Yea I said it.Most people act like a 19 year old teenager as Gary Vee says. You try to “hit it” on the first date, or in other words, you try to make the sale on your first comment- post- video.Take a look at this guy below. No offense to him but he is acting like that kid in Highschool we all knew. You know…. The one that instead of try to strategically ask that pretty girl (Gary Vee in this case) on a date or have a meaningful conversation he went for “Would you go out with me?” On social on t
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Most people in Social try to "Hit It" on the first Date! | Shannon Horton III | LinkedIn http://ow.ly/G0yuL
"There's more to a retailer's holiday social media strategy than posting photos and advertising discounts. Small and independent retailers are getting more aggressive in using Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram in preparation for the important holiday sales season and beyond."
Communities have existed on the web since its earliest days, with tech employees tasked with cultivating them. Until recently, however, community building wasn’t a profession in its own right. That’s starting to change.
Google's Physical Web project is a new initiative to establish a standard for making 'smart' objects which people can interact with via their smart phones or similar devices. This post introduces the Physical Web concept, how it works, and will make a couple of first predictions about how this might affect SEO in the future, including how interactions will be ranked.
It is urban legend today and fact at one time in history that horse thieves were hung when caught. It was thought of as a fitting form of justice for the crime as it was particularly harmful to the victim and the victim’s ability to earn a living. Sadly, this swift justice is no longer permitted. For those of us who use Social Media, plagiarism is every bit as harmful, insulting, degrading and frustrating today as being a victim to horse thievery was in the past.
"Include a call-to-action at the end of every blog post." You've heard it before, but you're not quite sure that it's helping. After all, it seems like nobody is activated by your calls. Are calls-to-action just myths perpetuated by content marketing gurus? Are they only effective for people or companies who already have large followings? Surprisingly, calls-to-action can be very effective, even if you don't have a large following. They can actually be a great way to get more followers, if you k
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5 Ways To Make Your Calls-To-Action More Effective | Steve Lazuka | LinkedIn http://ow.ly/G0Njj
Two weeks ago, a New York City councilman proposed a ban on flavored electronic cigarettes. This week Colorado news outlets reported that the state health department had recommended a ban on almost all forms of edible marijuana products. As is often the case when politicians or bureaucrats demand new limits [...]
I spoke to someone the other day, who, like me, was trying to sell nascent technology/solutions to businesses who, largely, were less inclined to buy, let alone, understand these new products/services. This gentleman imparted a conversation he had with a current client, who was frustrated with the way things are today to sell his service: …