Author Archive

Social Media for the Big Guys

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Social media is helpful for all businesses, but for some of the medium and bigger companies out there, their ways of using social media can be different. An article by Jay Singh from DigitalTrends.com, “Five social media marketing ideas for businesses,” suggests listening to your consumer because even if you’re not on Twitter of Facebook yet they are probably already talking about you. It’s time for you to get into that conversation. To read the other four ideas, click here.

“Social Networking For Business”

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Whoever says that social networking via the internet is a waste of time is wrong. According to the article, Social Networking for Business“, having presence on various types of online networking sites translates into success and more money for businesses. The author provides examples of how employing sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr and MySpace can lead to hiring the right candidate and inexpensive viral marketing.

Google Tools Galore

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

This article, “How to Use Google to Improve Your SEO”, offers ways to employ Google’s free tools that allow users to see their competitors, understand how people use their websites, and improve search listings. The author specifically highlights Google Analytics and Adword keyword.

“5 Secrets to Selecting Highly-Effective SEO Keywords”

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

It seems as though you can find anything on Google. To get your business up there in the page rankings, though, there are some tricks you need to know. This article defines and explains the importance of search engine optimization, and how it is used by businesses. It also offers ‘secrets’ on how to pick keywords to maximize search-engine success on the internet.

“The Impact of Internet Marketing”

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Today, more and more people are putting their businesses on the internet. This article argues how Internet marketing is essential for any business to succeed. This form of marketing is inexpensive, establishes brand-recognition, and increases the number of prospective customers. The author also offers suggestions for a good marketing plan.

“Newbies Guide to Twitter”

Monday, August 9th, 2010

With tweets, retweets, and only 140 characters to spare, Twitter can be a bit confusing to someone inexperienced with the social media site. This useful article answers questions about Twitter, such as: What is Twitter?; How to get started, and How to “Tweet”.

“Who Will Be Facebook’s Next 500 Million?”

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

If you haven’t jumped on the Facebook train, it’s about time you do–it’s moving full steam ahead! Facebook has reached the 500 million users mark, and so, the next question to ask is, ‘who will be Facebook’s next 500 million?’. This article looks at Facebook’s effort to penetrate markets in foreign countries to gain another half billion global users.

The Fall of Facebook?

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Can you even remember the days without Facebook? While it seems today Facebook dominates the world of social networks, a few concerns arise in discussion of just how much more Facebook can grow without self-destruction, or, demise by competitors. This article, “Five Things That Could Topple Facebook’s Empire”, looks into five possible ways the fall of Facebook may come about—from growing success of other social networks, to crossing the line between private and public. You have to wonder, though… will we ever see the day?

“Forrester: If You Think Social Media Marketing Is Worthless, You’re Doing It Wrong”

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

The value of internet marketing is much greater than most would think. This NYT opinion piece reinforces the idea that internet marketing through social media is a worthwhile investment. The author counters the idea that success of social media marketing should be determined solely based on Facebook fan-page followers or retweets with the notion that this method is a cost efficient way to produce long-running brand recognition.

How To Upload a Video to YouTube

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

 Got a promotional business video or a funny home movie? This video offers a quick and understandable way to upload a video to YouTube. Click here to view.