social media


This post is a guest post by Fergal Glynn

There are tons of social networks, and nearly everyone belongs to at least two. But increasingly, social network activity appears to put users at an increased security risk. A survey by Baracuda Networks reveals that about 13 percent of social media users have had an account hijacked—meaning, an unauthorized user logged in to their account and possibly took unapproved actions on behalf of the account owner.

This post is a guest post by Nan Gibbons

Social media is the hub for all things — well — social.

If you’ve seen the movie The Social Network, you might remember the segment where Zuckerberg first pitches the idea of The Facebook. He rants that he wants to take the entire social experience of college and put it online.

This post is a guest post by Nan Gibbons

Marketing is nothing without customer interaction. Interactive marketing, or one-to-one marketing, is the best way to get your customers actually involved with your brand, instead of just browsing your site.

Interactive Marketing can span many different platforms and caters to the aspects that advertising customers most enjoy— like cross-channel integration, real-time updates and personally catered ads.

This post is a guest post by Nan Gibbons

The prevalence of cloud computing is changing the way businesses operate. Services that were once only available to large businesses with expansive budgets can now be utilized by smaller companies without the resources to hire outside agencies or hire a specialized team. Microsoft Office 365 gives subscribers all the benefits of a Microsoft Exchange server, plus collaboration software and the ability to view and edit documents from mobile devices without requiring business owners to hire an administrator to oversee the software. Likewise, there are several marketing tools offered through the cloud that can give small and medium businesses more control over their campaigns and will simplify the process enough that even smallest companies can start a marketing initiative and see results.

This post is a guest post by Lesley DeSantis

Twitter is an excellent social media website that has endless opportunities for businesses looking to promote themselves and their product offerings. In recent years, traditional advertising and marketing has definitely taken a backseat to the evolution of social media. The utilization of blogs and social networking sites has completely changed the way that businesses operate. The development and maintaining of relationships with the public is much more important now than it used to be. Interaction with customers is vital in today’s rapidly evolving business environment. Business owners that are aware of this are much more likely to be successful than those who ignore this developing channel of communication. In order to be effective on Twitter, there are several things that businesses need to know. Certain etiquette must be adhered to in this online environment.

This post is a guest post by TheSEOAgency

The power of social media has been proven time and again. It really does work to attract many more people to a business, product or service. It’s even been successfully used to advertise sweepstakes and concerts, promotional events and just about everything and anything in between. Optimizing social media channels – so that they can enjoy improved performance and generate the amount of desirable organic traffic – is instrumental in harnessing the full and unabated power of the social media platforms of today. Furthermore, using social media optimization to your advantage is a powerful tool that can propel an entity forwards into a very prosperous future.

But how do you go about optimizing social media channels? Why is it important? And what can you expect as a result for your efforts?

This post is a guest post by Bailey Digger

It’s probably one of the few professions that is recession-proof because no matter what happens, people will still tune in to the web to check out what’s going on with the rest of the world and to get their daily dose of social networks and blogs. Writing may not be a very lucrative career but it does more than pay the bills. And as long as you stay current and continue to find ways to market yourself, you don’t have anything to worry about. Marketing yourself as a writer is not that hard as long as you make the effort to do it consciously by:

TAP Profit FunnelTAP Profit Funnel – a Twitter system, but it’s not about getting thousands of followers and doing nothing else. TAP is a real, proven and simple system created from an affiliate perspective, with the assistance of SMO experts. The course covers Twitter, IM, networks, selecting and promoting offers, calculating conversions, creative copy writing, and so on. It’s easy to learn and implement.