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2012

Thoughts on Facebook Paid Search

As sponsored search results appear in Facebook s typeahead, businesses have to consider the implications and challenges the new system presents.

Should You Hire a Fresh, New Graduate or a Firm For Your Soc

New graduates would be better seated in a social media marketing firm who can prune them to their maximum potential.

The Battle of Social Search Engines: The New Bing vs. Google

Bing is set to release a heavily social integrated version of their search engine in the near future that might just give Google a run for its money. The New Bing will introduce a three-column design with new information architecture that will help users interact with their social networks.

2011

YouTube Has a New Design

I love YouTube. I love posting videos to YouTube, reading the comments to videos and watching videos of all types: from music videos to Korean e-sports. YouTube just redesigned their website. Did they nail it or put a nail in their coffin?

How to Use Twitter for Customer Service

There is now a great new tool for customer service that would probably not expect: it is called Twitter. Not only is Twitter a great social networking web site, Twitter is a great tool. And, more importantly, a time saver. On the Standing Dog Blog, we have a great blog post by Paul Griffith about how use Twitter as a customer service tool for your

Why Social Validation is the New Search Engine Optimization

You probably have heard me preach it before: if at all possible, for search engine optimization purposes, your web site should include a blog or other section. Here is why your SEO Strategy must include social validation.

2010

Facebook Chat Client Launches Today

As a self confessed laptop or computer nerd, what particularly impresses me about this Facebook client is both its reliability when related to Facebook chat along with the ease with which you ll be able to customize the shopper. As an example, the Facebook chat client’s intuitive interface makes customizing shortcuts a breeze; I like that I can hot

Survey: Third of Companies Use Interpersonal Advertising to Promote Their Company

According to a new analyze by Career Builder, one-quarter of businesses leverage social media to recruit and research potential employees. Twenty-nine % of companies with 500 or fewer employees are utilizing social networking in some way. And much more than half of leisure and hospitality organizations use social media to help promote their companies.

Survey: Third of Businesses Use Social Media Marketing to Help Promote Their Company

According to a new analyze by Career Builder, one-quarter of companies leverage social networking to recruit and study possible staff. Twenty-nine % of businesses with 500 or fewer employees are utilizing social networking in some way. And more than half of leisure and hospitality organizations use social media to help market their companies.

Report: Half of Americans Have Social Media Profiles

A new study released today shows that consumer use of social networking web sites is not a youth phenomenon. Apparently now at least half of those living in the United States have social media profiles. A new study released today shows that consumer use of social networking web sites is not a youth phenomenon. Apparently now at least half of

SortPrice Store Facebook Application Tops 1000 Retailers

Proving yet again a real commitment to opening new avenues of success for online merchants everywhere, comparison shopping engine SortPrice.com has now built virtual stores for more than 1,000 retailers through its Merchant Store application on Facebook.

Selling Boat on Craigslist Turns into Online Harassment

A man in Texas tried to sell his old boat by placing an ad on the website Craigslist. It soon turned into online sexual harassment by someone responding to the ad. Local law enforcement refuse to prosecute, citing that new online harassment laws do not apply.

Study: Facebook Fan Pages are Great Marketing Tool

Companies that use Facebook and Facebook fan pages to market their company to potential clients can increase sales, word-of-mouth marketing and client loyalty significantly among a subset of their clients, according to new research from Rice Universitys Jones Graduate School of Business.

Report Puts Value on Social Media Exposure of Brands

Marketers online have always wondered: How much would it have cost to attract the same media exposure through traditional advertising? Many of the answers have been released in a new report called The General Sentiment Media Value Report. This report attempts to calculates the dollar value of the buzz, content, and conversation taking place online.