There’s been a lot of articles recently about mindfulness (bringing elements of meditation into everyday life). Recent scientific research suggests that those who advocate it are right – it really does improve many aspects of well being. This infographic collates some of the best of that research and shows how being present really can make you happier.
If you’re looking to grow your business through Pinterest the first thing you need to do is create a profile page. This how-to guide will walk you through the steps and explain how to make the most of this great social media channel.
Pinterest is a promising visual bookmarking platform. It is gaining in popularity more and more and of course teachers and educators are part of this success for there are now a burgeoning number of educational boards on Pinterest where you can get free access to tons of web tools and teaching tips.There are also some great educational Pinners that are committed to sharing useful resources with their fellow teachers. In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has its own Pinterest Board where we have been pinning everything we publish here or we find in other blogs and websites, make sure to follow us to stay updated about our future pinnings.
According to an article from eMarketer, the new Twitter-linked video sharing app, Vine, could eventually provide video-sharing opportunities for marketers.
According to a study from IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, 92% of those viewing mobile videos share this content; 12% of those shares are on Twitter. With the growth of Vine users, IAB expects the Twitter metric of sharing to rise, which could present brands with a new opportunity to link up their paid, owned, and earned strategies.
Whenever a meeting threatened to lapse into malaise, the president of a company would suddenly launch into a critique of someone at the table who could take it (usually the marketing director, who (OH, YES!
A new Google patent describes a comprehensive social media bot, one that can analyze your past messages from social networks, email, text messaging, etc., and then suggest suitable yet seemingly personalized responses for various social platforms.
Social Media reaches the gold of brand marketing, the 18 to 40 age group. This is the mythic territory because brand preferences aren't set. I doubt the value of such static thinking in a world as dynamic as ours, but urban marketing legend dies very hard.
The idea is that by 40 your brand preferences are set and you are going to buy the cars, food and clothes you've been buying. I'm on the north side of 50 and my "brand preferences" are hardly "set".
Perhaps I am exception that makes the rule, but maybe the rule needs a review in a social time. In any case, the heavy users of #SMM are kids :).
This infographic does lend some credibility to the idea that enterprise social media is where the real ROI lives. As this generation ages companies would be well advised to use social media in new ways since their employees are already there.
Everything from recruitment to project management can get better with social media marketing.
TouchCasts are completely clickable. A TouchCast is a video that is fully browsable, responsive, and alive. Webpages, images, and an assembly of video Apps (vApps) can be tapped for a two-way video experience.
It's a TV studio in your hands. Create broadcast-quality videos with a built-in teleprompter, green screen, visual filters, sound effects, and titles. Watch TouchCasts from the app or online
Editor’s NoteThis post is part of Co.Exist’s Futurist Forum, a series of articles by some of the world’s leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how you navigate future scenarios...
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