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15 Essential Twitter Chats for Social Media Marketers

Ann Smarty is a search marketer and full-time web entrepreneur. Ann blogs on search and social media tools. Her newest project, My Blog Guest, is a …

The Top 10 Corporate Social Media Disasters

Here's our pick of the social media setbacks...<p>Wall Street bank JP Morgan was at the centre of a social media storm earlier this month when it invited Twitter users to send questions to an executive using the hashtag #AskJPM.<p>The Twitterverse responded with a storm of abuse. More than 8,000 …

Australian consumers are fickle brand fans on social media

<b>Over 80% of Australian online users have connected with at least one brand on social media, with 29% even connecting with 10 or more brands.</b><p>But 44% …

9 Tips to Power Up Your Social Media

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>Last month, I came across this SOS on LinkedIn: "Help! What is the recommended amount of time we should be spending per day on social media marketing to help promote our business?" The plea quickly drew nearly 200 responses and absolutely no …

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Food as a Social Relation

During the holiday season, food seems to be a very common subject. Whether discussing their favorite fall recipes, Thanksgiving traditions, hot chocolate and peppermint bark, or how to keep off the "holiday weight," people seem to draw an indistinguishable connection between food and …

The Old Ways Of Social Media Marketing Are Broken

Isn’t it frustrating to think you understand something new in business, like marketing with social media, only to realize that the landscape changed while you were looking at other priorities? For example, it used to be that marketing via social media meant buying banner ads on Facebook, or buying …

If You're a Small Business Owner Resisting Social Media and Local Marketing,Please READ on

If you are a small business owner and haven't yet jumped on the social media wagon and apply local marketing tactics, then you are losing customers …

TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It

Audience ratings have collapsed: Aside from a brief respite during the Olympics, there has been only negative ratings growth on broadcast and cable TV since September 2011, according to Citi Research.<p>Media stock analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson recently noted, "The pay-TV industry has …

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Creating Social Marketing That's Actually Social

Despite dramatic marketing efforts to use social media, most businesses are experiencing little, if any, positive benefits from it<p>Is marketing …

Self-Driving Cars Coming to the UK by 2015

Milton Keynes, a city north of London, England, will have 100 self-driving cars that take passengers from the train station to parks, shopping …

Report: Snapchat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook

The messaging app Snapchat is once again the focus of acquisition rumors as a new report claims that the company recently turned down a $3 billion …

Why Facebook Wanted Snapchat So Badly

Facebook's reported $3 billion bid for Snapchat has a lot of industry watchers scratching their heads. But if you look at the performance of …

Users outraged over Youtube’s switch to Google+ “real names” policy

<i>This post has been updated to greater emphasize resistance of new comments by popular Youtube channels.</i><p>Well, that didn’t take long. Less than a month …

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Twitter in Celebrity Spat With Facebook as Rivalry Builds

Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are the most followed celebrities on Twitter Inc., yet the pop stars have even more “likes” on Facebook Inc. …

Design With Impact: A Guide to Webpage Anatomy

Find out all the tips on how to design an impactful webpage with the Graphitas’ infogaphic, Design With Impact: A Guide to Webpage Anatomy. See what …

Paws vs. Claws: Social Media Explained

Avalaunch Media is running the Paws vs. Claws infographic voting competition between these two infographic that explain the social media networks …

A Website Design Process

A Website Designed is a process explanation infographic, created by John Furness of Simple Square, highlights the phases of creating a website for a …

A Visual Guide to What Colors Communicate

When you are designing your blog or website, how do you decide what colors to use? Your choice will make a difference on how others receive and …

Why Facebook’s New Like Button Ditches The Thumbs Up

In a bold redesign, Facebook’s iconic thumbs up has been all but deleted from its like button. We talk to the button’s designer to learn why.<p>Facebook is known for just a couple of prominent interactions that define the service. There’s the infamous poke–the strangely pseudo-sexual gesture that …

How You Can Create the 'Perfect' Social Media Post (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all wish there were a magic formula we could follow to create Facebook posts that our fans love or tweets that spark retweets by the thousands.<p>Alas, there isn't.<p>Each social network operates a little differently, and each brand's fans have their own …

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This Brain Part Decides What Goes Viral on Social Media

Ever heard of the Temporo-Parietal Junction? No, it's not a train station, nor is it a 60's-style rock group. The TPJ, as it's also known, is the …

Which Social Media Should You Post That Thing You Want to Share On?

Social Media Marketing For Small Businesses: How To Hang Onto Every Fan And Follower

Successful social media marketing isn’t just measured by the size of a company’s fan base. Even more important than how many fans and followers your company can gain, is how many it can actually keep.<p>As of May 2013, 72 percent of online adults were using social networking sites, according to Pew …

6 Clever Tricks for Social Media Managers

Even if you're the ultimate hybrid project manager/content creator and community-engager, reality is, you'll probably develop Community Manager …