Businesses and other types of service providers are moving online, and more people in developing regions of the world are gravitating toward online commerce and interaction. As the exploration of the Internets galaxy deepens, so does the depth of the developing world. This number has and will grow exponentially.
*Compliments of Internet World Stats
TOP 10 COUNTRIES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF INTERNET USERS
However, even in developed countries, there are regions that lack access, resources, and knowledge of this "working" world. To their detriment, they're stunted by a world community growing around them. If anyone needs to build community, it's these folks.
Citation: the word itself sounds evil. In college, I always completed the reference section of my papers at the eleventh hour. Undoubtedly, I would be coming down from the caffeinated high of an all-night type fest. My mind would be swirling with citation minutia.
Does the comma go here or there or not at all? Do I need to write the author’s full name? Is that a hanging indent? Why does this matter?!
Every once in a while, a shiny new social network or application strikes the right cord with the early adopter crowd. Call it perfect timing, luck, or some combination of the two. Twitter felt this boost in 2007, Foursquare managed to be the darling of 2009 at SXSW, and Quora has really come into its own over the last few months.
If your Social Media Club chapter seems to be getting off to a slow start, take heart: Meetings of the Social Media Club D.C. were attracting just 10 to 20 people at the end of the chapter’s first year, and today the leadership team alone numbers about 40.
With the dramatic growth of games like Angry Birds and the news that Cityville has surpassed Farmville in popularity, I wanted to find what the attraction to these games are and why do advertisers want in?
The answer is actually quite simple. Social gaming may feel like a time waster to those outside of the marketing/advertising industry but to this industry, it's the newest gold mine.