Current trends show that there are now over 19 million users on Twitter, up from 3.4 million last October. Twitter has gained incredible momentum as a key social media platform to say the least. The big question is whether new users are sticking around and using the site or visiting once and not returning after […]

$21 billion. Billion. That’s the amount of revenue that Google Ads generated last year. If you’re like me and 60% of all Internet surfers, you rely on Google everyday as your search engine of choice. Google has become such a reliable knowledge portal that it’s hard to recall what served as “home base” on the […]

I’ve previously posted about how you can use YouTube as a crowdsourcing tool to get feedback on video concepts and creative. LinkedIn Answers is of course another great resource to pose questions for feedback or alternatively, position you or someone in your company as a thought leader and expert resource for a particular industry. A […]

Gone are the days of dreaded internships spent chasing down coffee for the boss, cleaning up after client meetings and spending hours on end next to the copier followed by additional hours feeding the shredder. CNET announced on Monday that Pizza Hut is actively seeking a paid intern to handle their tweets (@pizzahut). Apparently the […]

Tired of having to expend so much brain power and energy on crafty 140 character tweets? Struggling to find just the right combination of keywords and abbreviations to optimize your tweet’s “RT” potential? I mean, let’s be honest, 140 characters is a lot of work! Flutter hears your concerns. Forget microblogging, it’s time for nanoblogging. […]

Social media has opened a host of new opportunities for bands and musicians at all levels to connect on a personal level with fans. If you’re a band or musician, you should be on Twitter. There I said it. Having done PR/Marketing for a small indie label in the past, I can attest that there […]

Online research and analysis is often one of the first steps taken when working with a new client or your own company to start integrating social media into a communications plan. Depending on your focus, you likely have a determined set of keywords and phrases relevant to your company, competition and theĀ  industry that you’ll […]