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#SWGO 2015-002: "Sounds, sounds, sounds!"

Social Web Global Observations, part two. We began outlining what to capture in this series of essays in January, with an introductory shout out – “Social Media Is Boring – Long Live the Social Web!”. Beyond that we got into the “Productivity Mess”, in our first essay in the formal #SWGO flow – having a guesswork […]

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Family’s Digital Footprint

Protecting yourself and your family while online is becoming an increasingly hard thing to do. As an activist against cyberbullying and to promote online safety, I am frequently helping families. Just two days before I am writing this, I spoke with parents from a local private school and many of them were looking for ways […]

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5 Ways to Use Social Media for Education

Why is social media so exciting? Social Media is an opportunity and it pulls apart barriers for many people.  Using social media we can interact with people who have similar interests, we are able to communicate with our favorite celebrities, and we are able to see what our favorite companies are up to.  Social Media has […]

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Expert Interview: Jon Ferrara’s 5 E's of Successful Social Business

Jon Ferrara is the CEO and founder of Nimble. Ferrara is also known as the co-founder of GoldMine CRM Software Corp, and one of the early pioneers in the Sales Force Automation (SFA) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software industries for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs). I invited Jon Ferrara on the show to discuss the […]

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Trendy 10 with Social Media

Want a renewal? Just came in? Super addict? Get in the know with these 10 trendy news updates in social media. The long tail for platforms: after GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon) began, a lot of thrilling new ventures started building members, contents and conversation. Between, with or against brands, increasing the digital. Look at […]

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How to Use Hashtag Plunge on Twitter to Maximize Your Branding

These days no message posted on social media, comes without the use of a #hashtag along with it. It is not a huge surprise; Hashtags- must be amongst the most overused devices on social media. It has become the fashion to add hashtags to anything and everything you share on social networks. In fact, this […]

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This is Why Restaurant Owners Need to Blog

By Mariana Rocha and Content Queen (Australia – Sydney) To blog or not to blog? That is the question and the answer is a simple one: YES. Especially if you own a restaurant! That is the reason we are here today is to offer tools and tips that can help you become a relevant blogger […]

The Future of Printed Content?

Is Print Content Dead?

My very first job, back in the late 1970s, was being a delivery boy for a local newspaper.   It came out in the early afternoon, which meant that my papers were waiting for me when I got home from school. Eventually, the paper started publishing in the morning, realizing that people like to read their […]

Predicting Unpredictability: A Look At What Makes Things Go Viral

Question: Did you check social media at least once this past week? Even if you didn’t, did any of your friends, family or neighbors show you the following picture? What colors do you see? I personally see gold and white, while others argue that they see black and blue. Some people, like my roommate, say […]

Facebook is releasing new features for 2015! Are you in?

Three Exciting Facebook Marketing Features for 2015

It’s 2015, and marketers and businesses alike are looking for new ways to get traffic to their social networks. The main social networks have all announced new features to be rolled out during the year, and the buzz of potential has never been greater. Over the past four months, Facebook has announced several different new […]