Glenn Gaudet of GaggleAMP Talks About Amplifying Social Content

April 2, 2014 1:20 pm0 comments
Glenn Gaudet of GaggleAMP Talks About Amplifying Social Content

My latest Social Selling Superstars podcast guest is Glenn Gaudet (@glenng), President and Founder of GaggleAmp. GaggleAMP is the social marketing platform that lets marketers leverage the potential reach of individual employees, customers, and partners accounts through a unique, accountable, and privacy-assured message delivery model. Glenn brings over 20 years [...]

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Yahoo Might Build Its Own YouTube. Competition To Google’s YouTube?

March 29, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Yahoo Might Build Its Own YouTube. Competition To Google’s YouTube?

More than 1 billion unique visitors visit Google’s video network – YouTube every month. Do we have a competitor to YouTube? Not yet but former Google employee and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is considering to give serious competition to YouTube by building its own network. Reported by Re/code, Yahoo plans [...]

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Twitter Might Replace Retweet Button With A Share Button

March 27, 2014 6:00 pm0 comments
Twitter Might Replace Retweet Button With A Share Button

Twitter seems to be in a game of simplifying its platform with the hopes of spiking traffic. According to TNW, some users are reporting that the retweet button inside their iOS app has become a ‘share’ button. Witnessed earlier by CNBC’s Eli Langer first noticed tweets from users affected by [...]

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Facebook Anticipates A Bright Future With Virtual Reality

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Facebook Anticipates A Bright Future With Virtual Reality

Facebook and Oculus VR have been under fire following the news that the virtual reality startup had been snatched up by the social media giant.

However, Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus doesn’t mean certain doom, but rather continued opportunities for the brand to grow and expand research and innovation in the virtual reality and gaming industry.

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Facebook Has 1B Monthly Active Users On Mobile, 200M Active On Instagram

March 26, 2014 2:30 pm0 comments
Facebook Has 1B Monthly Active Users On Mobile, 200M Active On Instagram

Facebook has 1 billion monthly active users on mobile.

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Facebook Acquires Oculus VR, Plans To Move Forward With Gaming, Social Tech

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Facebook Acquires Oculus VR, Plans To Move Forward With Gaming, Social Tech

Facebook announced yesterday that the social media goliath will acquire Oculus VR, a top dog from the virtual reality technology industry.

Oculus VR created Oculus Rift, branded as next-gen virtual reality. The wearable headset was intended for gaming, but per Facebook’s press release, it looks like the Rift is going to shift in to immersive communication technology.

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On Its Eighth Birthday Twitter Lets You Find Your First Tweet

March 22, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
On Its Eighth Birthday Twitter Lets You Find Your First Tweet

Twitter is celebrating its eighth birthday. The 140 character network that started as simple 140-character bursts of plain text today has become a network of connection and revolution. Over the years we have seen how Twitter has evolved to become a medium of self-expression for the common man in very [...]

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New Antisocial Network App, Cloak, May Indirectly Influence the Online Etiquette of Businesses

March 21, 2014 7:00 am1 comment
New Antisocial Network App, Cloak, May Indirectly Influence the Online Etiquette of Businesses

Released this week, Cloak is an app which addresses such concerns head on. It dubs itself, “Incognito mode for real life” by monitoring social media formats and alerting the user if someone they don’t like is nearby.

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WhatsApp Rival, WeChat Now Has More Than 355M Monthly Active Users

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WhatsApp Rival, WeChat Now Has More Than 355M Monthly Active Users

Yesterday Chinese web giant Tencent revealed its Q4 2013 earnings report. The company made US$9.91 billion in revenue for the whole of 2013, up 38 percent on the 2012 figure. In Q4 it made US$2.78 billion, up 40 percent over Q4 2012. However the most interesting announcement from the company [...]

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Twitter Might Remove @ Replies From Its Service

March 20, 2014 10:38 pm0 comments
Twitter Might Remove @ Replies From Its Service

This may not be a good news for Twitter lovers. The 140 character platform is experimenting with a new version of its Android app that removes @ replies entirely. There could be a great possibility that Twitter might phase out the very popular @ symbol from Twitter completely.

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How Important Are Facebook’s Premium Video Ads For Digital Marketers? [Experts Speak]

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How Important Are Facebook’s Premium Video Ads For Digital Marketers? [Experts Speak]

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg has the toughest job in this world. He has to make sure that the 1.23 billion users on the network log in every single day and spend more time on the platform, while at the same time he has to keep his investors happy by taking [...]

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Share Secrets on New Social Network

March 19, 2014 8:56 pm0 comments
Share Secrets on New Social Network

Secret is the latest social media site to garner buzz. It’s different from Facebook or Twitter because you post anonymously to a pool of people gathered from your contact list, or linked through a series of friends-of-friends. You may ponder, “How is it social to post anonymously?” The hot new [...]

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If You’ve Ever Doubted the Power of LinkedIn, Listen to This Woman’s Story

March 11, 2014 6:10 pm0 comments
If You’ve Ever Doubted the Power of LinkedIn, Listen to This Woman’s Story

Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat get all the attention since they are all focused on the consumer, but what about the “boring social network,” LinkedIn?

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Link Up With Alums Using LinkedIn

March 3, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
Link Up With Alums Using LinkedIn

Of all the networks we build in our lives, one of the earliest and deepest networks we create is that of our alma mater. People take their connection to their school seriously (just watch the boosters at any basketball game). The fundraising department at your school depends on that when they have students call and ask you for money.

Most of us are busy and don’t have a lot of spare time just lying around. But if someone wants to have five minutes of our time, all they have to do is call and say they graduated from our alma mater…we’ll find a few minutes.

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Old Dogs and New Tricks: Revamping Your Old Retail SMB

February 21, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
Old Dogs and New Tricks: Revamping Your Old Retail SMB

Today’s small business industry is merging in to a market where they can feasibly present a healthy competition to larger corporations. All you have to do is tap in to the wealth of online and technological resources available for small, medium, and large businesses.

While diving in to these resources might seem like a small feat for fresh retail SMBs headed by savvy 30-somethings, older businesses might find the task of bringing their systems and methods up to date overwhelming.

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Share the Love with a Shared Pinterest Board

February 19, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
Share the Love with a Shared Pinterest Board

One of the most popular modes of marketing these days is the use of online applications, such as Pinterest. A vast majority of today’s population is familiar with Pinterest; the application boasts over 70 million users across the globe. While the basics of the app are well understood, a few features slip past the average user. One of these features, board sharing, is an often-unnoticed fountain of pure business potential.

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