Ben Sklar for The New York Times
‘My law firm’s prospective clients don’t blog. I’m not sure they even read blogs. Many are not even regular Internet users.
This infographic from Craig Newmark —yes, the Craig of Craigslist—delves into the ways the nation’s 50 largest nonprofits handle social media. And by largest, it’s referring to the highest-earning nonprofits.
In my last post , I presented five social media principles to help marketers approach social media from the perspective of having conversations and interactions with their customers vs. pushing out messages in the traditional way.
I was going to call this article “All “Social Media Experts” need to go die in a fire,” but I figured I should be nicer than that.
Does your business blog? Have you been thinking it might be time to consider a blog, but aren’t sure (a) you can pull it off and (b) it will provide value? Keep reading.
Is your small business “all in” with social media? New research shows incredible opportunity for small businesses.
So Facebook has been adding features to make the reigning social network more useful and convenient.
AJ Kumar | 29 Nov. 2011 Search engine optimization is an ever-changing field, and given how secretive the search engines are about their algorithms, it’s one that’s prone to myths and half-truths being blown out of proportion by well-meaning webmasters.
If you’re a designer, entrepreneur, or creative – you probably haven’t been asked for your resume in a long time.
Ofoto began life as an online photography service based in Berkeley, California.
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.
A tag cloud (a typical Web 2.0 phenomenon in itself) presenting Web 2.0 themes. An interactive version is available here . The term Web 2.0 was coined in 1999 to describe web sites that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier web sites. It is closely associated with Tim O'Reilly because of the O'Reilly Media Web 2.0 conference which was held in late 2004. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Although Web 2.0 suggests a new version of the World Wide Web , it does not refer to an update to any technical specification, but rather to cumulative changes in the ways software developers and end-users use the Web. A Web 2.0 site may allow users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators of user-generated content in a virtual community , in contrast to websites where people are limited to the passive viewing of content .
It's no exaggeration to say that, sometimes, anonymity is a matter of life and death .
Facebook recently instituted a new program that makes it easy for 3rd party websites and services to automatically post links about your activity elsewhere back into Facebook and the newsfeeds of your friends. It's called Seamless Sharing (a.k.a. frictionless sharing ) and there's a big backlash growing about it, reminiscent of the best-known time Facebook tried to do something like this with a program called Beacon. The company has done things like this time and time again.