30 05, 2014

Kimye Wedding Sets New Social Media Record

By |2014-05-30T14:26:52-04:00May 30th, 2014|

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were married on May 24, 2014 in a lavish ceremony in Florence, Italy. They now have the bragging rights for holding the Instagram photo with the most likes. The image is of the happy couple kissing at their wedding. Source: Time Magazine   In 3 days, the picture

29 05, 2014

Dance by a Chubby Korean Baby

By |2014-05-29T16:45:01-04:00May 29th, 2014|

For some reason people like dancing babies. This dancing chubby Korean baby dances moves a la Miley Cyrus, and over 4 million people as of this posting has viewed it. Definitely a must-see.

28 05, 2014

Maya Angelou Fans Turn to Social Media to Hear Her Final Words

By |2014-05-28T10:45:05-04:00May 28th, 2014|

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” – Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou, a renowned poet and novelist, died at her home on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Dr. Angelou was awarded with the National Medal of Arts by Bill Clinton in 2000, the Lincoln Medal in 2008, and a Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor,

27 05, 2014

How to Get a DoFollow Link from YouTube

By |2014-05-27T10:14:10-04:00May 27th, 2014|

YouTube is a PR9 website and the world’s leading video resource with an Alexa rank of 3. Unfortunately, the URLs in video descriptions are nofollow links, despite common beliefs that they are. There is no need to panic, YouTube is still an important element in dofollow Social Bookmarking. All you have to do is add

26 05, 2014

Assessing the Repercussions of eBay Data Breach

By |2014-05-26T13:38:12-04:00May 26th, 2014|

This past week, eBay was subject to a major cyber attack, and as a result, has urged its 145 million registered users to change their passwords as soon as possible. For the most part, eBay has been quiet about the circumstances surrounding the attack and the information that was taken. It also took too long

23 05, 2014

Michael Jackson Hologram Causes a Social Media Stir

By |2014-05-23T14:47:20-04:00May 23rd, 2014|

Technology has resurrected the indisputable “King of Pop” Michael Jackson from the dead. It was a spectacular evening at the Billboard Music Awards. The ceremony took place last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The show was like any other until the MJ hologram appeared out of the blue on stage. MJ’s

21 05, 2014

5 Ways to Attract New Readers to Your Onsite Blog

By |2014-05-21T14:28:36-04:00May 21st, 2014|

Are your blog visitors able to find the content they are looking for with ease? Do you want to promote your blog post to engaged visitors who are actually interested in reading about your products or services? When you blog to promote your business, it is important to make sure your content gets noticed by the right people.

12 05, 2014

4 Things That You Should Know About Dani Alves’ Banana

By |2014-05-12T15:40:12-04:00May 12th, 2014|

Neymar banana“Stop focusing on the context and begin thinking about the objective” - Dani Alves We wrote a blog a week ago about Donald Sterling, the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, and his racist comments that got him banned from the NBA. Today, we’re back to report yet another incident involving racism, this time in the soccer world. The world famous soccer player Dani Alves stunned the media and his fans by eating a banana that a racist supporter threw at him. By eating the banana and standing up against racism, Dani Alves sent a strong message to the sports world - that racism is and should not be tolerated. Brazilian football star Neymar da Silva Santos Junior immediately started a campaign on Instagram, now referred to as #weareallmonkeys (#SomosTodosMacacos in Portuguese), to protest the racist hooliganism. He also uploaded a photo of himself and a young boy holding a banana. Within 2 days, the post gained more than 558,000 likes.

9 05, 2014

Make Social Media Your Customer Service Secret Weapon

By |2014-05-09T14:36:10-04:00May 9th, 2014|

social-media-customer-serviceOur research shows that it costs five, and in some cases, seven times more to keep an existing customer than it does to acquire a new one. The price between acquisition and retention will change very little depending on the study you read.  However, it is crucial that you accommodate your current customers with the best customer service experience, because 82% of U.S. consumers stop doing business due to poor customer service. A lot of people see social media as just a way to advertise their business and it often falls into the “marketing” bucket, but it is also an excellent way to provide customer service. For companies to avoid a situation where their customers walk away from them due to poor customer service, they must step up their online marketing strategy.