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Online Media Statistics from The Economist – "Shift Happens"

Last month we posted a video with all kinds of statistics about online media and the Internet. There was a minor debate over the validity of the statistics, because the video was produced as a marketing piece by an author who’s selling a book on the same subject. This video from The Economist, however – [...]

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Are You an Annoying Facebooker?

For all the wonderment that comes from Facebook – we’re hooked on FarmVille! – there are even more annoying aspects to the popular social networking site. Like all the app requests you receive on a daily basis. Virtual chug, anyone? But for all of Facebook’s idiosyncrasies, none are more annoying than the people who use [...]

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Social Network Marketing Is About Brand Building, Not Bringin' in the Benjamins

“What can social network marketing do for me?” We get asked that question a lot. In fact, as early as last week, during our social media seminar, we were asked why social networking is important and how it can help individual companies. A few years ago there were few answers to these questions. The buzz [...]

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How 'Bout a (Social Media) Revolution?

In anticipation of tomorrow’s Visible Shops seminar, “Small Business Social Media: Find Your Next Client” – (which still has room for YOU, by the way) – we thought the following video was appropriate. It has tons of facts and statistics about social media (that will help you persuade the powers-that-be that this isn’t just a [...]

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Inc. Magazine Gives Hunch.com a Helping Hand

Indecisive? Hunch.com hopes you are – because it’s relying on your questions to build a community of answer-seeking users. Inc. magazine recently profiled the company in its latest issue – and asked other business owners how Hunch can get the word out about its service. The company has benefited from steady positive buzz, but it [...]

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Why Isn't Anyone 'Flock'ing?

As of July 2009, Mozilla’s Firefox accounted for nearly 23% of all browser usage – making it the second most popular Web browser worldwide behind Microsoft’s many versions of Internet Explorer, which claim 68% of the browser-usage pie. While these two browsers are the most popular, there are several others – including Opera, Chrome and [...]

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The Good & Bad of the 'Twitter Effect'

Way back in April, we published a post titled “Is Tweeting for the Birds?” That was when Twitter was just becoming the phenomenon it is now – thanks to lots of press from celebrity endorsers. Our open-ended question to you then – despite the star-studded brouhaha over the brand – was if you thought Twitter [...]

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Is YouTube Destined for the Dot-Com Graveyard?

In a post we published a few weeks ago called “How Long Will Your Free Content Ride Last,” we commented on blogger John Falls’ position that free content on the Internet can only last so long. It seems that Falls was on to something with his post entitled “The Economy of Free is Stupid,” posted [...]

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Web Site Story!

We just can’t help ourselves. This hilarious viral video mash-up of the venerable “West Side Story” with our own Internet-obsessed culture is just what a Monday afternoon needs. Entertainment Weekly names the Evite song noteworthy, but we think it’s the Twitter ditty that’s particularly profound. We’ll let you decide. Somehow we expect that the late [...]

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