Today while I was sorting through my piles of snail mail, bills, credit card offers, and numerous Christmas catalogs, I came across the Express Holiday 2010 booklet. I thumbed through it and just as it was going to its new home in the recycle bin, I noticed something that got the geek in me a little excited. On the back of the mailer, Express had listed not only its website URL, a “find us on Facebook” link and Twitter handle, but also a funny looking black and white computer language barcode. Now if you haven’t been following the latest buzz, you wouldn’t have thought twice about it. This is a QR Code. read more →
Wow! It seems like just yesterday that Foursquare was new to the social media scene. Now reports show that Foursquare is poised to hit 4 million members this week! This milestone comes only 50 days after Foursquare signed on its 3 millionth user. While many social media newbies still aren’t familiar with the location-based mobile game, the social media lovers that use it aren’t afraid to say they are addicted (Ahem! Just like yours truly).
We’ve covered “What the heck is Foursquare?” in a past blog, but for those of you who aren’t familiar with the location-based site, let me explain.
What the heck is Foursquare? You’ve heard the buzz about Foursquare, but what is it? It’s one of the hottest new social media sites around, yet many social media newbies don’t know too much about it. How can you play? How can businesses take advantage of this hot new site? read more →