LinkedIn recently announced the Content Marketing Score and Trending Content ranking. The LinkedIn Marketing Solutions blog points out the need for these tools by citing a survey from The Content Marketing Institute saying that 93% of B2B marketers use content marketing but only 42% consider themselves effective at it. The [...]
Social Media Technology
Networks don’t want to be niche network anymore, especially the ones which have investors sitting on their head....
Anonymity has made the Internet popular. A majority of the thinkers want to remove anonymity from the Internet but...
Messaging is a feature that no network wants to miss on. Vine, the six-second short, looping video sharing network...
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 [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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.Read more ›
Facebook has 1 billion monthly active users on mobile.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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?Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›