Social Media Week Chicago 2013

Posted by Sarah Martisek & filed under Content Development, Facebook, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

I had the privilege of attending Social Media Week Chicago 2013 two weeks ago and was overwhelmed by the forward thinking, informed leaders in the social media and digital marketing community with whom I made connections. #SMW is a mostly free conference held over 5 days on 4 different continents and features professionals and industry… Read more »

Funding for New Social Media Ideas – So 2011?

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the social media bubble is bursting.  From Wall Street trading to closed-doors corporate funding, investors have begun turning a cold shoulder to the inventors of tomorrow’s social sharing networks. In fact, corporate investment in social media (in networks such as Facebook and Pinterest, the funding of apps, etc.), has steadily declined… Read more »

Social Media Explained with Donuts

Posted by Erin Meyer & filed under Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

What do social media and donuts have in common? Both are something one may enjoy at the start of the day. Both are available in a wide variety of types and flavors to suite a broad range of individual tastes. Recently, a North Carolina based marketing company tied these two subjects together in an interesting… Read more »

Share YouTube Activity on Facebook, Twitter

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

Social networks are getting even more connected!  Case and point?  Social media sites are allowing users to cross-publish activity from one social media profile…into another. Now you can announce YouTube uploads through Facebook, Twitter and Google Reader automatically. Ready to post a new video to YouTube?  Follow these simple steps so your entire social network… Read more »

The Value of Social Media

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

Not on the Social Media bandwagon?  Check out what Nielsen Online, the global leader in media information, is saying:  It may be time to hop on. In terms of “traditional media”, first came the radio, taking 38 years to capture an audience of 50 million.  Then came the television, which took 13 years to capture… Read more »

Get Your Business Ready for the Holidays

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Facebook, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

Step 1: Offer your valuable clients discounts, coupons and even giveaways.  As you very well know, the Christmas season tends to get expensive. Earn your clients’ trust and approval by offering them a compelling incentive to keep coming back for more. Step 2: Be sure to post a Tweet on Twitter regarding your Holiday Marketing… Read more »

Share Twitter “Tweets” via LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Content Development, Social Media Marketing, Twitter.

Twitter and LinkedIn have teamed up.  A new LinkedIn feature enables a tweet from your Twitter profile to also appear as your LinkedIn status message automatically. Upright blogger & SEO Director Allison Kulage first mentioned this new feature in her webinar last week.  Now, we can share online articles with business contacts or take Twitter… Read more »