This week, Twitter stock launches, Snapchat turns down Facebook, a new 3d printer using sound and lasers, Russians bring malware into space, Netflix makes a super deal with Marvel, and as it turns out, This IS The End for DVD rentals…
Pretend you’re standing on a stage in front of a crowd of 500 people, about to deliver a speech. Imagine that your speech is highly personal, offensive and crude, and is riddled with poor grammar. Now think of the consequences and embarrassment that would follow. When you use any social media site you broadcast an image of yourself to a huge audience, even though you can’t see them. To make sure your online image is pristine avoid these social media mistakes when posting online. Continue reading →
Social media can suck up all your time, especially if you don’t plan ahead or follow the mistakes that many beginners make. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. With the following tips you could soon find social media working for your business and giving you the time for other – often more important – areas.
You need to spend time on your business, not all on social media.
There is a particular personality type out there that would rather have one or two extremely close friends than a dozen superficial acquaintances. It’s a case of quality over quantity. Much in the same way, just because you have a huge Twitter following doesn’t mean you have a good following. Continue reading →
This week, more news in the Edward Snowden/NSA eavesdropping case, Instagram adds 15-second video, the FAA eases rules on gadgets during travel, Barnes & Noble ends the Nook device, is Pandora ripping Pink Floyd (and others) off?…and much more.
Many website developers don’t think about users when it comes to developing the content on their site. Especially where the use of social media integration is involved, it’s extremely important to have it in mind from the design stage.
Nevertheless, many developers and designers don’t like the importance of social media rattled on them during the design stage of a website despite the supposed importance this plays. Social media integration and access on the main website caters for two sets of website users-those who are already fans on social media and those who find the website, but aren’t fans on social media.
Given that most businesses are increasingly going social, it’s critical that designers and developers find a middle ground to make a website, social media friendly, or rather social ready. Here are a few tips to have in mind if you’re a designer or web developer. Continue reading →