Your Guide to Social Media Enlightenment – From Trending Topics to Innovative Startups

Did Etsy Kill Ebay?

etsy or ebay | social media blog Courtesy of my original guest blogger: The Review Chimp

In certain circles I mingle in, having an Etsy boutique (or two or three) is as common as having a Facebook or LinkedIn page. And in many ways, the Etsy community shares a more common thread amongst its users than many of its competitors. Why? Because … Read more

Social Media for Journalists: A game you can’t risk not to play.


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Courtesy of my perceptive guest blogger: Pablo Rodriguez Laurta

At this point in time, after the Wikileaks story came up, it would be disingenuous not to recognize the sheer importance that social media has swiftly gained in a matter of just a couple of years when it comes to the spread of news. Since … Read more

Top 6 Unusual Ways of Interacting With Your Phone

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I remember back in the day when phones were only meant for calling, texting and taking photos. Times are a changin. Now there are new ways to physically interact with your phone. Sure you can use your phone as a bar code scanner, flashlight and compass, but I’m talking more hands on here.

1. Shake Read more

Six Efficient Ways to Create Backlinks to Your Blog

Top 6 ways to create Blog Backlinks | Social Media Blog

Courtesy of my talented guest blogger: Tracy Tay

There are many different aspects to running a successful blog. The most vital of all is getting backlinks. A backlink is a link on a web log pointing it back to the main owner’s URL. These backlinks have become a point of source to getting targeted traffic … Read more

Wisdom About Social Media From a 107 Year Old Woman

Courtesy of my insightful guest blogger Ben:

A friend recently sent me this very funny video of a pair of elderly gentlemen who get rather confused about technology. Not long after this I spoke to an elderly (107) lady on the telephone who was complaining how slow her 30mbs (very fast) cable internet connection … Read more

Do You Have A Social Media Hangover?

Too Much Facebook | Social Media Blog

Courtesy of my talented guest blogger Jenn Burton

“The hangover stage is necessary and healthy if social media is to achieve realistic potential for change,” writes Paul Gillin, a contributor for Business 2 Community Insider. This quote struck me as rather profound, given that most media is singing the praises of social networking on … Read more

Marketing on Paper Towels in Restrooms

Toilet Paper Advertising | Social Media Blog

An average person is exposed to 3,000 ads per day. Advertisers continue to look for more and varied ways to promote their products or services.

I remember the first time I saw an advertisement in a restroom stall, inside a taxi and more recently on my monthly bus pass, but arguably the most unique Read more

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