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3 Workarounds for Google+ Privacy & Security Issues

According to GlobalWebIndex estimates, Google Plus is growing at a rapid pace and is now the second largest social network on the planet, behind only Facebook. The Internet analytics company reported back in May that there are 359 million users...

Posted April 2, 2014    

Stormy Simon: Executive, Innovator, Social Media Wizard

The first thing people ask Stormy Simon is "Is that your real name?" Yes, it is. Her parents christened her Stormy after a character in one of her father's favorite books. That's not the only thing unique about Ms. Simon, however; in 2013, Stormy...

Posted January 13, 2014    

How to Stay On Top of SEO Changes

Panda? Penguin? Palanquin? Trying to stay on top of Google's SEO updates, much less learn what these changes mean for your business, is often a full-time job. However, few small businesses have the resources to keep a full-time SEO expert on staff....

Posted January 9, 2014    

From Early Adopters to Social Influencers: Who Drives the Conversation, and How Can You Join Them?

It's easy to identify the social media early adopters of five years ago. They're the ones with the coveted three-letter Twitter handles. Or they're people like Ze Frank or Charlie McDonnell, whose YouTube vlogs took off during YouTube's first...

Posted December 21, 2013    

3 Ways to Increase Your Mobile Presence in 2014

A new year is a time for change, and there's nothing more important than taking a look at the way your company is marketing to its customers and clients. With so many people using smartphones and tablets to handle their daily business, it should...

Posted December 20, 2013    

Rob Greenfield Interview: Using Social Media to Spread Good

Rob Greenfield is not your typical entrepreneur. As an eco-activist inspiring a healthy, happy earth, his job is to help people discover ways to improve the environment, their own communities, and themselves. He’s the man behind RobGreenfield.TV,...

Posted December 6, 2013    

How Music Teachers Can Use the Power of Social Media

Some people mistakenly assume that social media doesn't apply to them. Take music teachers. Their work is done in person, one student at a time, right? Not at all. If you're a music teacher and you don't already have a Twitter account, a...

Posted November 29, 2013    

Is Privacy Over? Is That Question Cliched?

We’re all pretty much sick of hearing about privacy and how it’s all gone away. We’ve overdosed on Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning and Wikileaks updates. The fact that our information has been compromised isn’t news. If you’ve been paying even a...

Posted November 28, 2013    

Do Social Media Referrals Have A Future In Your Business?

Social media referrals are living on the edge – or at least they are somewhere near according to a Monetate’s data for the first quarter. The analysis shows that search optimization and email continues to bring in most referrals, while social...

Posted October 7, 2013    

Social Media for Customer Service?

When used properly, social media can help companies acquire and retain customers.According to Mashable, 80% of companies were expected to use social media more in dealing with their customers. At the same time, more than 50% of consumers have...

Posted October 3, 2013    

Is Your Website Breaking the Law?

Shortly before the British discovered what black tea was, the Chinese were looking to expand their trade into new territory. With that expansion came a blending of cultures and the British discovered tea. Today it seems fairly harmless, but the...

Posted September 18, 2013    

Why You Need to Join Google+

It's been two years since search giant Google debuted their social networking concept called Google+. Many thought it was going to be like Google Buzz or like Orkut, both of which went silently (well, in the case of Orkut) into the night. And...

Posted August 7, 2013    

Hashtag: Great Service

"Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules." That was Douglas Adams' take, and he died before Facebook was a gleam in Zuckerberg's eye.His words still ring true today, and...

Posted July 30, 2013    

How to Rock Social Media for an Offline Business

“It just isn’t worth the time,” or “It just won’t work for my type of business,” are two oft-quoted phrases that I hear with some regularity within the business groups I frequent.The thing is, they’re dead wrong.Just to prove a point, I did a Google...

Posted April 15, 2013    

The Future of SEO Is Social

When Facebook announced they were releasing Graph Search, I think the world as a whole was a bit underwhelmed. While it’s not unusual that the masses miss the mark when something big happens online, this was an announcement that should have received...

Posted March 28, 2013    

How to Increase Traffic and Conversion Rates at Online Stores

Traffic and conversions are the forefront of any online store. Obviously, stores of all kinds try to keep their expenses low and sales high. Traffic includes all the people who are visiting the web page of the store, which include both buyers and...

Posted February 14, 2013    

Social Media: The Christmas Stimulus

The Christmas and Holiday season are goldmines for most product based businesses. It is the time of year when you can almost count on making up for any sales shortfalls that you’ve accumulated throughout the year. Of course, before you can do that,...

Posted December 5, 2012    

Best Smartphones in the Economy Cabin

Nowadays our society is one revolved around time, or lack there of. Accessing and learning things instantly is the only way we live and if someone is trying to send a coupon through the mail instead of throgh a MMS their business will surely be...

Posted November 30, 2012    

What You Don't Know

Every small business or start up must start with just a simple idea, a business plan and of course, revenue to get them going. There are a number of ways to get the revenue needed to start a business, including some that while established are...

Posted November 17, 2012    

 
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