There are several new ideas for capitalising on Twitter in the world of marketing.Cause-Related Marketing: companies and causes alike can rally Twitter users around their mission by tempting 'followers' through an eclectic mix of incentives. From Grand Prizes such as plane tickets and cruise getaways to charitable donations, advertisers and promot Read More
What every small business owner should start doing now with social media marketing by Chris Brogan. Read More
With Twitter's open API, a lot of new websites have flourished that provide additional services to the minimalism of Twitter. Because of the incredible popularity of Twitter, existing websites have added in 'tweet this' functionality, and new sites adding extra engagement built around the twitter engine. Following are a few of my favourites— Some Read More
5 Tips for Getting More From Your Blog notebooksIn a further continuation of my series of quick social media tips (check out 5 Tips for Getting More from LinkedIn, 5 Tips for Getting More from Facebook, and 5 tips for Getting More from Twitter), I'm returning to my old pal the blog. Seems like blogs have kind of made it into the main and don Read More
Just 12 hours ago, we saw Facebook treating Twitter's @ tagging feature as its own. The feature has enabled Twitter users to tag their friends in their tweets and has become the natural way for one to one conversations. Being such a simple and yet brilliant communication method, it is no wonder Facebook finds it irresistible! Read More
Another gem from MC Hammer is that perception is oftentimes more important than reality. Francine from Stealthmode puts it best when she says, “Tweeting that you are getting drunk changes the perception of who you are [and could] take away the value of an endorsement.” Even though you want to seem authentic , you do have to be mindful of the perso Read More
George Burke, founder of, where people can rent books, is a finalist in the Forbes Boost Your Business Competition. Read More
Facebook status update: What's on your mind — —“Social media is currently the wave of the future, and it's surging through the business and e-business world like a rogue tidal wave.” Since social media, such as Facebook and MySpace (social networking sites that allow users to post personalized, online profiles), arrived on the scene about five y Read More
There are a few powerful misconceptions about social media's use. They interfere with its potential power. It's unfortunate. But, Krishnade, one of Europe's leading social media resources and consultants, dispels them during a recent conversation. They are condensed here for your convenience. Read More
For this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast I talked about Exploiting Chaos with TrendHunter founder Jeremy Gutsche. TrendHunter is billed as the world's largest network for trend spotting and innovation and the site is a terribly entertaining and informative place to spend some time. Jeremy's book — Exploiting Chaos — 150 ways to spark Read More

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