Facebook introduced the "People Talking about This" metric a few months ago. Initially, many were skeptical of how useful it would be. As it turns out, it's actually one of the best metrics you can use to gauge your Facebook marketing . This one number tells you how effective your Facebook Marketing is on a weekly basis. And it's the key to virally growing your Facebook fan page.
The social networking arena has seen many casualties during its continued run towards world domination. There have been several social networking ideas and brands that have become daily necessities to say the least. We’re using these services like our life depended on it, and it gives little room for anything else other than… well… connecting to other people. Some people are just obsessed with the fact that they grow their network every second they are online, and they share their life with everyone. Some even become addicts that should probably unplug for a few decades before they lose their job, but not us here at Bit Rebels. We’re fully committed to losing our jobs here at Bit Rebels… if we had any other than Bit Rebels that is.
Editor’s note : This guest post is written by Uzi Shmilovici, CEO and founder of Future Simple , the company behind Base — a simple CRM for small businesses What do Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, Dropbox and Skype have in common? Except for being ridiculously successful, they all enjoyed a strong viral effect that helped accelerate their growth. How did they do that?
You may remember a brilliant chocolate marketing campaign we featured here about a year ago from a Greek brand called Lacta. At the time I thought it was one of the smartest pieces of marketing I had seen online but they have only gone and bettered it themselves with a new augmented reality app. As you will see from the video below you can write personalized messages on to chocolate bars using the app and then send them to your friends. The best thing about the app is that the messages are only revealed when a friend scans a bar of Lacta themselves. This means that not only does your friend think of love when they see Lacta but they also have to actually buy a chocolate bar themselves to see the actual message.
Apple has just released a new iPhone 4S commercial ahead of the Christmas holiday. Apple’s new TV ad features Santa Claus using Siri. It comes with the following note from Apple: “Siri can help anyone get through a busy day… Or night.”