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Holiday Spending and Digital Marketing 2012 [Infographic]

Holiday Spending and Digital Marketing 2012 [Infographic]

Nov 16, 2012

Even though it was 70 degrees outside this weekend, did you realize that you only have six more weekends to shop until Christmas? November 1st is the official start of the holiday shopping season, but things really start to pick up on November 23rd, which is Black Friday.   This year consumers will be making more online purchases and using technology in...

Predicting our Next President with Social Media

Predicting our Next President with Social Media

Nov 5, 2012

The idea that we can use social media chatter to predict the future is not a new one. The sheer size of networks like Facebook and Twitter mean that if nothing else, social media can provide researchers with limited funding a large sampling of data that can be sorted and organized quickly with algorithms. Everything from trends in the stock market to future...

Best Facebook Articles of 2012 and Chat With Mari Smith

Best Facebook Articles of 2012 and Chat With Mari Smith

Oct 18, 2012

Facebook Bookclub week is coming to a close on Social Media Sun, and we hope that you’ve learned as much as we did about the world’s biggest social network. If you didn’t, there are still two days left, and it just so happens that we have saved the best for last.   The Inaugural #SMSchat with Mari Smith Today at 6:30pm EST we’re...

IOC and Twitter Impose their Will Over Olympics 2012

IOC and Twitter Impose their Will Over Olympics 2012

Aug 10, 2012

The London Olympics is being billed as the first social media Games and it is likely to offer a unique experience for Olympic fans everywhere. The format of Olympic competition, as well as the International nature of the games make it especially suited for social media. There are more people using social networking sites than every before, and the Olympic games...

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