Tag Archives: Social Media

  • Social Media Sucks

    If you’re looking to make a quick buck using social media, think again. If you think your foray into the land of twitter and facebook will gain you significantly more customers, think again. If you are obsessing over how many likes or followers your brand page has, forget it. Social media sucks for small businesses Continue Reading

  • The Small Business (Online) Advantage

    There’s Noise Out There In today’s marketing world, there is a ton of noise. In fact, it’s estimated (on the low end) that we see about 600 advertisements daily, so it’s easy to see how small businesses can be dismayed at their chances. Small businesses simply don’t have the means to go up against big Continue Reading

  • Friendly’s Beats IHop at E-Mail Marketing

    I’ll admit, I’m a fast food, low quality kind of guy. I like my food, I like lots of it, and most of all I like it cheap. In fact, the cheaper the better. So naturally, yesterday was a great day for me. iHop was offering a free round of pancakes for a small charitable Continue Reading

  • Glee + Social Media =

    Maybe you’ve heard of it. It’s a little show on Fox called Glee. For those of you who have been living under a rock (or are above 35) I”ll give you a little summary. Glee is a show about a group of high schoolers who are all a part of their school’s glee, or theatre, Continue Reading

  • How to Start a Social Media Campaign

    So you’re wondering how to get a jump on social media. It’s about time. Social media has been around for quite a while now. Twitter was founded in 2006. Facebook was formed by a Harvard drop out in 2004. And new social outlets are popping up every day. Buzz, FourSquare, and StumbleUpon are recent success stories. Continue Reading

  • Youtube and Your Business

    Fact: Youtube has more than 100 million videos viewed each day with tens of millions of unique visitors. It’s one of the most viewed sites on the internet. Imagine empowering your business through such a medium, and the potential benefits of entering the YouTube arena. Another fact is that less than 1 percent of visitors Continue Reading

  • Yelping Your Business

    Since it’s inception, the use of the Yelp service by consumers has spread to a myriad of other businesses. Whether your a restaurant, or the owner of a fitness club; you should be knowledgeable of how your Yelp reviews will affect your business.

  • Foursquare: A Whole New Game

    Geo-location gaming is taking the social world by storm. Foursquare is now routinely receiving 300,000 checkins daily and has become the defacto standard in geo-gaming. In case you’re not familiar with the concept, Foursquare centers around “check-in” to businesses and areas of interest mainly around the US. Each check in gives you points and you play against Continue Reading