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The first telephone came out in 1875. It started becoming popular in the 1890’s.
Social networking has become an integral part of office life.
While most of us use Twitter and other social media for sharing what we’re doing (or indeed “ What’s happening “) some use it to tell stories. Let’s take a look at some of the ways social media can be used to tell a tale, from serialised novels to a multimedia approach. The “Twitter Novel”
1: Facebook replaces personal email
After recently updating some visuals to my Flickr collection , it occurred to me how much of my precious time has gone into producing these artifacts only to "give" them away (specifically for use of blogging and presentations—I ask for attribution, a link is always appreciated). I've had hundreds of people come up to me and tell me they've used my content to further their business more or less.
Here is a very great video by Scott Stratten explaining social currency. It is short, it is basic, and it states what should be obvious to everyone. It also states what many of us should repeat to ourselves every single day.
Use of social media will continue to cause problems for businesses. The initial problem is trying to control it.
OK in a ‘top list’ mode at moment and browsing the definitive AdAge media and marketing top 1000 I noticed even more than usual, the dominance of the most communicative country on the planet, the US.
Last week I caught up with Fairmont’s Public Relations manager, Mike Taylor, to discuss how Fairmont uses Twitter to communicate with their community: Josiah: What’s your overall goal or strategy for Twitter?
I ran across an interesting tweet just now… It was a simple one-liner with a link to a page about outsourcing your social media profiles.
Couldn’t attend Blog World this year?
When comparing social media traffic to other forms of traffic, such as search engine, the numbers typically are going to look rather bleak. While you’ll hopefully see a spike in number of visitors and pageviews, that will often be accompanied by higher bounce rates, lower pageviews per visitor, and a lower average time on the site.
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