Smoking SEO, Brewing Social, Liking Local at SMX Advanced Day Two

In case you missed the #SMX social signals from yesterday, check out my guest blog post Yes Virginia, Tweeting is SEO on Bruce Clay’s blog. Today is sure to deliver some Seattle SEO brew. The social signals from networks like Facebook and Twitter have search marketers smoking the Likes and drinking the Tweets. Today’s line [...]

Tweeting for Social PR: Ten Tips

Time Magazine predicted that Twitter would permanently change business, and it has! While there’s no doubt that Twitter has changed the way individuals and companies communicate, what are tweeting super star brands like Starbucks and Southwest Airlines doing that works so well? Top 10 Twitter Tips for PR 1. Spread the news in tweets and [...]

Learn How Small Businesses Optimize Social Media

Social media spending is predicted to skyrocket this year. Businesses lean heavily toward the digital arena when it comes to their 2011 marketing budgets, planning to increase website, e-mail, social media and print advertising. As businesses constantly upgrade their technology, owners are beginning to pay more attention to social media. 75% of businesses are now [...]

Life in the Social Media Fast Lane by The Buyer Group

Are you so addicted to computers that you find yourself typing in your password into your bank ATM? If so, you’re not alone.

If it feels as though time accelerated in 2010, that’s because it did. Social conversation started with a trickle until it swelled into the tsunami we know today. For every hour spent online, Internet users in the U.S. are spending 13.5 minutes using social media. 46 percent of Internet users globally spend more hours per week on social media than any other online activity. Why? Because everything is real-time.