Remember when your first brick phone had a camera? A terrible, horrible, very bad camera? How times have changed. Mobile cameras are rapidly developing technologically, to the point that they are a hot topic at this year’s CES, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow. Not only are mobile cameras approaching the same quality
This afternoon, I’m here to make a superbly difficult announcement: I will not be running for re-election for any of my recently squandered FourSquare mayorships.
A few weeks ago at Blog World & New Media Expo was my first time moderating a panel. The topic was “What Goes Into Growing A Music Blog.” Having gone to many conferences and spoken numerous times myself on the topics of social media and music, I had seen some of the best and worst
In spite of the dramatic growth of jobs in the field of social media in the past year, competition for entry-level gigs is still intense. As companies expand their internal marketing departments to include social specialists and agencies see rapid growth, a blog and a Twitter profile are no longer enough to convince savvy managers
Social media is a consumer’s closest connection to a brand. There are many companies out there doing it right. For those who are still developing their strategy and building resources – and for those who want a refresher – here’s a look at the top 5 mistakes brands make.
1. The brand doesn’t understand why the audience follows, subscribes and/or ‘Likes’ them …
There are over 6.4 million iPhone users in the U.S. and over 50% of them are women. And women, particularly Moms, love their iPhones. For brands looking to connect with Moms, an iphone app is a must have as a part of a social media campaign. Greystripe, the leading mobile brand advertising network, released their
Last week Adam Vincenzini published a terrific list of Social Media blog posts from 2009. Looking through this list, I started thinking about how much has happened over the last year in the world of Social. As we now enter 2010, there is no doubt that we will see continued exponential growth in what has
Noa Gafni is a social media consultant with a focus on women and Gen Y. She authors Webutantes, a blog about Internet trends impacting women. Twitter Twitter (Twitter) was the social media success of 2009, one that particularly impacted moms. Twitter garnered rave reviews as the “perfect” social media outlet for mothers: easy to use
Remember the old days of Oscar parties and Tupperware parties? Now Moms can get together with Virtual Viewing Parties. Enabled by social media and technology, companies are creating these parties to allow communities to gather and view video no matter where they live geographically. And Mom is in need of some entertainment! Bravo just announced
Tom Gerace’s recent post in imedia connection, attempts to measure the true brand value of a social campaign. What I found interesting about it was that here you have one of the leading social platforms, Gather, with access to best analytics tools in the space, choosing to use predominately traditional sampling and focus testing techniques.
In the quest to be a good Mom, Moms are using Twitter feeds to find tips and news on everything under the sun. Here’s a list of 100 awesome Twitter feeds for healthy-minded moms. Pediatrics and Pregnancy Learn about healthy eating while you’re pregnant, get tweets from respected pediatricians, and learn about infant health here.