So, Google+ is now open to everyone and it is growing like a weed. Facebook has gone and changed everything again. Some say it is in response to the circles in Google+, others say it is to make it more Twitter-like. People seem to be missing the point of all of these changes from Google+… Read More Facebook And Google Battle For Advertising
As an internet user and developer, I tend to hear the words “internet marketing” and “online marketing” fairly frequently on social media, forums and on blogs. Obviously, I have a blog and have worked with web analytics, so some of the topics are somewhat familiar to me. However, I never really knew what “online marketing”… Read More Online Marketing, The 36 Hour Course
There is some interesting fighting going on recently regarding contact lists between Google and Facebook. Both services want to give users the ability to export some information, but neither service wants to populate the contact list of the other. Much of the argument seems to center around “data portability” or “openness”. However, the real fight is… Read More Facebook And Google Battle For Your Attention
Now that the iPad has launched, iPhone OS4 was announced and reviews have been written, we can finally write about something other than Apple. Because of the first ever Chirp conference, Twitter owned the news this week. I have already talked about Twitter purchasing Tweetie and Twitter’s advertising models. So, I am not going to… Read More Twitter Details Plans To Become Micro-Google
Twitter advertising has been a controversial topic for some time. Initially, people hated the idea of advertising by people they follow. The controversy initially started with IZEA and their SponsoredTweets as well as Magpie and Ad.ly. Mostly, people hated the idea, but there was no denying that popular Twitter users could make some significant money… Read More What Advertising Model On Twitter Will Really Make Money?
We have sites like Facebook and FriendFeed that allow you to like comments or posts. We also have services like Glue that allow you to like things. Both of these are mashed up with social networks as well. With all of these services, you are just recommending things to your network and only the sites… Read More Get Paid For Your Likes With MyLikes
When people talk about social media and corporations, ROI is eventually mentioned. This stems from the fact that people see social media as another form of marketing or advertising. Marketing and advertising always have ROI linked to them because there is a lot of money spent. For example, if you spend $10 million on TV… Read More Why Measure ROI Of Social Media?
Image via CrunchBase OK, I am the first to admit that the title is purely sensational, but there is some element of truth to it. Microsoft‘s new advertising campaign is about some “regular people” going to an Apple store, not finding something in their price range and feature requirements, but finding a PC that fits… Read More Microsoft Advertising Immensely Successful
It seems that this weekend’s bitchmeme is courtesy of Robert Scoble‘s actions on Twitter. Louis Gray caught Mr. Scoble with his hand in the cookie jar: Tonight, I noticed and asked Robert myself if this was his “FriendFeed revenue strategy”. His answer? “You caught me red handed!” Louis’ only complaint was that Robert did not… Read More It Is All About Money