Yet another thing to do and you haven’t gotten around to? In this interview with B.L. Ochman, Google+ coach and one of the most influential women in social media, you’ll learn why Google+ is a key tool in your marketing strategy. read more
Like many things, social media can be used for good or evil. It’s not inherently bad, but there are many side effects from overuse that hurt us. However, we can not only learn to avoid them — we can even use social media to make us happier! Social media is a powerful procrastination tool, but […]
In today’s world, consumers have greater control than ever. Through reviews and social media, they can learn and leave feedback about your business. Many entrepreneurs fear receiving criticism; however, negative comments can provide important clues to improving your business. Show More Summary
I love it when I find an app that’s just absolutely stunning to look at, and that’s the case with Steller; I don’t even need to use it to enjoy using it. This new app takes sharing photos on social media to the next level by lettingShow More Summary
Whether you're trying to sell cars, cola or causes, data is the hot topic these days. In the private sector, Big Data is transforming how businesses operate, enabling them to use social media and analytics to determine consumer interests and recommend products. Show More Summary
The FTC announced on Thursday that it has caught ADT paying bloggers for endorsements (on blogs as well as national TV/radio) and not disclosing it. Folks, the rules and the law on social media ethics are clear, as I’ve been sharing for years. More here. In addition to ending the program, ADT will now be […]
Here's where you'll find fellow small business owners getting social online. The National Small Business Association recently captured a snapshot of the way small business owners use social media. At least half are on LinkedIn and Facebook, according to the report. Show More Summary
Summary: Let's face it -- Krispy Kreme is just gosh darn delicious. For years the company's sales steadily decreased; that is, until they started using social media to their advantage. For one, Krispy Kreme basically oversaturated itself with consumers. Their stores were everywhere; they were sold in grocery stores as well. Add to that stiff competition like Dunkin' Donuts...
"Dear Socially Stephanie: I feel like I'm all over the place when it comes to my social media and web marketing. Currently I am using a little of this and a little of that, but I'm feeling overwhelmed. Do you have any recommendations that will make my life easier?" read more
More than ever before, social media has made it incredibly easy to follow March Madness 2014. Selection Sunday is this Sunday March 16th and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament gets underway with the play-in games on Tuesday March 18th. read more
Millennials are spending as many as 18 hours a day skimming the Web, watching TV, texting, playing videogames and using social media, data show.
Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position? All it takes is a strategic scroll through your favorite social media accounts. Sites like Twitter and Facebook can be fun and frivolous, but they're also viable business opportunities. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In some cases the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server, using the social media site as a launching pad to infect a target’s computer and exfiltrate files from a hard drive. Show More Summary
A social media expert weighs in on keeping your profile fresh and using it to create an effective narrative about yourself. There are more how-to articles about creating LinkedIn profiles than there were stars at the Academy Awards. But with all due respect, most are worth less than a DVD of Lindsay Lohan's best performances. Show More Summary
In the last 10 years, the use of social media has exploded in both the business and private sector. Businesses understand the importance of having a presence on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. In a 2013 CEO survey on social media, researchers found that 80.4% of leaders thought being on social media was vital [...]Show More Summary
A young aspiring model is using her horrifying alleged domestic violence incident to shine light on domestic violence and how serious and life threatening it can be.
Folks, the purpose of social media is not to spread little ads and promotions. Yick. Social media should be used to make friends with well-condsidered personal interactions. Here’s a well-played social media moment from a conference we hosted at Disney World. A guest tweeted: Disney responds:
Are you a crafty genius whose letter-pressed stationery could easily become the next Etsy sensation? Or perhaps you're a social media whiz with some time to spare. If you have a professional skill or passion that's not being used to its full potential, it may be time to consider how you can supplement your salary with a side job. Show More Summary
Sort of. There is, of course, a difference between a regulatory action letter that is issued because of a social media use and a regulatory action letter that is issued the communication happens to involve a social media platform. In … Continue reading ?
Sue Thomas, author of Technobiophilia: Nature and Cyberspace, looks at how spiritual seekers are using apps and social media to enhance their meditation sessions. Consider Insight Timer, an app that offers guided meditations and connects users in real time across the globe: So how does it feel to meditate alongside invisible people? Well if, like me, you’ve spent a lot of […]