From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’

As we covered data mining this week we were asked to read about the anti-advertising stance of the social network Ello. Ello has vowed to never data mine and thus remain anti-advertising. Initially, this sounds like a great idea, but what could it mean for the future of this network? Ello might seem attractive because … More From ‘Ello’ to ‘goodbye’

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Are You LinkedIn to a Social Media Beast?

At first glance, LinkedIn may seem like it’s the slower, less powerful platform compared to other social media channels (like Facebook and Twitter). The truth is, it’s a different animal…and that animal is a beast. It is “now valued at $18 billion, up from $4 billion when it went public.” It’s extremely power and useful … More Are You LinkedIn to a Social Media Beast?

Inspiring Tweeps Want to Know (All About You): Twitterverse

In the Twitterverse, you get out what you put in. Fidelman described the success of the most engaged brand on Twitter, @Notebook. He explained that it has everything to do with “finding the right people to create the right content that resonates very well” and responding to every tweet in order to promote interaction. I love interacting … More Inspiring Tweeps Want to Know (All About You): Twitterverse

Hello, My Name Is (Insert Company Name Here). Will You Be My Friend?

It seems that the basic rule of thumb for your company’s involvement with social media should be to treat your target audience as you would want your best friend to treat you. You don’t become best friends overnight, right? So, pretend you’re back in the first grade. You have to introduce yourself. If you don’t … More Hello, My Name Is (Insert Company Name Here). Will You Be My Friend?