Today I wanted to share with you an informative infographic put together by DigitalSurgeons.com comparing demographic data between Facebook and Twitter. I found some surprises here. For example, even though Facebook is just about 5 times the size of Twitter, the first surprise for me is how … Read more about Facebook vs. Twitter Demographic Infographic
Are You Making This Huge Social Media Mistake?
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 … Read more about Are You Making This Huge Social Media Mistake?
Zombies Are Invading Sears
I don't know if you've noticed but last night I saw that Zombies are taking over Sears. Sears has also created a new ZombieShopper YouTube channel. The first video was uploaded last week. This morning they uploaded the third video. They've got over 100,000 total channel views as of this … Read more about Zombies Are Invading Sears
Twitter for Business: 15 Masters Show You How
Twitter is being talked about by everyone. You know when Oprah talks about something it's gone mainstream. With over 19 million unique visits a month, up from only 4 million in December, Twitter is by far the fastest growing social media website right now. If you're struggling to see how to tap … Read more about Twitter for Business: 15 Masters Show You How
How to Game Twitter to Add Thousands of Followers Every Day
And Why You Really Don't Want to Do It. With the social media service Twitter beginning to be more widely adopted, less sophisticated marketers are joining the community. Some of these folks are opportunists of dubious ethics who are not looking to use the medium engage the community. Instead … Read more about How to Game Twitter to Add Thousands of Followers Every Day
Social Media Autoresponders – Good Marketing or Missing the Point?
People generally prefer to interact with other people rather than machines. And most folks are especially not keen on interacting with machines masquerading as people. Ever get frustrated by an automated phone tree when trying to contact a business and feel like screaming, "I just want to talk to … Read more about Social Media Autoresponders – Good Marketing or Missing the Point?
But is Twitter Useful?
One of the people that Gorgeous and I connected with in Chicago this past weekend was Christine Kane. It probably didn't hurt that the three of us were all seated in close proximity to a very wild and obnoxious three year old on the same flight into Chicago. That got diverted to Columbus for more … Read more about But is Twitter Useful?
Going for a Soak
Gorgeous and I are taking a much needed break this weekend. Tomorrow is our 10th anniversary! So we decided to make it special. We're heading to Colorado to spend some time in the mountains. That will be a big change for us living here in Savannah. They call the area around here the Low Country … Read more about Going for a Soak
Top 9 Reasons I’m Not Following You on Twitter
I've been using Twitter for just over a year now. My first Twitter day started on March 9th 2007. I quickly found that Twitter is addictive but I have stuck with it just the same. Over the past year I've tweeted a little over 4100 times and accumulated 500+ followers. These aren't overly … Read more about Top 9 Reasons I’m Not Following You on Twitter
Networking to Promote Your Blog
One of the facets of blogging that doesn't get as much attention as it deserves is the networking aspect. Networking is a huge part of promoting your blog. Successful bloggers read other blogs they are interested in, especially those in their same niche, and actively comment adding value to those … Read more about Networking to Promote Your Blog
Business Blogging Success Story – Selling a Dog of a Movie to Hollywood
Gorgeous and I both like Sci-Fi. Our Tivo is set to record the Sci-Fi channel's Friday night line up of Doctor Who, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Battlestar Galactica when they are in season. Have been for years. So when I got the usual monthly (or so) email from Twitter that had a … Read more about Business Blogging Success Story – Selling a Dog of a Movie to Hollywood
Momentary Flashes of Twitter Brilliance
Twitter is all the rage these days. Several big blogging names are fully on board tweeting away. And a few others have not embraced the idea. The die hard Twitter converts would probably add a "yet" at the end of that last sentence. We'll see. Fortunately for me their IM connectivity is still not … Read more about Momentary Flashes of Twitter Brilliance