Tag Archives: life on the internet
Remember that old saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is,”? Using Negative Customer Reviews can help validate your company or product by validating your positive reviews. They also give you room and space to brag on your company without seeming too commercialish–(yes that’s my word, probably not one you would find [...]
Every year, the holidays come in–and not quietly. They come in with shouts and skips of joy, and most probably some groans from reluctant wallets. Not all companies are compatible with making holiday sales, but with some inspired marketing, you could still get some jingle in your pocket instead of some jangle.
By tying your service [...]
This weekend the holiday season officially begins, and already tech toys are in demand. Whether it is the Nook or Kindle and their e-books, or the new iPhone4s with all its features, people are already scrambling to secure them for gifts. Even good ol’ Charlie Brown is being given new life via Apple’s iPad. The Charlie [...]
For many of us, working remotely isn’t a new idea. However it is something that those folks in New York do, but not so much here in the Heartland. Many employers are loath to give up the old fashioned notion of working 9 to 5 in the office, and granted there are advantages and a [...]
Yesterday, we mentioned that many small businesses fail to fully benefit from everything that Facebook offers. Often this is simply because Mr. Joe T. Employee got “promoted” to Social Media Specialist. Joe knows less than squat about Facebook besides commenting on his friends latest escapades and uploading the occasional photo, but he’s not going to [...]
The first author wrote his story on a cave wall. Then stone, wood, and even wax tablets were used along with papyrus scrolls. Finally mankind evolved enough to create bound books using parchment, and an assortment of other materials.
Flash forward to the early sixties and that era’s fascination with science fiction. Children watched George Jetson [...]
Wondering when to publish your blog? When do customers browse websites? Due to internet patterns of usage, the time of day, and even the specific day play a huge role in the social media game. To create traffic from it you have to bring content that appeals to the social media audience and make sure [...]
Google + announced on July 14 that it had more than 10 million Google+ users. That’s not nearly as extraordinary as Facebook’s 750 million, unless you look at the growth rate of Google+. They reached 10 million in just a few weeks, while it took Facebook more than two years to reach that many users.
You’ve seen the “No Texting” discourses on Oprah and the Today Show. 13 states have banned texting while driving and 17 more are considering it. The U.S. Department of Transportation statistics show nearly 5500 people died in crashes involving distracted drivers in 2009. Car safety is among the top priorities of Americans these days. In [...]
When I was a teenager, I dreamed of being a foreign correspondent. During freshman year, my Social Studies teacher arranged for our class to write to “pen pals” in Europe during our summer vacation. I was greatly intrigued by the idea and eagerly submitted my letter to be mailed off to some distant post office. [...]