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Tracking Social Media

Did you know there are 3 aspects to tracking social media as it pertains to your business? 3 doesn’t sound like a lot, but there are 2 types of metrics we need to track for each which gives us 6 metrics to track. Does that mean a social media report is 6 key facts? well, […]

Regulations may be coming for paid social media advertising from the FTC

Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wagged its finger at more than a dozen pharmaceutical companies over their use of paid search advertising. In one day, the agency sent an unheard-of 14 warning letters to pharmaceutical companies regarding their use of search ads on behalf of more than 40 drugs. The list of […]

Myspace wants you back

It has not been a secret that Facebook has taken the social media spot light and is currently sharing it with Twitter.  Myspace with a host of other early social media sites are searching to re-gain their former users to keep the investment money coming in.  With slumping ad revenues and large bills to run […]

Twitter Traffic Explodes…And Not Being Driven by the Usual Suspects!

Comscore reports    Twitter seems to be just about everywhere these days, infiltrating pop culture and challenging traditional communication channels as people answer the simple Twitter question, “What are you doing?” Many people have hopped on the Twitter bandwagon – from businesses to celebrities to professional sports players to President Obama. Over the past several months, we at comScore have watched how […]

Flash Facebook API

With the Adobe Flash Facebook Integration API your flash applications can now interact with Facebook. From Adobe: Deliver rich, social experiences on the web The Adobe Flash Platform and Facebook Platform provide the ideal solution for building rich, social experiences on the web. Flash is available on more than 98% of Internet-connected PCs, so people […]

Google AdSence performs new tricks with Twiiter

Advertising Age is reporting Google has teamed up with some advertisers to offer a stream of their “Tweets” onto Google’s content network. It appears that Google has designed special AdSense ad units that pull the five most recent Tweets from @turbotax (under a limited test) and displays them on publisher sites. Intuit, the maker of […]

Twitter Games

With Twitter exceptional growth, 1,382% year-over-year growth in February 2009, has not only been for those looking to detail their days. A few ambitious folks have developed games for Twitter.  Twivia (@playtwivia) Twivia will ask a trivia question and the first person to @reply the answer gets points, specified in every Tweet. The answer is tweeted to […]

ebay is a social network? You bet.

Here is a tip for those small businesses that haven’t looked at ebay yet for their marketing efforts. When we mention ebay to people as a tool for potential revenue and free marketing, we are sometime met with silence or disbelief. It is after a bit of explaining the light clicks on and we can […]

Will Facebook become the new Twitter?

In short, Yes. Twitter has gain popularity with it’s micoblogging system, but the same features that make twitter what is is today may be it’s downfall with the new features coming to Facebook. That is to say one shouldn’t give up hope on twitter, but one should keep a keen eye on Facebook. With the […]

Tracking Twitter

As with any social media tracking your brand identity online is important. With the current flood of traffic on the social site twitter, people are mentioning aspects of their everyday lives and posting interactions with brands and places. A marketer with concern over how the public views their brand or if those that are using […]