Social Media: “Will It Blend?

SCVB April 2012 Video

Do you remember Blendtec’s “Will It Blend?” video series? They demonstrated how their blender could even blend an iPad2? This series of videos currently has over 2 million views. The company used social media only after creating a social marketing strategy. As small business owners, we often dive right into Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube campaigns and postings without giving … Read More

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Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Will Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Increase Mobile Use?

Last week’s blog we wrote about Pinterest and how it’s become the third most popular social site behind Facebook and Twitter. On Monday, April 9, 2012 Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. Instagram was launched in October 2010 by Stanford University graduates Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. They created a new iPhone application where users share … Read More

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What is Pinterest?

pinterest logo for Socially Now blog

Our Socially Now blog in mid-March mentioned Pinterest for the first time, and how it had a smaller following than Facebook. What is Pinterest and why the rave reviews? It’s another social media site that is engaging particularly among women (60/40). Todd Wasserman, Mashable’s business editor reported several days ago, “Pinterest is now the number three most-popular social network in … Read More

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How to Maximize Facebook Timeline with the New Real-Time Insights?

Socially Now Facebook Timeline page March 2012

Facebook has 850 million active users and 483 million of them use it daily. On February 29, 2012 Facebook started testing their Timeline on pages, and they gave page owners 30 days to test drive the new features. One of the biggest changes is Timeline no longer has a default page. They did add a large cover image page, and … Read More

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