19 Feb Burger King's Twitter Hacked = Link Bait Goldmine

So we often hear that no press is bad press and in the case of Burger King's Twitter hacking they certainly will come out on top. While a lot of nefarious things were mentioned and done on the account no one will really care, so in the end Burger King will definitely enjoy the buzz. The reason I hope they don't care? No one will remember this in a week and during that time, I imagine the will get thousands of...

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19 Sep Building Social Media Profiles For Fun & Profit

Building a targeted social media follower base is no easy task. However, there are certain ways to speed things up and get a quick ROI for your time spent. It's really hard to see the value when you're starting out, especially when trying to get upper management to put good money and manpower towards the cause. It's one of the toughest areas we have with our clients as they hate waiting for results, and really they should only be using...

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08 Sep Marty McFly’s Nike sneakers have finally come Back From the Future

As a senior member of Gen Y, the 80s holds many of my fondest pop culture memories. The Back to the Future movies were huge hits when they were released and are still loved by millions today. I still remember seeing the original Back to the Future when it was first released to VHS. When the sequel came out, where Marty McFly travels to the future, my whole generation was blown away. No one can forget the flying DeLorean, the...

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02 Sep Twitter's Earthquake Commercial – Snoozfest!

I was expecting a lot more 2.0 humor and pizazz to come from Twitter's commercial but it fell kind of flat for me. You've almost nabbed everyone in the tech/nerd/hipster sphere, and if you're wanting to reach the broader audience, you're going to have to do better than this! The communication power of Twitter is immense and down right useful, so I expect to see something more emotionally moving next time around.   ...

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17 Aug Ecommerce Twitter Marketing Strategies In Action

From time to time I see Ecommerce sites using Twitter in really effective, fun and marketable ways. I've been saving a few of these one day for a post and finally got something to go on here for everyone! We'll take a look at some big players, and of course the smaller niche shops out there doing it large.Most of all the brands mentioned are favorites of mine, so oh happy day for them because they're getting a link! I'd...

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29 Jul Whitehouse Twitter Drops The LOLZ

While the Whitehouse will rarely answer a tough question, the jokes were certainly a flying this week via their Twitter account. Their Twitter team went a little viral this week when they they dropped the rickroll on Twitter user Wiggsd, and I imagine he loved it! A lot of people were annoyed that this happened, while I think it's fun an a prime example of good social media participation. I imagine all the news brought them in a hefty amount...

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11 Mar Gwazu.com Makes Twitter Contests A Breeze

Our team has been handling a lot of contests lately in the social media realm, so when a new tool comes out we're always thankful. Getting followers to your social media channels are more important than ever, and we have an inkling that it's going to be even more crucial by the end of 2011. Marketing a contest by Twitter is so easy that not doing one is just plain crazy. Gwazu.com has recently come onto the radar of our...

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09 Mar Chrysler Drops F-Bomb Via Twitter

While some people would be offended to hear the F-word, most of us hear it on a daily basis so it's no big deal really. When it comes to branding and watching what you say on behalf of your company, then that's a different story. While it looked like the social media team for Chrysler may have accidentally dropped the F-bomb via their Twitter profile, it now is a case of being hacked...

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