Archive for the ‘Facebook’ Category

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.

Help is on the Way

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Getting people to “Like” your Facebook Fan Page can be very challenging, but cheer up, we found an article that can offer you some help in this department. “15 Facebook Marketing Tip and Tactics,” by Jeff Bullas from Business2Community.com gives some really helpful information on how to make your Facebook Fan Page better. One tip that may seem obvious, but you may not be doing enough is responding to comments. To see the other tips, click here.

Wait, you said how many…

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Get ready for this, if you don’t have a Facebook page and are over the age of 12 (if you’re under the age of 12 go do something fun, not this), you are in the minority of people in all of America! That’s right, according to an article from Parcel2Go.com by Les Yates, over 50% of people that are older than 12 years ​old have a Facebook account. Still don’t think it’s important to have a Facebook Business Page? There is a huge market of people out there waiting to listen to your message (maybe not waiting, but they’re still there) and by not creating a Facebook Business Page you are falling behind your competitors. To read the full article, click here.

It’s Business Time

Friday, March 25th, 2011

In early March, Facebook made some changes to their Business Page feature and some of the changes could be confusing. Good thing Vangie Beal from ecommerce-guide.com wrote an article, “3 How-To Tips for Your Facebook Business Page,” that helps with some of the new changes (instructions included in article). To read the full article and pick up some tips, click here.

Can Social Media Help Small Business Too?

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

In short, yes! It’s crucial for your business, no matter the size, to be using all sorts of social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, blogs,etc.). The article, “Living Social,” from AmericanDryCleaner.com has some great stories about small businesses using social networking to help with sales or with being in touch with consumers. One cool example from the article was a cleaner business in VA who told their customers about “Free Pants Wednesday” on social sites that led to a huge increase in sales. To read the full article, click here.

Social Media Leading to Jobs

Friday, March 11th, 2011

It seems like everyday social media is becoming more imperative in everyday life. What may have first seemed like a way to catch up with old friends is so much more than that. An article from MercuryNews.com, “Social media helping drive Silicon Valley job growth,” talks about the use of social media in the current job world. More and more job listings, including those in Silicon Valley, are using the keyword “Facebook” (28,500 since March 3rd just on SimplyHired.com to be exact). So maybe the social media sites you once thought were only good for catching up with old friends can now catch you a job.

IPhone Makes Web Videos More Accessible

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

This article by Dan Frommer talks about how the IPhone design isn’t that significant, as ascetically pleasing as it is, but rather how the people use their phones. Around 85% of IPhone users spend time searching the internet and 31% view TV and video on their phones.

How should you reach your audience: Google or FaceBook?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Advertising online is continuously growing and the places to do so are increasing as well. Some of the better known places to have your business advertise are on Google and Facebook. In an article from entrepreneur.com, “Facebook vs. Google” Starr Hall compares what both Facebook and Google have to offer as advertising tools.

Watch out Facebook, Google is coming for you

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

It has been rumored that Google will soon have a social networking site that can rival Facebook. With these two always competing, it seems like better programs and applications will continue to roll out. Bianca Bokser from the Huffington Post discusses the rumor of a new Google social networking site.

Social Networks are Huge these Days

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

What do you think you do most of the time when you’re online? It ends up social networking takes first place in that category for quite a few people. Along with social networks, people are spending a lot of their time online watching videos/movies. These are two potential outlets of media your business can be expanding in very easily. Take a look at this article from CNET to see what else people are spending time on while surfing the web.