The Intersection of Social Media and Crowdfunding: Building a New Marketplace

The change in the consumer landscape is apparent. Think about how the Internet has changed the way you choose what to buy. Say you’re in the market to buy a new bike. Are you going to watch TV or listen to radio ads to figure out what brand is the best? Odds are you’ll type … Continue reading The Intersection of Social Media and Crowdfunding: Building a New Marketplace

Internet Marketing Company, fishbat, Shares 5 Ways to Help Grow Your Beauty Brand Through Effective Social Media Strategies

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. /PRNewswire/ — As part of their ongoing effort to teach companies how to self-promote, internet marketing company, fishbat, shares 5 ways to help grow your beauty brand through effective social media strategies. Think the beauty industry is too saturated for your brand to make an impact on social media? Think again. Your beauty brand can grow … Continue reading Internet Marketing Company, fishbat, Shares 5 Ways to Help Grow Your Beauty Brand Through Effective Social Media Strategies

Write.as is the social media hater’s blogging platform

Write.as: a good place to anonymously vent or think aloud We go to Facebook to talk to family, Instagram to brag, Twitter to complain, Tumblr to fanboy over Doctor Who and Medium to proselytise. But where do you go if you just want somewhere not necessarily designed for going public, somewhere to write without being disturbed? Write.as is a distraction-free, no-frills platform … Continue reading Write.as is the social media hater’s blogging platform

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA HAS MADE E-MARKETING EASY AND AFFORDABLE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Written by Sujain Thomas Online marketing can sometimes appear confusing for marketers who have to choose between several marketing channels to decide which would be most effective. There used to be a time when SEO was the dominant online marketing platform along with email marketing. Gradually things started changing, and the advent of the social media platform … Continue reading HOW SOCIAL MEDIA HAS MADE E-MARKETING EASY AND AFFORDABLE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

US Congress Spars Over Social Media Filtering; Companies Skip Hearing

Democrats and Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing. Republicans repeatedly suggested at a House Judiciary Committee hearing that Facebook, Alphabet’s Google and Twitter are censoring or blocking content from conservatives, a charge the companies denied. … Continue reading US Congress Spars Over Social Media Filtering; Companies Skip Hearing

Why Social Media Companies Can’t Stop ‘Fake News’

Why Social Media Companies Can’t Stop ‘Fake News’ Right before the holiday, Guy Benson noted that two widely-spread viral tweets about the tax reform bill were flat-out false. The first, from actress Jenna Fischer, contended that because of the GOP-supported tax reform, “school teachers can no longer deduct the cost of their classroom supplies on their taxes.” … Continue reading Why Social Media Companies Can’t Stop ‘Fake News’

Police walk an electronic beat on social media

Officer Patrick Eash has an ongoing dialogue with about 11,300 people on Facebook. And that’s what his superiors at the Port Huron Police Department want. Eash is the department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education and community services officer, and he’s also the person responsible for the department’s presence on social media. If you were one of the … Continue reading Police walk an electronic beat on social media

Social Media-Manipulating Cult Influencers And Other Trends To Look For In 2018

TBWA Worldwide’s annual 2018 insights report examines what the agency calls  “pre-trends” rooted in evolving cultural shifts. Convergence is the emerging theme uniting the predictions, says TBWA. Genetic technology will collide with activism, memes with currency, digital goods with fashion, creative direction with algorithms and cults will meet social media. Among the Omnicom-owned agency’s top … Continue reading Social Media-Manipulating Cult Influencers And Other Trends To Look For In 2018

Putting Social Media on Pause for a Week

When Facebook came out in 2004, I joined, and immediately filled out my profile and started adding friends. That same year I started blogging. In 2007 I created my Twitter account. Fast forward to 2017 and I’ve been actively engaging with individuals and organizations via social media for 13 years without any substantive breaks…until now. … Continue reading Putting Social Media on Pause for a Week

Online Marketing: How To Decide Which Social Media Platforms To Invest In

A good social media marketing strategy is an essential part of running any business. There’s a potential market of over two billion social media users out there. You’d be crazy not to reach out to it, right?  But for social media to work for your business, you need to invest time in it. Engaging with … Continue reading Online Marketing: How To Decide Which Social Media Platforms To Invest In