Top 10 Ways to Use Pinterest for Business

Top 10 Ways to Use Pinterest for Business

For those of you who do not know, Pinterest is the newest and fastest growing social media website today, and how to use Pinterest for Business should be on your mind. Pinterest  has been able to reach 10 million unique monthly visitors - faster than other social networking sites including … [Read more...]

Pinterest Growth and User Info, Will It Be The Next Big Social Media Site? (infographic)

Pinterest Growth and User Info, Will It Be The Next Big Social Media Site? (infographic)

So, exactly what is Pinterest and why is it taking off so quickly?  Simply put, Pinterest is a image and video sharing site which allows users to connect and share super simplistically. It works magnificently well because for the most part, we humans are visual people. It takes just a moment to … [Read more...]

Who Spends Most Time on Facebook?

Who Spends Most Time on Facebook?

How age, income and ethnicity affect time spent social networking The Nielsen Company reported in June that, on average, the global consumer spends about 1 in every 4.5 minutes online on blogs or social networking sites. According to a report by market researcher Morpace, among US Facebook users … [Read more...]

The Truth About the Average Twitter User [SAD STATS]

A new study from security firm Barracuda Labs provides some interesting insights into the state of the Twitterverse. Unfortunately for the microblogging startup, the stats say that most of its users aren’t very active. The study looked at around 19 million Twitter accounts (PDF) in order to … [Read more...]

The Social Media Expert Crisis Descends

The Social Media Expert Crisis Descends

Back in August last year I wrote about my fears that we are facing a trust crisis in the social media space. I’ve been disconnected from the United States since that time, so this post applies primarily to Australia. But given Australia’s ability to follow the trends out of the States, I’d … [Read more...]

8 Must-Have Twitter and Facebook Add-Ons

8 Must-Have Twitter and Facebook Add-Ons

By no means are Twitter and Facebook perfect: You might wish that Facebook made it more intuitive to hide FarmVille or certain status updates. Or, maybe you wish that Twitter would introduce a new feature like nested tweets. Good news: For many of these website tweaks or suggestions, there's likely … [Read more...]

30 Tips for Using Social Media in Your Business

30 Tips for Using Social Media in Your Business

1. Offer a peek behind the scenes. Offering a sneak preview of new products, services, or features online can help build demand and provide critical feedback to help smooth the launch. For instance, John Doyle, founder of chocolate company John and Kira's in Philadelphia, posts photos of new … [Read more...]

Video Blogging from the iPhone

Testing some cool tools for auto blogging videos on the fly using the iPhone. Learn more on Social Media TV today at 2pm EST … [Read more...]

Social Media Engaging Strategies: Moving People from Twitter to Facebook

Social Media Engaging Strategies: Moving People from Twitter to Facebook

Do you want people to get to know you better, to Know, Like and Trust you? Then you have to move them to an environment which quickly and simplistically does this, Facebook. In this video, Bill Crosby describes how to easily do this AND categorizes them in Facebook once you … [Read more...]