We are in the midst of a communication revolution. The very fact that you are reading this right now is proof that you are a revolutionary. If you first heard about this on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or anywhere else on the internet means you are deep into the revolution already. I’m talking about a complete… Read More »
This evening I noticed an icon I didn’t recognize in my Chrome browser where my StumbleUpon button normally was. Turns out this eyesore is the new official StumbleUpon logo. Seriously. Stumbling Around the Web For those of you who don’t know, StumbleUpon is a fabulous social media sharing site. Their Stumble tool bar is a… Read More »
Last week Google took a big step along the path of blurring the line between search and social media by rolling out the Google +1 Button for web pages. Big News This is huge news because their +1 recommendations will influence results that everyone sees when they search with Google. With Google sending such a… Read More »
An intern in Facebook’s data engineering department has created a striking image of our connected world by mapping lines visualizing facebook connections between cities in the world. Paul Butler plotted out lines of Facebook connections using the Latitude and Longitude of the cities for each end of the lines. The result is a pretty striking… Read More »
There is no denying that social media is a huge phenomenon. At least 16 of the top 20 biggest websites in the world (according to Alexa) have some kind of a social media component. And of course Facebook, the granddaddy of all social media sites, claims over a half a billion users! Numbers like that… Read More »
Update: Check out the latest full demonstration video where I create a dynamic viral fan page in 6 minutes and 2 seconds: How to Make a Magnetic Facebook Fan Page in Under 10 Minutes with Lujure I watched a webinar this weekend that blew me away. Nathan Latka hosted the webinar to demonstrate the new… Read More »
Did you realize that social media happens to be perfectly structured to tie into the way the human brain works by feeding our desire to acquire more information? It does. And it all has to do with a chemical in the brain called dopamine. Not only that, but it can lead to click addiction. Your… Read More »
Sears has launched an apparent stealth marketing campaign with Zombies taking over portions of their website.
Sometimes reworking something that has already proven wildly successful can be successful in its own right. Sesame Street created a parody of a wildly successful commercial with Grover playing the role of Old Spice Man. And it works.
I have a bit of a thing for Little Debbie. Have for a long time. I especially like her Swiss Rolls. There’s some history where they are concerned in our house, which I’ll explain in a minute. Little Debbie is actively marketing via social media. The company’s Facebook page has over a half a million… Read More »