When Myspace left the picture it was only a matter of time before an industry leader stood up to plate and offered musicians some leverage. Twitter is stepping up to the plate. Soon musicians will be able to tweet songs.
Want to rank better in Google? If you’re an individual, you could build your own site and hope it does well. But you might have more success by creating a page for yourself on a social media site like LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
Often, we will hear that we shouldn’t be ‘wasting time’ on social media sites all day, and that we should be busy ‘getting things done’. What these people don’t understand is that being successful in using Social Media is all about building online relationships that can lead to real life friendships.
Your tweets are about to get shorter again... for marketers, anyway. The Federal Trade Commission now says tweets promoting products or brands need a disclosure label. So how many characters will that leave you to talk about your brand?
Facebook is testing whether to follow Twitter's lead and allow users to click on a hashtag to pull up all posts about similar topics or events so it can quickly index conversations around trending topics.
Ask anyone to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody could name the top two: Facebook and Twitter.
But those are far from the only online applications making inroads. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at their disposal grows longer by the day.
Facebook and Twitter are the obvious choices. But there are other options- Tumblr, YouTube and Google+, to name three.
Of course, if naming the latest social media tools seems tough, learning how to use them all is harder still. In an attempt to shorten the learning curve, Flowtown and Column Five published this Social Media Cheat Sheet for your reference...