Tag Archive: social media

Nov 14 2013

Ready for your 5-second Masterpiece? YouTube’s Fan Finder can get you fans for free

Looking to give your YouTube channel a boost for free? YouTube has answered the call with their latest advertising platform, aptly titled Fan Finder. Basically, owners upload their videos to their channel and can transform their video into a TrueVideo ad, the 5-second overlay ad on the video. From there, the viewer has the option …

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Oct 28 2013

Hshtags.com Gets an A for Effort

We all know about hashtags, as they have become an integral part of every touch point with users. From TV commercials and print ads to social campaigns and sporting events, they are everywhere and continue to evolve. For most users, the process of finding the right hashtag for the right initiative can sometimes be a …

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May 15 2013

Facebook Ratings System

This is one of those Facebook updates that slipped under the radar as there was very little chatter about it. Facebook recently rolled out their ratings system for pages enabling fans to rate a page on a 1-5 scale: 1 star: Really don’t like it. 2 stars: Don’t like it. 3 stars: Like some things …

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Jan 31 2013

Vine: Packaging your Life in Six Seconds

Twitter, the platform that transformed the way we communicate into 140-character snippets, recently rolled out an iOS mobile application that enables anyone to convey a slice of their life in a 6 second video. Aptly titled, Vine has already hit some records in downloads and shows tremendous potential. After a few minutes of testing this …

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May 17 2011

Social Media Monitoring Tools

For many years, I’ve struggled to find the right tool for monitoring social media activity. From knowing the top tweets, posts, comments, likes and media, I always found myself pulling data from multiple sources and making that reporting cocktail in the end. Before diving into these applications, I would recommend creating a strategy first that …

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Jan 05 2011

Are you following me?

Twitter is all about following others but with over a hundred million Twitter users, the real challenge is finding the right followers that meet your interests. In addition to the helpful built-in “Suggestions for You” functionality in Twitter, here are some helpful tools to help you find and mange followers as well as associated groups …

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