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The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Evan Spiegel, 23, and Bobby Murphy, 25, have turned Snapchat and its disappearing photos into the hottest app in America for teenagers. Hot enough, in fact, to spurn a $3 billion offer from Facebook.
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Social Media Insider, LLC Launches Brand New Magazine: The Startup Monthly

Social Media Insider, LLC Launches Brand New Magazine: The Startup Monthly | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 -- New Magazine Connecting Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners and Startups with Investors Launches at NMX 2014
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Don’t sit on customer feedback

Don’t sit on customer feedback | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared on HBR.org.  When you are driving a car, you get a steady stream of feedback from the road, from other drivers, from the dashboard gauges, and from the car itself.
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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, January 6, 2014 11:13 AM

Too often, organizations don't have the proper visibility into the feedback their customers are giving them. The feedback may come from sales or support channels, but it doesn't get widely distributed or acted upon.

 

This article talks about the problem.

 

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Battle Royal: The Duel Between 2 Different Facebooks

Battle Royal: The Duel Between 2 Different Facebooks | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a highbrow digital newspaper, while users want a land of viral videos. But which version is better for advertisers?
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Google Plus vs Facebook: Why G+ Should Dominate Your 2014 Marketing Strategy

Google Plus vs Facebook: Why G+ Should Dominate Your 2014 Marketing Strategy | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Google Plus vs Facebook: Want to know why you should be using Google Plus instead of Facebook?
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3 Reasons Why the Smallest of Gifts Matter

3 Reasons Why the Smallest of Gifts Matter | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
I was in the lobby of premier venture firm, Andreessen Horowitz in Palo Alto, California waiting for a meeting. The lobby there is more like a library, with books on investing, technology, and
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The Value of Our Digital Identity

The Value of Our Digital Identity | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Applications for our digital identity offer enormous potential value for organizations and consumers. But to realize it, stakeholders must establish—and maintain—a trusted flow of personal data.
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3 Reasons You Want to Write a Book in 2014

3 Reasons You Want to Write a Book in 2014 | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Blog post at Rebekah Radice : I love to write.
For me it's been a passion for as long as I can remember. In fact, I can't envision a time when I didn't enjoy taking my t[..]
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Jon Ferrara: The ExactTarget Blog How Social Media and CRM Work Together Successfully » The ExactTarget Blog

Jon Ferrara: The ExactTarget Blog How Social Media and CRM Work Together Successfully » The ExactTarget Blog | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
To learn more about the state of social CRM and how to make it work for your brand, we sat down with Jon Ferrara, CEO of Nimble, a social CRM platform. Jon, thanks for your time today.
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4 Ways to Build a Unique Social Media Presence

4 Ways to Build a Unique Social Media Presence | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Do me a favor. Take a look at your latest tweets or Facebook posts. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Now, ask yourself this question: If I were to slap a different logo and brand identity on your Twitter or Facebook profiles, would I even notice a difference?
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TheSoulfulEMU's curator insight, November 30, 2013 1:58 PM

"Be Different, Be YOU, Listen, Engage & Reciprocate, enough to run horses on your Social Media Presence"

Tony Park's curator insight, December 5, 2013 11:58 PM
Not just in social media, but also in almost all ways that you engage potential customers, for assistance to make change - Tony Park. Business Gardener - www.businessgardener.com.au
Tony Park's curator insight, December 13, 2013 4:59 PM

Not just on social media - in all areas of business.

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How 180 Port Melbourne SMEs are rejuvenating their shopping strip: “We’re all in this together”

How 180 Port Melbourne SMEs are rejuvenating their shopping strip: “We’re all in this together” | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
This Thursday evening, Christmas will arrive at Bay Street in Port Melbourne.
It’s the day the bayside shopping strip’s 180 retailers will have their window displays completed.
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Liberals' bushfire policy puts fuel reduction first

Will Hodgman MP is the Tasmanian Leader of the Opposition and Liberal Member for Franklin.
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Remix Posts of the Year, No. 2: Why G+ will Win the Social Media Platform Race

Remix Posts of the Year, No. 2: Why G+ will Win the Social Media Platform Race | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
As users and marketers are maturing in the use of social media, platform providers are also entering a new stage in their life cycles. In the following, you wi…
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Forbes Is The First Magazine To Launch Its Own Social Network With "Stream"

Forbes Is The First Magazine To Launch Its Own Social Network With "Stream" | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
In Partnership with MAZ, Forbes Brings “Stream” to Its iOS App To Allow Readers to Save, Share and Discover Visual Content from Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com  New York, NY (January 6, 2014) – Forbes is redefining the digital magazine experience with...
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The Future of Facebook's Newsfeed: An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg - Inkling Media

The Future of Facebook's Newsfeed: An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg - Inkling Media | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Some advice for Facebook on how to handle its ever changing newsfeed algorithm
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3 Social Media Trends You Should Know About

3 Social Media Trends You Should Know About | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Here are three social media trends you should know about.
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How Do You Build the Business Case for a Good Customer Experience?

How Do You Build the Business Case for a Good Customer Experience? | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Let's face it: Good customer service is not always beneficial to a company’s bottom line. Sometimes it costs more than it's really worth. Better service encourages customers to show more loyalty,
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12 Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Get Visual

12 Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Get Visual | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Communications and the way we digest information are going through nothing short of a sea change. The shift to the visual is evident everywhere we look, in all media. Visual content includes photos,...
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Tony Park's curator insight, December 23, 2013 5:37 AM

And video

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Twitter Rumored to Be Working on Edit Feature for Tweets

Twitter Rumored to Be Working on Edit Feature for Tweets | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
You've done it again: misspelled a word in your tweet. Now is the time of reckoning. Do you leave the tweet as is, or do you delete it and tweet an improved version? Wait. Someone's already re-tweeted you!
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Facebook Brand Pages Suffer 44% Decline in Reach Since December 1 | Ignite Social Media

Facebook Brand Pages Suffer 44% Decline in Reach Since December 1 | Ignite Social Media | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
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How Much Are American Shoppers Spending on Gifts? - Society3

How Much Are American Shoppers Spending on Gifts? - Society3 | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
Customer product recommendations on social media networks are a driving force in holiday spending.
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Tony Park's curator insight, December 13, 2013 4:56 PM

Recommendations and "reference groups" are more important than direct marketing.

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Australia’s first Master of Social Entrepreneurship

Australia’s first Master of Social Entrepreneurship | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
The world’s top universities, like NYU, Oxford and Columbia, all offer postgraduate programs in social entrepreneurship – yet not one …
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Designs on going global: How 99designs is solving the problems of expansion

Patrick Llewellyn speaks with boundless energy while on a pit stop to the Melbourne office of 99designs, before jetting back to San Francisco to power the next wave of expansion of the burgeoning online design business.
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