February 5, 2013
Facebook plans to launch a Facebook Card to consolidate gift cards from a variety of retailers onto one card. Users can buy credits and refill the card for these retailers directly from Facebook.....a similar prediction from our founder Jay Feitlinger back in 2011!
January 23, 2013
This week Google launched a new social game for its social network called A Google A Day that helps teach search users how to improve their search techniques through gamification.
September 28, 2012
Frustrated by Facebook displaying your friends and business posts as Top Stories in your Facebook News Feed and would prefer to see all posts in chronological order instead or known as Most Recent view? Here is a quick fix to see Most Recent posts as your Facebook default.
January 17, 2012
New updates to Google's search platform intigrated social status updates from Google+ into search results. Could this change the way search and social come together forever?
December 6, 2011
Facebook recently launched their new Insight metrics system two months ago, and will be phasing out the old metrics system by December 15, 2011. Learn how to make sense of these new metrics and how they differ from the old Insights.
November 29, 2011
Amazon.com has introduced an amazing new feature that allows Kindle users to rent ebooks for free in over 11,000 US libraries. Simply log on to your local libraries website and check out your next book with the click of a button!
November 16, 2011
Square is a fantastic tool that allows businesses to accept payments and interact with customers anywhere. With the swipe of a card your smartphone or iPad becomes a payment center for your personal or business use. Thanks to a new update to Square, businesses can now easily use this application to manage their sales and reward loyal customers
November 9, 2011
Today's video resource takes a close look into how your business can use Google Analytics to determine the strengths and weaknesses of your website and social activity with an interview from Avinash Kaushik and Social Media Examiner.
November 8, 2011
Interested in adding a user to view your Google Analytics account? If not sure how to do that here are simple instructions.
November 4, 2011
Have you just heard from a Facebook fan or noticed it yourself that your custom Facebook landing page has a warning notice that reads Secure Browsing Is Not Supported? If so, this resource post is for you to understand what that Secure Browsing notice means and how to fix it.
October 26, 2011
In today's video resource from TED, Ze Frank finds creative ways to connect with people through the unique properties the Internet offers us. Through social media and digital engagement, commonly overlooked in today's society, Ze Frank finds ways to connect and inspire others to get behind a cause.
October 26, 2011
Jay presented at Scottsdale Center of the Arts on October 26, 2011 to downtown Scottsdale Arizona merchants with an introduction to social media and how best to leverage social media when engaging with customers.
October 19, 2011
Facebook is testing a new feature for its advertisements that allow some users to vote on their favorite ads. Users are shown two ads and asked which one they prefer. Facebook hopes surveys will lead to improved targeting for ads to increase value for advertisers.
October 18, 2011
Warner Brothers launches first ever "social series" for Facebook, Aim High and HBO streams sneak peak of new series on YouTube
Big brands are finding new, innovative ways to connect with their fans through social media and video content. Warner Brothers launches the world's first "social series" called Aim High. It launches today (October 18th) an is expected to revolutionize the way web series connect with users. HBO utilizes YouTube to share a preview of its new series Homeland 2 weeks before its premier on television.
October 12, 2011
Last week Facebook announced a new Facebook ad platform designed to increase user interaction with advertisements. These new premium ads offer more value by allowing comments and likes on each ad in addition to a Like button for the page itself.
October 11, 2011
Facebook is introducing a new profile redesign called Timeline in the next few weeks. This new layout allows for Facebook users to interact in far more personal ways by allowing a glimpse into not only the present, but a past history as well. Facebook expects this profile redesign to reach all of its users over the next month or so. Today we are showcasing a great video tour of Timeline to help get you acquainted to your new profile so you can hit the ground running upon its launch.
October 5, 2011
Ad revenue from social networks worldwide is expected to reach $5.54 billion this year, according to eMarketer estimates, and will grow to $10 billion by 2013. These estimates include a number of major social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
September 23, 2011
Amongst a wide vary of new changes to the Facebook interface, Facebook has rolled out a interesting new feature call Facebook Subscribers. This new feature allows users to follow your social activity on Facebook similar to your followers on Twitter. It also allows you to get updates from any person or public figure without the need to friend them. Users can now subscribe to journalists, celebrities, political figures and other people to get their updates sent right to their news feed.
July 18, 2011
It cannot be denied that Google+ has started to develop a name for itself by integrating social and search in powerful ways. This new social media platform has already begun to establish itself as a major competitor to Facebook, however, it still remains secondary to many social users. While it is unclear if Google+ will ever surpass the social powerhouse of Facebook, there are many new features to Google+ you may not yet be using that could help influence the switch. See if these additional features help sweeten up Google+ in the right ways.
June 8, 2011
Facebook and BrightEdge have come together to co-authored a white paper on how to optimize Facebook pages for better placement in search results.
June 1, 2011
Google is taking its +1 Button to new heights by allowing users to now publish the button on their personal websites. Only time will tell how the people will react to +1, but we are excited to see! Read on to get Google's +1 Button on your site.
May 23, 2011
Get started with mobile marketing. Check out our resource document for how to set up a mobile paid search campaign. Utilizing the mobile market may give you a head start on your compitition as this segment of users continunes to grow and gain authority in the digital space. Don't wait until it's too late!
May 9, 2011
Trying to make SEO affordable for your Small Business? Check out some great tips on how to stretch your dollar and get effective results. Read more for some great tools and online resources to help your business get found by the right people.
April 26, 2011
Measuring the ROI of Social Media is a topic frequently discussed amongst business owners. While there is certainly no set answer for any business or marketing strategy, it is important to understand that there is a huge return coming from your efforts in social media. Perhaps this return is not as measurable or as concrete as you may like, but it is still a vital piece to the puzzle of having your business succeed. Social media is only as valuable as what you do with it and how you engage your fans. You will get as much back from it as you put in, and without social media strategies in place your business will surly receive negative perceptions in the eyes of your fans.
April 19, 2011
Facebook's Open Graph can help you connect and interact with your website users like never before. Check out some of these amazing tools and get links to the customized code needed to put them on your website with ease.
April 18, 2011
Take a look at some innovate ways to make your QR codes stand out. Designing your QR codes with creative and eye-catching designs can help grab customer's attention and get them talking about your brand.
April 13, 2011
Growing your business's fan base on Facebook can be a trickey process. Check out 15 great tips from Practial eCommerce that can get you on the right path.
Got your attention yet? Remember just because we can do it - doesn't mean we will, unless it's the right strategy for connecting you with your customer. Contact us today so we can sit down and determine the right strategy for your business.