Whether it's a small business, news corporation, big box retailer, or major brand name, people should start paying attention to these rising trends in Asia so they don't miss their opportunity to scoop the market in America.
hy do we spend so much time discussing and sharing pictures of food? Is everyone really that obsessed with food and plating and color variation? Or is it a just a response to the increase in information about food?
'Tis the season. Are those Santa's bells I hear? No, no. It's wedding bells. Destination wedding bells. Did you know that 24 percent of weddings last year were destination?
Social Media is just a massive, colossal, gargantuan information overload for many brides, and if they spend too much time online "planning," they start to go a little nuts.
Good business. Better health. And a Godly connection. Sounds like a no brainer. Why, then, aren't more of us incorporating Thanksgiving at work and in our lives?
Social engagement managers fear a lot of things: typos; dead links; people asking if you "just tweet for a living"; and tweeting from the wrong account in Tweetdeck, or worse, on mobile late some Friday night... But if there's one thing we don't have to fear anymore, it's building our following and justifying our job's importance, thanks to Gary Vaynerchuck's new book, "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook."
So what can we do to bridge the summer gap? How do you create an environment that has continual professional learning for teachers? How do you get the best research to them year-round? How do you find the best research?
This year people will spend more time on digital media than watching TV. TIME TO FREAK OUT!!!! You could loose your sh*t, or you could do the smart thing and cash in on the fear by becoming a social media expert.
Research in 2001 suggested that seniors were skeptical of technology and would be slow adopters given their beliefs that the effort to learn might not be worth the end results.
These Pins may or may not solely exist to inspire feelings of inadequacy and confusion. Who are these people and what do they do with their days?
Getty may have 80 million images, but Pinterest has one of the most actively-engaged communities on the web. But is community enough to cut through the clutter of the increasingly-crowded mobile photography space?
Opting to stay in when the weather is chilly doesn't have to mean ordering Chinese take-out and watching Scandal in your jammies (though, that is perfectly acceptable). If you want to turn up the heat, try these 5 ideas that will make a Saturday night in way better than going out on the town.
Be relevant, be personable, and don't just spam everyone with the same message. At its core, social media is about the long run, building relationships, and lifetime value, but keep an eye out for the easy sale along the way.
Live your messy life and don't apologize for it. Don't scrub the ink off your toddler's arms before you Instagram it or move the dirty pile of laundry in the background. Because your real life moments are a beautiful mess.
The data shows year-over-year growth for Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn, decline for StumbleUpon and Reddit, and unimpressive numbers from Google+.
Just like trick-or-treaters on Halloween your community members should feel like you've created a unique world for them. You are taking them on an exciting journey. In the spirit of Halloween, here are three tips to help you create that wow experience for your community members in social media.