Social Media Defined

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How To Handle Employee Social Media Use

Social media has now finally gone main stream at nearly every corporation, even down to your neighborhood’s oldest mom and pop shop. Is that a good thing? Sure, there’s now a new level of transparency and responsiveness that provides consumers more access and engagement with the business community than ever before; but are companies really […]

Funding Your Business Using Social Media

Have an amazing new business idea? Great, so does everyone else! The hard part is finding the funding…

Facebook Fail

If you haven’t seen an organization ‘doing it all wrong’ then you probably are that organization and it’s high time you get a second opinion about your facebook presence.

Digg Defined

Overview: The nachos bell grande of social news sites, Digg is a force that cannot be ignored in the social media realm.

Is Twitter Really Worth Your Time?

I can’t believe how often I now hear the word twitter throughout my day anymore; from the local National Public Radio station telling me to ‘follow them on twitter,’ to local news networks boasting about how they are now tweeting, even my 50 something year old boss chats up her tweeting savviness. Every blog and […]

Social Media Strategy for Realtors

The current housing slump has proven to be a formidable challenge to Realtors recently. A poll conducted by Inman News in December of 2008 indicated “The number of Realtors in America is almost certain to drop by 20 percent or more by 2010.” I think most of us expect that number to be a lot […]

LinkedIn Defined

Overview: Powerful and widely used, LinkedIn is THE place for professional social networking on the web today. An increasing array of features and tools makes this platform a wise time investment for any professional.

Increasing Website Traffic with Social Media Marketing

Fantastic website not getting the traffic it deserves? Before paying Google to attract visitors for you, consider a focused, effective social media marketing strategy.

Social Media Strategy for Restaurant Owners

Tripadvisor recently stated that 87% of travelers read reviews when planning their next trip, and a growing number of people are using online reviews and social media sites to determine where they choose to dine, even locally. Is your restaurant taking advantage of social media marketing? newspaper and yellowpage ads are not only expensive, but […]

Tip’d Defined

Overview: Tip’d is a niche social news aggregation site with a specific focus on financial news, tips, and ideas.