Since the number one question we get asked by our certified text message marketers is “How can I make money with social media”, we thought we’d devote a quick article on the subject.
After living in the UK for several years, I’ve recently relocated back to my hometown of New York City. I’ve started to rebuild my professional network in person and wanted to see if I could do so in the virtual world.
With over 400 million unique visitors a month, Facebook has helped companies expand their brand to reach millions of consumers. By tapping into social media outlets new businesses can increase their chances of success.
When it comes to any form of marketing or promotion, the first question that every business owner should ask is “Is it worth it?”
So many businesses make the mistake of joining social media sites, creating blogs or send spam to your emails to try and shove their products down your throat.
Social Media is a relentless taskmaster. Once you begin participating in a social media marketing or thought leadership effort, it is hard to stop posting — even for a moment.
Our New Zealand sister site BusinessBlogs.co.nz got into a spot of trouble with Twitter about 7 days ago.
Online community is like world peace – everyone thinks it is a good idea but it means something different to each person.
What do Disney World and social media have in common? The answer to the question is social engineering. I recently gave a talk at LexisNexis about this topic and it was initially met with resistance… community and social media is all about collaboration and sharing, right? Right.
Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement.
Not all online communities for business succeed. In fact, many fail. The failure rate for online communities has been a popular research topic over the past few years and it is estimated that over 60% of online communities fail to thrive.
Okay this is just strange. Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for a movie about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. Not doubt it will involve the CIA, FBI, aliens and Elvis.
Vincenzo Cosenza illustrates the ongoing global expansion of Facebook in a series of world maps. As you can see Facebook is number 1 around most of the world.
Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.
At a BlogHer conference I attended awhile back, I met some people from Yahoo! Shine, which is the online destination for women looking for the latest information and advice from experts and the community.
Social media is becoming a huge tool for businesses and how they promote their company and brand. Many small businesses are still not using sites like Twitter, Facebook etc. because they don’t think it would benefit them.