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Cristiano Ronaldo Launches his Own Social Network: Viva Ronaldo

December 14, 2013 by Hans Kullin

Ronaldo Social Network

Sweden’s world class football striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic changed his relationship with media when he launched his own app, “Zlatan Unplugged“. And now another football icon, Cristiano Ronaldo, ups the ante by launching his own social network, Viva Ronaldo.[read more]

Marketing Lessons From the Kardashian Family

April 10, 2013 by Stephanie Frasco

Social media marketing geniuses?

Love them or hate them, the Kardashian family knows how to market themselves. Okay, so they have a reality TV show (or four) -- that helped. But they are still social media marketing and branding superstars. So here's how you can Keep Up with the Kardashians on your own social media networks.[read more]


Beyond “Buzz”: Five Key Social Business Intelligence Considerations

March 22, 2013 by Mark Harrington

Social "buzz" won't typically deliver strategic, actionable insight. Companies are realizing they need advanced social intelligence to make decisions, set strategy and drive innovation. Here are five key considerations for organizations looking for an advanced social intelligence solution.[read more]

3 Reasons NCAA Tourney Social Media Is More Than Real-Time News

March 21, 2013 by Chris Syme

As college athletic departments prepare their social media strategy for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this week, they know that keeping fans engaged is more than just real-time news via Twitter. Here are three reasons schools need to think bigger.[read more]


Is Instagram Facebook's Savior?

March 20, 2013 by Jake Duhaime

Facebook: Not impressed?

When Facebook bought Instagram last April, pundits scoffed at the $1 billion price tag. But there was a method to the madness that was Facebook’s many changes over the last 24 months. Now Instagram may be the darling of the company's social footprint, even more so than Facebook itself.[read more]

Social Media Marketing + Email Marketing = Success

March 20, 2013 by Pam Sallegue

With the emergence of so many social networking sites, you might think that email marketing will die a slow death through the years. But that’s not true. In fact, the best path now to success is to combine both email marketing and social media marketing. Why and how? Read on.[read more]

The Harlem Shake Story: Birth of a Meme

March 20, 2013 by Krisztian Bozso

viral video content

If you still have not heard of the Harlem Shake you must be living in a cave. Who were the initial communities behind this mega-trend? SocialFlow took a look at 1.9 million tweets during a two-week period that included the words ’harlem shake,’ or some versions of it.[read more]

Social Integration: A Key to Maximizing Value

March 11, 2013 by Gloria Burke

Once considered a “nice to have” collaboration enabler, social technologies are now an essential driver of effective business collaboration both within the business enterprise as well as externally through marketing channels.[read more]

Google+ Local Is Now Available for Businesses

March 9, 2013 by Chris Marentis

Google has recently taken the Google+ page one step further by creating a separate space for Google+ business pages. Google is currently calling this Google+ Business. The ultimate goal of Google+ Business is to help businesses become more socially active online.[read more]

4 Google+ Improvements You Can Use Right Now

March 7, 2013 by Janet Fouts

Google+ is constantly fine-tuning and this latest set of updates seemed focused on usability for the less geeky of us. Some are saying they’re trying to look like Facebook, but since I actually prefer Google+ to Facebook I’m happy to see the improvements to the visual interface.[read more]

Social Media Brings a Positive Message to Youth: Three Examples

March 7, 2013 by Michele Cuthbert

Parents try to steer their kids away from the dangers of the internet, but here are three social media pages that have a good message and make a difference. Kids can “like” and “share” these pages to educate their friends on subjects they might have a personal connection to.[read more]

Twitter Best Practices: 9 Steps to a Better Strategy

March 2, 2013 by Mike Johansson

What are your goals on Twitter? To learn? To share? To meet people? To sell? If you’ve recently jumped into Twitter or maybe even if you've been there for a while you may be wondering: What should my Twitter strategy be? Here are 9 steps to figuring that out.[read more]

The Walking Dead Revolutionizes Social Television

March 2, 2013 by Megan McCook

2013 will become a pivotal year in the digital entertainment industry, as television networks will be encouraged to integrate social interaction in to the viewing experience. Find out how AMC's most popular series, The Walking Dead, takes social television to a new level.[read more]

Too Many Facebook Friends? Here's How To Manage Them

February 26, 2013 by Mark Anthony Germanos

How many Facebook Friends do you have? If the number is unmanageable and some get lost, create a Friends List. This will let you keep in touch with your real friends without jeopardizing your Friends tally. Here's a step by step guide that'll help you get organized, fast.[read more]


Five Ways to Manage Your Digital Reputation

February 26, 2013 by Syed Noman Ali

Survey results have shown that more than 89% of consumers research online before making a buying decision. Translating your brand’s personality onto the web can be tricky, so here is our list of five simple steps that can help you get started.[read more]

Twitter 101: A Beginner's Guide

February 23, 2013 by Justin Wilson

Twitter is the world’s number one micro-blogging site, with 500 million accounts and 200 million active users. But if Twitter is a mystery to you, don't worry: it's never too late to get started. Read on for instructions to get set up, and how to use it for the best possible results.[read more]

Twitter Follows: Yea or Nay? How to Decide

February 22, 2013 by Mike Johansson

Ahh, the question that's as old as time (or at least as old as the first tweet): to follow, or not to follow? While there is no sure-fire way to make sure you only follow the right accounts on Twitter, any combination of the following is likely to increase the chances you’ll be happy with your choices.[read more]

The Secret Benefit of LinkedIn Endorsements

February 20, 2013 by Mike Allton

A little while ago, LinkedIn began allowing members to endorse each other. Unlike recommendations, endorsements were simply a way for one member to confirm that another member has a particular skill. Take the time to check out this LinkedIn feature, and you might get some real value out of it.[read more]

12 Google+ Communities For Marketers

February 19, 2013 by Jeffrey Vocell

According to a GlobalWebIndex report, Google+ is now the second most used social platform beating even Twitter and LinkedIn. It is a platform that marketers cannot ignore. So I put together a list of 12 communities that we all should consider joining as marketers.[read more]

Integrated Digital Marketing: Part Two

February 19, 2013 by Fiona Severson

Yesterday, I broke integrated digital marketing into six main elements. But do you know how to apply these concepts? Here are four simple steps to help SMBs start using interactive digital marketing techniques in order to begin attracting consumers today.[read more]