Holding a competition or giveaway on Facebook can be awfully confusing. Both large brands and small companies can be seen breaching Facebook’s rules and policies when it comes to contests.… read more →
Is your business like many when it comes to social networking? Do you hide behind your Twitter avatar? It’s so easy to get stuck in a rut by only updating your Twitter feed (not responding to tweets) or simply regurgitating your updates from your business’ Facebook fan page. But, what is the point of Twitter if you don’t engage with others?
My tip for you this week is to engage. Take a look at the way you use Twitter and ask yourself, “what am I getting from it?” Are you getting your money’s worth?
It’s a day to celebrate! And no, it’s not because tax season is almost over with. Today, we turn one! One year ago, I officially launched Social Vision Marketing, and what a year it has been! So many wonderful opportunities and so many wonderful new friends and clients have come my way.
I’m so excited to see what year two has in store for me. I already have some exciting ideas up my sleeve to help Social Vision Marketing and my clients grow to the next level.
Good news for Barbie & Ken fans! One of America’s favorite couples have reunited through social media just in time for Valentine’s Day. Mattel Inc., the world’s largest toy company, launched a digital marketing campaign around the reuniting of Barbie and Ken. If you’re not a teenage girl or a Barbie fan, word is that Barbie and Ken had a controversial split on Valentine’s Day in 2004. With help from the social universe, Ken was hoping to reunite with Barbie in time for Valentine’s Day.
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 →