Last week an estimated 9.7 million viewers tuned in to watch the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Although more than 20 awards were given, certain artists seemed to sweep the trophy table. Taylor Swift took home eight categories, Rihanna won four and my girl, Nicki Minaj, took home three awards. Although these artists obviously make melodious music, the Billboards are voted on primarily by the fans. So it begs the question, What do these three babes do differently to derive such a loyal fan base foundation?
I believe their active social media accounts are, in large part, what sets these celebrities on their own stage.Whether it’s Taylor Swift’s lovable cat pictures on Twitter or Rihanna’s up close and personal Instagram feed, these celebrities open up their lives to connect with fans.
The good news first. The data in Searchmetrics Suite and Essentials is fully updated providing the most current and accurate information. We usually do updates from Saturday to Sunday, but because of Google Penguin update 2.0, we did it today.
I'm going to dispel a social media fallacy right now: Not only is it OK to delete a comment, post or thread – in some cases you should.
Suddenly the granite of the social media Commandments is showing its age. "Thou shalt not delete a user comment!" It can be done, and it can be done in a proper fashion.
"You can get a head start by publishing a community guidelines document explaining what will and won't get deleted." – John Frost, TheDisneyBlog.com
There’s a great article over on Duct Tape Marketing today about metrics to use to determine success on Facebook:
Feeling a bit lost with your Facebook Page insights? Good. href="https://www.facebook.com/help/336143376466063/">Facebook Insights terminology was not built for humans, and now that we know you are not a killer robot from Mars, we’ll help you measure your Facebook Page’s performance without drowning in all that robotic Martian muck. – href="http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/blog/2013/05/23/successful-on-facebook/">The 6 Metrics That Determine Your Success On Facebook by Emeric Ernoult
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Customer service isn’t just about fixing problems after they happen — it’s also about proactively making sure your customers are happy. Sometimes, that means anticipating what could go wrong, preparing to surprise and delight, or showing you understand even the smallest part of their experience.
Here are three ways to give your customers a great reason to talk about you:
1. When they’ll be delayed
2. When they’re going to forget
3. When they’re celebrating
4. Check it out: Tip of My Tongue
In the new release of InfoCaptor Enterprise, we added some very useful features.
1. Ability to connect to Postgres SQL
2. Ability to connect to Pervasive database
3. Test Database connections before adding them to the system.
Infocaptor works will all types of JDBC and ODBC connections. So if you need to connect to DB2 or say Firebird database, then download the jdbc drivers from the vendors website and place them in the tomcat/lib directory and then use the "Other JDBC" (in figure below)
I worked pretty hard on our corporate site to test on as many devices and browsers as possible, trying to ensure that m