While I was out in the Twitterverse, I came across a youtube video that was very powerful. It basically starts out with the question “Is social media a fad?”; from there, it goes to illustrate how social media has taken over the cyber world and is revolutionizing the way we think about everything, including business. […]
So today I came across an article about a deadly venomous snake that is missing from the New York City Zoo. This Egyptian Cobra, which can easily take down an elephant within hours (not to mention a human within minutes), has been missing for a few days now, and zoo keepers believe that the cobra […]
People tell you that your business should be on Twitter, but as a marketer, you are pressed to show that Twitter has a positive ROI. You put out tweets with links, but how can you tell if people are reading your tweets? If you are familiar with the Twitter world, you are most certainly familiar […]
Join Design World on Wednesday, February 2nd, for the inaugural Design World Tweet Chat. Our entire editorial team will be tweeting with you on the topic of engineering education. (If you’re not sure what a tweet chat is, I wrote a blog #Tweetchatting For Beginners, which you can check out and learn more) To participate, […]
Seventy-eight percent of all social media traffic goes through Facebook, while Twitter is a measly 5%. Although, despite the market share, a study by Social Twist says the better bet is to use Twitter for marketing and NOT Facebook.After analyzing more than one million links on both Facebook and Twitter, researchers found that Facebook’s shared links average only 3 clicks, while on the other hand, Twitter generates an average 19 click-throughs every time a link is embedded into a tweet.
In the era of Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yelp (an extensive product review site), buyers have as much control over the flow of information they receive as salespeople have available to them. The process of buying was once a one-way interaction between an informed seller and a curious buyer, but it has now become a […]
In case you haven’t noticed, the world of marketing has been rapidly changing. Thanks to social media and the free flow of communication and word-of-mouth capabilities, marketers are finding new, better, and more efficient ways to reach their target market. One emerging marketing tactic that is catching on is “collective buying” or more commonly called […]