Tag Archives: MySpace
For a long time, people dismissed the notion that Facebook could truly be profitable. For a long time, people doubted whether Facebook could be used for marketing and be successful at the same time. Initially the audience resisted marketing. Now Facebook marketing is here, and doesn't appear to be going away any time soon.
Alex Payne, Lead for the API team at Twitter, sent out a Tweet hinting at new features that may render Twitter third-party clients useless. This led me to wonder… why hasn’t Twitter been able to self-sufficiently maintain a user-friendly interface? It seems like I end up using third-party clients like TweetDeck and Seesmic more often [...]
The 2010 Grammy Awards was filled with wall to wall celebrities, spectacular performances, surprising appearances, shocking winners and most importantly marketing! There was the in-your-face outfit of Lady Gaga and the much anticipated performances by Beyonce, Drake, Green Day and Taylor Swift but, in between, were the extensive marketing efforts of the Grammy Awards.
2010 has arrived, and although we’re not at The Jetsons status yet, the first decade of the millennium brought a lot of new technology that has changed many facets of the way we live. Many, myself included, will forget that some of the things we use everyday are less than a decade old.
If you were a multi-million dollar company at the top of your industry and you suddenly dramatically fell off your high-horse, what would you be? Well, you’d probably be MySpace in this social media-crazed world that I’m not ashamed to say I am a part.
Recently Twitter added a new feature in the hopes of making the social site more user-friendly. “Twitter Lists” is a new way to organize like-minded tweeters into lists. This should be another step in the right direction for Twitter which may have reached a plateau in growth.
WordPress has many cool tools right out of the box but if you want to spice things up a little bit, there are a couple of cool plug-ins that will make your blog stand out from the crowd and help you easily to maintain every aspect of it.
There are millions of people in the U.S. that are currently searching for a job. You might be one of them and have probably been between jobs longer than you’ve ever experienced. By now your resume has probably made the rounds on CareeBuilder.com, Monster.com, and Craigslist.com. You have probably gone to many interviews and felt you have done all the right things to seal the deal, but no one has called you back for a final interview.
Okay maybe the title is going a bit too far; Twitter does have the potential to be around just like the other social networking sites (Facebook, Myspace). It is already the third largest in this category. I’m sorry people but I just don’t find Twitter beneficial to me in any way. Yes it is fun updating your Twitter status throughout the day, but think about it. Does anyone really care about your blog, what you are doing at the time, who you are, and why your tweets are so important? Or is everyone on Twitter so self indulged with marketing themselves that it has just become a broad network of narcissists who feel that their content and whatever they have to say in their tweets is important enough to spend hours following people who they may never even see on their profile once.
Everything is social nowadays and users are as aware as ever. It's as social as it has ever been online with social media, social bookmarking, and social networking. The main objective is to attract users, generate traffic, to keep them there for increased page views and average time on site to sell Ad Space.