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PUBLIC MARKS from bhartzer with tags social & technology

January 2011

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.

Why You Should Check In on Foursquare

There are several reasons why you should make it a habit of checking in on foursquare, the social networking web site, while you go about your daily activities. I personally enjoy connecting with others and finding out who is also at my location and who has checked in. I also enjoy the fact that since I have connected my foursquare account with man

August 2010

Increasing Your Success Rate with Social Media

For small businesses, social medias ever-emerging presence is really a dramatic game-changer that can possess a big impact on their bottom line. Here is to dramatically increase your success with social media.

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.

June 2010

Setting the Record Straight Over Google Matt Cutts Impostor

I would like to set the record straight over some recent events that have caused quite a stir on the social sphere. There was never any Matt Cutts’s imposter Facebook Page, it was a Facebook FAN Page about Matt Cutts, BIG difference.

May 2010

New PubCon South At Dallas Video Interviews Online

During the recently concluded PubCon South at Dallas conference our own Vanessa Zamora, video content producer at WebmasterWorld, conducted many video interviews with some of the people who spoke to PubCon audiences about search, social media and other Internet marketing subjects. These interviews are available now on the PubCon video blog and are

April 2010

Lists Of The Most Important Internet Personalities

Internet Evolution has come up with their first-ever list of the top 100 most innovative and influential people in the Web 2.0 world. In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook, beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! were named, but surprisingly J

Top 100 Most Influential People in Web 2.0 World

Internet Evolution has come up with their first-ever list of the top 100 most innovative and influential people in the Web 2.0 world. In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook, beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo! were named.

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

Real-Time Policy Control Needed as SmartPhone Traffic Grows

The number of avid smartphone users is growing steadily. And as the number of smartphone users grow, the amount of data traffic that they generate is growing as well. Video and gaming applications as well as the use of social networks and social media websites are ranked top in smart devices usage.

March 2010

Social Network Users Still Taking Risks

The results of the survey show that social network users are still taking too many risks. Social network users, for example, are sharing information that could help hackers breach their profiles, their wallets and possibly their homes.

CheapTweet Upgrades Its Social Deals Search Engine

CheapTweet.com, a major Twitter-based social deals search engine site, has launched CheapTweet Version 2, in celebration of indexing over 5 million deals online to offer users an better social shopping experience.

February 2010

Offerpal to Host Forum on Future of Social and Mobile Gaming

Offerpal will be posing hard questions about the state of the industry and what it will take take to reach the lofty projections that many experts have estimated. As proof that Offerpal is serious, Offerpal is bringing in hardnosed blogger, Michael Arrington as one of the key moderators.

Monetize More Users with Offerpal Tasks

Today Offerpal unveiled its latest product to help social game developers monetize their users - Offerpal Tasks. Built by leveraging Amazon Mechanical Turk, Offerpal Tasks allows gamers and social networkers to earn virtual currency for free by completing what Mechanical Turk calls Human Intelligence Tasks, small online tasks.

Offerpal Launches Offerpal Tasks to Earn Virtual Currency

Offerpal Media has launched Offerpal Tasks, a new way you can earn virtual currency to use in online games and social networks. You can earn virtual currency through Offerpal Tasks by completing easy online tasks through Amazon Mechanical Turk.