Social Media

Remember Rule #6

I was reading this story from a book by Wayne Dyer this morning…at the same time, I was watching people on Twitter incessantly complain about the term “social media expert” (I have a TweetDeck column for the search phrase “social media”) I it found funny that this story was what I was reading at the…

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Your Facebook Nightmare

Facebook, MySpace and the many other social media “hangouts” are such great concepts. A forum in which to advertise yourself at no cost is beneficial for anyone. It would also appear – at first glance – that being able to link yourself to hundreds, even thousands, of friends and colleagues is beneficial. Think again. Facebook…

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Kudos to Denny’s for a Great Superbowl Promotion

If you ever wonder if people actually pay enough attention to Super Bowl ads to remember what they said a couple day later, Denny’s would say the answer is a big YES. In case you missed it, Denny’s ran an ad during the Super Bowl and said they’d be giving away Grand Slam Breakfasts on…

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Usage statistics from Facebook

Facebook has shared some amazing statistics regarding service usage. The data is very interesting. Statistics General Growth * More than 140 million active users * More than half of Facebook users are outside of college * The fastest growing demographic is those 25 years old and older User Engagement * Average user has 100 friends…

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Peering Into The Twitterverse With Hashtags

Today is the Superbowl. Most people already know this. What fun about this year is that Twitter users will be sounding off in real time, much as was seen during the US election. Twitter can be a little hard to follow because the timeline of messages is purely linear. Other microblogging sites have tried to…

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The Four Pillars of Standing Out Online

Using the Internet to gain exposure, position yourself, attract and maintain new business has never been easier. Thanks to the continued growth of the Internet, especially due to the explosive growth of new social media web sites you can build relationships with people around the globe. You can share your passions and add value to…

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How To Find the RSS Feed for Your Blogger Blog

I’ve been asked how to find the RSS feed for Blogger a few times now. It’s a handy thing to know because with the RSS feed address, you can link Facebook notes and Blogger content which allows you to connect your content to a larger audience. Finding the RSS feed address in Blogger is a…

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How to Import Your Twitter Status Into Facebook

Connecting Twitter with Facebook is one of the best mashups available for Social Media. You get the easy a quick action of Twitter combined with the sticky content that leads to more interactions and connections you get with Facebook. Following the instructions in this video (darn easy), you activate a Facebook application which accesses Twitter…

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Building a Tribe With a Wiki

Do you have a passion for a hobby that involves a lot of data? Magic the Gathering Baseball Football Cricket Fencing Basketball Car Races Fine woodworking TV Shows The list could be very, very long here, but the point is that there many niches out there which involve statistics, data and all kinds of other…

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