Inbound Marketing Gains the Confidence of Brands

Inbound Marketing Gains the Confidence of Brands

A recently released report by Marketing Charts titled “State of Inbound Marketing Report” from HubSpot, reveals a growing trend of brands focusing their energy and funding on “inbound” marketing versus “outbound.”  Outbound techniques have long been employed and still constitute …

Introducing the Social Web

Introducing the Social Web

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerburg, surprised his almost 500 million man strong user-verse this week by unveiling new features for the social network at the F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco.  Some initial response has been hyperbolic, claiming an end to …

Twitter Gone Adwords

Twitter Gone Adwords

Long the subject of speculation and prediction, the world’s most active micro blog, Twitter, announced major changes to their social network in an attempt to position their network as a profitable enterprise.  Twitter Feeds will no longer be free of …

Friend Request: It's the FBI

Friend Request: It's the FBI

You may know how many friends, followers, and connections you have on your various social networking sites. But do you know how many are actually agents from the FBI, looking to comb through your profile and pictures for criminal leads? …

Facebook Message Fiasco

Facebook Message Fiasco

So we know the postman always knocks twice, and that the USPS will deliver your mail through rain, sleet, or snow, just not on Sundays.  But as snail mail has been replaced by email, email has been increasingly replaced by …

What's New and Old in Social Media

What's New and Old in Social Media

How About We… Go gallery hopping in Chelsea this Thursday.  Attack the crossword in a quiet café.  Take a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.  Go skin-diving in the Maldives. Finally, an online dating site dedicated to, in the words of …

New Wave Social Media: Location-based Apps

New Wave Social Media: Location-based Apps

The new frontier for social media networks is at our fingertips.  Literally.  More and more cell phone users are switching to smart phones, giving rise to location-based mobile social networking.  While location-based applications have long been available on the shelves …

Despite Skeptics, Twitter is Here to Stay

Despite Skeptics, Twitter is Here to Stay

At the start of the new decade, many are questioning what lies ahead for social media networking sites.  Twitter remains the target of skeptics who point to stagnant membership and mock the micro-blogging mecca. Simultaneously, tweeters and commentators have come …