the disillusion and disengagement of social media

On an average day, most people dedicate a few hours towards managing their social media accounts; catching up with friends on Facebook, responding to tweets on Twitter, or searching for new recipe ideas on Pinterest are a normal part of many people’s lives. Even businesses dedicate time and resources into managing these accounts and addressing […]

is social media a disease waiting to die

This year, a popular topic has been the decline of social media networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. Much due to the study of Princeton researchers “Epidemiological Modeling of Online Social Network Dynamics” study, in which they state, “Ideas, like diseases, have been shown to spread infectiously between people before eventually dying out”. From […]

is social media breeding narcissism?

There have been a number of studies released about Facebook and the habits of its users suggesting that the king of social media tools allows users to display their narcissism with others while being met with the applause and admiration of “friends.” Other forms of social media, too, allow for an inflated sense of self […]

integrating social media into your existing marketing plan.

Regardless of how established your business is, it is vital to embrace the growth of social media marketing. You should still utilize whichever traditional marketing methods have proven themselves to be successful for your business, but ignoring additional branding opportunities, such as those presented by Facebook and Twitter, is the quickest way to stunt your […]

how is your social authority?

We know that web 2.0 and search engine optimization (SEO) are increasingly converging and the connecting lines are becoming more and more blurred. Social media and SEO increasingly work hand in hand. Links will always be the currency of SEO ensuring rankings. Web 2.0 together with social networking are becoming the relationship side of SEO that […]

get in their face!

We are just getting back in the office after attending an annual conference of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) of which we are members. We were also invited to be part of the program at this event by leading a couple of sessions on social media. Seems a bit ironic but teaching folks how […]

a profile of your value proposition.

The power of LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network displays your skills and core competencies and allows you to be found by hiring managers, recruiters, business prospects and investors. Are you sure you have taken the few steps in setting up your profile to ensure you have increased your odds of getting more than a […]