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Google Chromecast Will Change The Way You Watch Television Forever

 Two weeks ago, Google began selling Chromecast. Just plug it into the HDMI port on your television and wirelessly stream content to your television from your computer, Android or iOS device. Chromecast is on the market for $35 a pop. Google...

Posted August 10, 2013    

Social Media and LinkedIn on the Rise

Today, LinkedIn is the most popular social media site out there. According to a Study by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Center For Marketing Research, it’s become more popular than Facebook.According to an article by Lenna Garibian on...

Posted August 9, 2013    

Litterati Is Eliminating Litter with Social Media

I’ve recently started to understand how hashtags work on different social media sites. It seems the more I learn, the more I realize how useful these hashtags can be. More and more non profit and charity organizations are able to start hashtags that...

Posted August 1, 2013    

GlassUp: Competition for Google Glass

GlassUp (shown here) has a very similar design to Google GlassEarlier this summer on The Fried Side, I wrote an article discussing Google Glass and the many amazing features it has. In addition to explaining how glass works and what they look like,...

Posted July 24, 2013    

The Pepsi Like Machine [VIDEO]

As the marketing world progresses and the minds of creative and young people continue to change the way we market and sell products, there is a constant struggle to keep up with competitors and come out with the next great idea. Pepsi is having...

Posted July 9, 2013    

Instagram Now has Video Service

 Similar to iOS app Vine, Instagram released a video feature allowing its users to create videos of 15 seconds or less. This new feature makes Instagram a direct competitor of Vine. However, Instagram now offers a few additional features that,...

Posted July 1, 2013    

The New Myspace

 Myspace is back and spending a lot of money to make sure everybody knows it’s back. They are reportedly spending $20 million on their new ad campaign to promote the relaunch. However, from my perspective, the first ad could have been much...

Posted June 28, 2013    

Twitter Blows Up After Supreme Court Ruling

 Wednesday June 26th marks an important day in history as the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on a 5-4 vote. This was a historic win for gay rights activists, many of whom were vocal about their opinions on...

Posted June 27, 2013    

Memes: What are They?

 I Can Has a Cheezburger? is a weblog featuring lolcats, created by Eric Nakagawa in 2007Whether they are referred to as Memes or Meems, it is likely you have seen one of these on the Internet. A meme is defined as being short for the Greek...

Posted June 12, 2013    

How to Find Key Online Influencers

 Influencers reside in every knick and cranny on the web. They share stories about brands. The more influential they are, the more impact their stories have on the success of a business. Active web users create about 500 million impressions or...

Posted May 12, 2013    

White House Lack of Social Media Response Policy is Alarming

 Last Tuesday Hacktivists supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad allegedly hacked Twitter accounts belonging to NPR and CBS. Once in, they tweeted that bombs had exploded at the White House and President Obama was injured. Minutes...

Posted May 1, 2013    

Nonprofits Must Take Their Fundraising Strategy To The Next Level

 Image: Accountant.orgWhile thoughts of spring cleaning are filling your head, now is as good a time as any to clean up your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy. Hopefully, you met your first quarter goals and you’re strategizing for the remainder...

Posted April 17, 2013    

Social Media Alchemy: Turning Spam into Engagement Gold

 Many thanks to Dino Dogan for this Guest PostI learned this from the always insightful Tom Webster about two years ago when he did a keynote at BlogWorld.Spam comments are a pain in the butt, they are made of evil, evil stuff. But, if you...

Posted April 14, 2013    

Vine iPhone App Lets Anyone Shoot Short Videos

 Last October Twitter acquired Vine, the company that made a mobile app allowing people to film 6 second videos and post them on social sites like Facebook and Twitter. Before going any further I’ve got to ask why there isn’t an Android version...

Posted April 10, 2013    

Book Review: Brian Solis' "What's The Future Of Business?"

  Image: Brad FriedmanBrian Solis‘ book [What's The Future] Of Business came out in March. I was excited to finally receive the book I pre-ordered last Fall. The book’s format is not what you would expect from the author of two other...

Posted April 2, 2013    

Use Social Media to Engage In March Madness

More than ever before, social media has made it incredibly easy to engage in March Madness. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament started yesterday with the play-in games. And with that, March Madness is officially underway. Articles are being...

Posted March 20, 2013    

Facebook News Feed Is Huge Change

 Last week Facebook unveiled a new news feed with an entirely new look and feel. The rollout was to commence immediately and many users are currently using the first overhaul of the Timeline since the launch at the end of 2011.“The news feed is...

Posted March 17, 2013    

You Can Use Your Smartphone To Run Your Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

The very creative people at Desk have put together a comprehensive Infographic detailing how one might run a business from a smartphone with thirteen different apps. We use several of the apps mentioned ourselves but have mixed feels about running...

Posted March 6, 2013    

Is There a Formula for Social Media Success?

Some think there is a formula for social media success. They assume if they mimic the activity of a major brand, success is just moments away. Like with many other things, people seek the simple answer that will provide the huge boost they are...

Posted February 20, 2013    

Best Practices for a Solid Social Media Strategy

Social media has grown from a curiosity to an integral piece of corporate strategy in the space of only a few years. Nearly overnight, business owners have brought on whole teams of specialists to craft effective social media strategies and manage...

Posted February 14, 2013    

 
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