August 11, 2011

You can now post images and photos directly to Twitter.com

by Chris Abraham

You can now share a photo directly through Twitter by uploading your photos to Twitter.com instead of through TwitPic, yfrog, Twitgoo or img.ly. Check out the site’s newest offering. Continue reading

June 30, 2011

How to become a super-node in the attention era

by Chris Abraham

Every search you make on Google returns results that are weighted heavily to favor people in your social networks. Getting people to like your brand on Facebook or follow your brand on Twitter has become an essential secret weapon for search engine ranking. Continue reading

June 20, 2011

MyMic: Leave an audio comment on Facebook

by JD Lasica

If you’re launching a startup today, your best bet is to build on top of a widely adopted platform — Facebook, anyone? — rather than try to rally users to a completely new site. That’s the smart course LeaAnna Hernandez took with MyMic, a still largely undiscovered app (2,797 Likes) that lets anyone on Facebook record a message that you … Continue reading

June 16, 2011

Top 10 Predictions on What’s Coming Up Next in Social Media

by Ayelet Noff

At the beginning of the month I was asked to speak on a panel that discussed social media, social networks and “what’s coming up next.” In research for this discussion, I came up with a few insights on what I foresee coming up next in the world of social media. Here are my top 10 prognostications: 1The physical and digital … Continue reading

June 9, 2011

A blueprint of how to succeed in social media

by Christopher Rollyson

  Conversation trumps content: It’s the human spark of knowledge and caring that carries true value As adoption of social technologies spreads into even the most risk-averse industries and companies, executives have questions about where social media could take them and where the different kinds of social media consultants can guide them. Depending on how one defines social media, it … Continue reading

June 1, 2011

Google wants me to put Google +1 buttons on my blogs

by Chris Abraham

I just popped into AdSense, as I do as obsessively as anyone online, and something new popped up: Recommendations Add the +1 button to your pages Adding the +1 button to your pages allows users to recommend your content to friends and contacts on Google search. As a result, you could get more and better qualified traffic. How exciting!  It … Continue reading