Safety Tips for Online Holiday Shopping

Green Monday 2012

During the holiday season, there are several shopping campaigns that begin in November. It starts with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and in December there is Green Monday. Green Monday takes place the second Monday in December, and it is a great way to shop online, save on purchases, save on shipping cost and have your gifts delivered … Read More

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Five Tips To Consider with a Mobile Website – Part 1

Socially Now Mobile Website

According to Go-Gulf.com’s article “Smartphone Users in the World Infographic”, nine out of ten smartphone users use their phone on a daily basis.  They also reported that 61% of smartphone users call a business after searching and 59% visit the location.  Here are 5 tips to consider with a mobile website: Make it easy and simple to use – Have … 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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How Can QR Codes Help Brand Your Business?

Socially Now QR Code

There have been recent reports of China overtaking the U.S. in 2012 as the leader in the smartphone market, and Brazil and India is projected to join the top five countries by 2016. When you think of smartphones, do you think of QR codes? Because QR codes are scanned with a mobile device, it’s natural to see the connection. Who … Read More

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How Will 2012 – The Year of the Dragon Affect Local Social Media?

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On February 2, 2012, I attended our Central Valley Asian-American Chamber of Commerce and the Asian Pacific American News Review (APANR) in celebrating the Chinese New Year. Mr. Dennis Lee, publisher of “APANR” shared with everyone that 2012 is the Year of the Dragon and it represents good fortune. Will this year bring good fortune to your local business? More … Read More

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How Can An iPad2 or Tablet Change Your Branding?

SocialNetworkTablet iPad2

One could say that the mobile market exploded in 2011 with over 324 million handsets sold. In the US there was an increase of over 100 percent which proves there are more active phones than people. The average adult spends 10 percent of their time on their mobile device which caused mobile to surpass traditional print publications compared to 4 … Read More

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Are You Mobile Ready?

According to a recent Pew Internet Project report, 88% adult Americans own a cell phone, 42% own some type of smartphone, 87% of theses smartphone user browse online or email with them and of those smartphone users 2/3 use it daily.  Market and brand you and/or your business by making your emails mobile-friendly.          • Message subject line short           … Read More

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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

 In order to retain that traffic and keep those eyeballs on YOU, creating a mobile version of your website is a must in 2011. Is your business ready to go mobile?            * In 2010, on average 15%-17% of             website traffic came from mobile          devices.      *In 2011, it estimated to increase to 34%.       * It … Read More

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