Category Archives: Social Media
Low Hanging Fruit Consulting has four poor excuses for avoiding Social Media. The best response is in answer to one we hear all the time: I don’t care what you ate for lunchThis is a favorite excuse of social media … Continue reading →
Social Media Today makes a compelling argument for embracing social media in the higher levels of the business organization, not least of which is evolving demographics: Social media communication may not truly be a revolution, but it is growing at … Continue reading →
More Americans know about Twitter (87%) than have internet access (85%), even though only 7% actually use it. Furthermore, as many know about Twitter as about Facebook (although obviously far fewer use Twitter than Facebook). Other tidbits: African Americans account … Continue reading →
Technica Vita has a great chart that deconstructs a Tweet. The wealth of info that is included in every tweet is astounding. HT to Ask Debra, who said, “I found this geekily fascinating.“ Indeed. Technorati Tags: Twitter
Social Media Examiner offers 5 Twitter Tips for Building Your Business.
Social Media Examiner lists 12 Social Media Secrets From World’s Top Superstars. The top five: Engage Your Facebook Fans With Questions ‘Listen’ to Know What to ‘Say’ Use Video to Turn Company Mistakes Into Gold Leverage YouTube’s Keyword Power Promote … Continue reading →
Another great list from Mashable, useful for both employers and those looking to be employed. In short: Build connections Join Groups Engage with Questions and Answers Get (and Read) LinkedIn Updates Embrace Mobile If you think about it, these are … Continue reading →
Lists always make for popular blog posts, and Mashable does it right once again with 10 Essential Design Tools for Social Media Pros.
Community Organizer says Social media IS effective for nonprofits and small businesses. Money quote: Two data sets, two different user groups, same results: social media is effective for reaching new customers and strengthening existing relationships. Irrefutable evidence of the power … Continue reading →
According to their website, Chitika (pronounced CHIH-tih-ka) is a “full-service on-line advertising network serving over 2 billion monthly impressions across more than 80,000 websites.” They recently analyzed over 280,000 impressions of traffic from Twitter, Digg, MySpace and Facebook to determine … Continue reading →