Automation Has its Use in Social Media, But it is Limited

Image Source ———— This post was written by Jen Patton, Talk3’s blog moderator, Content Curator, and Social Media Strategist. ———— Our company has recently intitiated active participation on Facebook and Twitter. Trying to establish a solid footing is an interesting experience. As a company representative, I try to pay attention to how other people interact … Continue reading

Social Media’s Influence on Young People in Barcelona

Image Source This piece was written by Julie Campbell, who recently returned from vacation. —– Social networking is alive and well among the American study-abroad students in Barcelona! Don’t bother sending you student with detailed guidebooks. Your friends’ recommendations don’t help either. Forget the 73 reviews on http://www.timeout.com/Barcelona. Zagat and Frommers are no help either. … Continue reading

What Really Drives Social Commerce

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Image Source ——— The Truth About What Really Drives Social Commerce “Let’s get one thing clear- social commerce is not new. From inviting friends to sharing recommendations, social commerce has been an integral part of commerce long before the internet. So, what has changed?” —- Social Commerce in and of itself is not new. It … Continue reading

Important Social Media Trends and You

Image Source ——— Seven Important Social Media Trends for the Next Year “Social media changes from month to month. Trends come and go quicker than the seasons change. The latest trendy site could be next year’s Myspace and the hottest new site probably hasn’t even been conceived yet or is at the couple of guys … Continue reading

Power of Personal Branding

Image Source ———- Product You “I recently had a chance to sit down with Liz Strauss and discuss personal branding.  Liz is a social web strategist and community builder, who has written extensively about personal development and its intersection with professional development.” — Highlights: “Clearly put a stake into the ground as to who you … Continue reading

Bring Your A Game

Bringing Your A Game “Earlier this week, I shared a presentation by marketing technologist Cleve Gibbon on building a marketing technology platform for engaging global brands. Today, I’m pleased to share with you our own interview with him.” — Affect on Marketers: A marketing team must be adaptive and flexible, and so should brands’ websites. … Continue reading

Social Media Revolution

“Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore.” — The speed with which social media is growing presents many exciting opportunities. Ignoring it, or not actively participating, would be beyond foolish. Affect on marketers: … Continue reading

Creating A Social Media Presence

Facebook Makes Brands Stupid “Sometimes it seems like all the reblogging and reposting and retweeting is a bit of a Ponzi scheme: Someone at the top of the pyramid gets a lot of credit, and followers, for being the originator of a post or link, but as the content is passed along, the amount of … Continue reading

The Next Frontier for Social Media Marketing

Why Data Mining Is the Next Frontier for Social Media Marketing “The thinking about social media in corporate marketing departments is rapidly evolving. Initially, social media was seen as yet another broadcast opportunity for pushing messages out into the world, and for many companies that view persists.” —   “There’s nothing wrong with using social … Continue reading

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