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10 Perfectly Crafted Facebook Status Updates for the Holiday Season

December 17, 2013 by Jim Belosic

Perfect Status Updates

In the midst of last year’s holiday shopping madness, IBM’s Jay Henderson wrote a super detailed post on his company’s Smarter Planet blog about how social media affects holiday shopping. He concluded that social media isn’t just “another channel to have a personalized dialog with a consumer.”[read more]

10 Tips for Better Facebook Status Updates [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 6, 2013 by Pam Dyer

Wording is everything when it comes to Facebook. It’s essential to offer concise, easy-to-understand content with clear calls to action. Posting interesting facts, tips, and images and specifically asking your fans to comment on them can inspire interaction and dramatically improve your Facebook fan engagement.[read more]

10 Tips for Better Social Media Status Updates [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 23, 2013 by Anita Loomba

Status Update Tips

We’ve all had that moment when you’re out of ideas. You’ve written about interesting topics and covered content that your fans are interested in but sometimes you just hit (what I like to call) the “Social Media Writers Block.”[read more]

Facebook Testing Emoticons and "Status Actions"

April 10, 2013 by Jesse Andrew

Facebook is testing a new emoticon and status action feature, so soon it will be easy to express the details of what you are doing and feeling to your Friends.[read more]

Facebook Status Updates More Memorable Than Books

January 22, 2013 by Mark Mitchell

A recent study published in the academic journal Memory and Cognition has found that users are more likely to remember a Facebook status update than lines from a book. Last year, researchers stumbled across the idea when investigating the effects of emotion on memory.[read more]

6 Considerations Before Engaging in Psychographic Targeting

November 8, 2012 by Jim Tobin

'Mike,’ who earns more than $75k a year, likes keeping fit, is technologically savvy and has a fetish for 18th-century collectible clocks is targetable for your marketing campaign. How should you use this information best?[read more]

Social Media: Status, Stress and Personal Definition

May 14, 2010 by Rich Nadworny

Two posts this week really grabbed my attention. The first, via Gavin Heaton's blog, had the catchy title "Why Social Media is More Popular than Sex." Now who wouldn't want to read that? The second post was TrendWatching's latest brief "The Statusphere." At first glance these seemed to be two very different articles. But after...[read more]

Do Your Updates Define or Refine Your Brand?

May 12, 2010 by Dan Schawbel

I'm enjoying the book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman.  It focuses on how social media transforms the way we live and do business.  And, I agree.  Social media is just another form of communication and those formats are ever changing — as we see with the extinction of the pay phone. One particular excerpt I enjoyed...[read more]