Creatively Facebook

Creatively Facebook

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Sure, Facebook may not give you as much artistic liberty as a company blog or business Web site, but the fact of the matter is, more of your clients will be visiting Facebook each day than they are popping onto your Web site (we know, the truth hurts). But with millions of members, your business … Continued

Liking and Sharing

Liking and Sharing

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So long, share button. It looks like you weren’t “liked.” Yes, you heard it; after many months of updates, Facebook is now ditching the “share” button and amping up the “like.” Now, when a user “likes” an article, photo, or post, a story complete with a headline will appear on that user’s wall. With that … Continued

On the Defense?

On the Defense?

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Linebackers listen here: you’re getting benched! At least you Facebook linebackers, anyhow. That’s right, defense is out and we’re calling in special teams. Social Media Defense Okay, enough on the sports analogy already. We’re talking social media here. Sure, Facebook, Twitter, Yelp and company blogs are a great way to solicit feedback from customers, and … Continued

Conversation 411

Conversation 411

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Remember that grueling date you had back in the day? You sat across from each other in the restaurant and may as well have been alone with your thoughts because he/she just wouldn’t start talking? You’d start to reply, but that reply was cut off by an even longer continuation of a conversation that wasn’t … Continued

The Value of Being LinkedIn

The Value of Being LinkedIn

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LinkedIn might not be the sexiest or most popular social network, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it entirely. With a smart strategy and a little bit of effort, your business can rock LinkedIn and reap major benefits. Here’s why: LinkedIn for B2B Marketing is Killer Many of the profiles on LinkedIn are barely … Continued

Get Tweeted Well

Get Tweeted Well

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Here are few quick tips for you business folks that use Twitter. First off, don’t be a Twitter snob! Unless you are a rock star like Michael Jackson, you want to “follow” everyone within your industry. Following others will keep you updated on developments in your market and enable you to network with other professionals … Continued

Check-In, Check-Out

Check-In, Check-Out

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It may not be the Ritz Carlton, but checking in to Facebook can be just as prestigious – especially for your business. If your desire is to build your brand online, you should be checking out the check-in. What began as a geographical feature – facebookers checking in to businesses or locations – has now … Continued

Meet, Chat, Buy?

Meet, Chat, Buy?

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By now you probably know how valuable social media interaction can be for your company. After all, you’ve likely seen the benefits of promoting your products on Twitter, chatting with customers on Facebook or even networking with other business minds on Linked In. Ecommerce. But there’s a new facet to social media in town and … Continued

Loco for Logos

Loco for Logos

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What do you think of when you see a mermaid in a green circle? Probably that extra-foamy latte, not a mythical aquarium.  And when you see that opaque white apple with one large bite missing, you may get hungry – for computers, not fruit. So while you may have signed up for Facebook, Twitter or … Continued

Twitter or Chatter

Twitter or Chatter

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Sure, you’ve adjusted your business to the times and have started Tweeting. But social media isn’t just about building a presence – it’s about creating conversations. That can be tough, even for the more seasoned Tweeters. In fact, without a genuine conversation, your Twitter account may just be a stream of useless chatter that your followers may or … Continued

Places, Everyone!

Places, Everyone!

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Facebook Places Feature. You’ve seen the little blue icons on Facebook and maybe even on the store windows of local businesses, but if you haven’t taken advantage of the Facebook Places feature, take note: The time is now and the place is… well, places.  Launched last August, the Facebook Places feature allows users to see where … Continued

May We Suggest…

May We Suggest…

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Sure, you’ve got your business on Facebook; you’re making your daily updates, promoting your products and announcing your progress. That’s all fine and well but won’t get you too far if you’ve got no fans. Now, we’re not suggesting you’re the smelly kid in the classroom who plays alone at recess, but building Facebook fans is … Continued