Category: Search Engine Marketing

I was eleven years old and living on a horse farm when Woodstock was held the summer of 1969. My friends and I were surprisingly aware of world news and events because of the music from that time. We knew people had strong opinions because we could sing them. There was this odd game we played back then, at the stable I worked for and trained at. Hot and sweaty, we’d run to the swimming pool, strip off our clothesRead more…

I should begin by clearly stating I’m no legal expert, application developer or feeling overly paranoid (oh shut up!). However, my travels today led me to discover something I wasn’t aware of before. Facebook applications can be sold by their creators. This means, for example, an application for Facebook, with thousands upon thousands of Facebook members happily using it and passing it on to their friends, can change ownership at any time. Maintenance can change. It can be moved toRead more…

There’s a place for everyone on the Internet. Meeting other people just like you has never been easier and so ridiculously difficult at the same time. There are so many social networking websites that I feel like I’m standing in a corn field. Three More These sites are all attractive and ready for you to check them out. 1. Quechup – You can search for people, start your own blog, submit videos of interest, chat, play games and more. IRead more…

If you believe that social media begins and ends with sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Digg, Reddit and Sphinn, that rock you’re living underneath must be cozy. If you assume social web sites are all about eye candy and juicy talk, you may be right. A new book called, The New Influencers – A Marketer’s Guide to the New Social Media by Paul Gillin, was my reading companion during a recent travel experience to a search engine marketing conference. The firstRead more…

Nobody could be more surprised than me to discover that a social website would be where I found comfort when I was really, really scared. Pick your pie. Here’s my face. Have at it. Last week there was a family emergency that stopped me in my tracks. I wasn’t blogging here or working or participating in Cre8asiteforums because I was visiting my husband in the hospital. Shortly before the earth stopped rotating, Lisa Barone wrote a response to something IRead more…

For those of you interested in some of the topics on blogs and journalism or the influence and study of social media behavior, here is lead I got to a blog post that digs into some of it. Weinberger NCF keynote: users take back power are Paul Gillin’s notes on a talk that sounds like it was fascinating and filled with food for thought. The Web is a permission-free zone. Marketing, business and media are all about fake, phony voicesRead more…

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