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  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [SMS] Android App Alerts Individuals You’re Getting Arrested
    The individual simply enters a custom message and some SMS-prepared numbers to contact should they be arrested. What will they think of next? In the latest technology offering, Quadrant 2 has unveiled a new Android app, “I’m Getting Arrested,” which alerts one’s family, friends and even lawyers if necessary, that they’re about to go to the local jail for booking. Quadrant 2 Inc., For those who have not been following, the “Occupy” events have been taking place in both the U.S. and around the world for at least a month now. Android android app Occupy Wall Street
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [SMS] 3 Fatal Social Media Engagement Mistakes
    If you’ve ever watched your Twitter feed populate, or read through SMS threads among friends, you might come to the conclusion that good spelling and proper grammar are dead. Social media engagement is at the heart of any good program, but a few seemingly harmless mistakes can mean severe repercussions. Are you taking advantage of the huge benefits that accompany social media engagement? It is supremely important that you are. After all, engaging with your social audience is the key to any good campaign. People are reaching out to you, and want to hear back. Watch Your Grammar!
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [SMS] Why Communication Can Make Or Break Your App Experience
    SMS Everywhere: Twilio Now Enables Messaging to over 150 Countries Worldwide. As we use apps to do more, the role of communications — both in enabling a good app experience and in encouraging lasting engagement — has never been more important. Add to that a raft of recent research that shows our requirement for customer service and support via mobile apps is also on the rise, and it is difficult to find a more compelling case to integrate communications capabilities in your app. Lynda Smith, CMO of Twilio , is my guest at Mobile Presence on the WebmasterRadio.FM website.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
    [SMS] Aisle411: Accelerating In-Store Engagement With Mobile Search, Mobile Marketing & Social Media
    In practice, people search and the service also lets them map the results (in the store and using Aisle411’s interactive map), add the item found to the shopping list and share the search results with others via SMS, email, Twitter or via an update to their Facebook page. Heightened activity and interest in mobile retail (spurred on by holiday shopping and the rapid uptake of price comparison services and apps), has paved the way for a variety of new and immersive mobile experiences that insert marketing messages and campaigns into our daily shopping routines. What’s next?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
    [SMS] ROSKA Healthcare Advertising Sees Demand For Mobile Codes; Paves Way For Smart(er) Health
    The proliferation of smartphones and connected devices is pushing this communication “far beyond traditional SMS- and MMS-style, two-way communications.&#. In 2011 MSearchGroove profiles the innovators in mobile health (mHealth) to give you the inside track on how (and where) mobile is connecting stakeholders to make a difference. This week the spotlight is on Kurt Mueller, Chief Digital and Science Officer at ROSKA Healthcare Advertising , a full-service healthcare advertising agency using digital solutions to power direct-to-physician and direct-to-patient/consumer marketing.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [SMS] Growing your Small Business in social networks
    Some activities that can be placed in automatic mode include the publication of updates across multiple platforms, send emails and SMS with favourite themes, and upload content to social media on the cloud. Social networks offer many benefits to business owners. Here there are five tricks to grow your brand in social networks and will help you save time and gain exposure, more fans, better conversion rates and higher engagement: Social networking speaks a new language. And this is the language of images, videos and info graphics. Know what is fashionable. Save time. Grow your base.
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [SMS] Dialogue: A Perspective on Nurturing and Lead Management
    Charles Hartness. To find a solution to a problem, most of us need to engage in a dialogue with a solution provider.  As a solution provider, you need to find people with a problem who can use your particular brand of solution and then engage them in a dialogue about why you have something that will meet their needs.  Whether you are solution-searching or solution-selling, the nature of the dialogue is essential to the delivery of the right solution. Call me “old-fashioned,” but I believe there is still great power in the art of talking.
  • MICRO PERSUASION  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [SMS] It's the End of the Web as We Know It - The Steve Rubel Stream
    SMS (texting) still rules in Europe. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Shouldnt you? Steve Rubel owns this site 5,034 subscribers The Steve Rubel Stream 12 Jul 2010 Its the End of the Web as We Know It The following essay is also my AdAge column this week. Wither the web? Its hard to believe but soon, if not already, the web is going to become a lot less interesting to consumers -- and just as it approaches its 20th birthday. According to Morgan Stanley, within five years global internet consumption on mobile devices will surpass the same activity on PCs. At & T?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
    [SMS] London Olympic Games Crack Down Hard On Social Media
    logical consequence if many consumers say ‘no’ to the text option rather than risk receiving incessant and unwanted SMS. With billion-dollar and exclusive usage rights in place, the Olympic Games have always been about big money and feverishly policed by lawyers on behalf of brands, content owners and media giants. But the advent of mobile and social — which allow us all to mash up content the way we like and share it with anyone using YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and other properties — make me question whether anyone (even high-powered lawyers) can hold back the tide. No way.
  • FEVER BEE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014
    [SMS] Push Notifications And Single Function Apps
    have 74 unread SMS on my phone right now. Condensing the entire community experience into an app doesn't work well. It's  It's unwieldy for people staring at small screens, using big fingers, in a moving vehicle. Facebook is countering this with single-function apps. They're creating separate apps for popular activities and forcing members to use them.    This means the entire app experience serves a single function. It's simple and removes the distraction. Most importantly, it uses  the power of push notifications to build habits. 
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [SMS] #MMAF2011 Tweetchat: Is Transmedia Where Mobile Marketing Is Heading?
    adults want to be reached by using SMS. OS or SMS? Mobisoul suggested mobile-savvy operating systems (OS) may displace SMS. While several commented that smartphone may well win out in the end, many more argued that SMS has the reach and the all-important personal touch. As @noahelkin pointed out: “SMS remains an effective engagement mechanism, even for those with advanced devices.” ” @Ew4n agreed, adding that “a perfectly timed SMS can really sway the balance on most any transaction.” Mobile is global. ”). tomiahonen.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [SMS] Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center
    As I write this post, Defamer is providing live updates from the Academy Awards and these are streaming into Gmail as IMs. (Be sure to turn off SMS alerts if you use these feeds since they will pile up.). Posted by: F.Baube | Thursday, July 05, 2007 at 02:36 AM. I am using Gmail to get SMS alerts for incoming messages, scraps in orkut, comment at my blog, Updated news with Google alerts. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « NBA Launches Social Network | Main. gigabytes of storage. TrackBack. å¹¾å??æ´»ç?¨Gmailç??æ?¹æ³?ã??
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile Takes Bigger Bite Of Marketing Pie; Mobile Commerce Moves To Cross-Media
    To achieve this, Macy’s provides consumers multiple ways for consumers to participate, including QR codes, SMS, MMS and the Internet via PC. SMS is a particularly powerful medium because the vast majority of devices can do it and the majority of shoppers are texters.) The fit between mobile and retail is obvious. It is on the road to becoming mainstream – and yet the avalanche of shopping apps on the market is squarely aimed at smartphone owners. Does it makes sense to exclude these shoppers from the action? Macy’s doesn’t think so.
  • THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [SMS] In conclusion: Lessons from The Village Telco project in Kenya
    Safaricom, the country’s largest operator, had at least 3 different prices that I’d seen on their billboards and posters – Ksh 4 per minute if you simply went online, Ksh 2 per minute if you sent an sms for data conversion and finally, purchasing a data bundle or browsing package (unlimited by the day or bundle) which brought the cost down further. Facebook. Instinctively I feel its not Facebook per se that is the critical factor, like a Mxit in South Africa or an Orkut in Brazil, it simply happened to be there. Mobile Phones and the Internet. Kenya is different.
  • SOCIALIZED  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [SMS] Students Failing English Due to Twitter, Facebook
    The free-form writing style of social networks like Twitter and Facebook is changing the way people communicate, and causing students to fail English. That’s the claim of a piece out this afternoon from the Canadian Press. So have fun when you’re online, but remember, almost everything you “say&# and do is visible to the entire world, including people who can make a difference in helping you achieve your objectives.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
    [SMS] Check Your Facebook in Skype
    for Windows will have a Facebook tab that allows users to sms, chat or call their Facebook friends. If your Facebook friends have added their phone number in their Facebook profile you will be able to sms or call directly from Skype. call and sms your Facebook friends on their monile phones and landlines. Tweet The latest version of Skype will have some serious new features in the package. Skype 5.0 In your dashboard, you will be able to view your Facebook News Feed and Phonebook almost identical to what you see on Facebook. comment and like friends’ updates and wall posts.
  • INBLURBS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [SMS] Skype down: How does this affect your marketing?
    Vbuzzer offers everything from computer to phone calling, faxing and SMS, to web conferencing, video email and more. In these days where the ability to communicate is important to stay in touch and to do business a total down of a service can mean the difference between success and failure. Kommunicaton is an important part of the business building process. Especially if you have something to sell what is much more expensive you need to open all possible channels to stay in touch with your target client and deal partners. It is vey useful to have a backup system for cases like this!
  • NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [SMS] Keeping an Eye on Everything
    The map equivalent of a Twitter search is Ushahidi , a crowdsourced crisis monitoring platform that maps reports sent in my email, Twitter, SMS, and probably semaphore in the next version. Have you noticed a lot going on lately? Several Arab countries are renegotiating their governance; storms, floods and earthquakes are making life hard in the Pacific; and pirates are expanding their reach in the Indian Ocean. There may be other things going on, too. How do you keep up? Where do you find meaningful analysis? You're not still waiting for the evening news, I hope. Intelligence
  • SOCIALMEDIAB2B.COM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [SMS] 24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media
    Sendible bills itself as a “one-stop-shop” for all your marketing needs.  It allows you to manage multiple social channels, email, SMS and blog accounts all from one interface. As the final wrap-up in our ongoing series of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS) reviews for B2B companies, we’re providing a list of the most popular desktop and web-based systems on the market. We’ve attempted to organize the platforms into categories for entry level users, advanced marketers, enterprise platforms and agency options. ———-. BuzzTrac. CoTweet : Standard Account.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
    [SMS] The Nominees for Bees Awards 2011
    You can find more information about this on the page , where you can also see a list of the nominees in the following categories: Best 140 Characters (SMS, Tweet). Tweet Yet again, it’s time for the Bees Awards – The International Social Media Award Show – to start. And yesterday, the nominees were announced. The nominees were found by a jury including 20 judges from 15 countries after having received an unprecedented number of entries from 33 countries. The Bees Awards will be held in San Francisco the 3 rd of May. Best Use of a Micro-Blogging Platform. Best Use of Mobile.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
    [SMS] Six Simple Ways to Measure Owned, Earned and Paid Social Media ROI
    Mobile marketing is the perfect complement to social marketing, and measurement can easily be achieved: Did you use a  push SMS system  to drive traffic to a mobile-friendly site? There’s a popular misconception that it’s difficult to use targeted metrics to measure your social media ROI. Not true. Nor is social media only good for measuring an increase in brand awareness, although that’s definitely a measurement gauge. The fact is, social media can offer some of the best metrics for measuring your ROI. Measuring your success isn’t too difficult, either. Twitter.
  • DEVUMI  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
    [SMS] Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE
    You can do any number of things: SMS marketing Have a mobile friendly website Social media marketing for mobile Build a mobile app Knowing what you have now, and where you want to go, is always the first step. The trade off may be some integration issues as you won’t have that separate website for smartphones with pop-ups for SMS campaigns – but even then a talented developer can reach a work around. 4. SMS mobile marketing is tricky A big part of any mobile marketing campaign is using SMS, or text messaging, techniques. Not likely. UH HUH. Literally! 7.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [SMS] M-Pulse ANALYSIS: WIP Marketing Essentials For Mobile Developers
    billion in lost SMS revenue last year. At M-Pulse we continue our month-long look at mobile developer issues and opportunities, and focus on the practical marketing ’stuff’ developers should master if they are serious about marketing and making money from their apps. We connect with Caroline Lewko, CEO and founder of WIP (Wireless Industry Partnership) and walk through the Mobile Developer’s Guide To The Parallel Universe , a new resource from WIP that lays out the business basics developers need to follow. See companion sidebar post.). Warning! You name it.
  • WWW.BRIANSOLIS.COM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [SMS] The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation
    80% of people in the US engage with social media, which is equal to the number of people who text via SMS or  equivalent to the ubiquity of those who own DVD players. As George Bernard Shaw observed, “Life is not about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself.&# Such is true for social networks and the digital persona and resulting experiences we create and cultivate. It was the beginning of the shift in behavior toward an era of digital extroversion, self-defined by varying degrees of sharing, connections, and engagement. call this behaviorgraphics. briansolis Hi Matt.I
  • IDACONCPTS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
    [SMS] Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar
    Consider this: There may be reporting on the demise of e-mail due to the rise of social media, however college students still see e-mail and SMS as critical mediums for online communication. Since 2008, consumers have been moving from brick-and-mortar banking to online banking at an impressive rate. This trend is welcomed not only by consumers who like the convenience of anytime banking, but also by financial institutions that like to streamline operations and cut down costs. opening an online savings account ). There are many critics that point out that will not happen. Meanwhile 4.2
  • IDACONCPTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
    [SMS] How to Market Banking to Gen Y
    Consider this: There may be reporting on the demise of e-mail due to the rise of social media, however college students still see e-mail and SMS as critical mediums for online communication. On July 2010, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that “Gen Y lacks confidence about making financial decisions&#. Despite stepping up their marketing efforts, investment companies claim that they cannot get the attention of Gen Y. Meanwhile 4.2 million people say they like Apple iTunes on Facebook. As another example, Schwab, which began sending Twitter feeds in mid-June 2010, has 277 followers.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013
    [SMS] Some Canadian Businesses Who Get Social Media
    Not only can commuters find out through social networks, the TTC offers SMS messaging. Canada has been a proven leader in social media adoption since 2001 when more than 40% off the nation’s population had plugged in to Facebook or Twitter. By 2012 almost half of the population had joined and by 2014 it is estimated at current growth fully 53% will be on social media. With all of the people in Canada that have joined the social media frenzy, you’d assume that most businesses have, too. Well, that assumption would be incorrect. Sure, many businesses have websites.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [SMS] The Mobile Marketing Review: University Use of Mobile Gets High Marks; Millennial Media SMART
    University of Louisville embraces SMS. The Mobile Mavens are back for the first monthly podcast of 2011 with a look at how universities are harnessing mobile to connect with students. raft of recent press and reports shows that universities are becoming more creative in how they use mobile – specifically text messaging — to connect with Millennials on their mobile phones. From alerts about course materials and exams to invitations to join mobile forums and continue class discussions, mobile is front of mind with an increasing number of institutions and educators.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [SMS] How to Apply a “Customer First” Mentality to Your Ecommerce Business
    But it’s also obvious that emphasis should move to all those touch points that customers have access to: social media networks, in-store aisles, online shopping experience overall, emails (including transactional emails), SMS, phone calls, in-person interactions, etc. Mobile happened. Eventually the term “mobile first” came to be by changing the way websites are designed and applications are created. In fact, the mobile strategy actually changed the way businesses reach out. Yet, we missed something along the way. That something (someone, rather) has always been: the customer. seconds)?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
    [SMS] Dear YouTube – You Broke My Heart – An Open Letter to @YouTube
    You didn’t call, email, SMS, Tweet… I had to hear it from a friend – and nobody seems to know why. Today I was ‘suspended’ from YouTube with no warning and no explanation of why. Where my videos once appeared on this site a message appears that tarnishes my reputation. As a result I’ve followed the procedure to ask for reconsideration that YouTube give and have written this open letter to YouTube. Dear YouTube, I know breaking up can be difficult – but it’s generally acceptable to let the other person know! When did this happen?
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008
    [SMS] Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League
    On the other hand, Plurk is really new, and thus, Twitter wins on followers (and the fact that mobile access — via SMS — totally owns), so the Plurk discussions (for now) are at a minimum. After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. Personally, I don’t even see the need to compare the two at all. The only similarity is a 140 character limit for posts — so Plurk is essentially a microblogging platform. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. Which sux!
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011
    [SMS] How to ignite your business with Twitter: The X Factor
    What’s even more exciting is that the YP SM app lets you share with family and friends via Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS. Everyone seems to have a Twitter handle these days:  News reporters, celebrities, restaurants, friends, and your business contacts.  Twitter usage has skyrocketed to over 100 million active accounts.  Moreover, this dynamic social medium can be the X factor for your business. game-changer, Twitter offers you the ability to strategically build and leverage your business brand. Engaging Your Customers. Servicing customers. Expanding reach and creating buzz.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [SMS] Day 24: People of color impacting the social web – Tiffany B. Brown #28DaysofDiversity
    So what if you provided an SMS-based or. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. Last year for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Brown. Twitter: @webinista.
  • ATOM THOUGHT  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
    [SMS] How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?
    My competition had 10 times more money (virtual) than me, but couldn’t have better cards than me. I had an option of getting 10000 credits by sending a premium SMS. How can facebook make it. Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? And do you know it earns 2-3 times more than Facebook already? That site is Qzone (Tencent), and it earns over a billion dollars in revenues per annum. How did this happen? And what can Facebook do to catch up quickly? In the excitement and heat of game. Download it rightway from here.
  • CONVERSIONATION  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [SMS] The Lack of Customer-Centricity and Integration in (Mobile) Marketing
    Of course, you can look at the different interaction possibilities that mobile devices offer such as good old SMS, email or location-based services, to name but a few. Should I repeat that the adoption of mobile devices, with the smartphone leading the pack, is rising at an unseen pace and this consumer-driven mobile revolution offers plenty of new opportunities and challenges for businesses and marketers? recently wrote a guest post , based on research showing that US advertisers will spend a whopping 1.1 billion USD on mobile this year. It sounds familiar, doesn’t it?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [SMS] 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb
    ZapTXT also powers email, IM, and SMS alerts for sites like TheStreet.com. And dont look past Rasasa for RSS to SMS, IM, email. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. AltSearchEngines. About. Subscribe. Contact. Advertise. RWW Daily by Email. RWW Weekly Wrap-up. Web Apps. Trends. Google. Microsoft. Facebook. Archives. Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Written by Josh Catone / March 4, 2008 8:06 PM. / 26 Comments. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [SMS] What Separates Effective Mobile Marketing From Noise; Why Mobile Is The First Screen
    wasn’t alone in my view that SMS is a reach strategy that often leads to an opted-in relationship with a customer or prospect. The best insights I’ve seen or heard about consumer behavior on tablets were shared during a seminar in New York conducted by the Direct Marketing Association in collaboration with the online news destination Mobile Marketer. The messenger was Craig Etheridge, vice president of mobile advertising sales for USA Today at Gannett Digital. What is Etheridge seeing? Mobile users average six-minute session times, but they return often. His mobile marketing do’s?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [SMS] Go Social and Market More to Lobby for Customers
    The article “ 3 Ways your hotel can use SMS marketing to increase loyalty ” discusses how hotels can take their marketing plans one step further and advertise via text message marketing, or SMS marketing. Social media marketing isn’t just for online businesses or large corporations like Target and Walmart. It’s also used in the travel industry by airlines, car rental companies and hotels. Hotels have been using social media marketing to gain new customers, promote deals and promotions and grow their businesses. Ways Hotels Can Market with Social Media.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [SMS] The Millennials Uncanny Ability to Absorb
    My dad won’t SMS Text. And for the record, my doesn’t have a cell-phone or understand how to SMS either lol. I do believe all this technology does bring us a sense of advantage since frankly we live in it. And for the record, my doesn’t have a cell-phone or understand how to SMS either lol. I do believe all this technology does bring us a sense of advantage since frankly we live in it. And though I myself replied that the posted would be finished yesterday, after I began writing, a whole can-of-worms seemingly opened up. So enjoy! How could it not be?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
    [SMS] The Metrics of Social Media - Danny Brown
    Mobile marketing is the perfect complement to social marketing and measurement can easily be achieved: Did you use a push SMS system to drive traffic to a mobile-friendly site? The vanity URL or QR codes (or the SMS push) leads to a dedicated landing page for your promo, where you can buy product or services.Or if its brick and mortar sales needed offline, scan a QR code from an ad and it relates to sales offers in-store (or a 2-for-1 movie offer, or meal, or similar). In fact, social media can offer some of the best metrics for ROI around. How many social shares did the post get?
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
    [SMS] LunchTree Hits Bay Area for Random Geek Connections
    If your lunch match options overlap with another person, then early Tuesday morning, your registered phone with LunchTree will get an SMS message at 10:30 on Tuesday asking if you are free to share a mid-day meal. Geeks working on startups are notorious for not getting out much. Slaving in front of computer terminals at odd hours, the option of lunch often takes on a familiar routine - the same locations, the same people. even the meals themselves become things of habit. That's it - with no confusion of dating services, or anything similar. The idea? Who Do You Want to Go to Lunch With?
  • THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [SMS] Postcard from Kajiado: Cheap chinese phones and the internet
    The problems are legion – from the fact that only genuine brands like a Nokia or Samsung are easily and directly set up with the mobile operator’s internet connectivity by receiving an SMS to the fact that the OS was rarely well configured or programmed.  Downtown Kajiado, Kenya, 21 Oct 2011. One lady we’d met earlier this week  confessed shamefacedly to using a fake Nokia for browsing – she worked for a Safaricom dealer – apparently she was saving every penny towards buying a laptop for Christmas.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
    [SMS] How to Use IFTTT to Automate Search Engine Optimization Tasks
    Ifttt works with many platforms / channels, and even has the ability to send a message to your phone or SMS device. If you have ever worked with an auto scheduler for tweeting , you know how useful they are. Its great to be able to schedule automated tweets to be tweeted at various times during the day, or week without having to be there to tweet the messages. If this, then that. It would be nice to have something set up so that upon a certain action happening, another action takes place. Now, you no longer have to wait for this type of experience, since there is Ifttt.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
    [SMS] Special Delivery: Using Offline Shopping Behavior Data Better Targets Mobile Consumers
    Delivering relevant advertising in mobile requires the right channel mix (mobile Web, SMS, mobile apps), but even the best balance isn’t enough. As more people purchase smartphones and tablets , increasing their access to the mobile Web and applications, advertisers are clamoring to engage them there. But the bigger challenge is how to deliver people advertising they are likely to appreciate because it ticks all the boxes. Tim Jenkins draws from his company’s experience with Hartz, a U.S.-based Mobile advertising is set to explode. million in 2010 to $1.1 billion in 2011.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
    [SMS] NeoMedia CEO Talks IP, Mobile Barcode Growth Opportunities & Best Practice
    The campaign also provided people a SMS short-code that they could text to get a link and download NeoMedia’s NeoReader barcode scanning application.). Today we step up our coverage of the mobile code space with Laura Marriott, the acting CEO of NeoMedia Technologies. You may recall Laura’s take on barcode trends and her list of 2011 industry predictions, which we published here in late December as part of the popular and viral Five From Five series showcasing the top five mobile code predictions from five of the leading barcode companies. Barcode opportunities. Agenda 2011.
  • WWW.WEB-STRATEGIST.COM  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010
    [SMS] List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)
    It combines video, e-mail, Twitter and Facebook account updating, RSS, podcasts, SMS, social bookmarking tools, widgets, and more. Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. really love what I do, I hope it shows. The issue of lack of scale is resonating with social strategists –as a result, the market is developing new tools that will help them manage them. like socialoomph too.
  • TWITIP  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [SMS] How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event
    June 19, 2010 Derek @mediafunnel Another great way is to let fans post to your stream via a ‘guest post’ widget, or via SMS or email. Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Lara Kulpa @larakulpa How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event 16 [Hey everyone - our submission form has been acting up, so if you have submitted a guest post and have had troubles, please email it to me at lara@twitip.com - Thanks!] You can follow Jenni at @jenniizzo. Thanks!
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [SMS] 2012 Social Media Business Trends
    One of the best examples of Social Commerce is the mobile YP.com app which lets you share deals with family and friends via Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS. As the end of the year draws near, it’s time to start looking at social media trends for 2012. Businesses should get ready for seismic shifts on the digital landscape. Competition will intensify as the rules of marketing are further altered by social media, mobile web and all in real-time. For businesses that don’t start embracing social media, 2012 may mark the beginning of their declining growth and profit. for brands? for mobile?
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
    [SMS] How Will Gen-Y Change the World: A Gen-Y Mini-Series (Part 4 of 5)
    Having the ability to SMS donations for Haiti relief was truly amazing. Why didn’t we SMS relief for them. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web How Will Gen-Y Change the World: A Gen-Y Mini-Series (Part 4 of 5) Written on June 4, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 0 Comments Tweet Share Save Smart phones, pads/tablets, apps, social media, social networking, laptops, wifi and 3G are all commonplace aspects of everyday life. Gen-Y and all Millennials are growing with this. We are networking, connecting and living off apps more now than ever before.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2009
    [SMS] Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
    When email is unavailable, there’s almost always SMS. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. What are my top picks? Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. Similarly, Michael Twittered during SES in April. So did I. Michael A.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [SMS] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Timescapes
    How To Know Instantly Whenever Key Accounts Tweet – There is a much simpler approach that will allow you to receive the tweets of your target account(s) via SMS or email. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. You need to teach your readers a few things. Business / Career. Freelancing. You become alive.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [SMS] Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?
    Money can be deposited into an account stored directly within the cell phone and send balances through PIN-secured SMS text messages between people and between buyers and sellers. At one point in time, when you opened a new account at your local bank, and the expectation was that you’d stay awhile.  As time went on, your relationship with your bank grew:  when you needed to add a checking account… when you needed a student loan… when you were buying your first house. Back then, being a bank customer often meant you would be a customer for life. Leaving a bank was difficult. After
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [SMS] IMPACT: Apple’s Gamble, Starbucks WiFi & Mobile Giving, Charity Trend
    An SMS service based in the Middle East and East Africa uses text to connect users to jobs, internships, humanitarian aid , youth leadership programs and more. In cutting through Steve Jobs’ histrionics on Apple’s earnings call , we’re left with the core question of whether “open&# or “closed&# mobile operating systems are better for consumers. “I’d argue perhaps Android isn’t fragmented, at least according to the classical definition, but that the practical result is the same,&# industry analyst Michael Gartenberg said in a post. Think Maserati.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [SMS] 23 location-based terms every marketing agency and business should know
    SMS – Short Message Service. SMS – Social Mapping Service. Recently a few reports stated despite the popularity among tech evangelist many individuals were unaware of location based applications such as @TriOut, @Foursquare, @brightkite, @whrrl, @gowalla and more. The reports also stated due to the limited amount of awareness but still having millions of users there was little value in using various location-based applications in marketing campaigns. Sadly, I believe that is half-way true. GPS – Global Positioning System. Latitude and Longitude. Leaderboard.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [SMS] The Five Forms of Mobile Media via Geoff Livingston
    Below is an excerpt but click on the link below to read the entire article. 1) Short Messaging Service (SMS). 2) Native Mobile Web Use. 3) Applications: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows… You name the OS, it’s hard to imagine that an application hasn’t been developed yet. Geoff Livingston has a great post called a the Five Forms of Mobile Media. Plus there is the whole tablet market. As Ken informed me, the applications marketplace is not the same as the smartphone market. iPhone applications are still very dominant with Android applications lagging behind in adoption rates.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile Marketers Should Sync More Offers With Our Transit Routine
    My own company, Hipcricket, has created an innovative, location-based brand awareness campaign called Blue Moon on the Fly that begins by asking people to opt in by sending an SMS keyword to Blue Moon beer’s short code. Mobile devices have become nearly as commonplace as toothpaste for travelers in North America and Europe. Like the true road warriors we are, we take our wireless gear with us wherever we go — and our use of them is unprecedented. percent of all devices in June. Mobile devices topped the 50 percent mark for the first time in February of this year.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile Marketing 2012: Practical Predictions To Guide YOUR Planning
    major global brand allocates approximately 70 percent of its mobile efforts to reach efforts that include SMS. Like Macy’s, brands would be well-adviced to use an SMS call to action (to start the conversation) and then continue the interaction by harnessing QR codes (delivered via print advertising) to point people to a mobile website to capture people’s information —and interest. Some of the smartest minds in mobile marketing and advertising recently gave their 2012 predictions for mobile during a webinar conducted by Mobile Marketer and sponsored by Hipcricket.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile Marketing 2012: Practical Predictions To Guide YOUR Planning
    major global brand allocates approximately 70 percent of its mobile efforts to reach efforts that include SMS. Like Macy’s, brands would be well-adviced to use an SMS call to action (to start the conversation) and then continue the interaction by harnessing QR codes (delivered via print advertising) to point people to a mobile website to capture people’s information —and interest. Some of the smartest minds in mobile marketing and advertising recently gave their 2012 predictions for mobile during a webinar conducted by Mobile Marketer and sponsored by Hipcricket.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [SMS] Facebook Home – The Pursuit of Social WOW for Brands
    Because this feature is integrated in to Android SMS system, users can also respond directly with their own text. On April 12, in an exclusive partnership with AT&T, HTC released the exciting new HTC First. The First has many new features , perhaps the most exciting of which is the inclusion of the immersive new mobile platform Facebook Home. This new take on the mobile social experience should better equip brands to put the “wow” into their interactions with their Facebook community. The Facebook Home platform aims to do just that. Leave your family at the table. It’s powerful.”.
  • MASHABLE.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
    [SMS] First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here
    Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Apple Social media MARKETING Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! The New York Times has opened up access to its Reader 2.0 Duran Goodyear.
  • FIREBELLY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [SMS] How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media
    Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Main | Jakes Take: Facebook Hits The Big 5-0-0 » July 22, 2010 How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media While shopping for new tires last night, I overheard a woman and the tire store manager (let's call him "Todd") getting into an argument. walked into the middle of their heated conversation so I don't have the back story. I don't know if the woman's anger was warranted, but, nevertheless, she was upset.  " Todd's response? "Fine."
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [SMS] Our Shifting Notion of Search, Social and Mobile.
    SMS drives conversation and just as search has become somewhat of a utility for the desktop, the smartphone is now the defacto device for driving purchases, for buying tickets, for research, for email, for being social and oh by the way…making phone calls. 10 years ago seems so 10 years ago in the world of search, social and mobile. We’ve definitely evolved and rightly or wrongly so depending on your point of view. Take for example search. In 2000 Google was a 2 year old start-up still trying to create an identity and compete with Yahoo and MSN. How do we use search now?
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [SMS] Evaluate Your Marketing Campaign With Analytics BEFORE You Launch It. (Part 2 of 2)
    Turn to an Account Manager to follow the program execution schedule closely.  An Account Service team is a huge asset in managing your operational partners across multiple channels (email, mail, fulfillment, Web, telemarketing, SMS, mobile, etc.) Megan Jasinski. In the first of these two posts , we talked about the marketing marathon.  I outlined how to define your business objectives and tap into your Marketing Analytics Coaches before you start the big race. Now start sharing your objectives and plans with your operational partners – in a kick-off meeting of sorts. Tweet This!
  • STEVE RUBEL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [SMS] Question: What Will Emerge as the Next Great Social Network? - The.
    Both of these networks road on internet/sms. The Steve Rubel Stream Edit Delete Autopost 16 Aug 2009 Question: What Will Emerge as the Next Great Social Network? I get asked all the time what is emerging as the next great social network. still believe it will be a network of sites powered underneath by technologies from Facebook, Google and Twitter. But in the interim, I am sure there will be some new site that comes along and captures the hearts of geeks - just as Twitter, and to some degree, Friendfeed did. would love your insights here. Posterous right now is the leader. Harlow said.
  • ACIDLABS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
    [SMS] Conflict and disaster management in a hyperconnected world — cooperative, collaborative, real time
    The SBTF raised a global team of more than 150 trained volunteers and created the Libya Crisis Map to provide live mapping of emergent information about the conflict coming from the international news media, social networks such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, blogs and other sources including telephone and SMS. This This paper was delivered at the Regional Senior Leaders Seminar in Cairns, Australia on 19 May 2011. referenced version suitable for printing is available. Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Live in fragments no longer. - EM Forster, Howard’s End. Real-time.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
    [SMS] Are you green-washing to build up your marketing database?
    They did a call out in-store, on marketing materials and in the local mall’s display board asking patrons to opt into SMS messages for a schedule of local sports personalities coming into the store for autograph sessions. Last week a conversation in my office really got under my skin. My coworkers Cristina and Karen were discussing that a large retailer asked them if they wanted to be green and have their store receipt emailed over to them. Now on the surface this seems very logical, less paper equals less trees being cut down. Permission based marketing should offer value to both sides.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
    [SMS] Is Your Marketing the PITS?
    This can be replying to a text SMS message for more information or signing up for a newsletter. When I took my marketing degree back in 2001, part of the course was learning about the  Four P’s of Marketing  –  Product, Price, Place  and  Promotion. These terms have been the mainstay of marketing since the 1950?s, when Neil H. Borden published an article called  The Concept of the Marketing Mix  , although the actual phrase The Four P’s was coined by E. Jerome McCarthy in 1960. Persuasion. Same goes for ideas – unless you get folks to buy into your ideas, they’ll fizzle out. Intent.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
    [SMS] Why We Will Ultimately Break-Up with Social Media
    We’ll realize that our true friends and colleagues are only a call, SMS, text or email away. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web Why We Will Ultimately Break-Up with Social Media Written on August 26, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 8 Comments Tweet Share Save Over the last week or so, I’ve spent some considerable time reflecting about social media. What is it? Why do we use it? How long will it last? These were only but a few questions that came to mind. And the more I thought about it, the more I began to realise. Many of us have also changed as a result of it.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
    [SMS] 105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar
    Texts, Short Message Service (SMS), Web Push, and Push Notifications. From our  research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. Really! So that got me thinking: I’m a huge planner, and I’m sure you are, too. also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience. Here ya go. Lists. How-To.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile is the New Digital Native
    Do you build a mobile-enhanced micro-site that allows you to make quick offers and use push SMS marketing to promote? Smart businesses know that understanding your audience is key to your overall success. It doesn’t matter if you’re business-to-consumer or business-to-business focused – your audience, and their interaction with you, is what defines how well you meet your goals. Which is why this new report from Exact Target is key reading for any business, small or large. Mobile Excess Needs Mobile Access. Are You Thinking Smart? amongst others.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
    [SMS] Writing a Book – Finding Time
    Do everything you can to limit the INTERRUPTIONS of time to just a single channel, like SMS, so that if someone really needs you, they know they can text you. You want to write a book, and have been wondering about the process. Maybe you’ve started a bunch of times, but something got in the way. Motivation failed you, or you lost track of the time, or you wrote the entire thing but never got it out there in any form or fashion. There are lots of roadblocks and dead ends in the world of writing books. Finding Time to Write a Book. Here are a few ways to “find&# time. So do I.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
    [SMS] Getting Informed at Netroots Nation 2012 – Summary #NN12
    Winning Online ( using Mobile Technology – a vendor presentation from Mobile Commons, a Brooklyn, NY based firm, incidentally ) was also excellent, and I think MC did a great job streamlining the interface and complexities of running a mobile SMS campaign that generates results at an affordable price, interfacing with Salesforce.com and other CRM systems. The sound came out fairly well and there were a lot of talking points, including the cost of 3 cents, average for SMS messages and putting in a mobile call to action will lead to larger lists (of potential voters).
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [SMS] How Complex Is Your Communications Landscape?
    My initial reaction was that Chris is an extreme case (and he is!), but I quickly counted 10 for myself (3 email accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, SMS/Text, Voicemail, Twitter, Google Voice, and face to face) and suspect that most of us have five or more. George Hollister. In a recent blog post titled Our Many New Phones , Chris Brogan laments the number of locations that he checks for messages each morning and asks the question “Have we really improved the world?”    Chris checks email, Twitter, web sites, blogs, etc.—a total of 13 locations daily.  And with you. Tweet This! Digg this!
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [SMS] The Changing Customer Service - Social Media
    If there is birthday greeting to be sent out then perhaps an SMS would go out. Due to Social Media the way customers are now serviced has taken a change. This change is for the good. Previously like all other things, we have experienced the good and the bad customer service and care that was implemented. There were some corporates who managed well, while the others managed to frustrate the customers even more. And it goes without saying, that though we have good possibility via the Social Media there will be some who will perform well and others who may not. They still exists.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015
    [SMS] 105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar
    Texts, Short Message Service (SMS), Web Push, and Push Notifications. Editor’s Note: This post is one of Convince & Convert’s Top 10 Posts of 2015. From our  research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. Really! So that got me thinking: I’m a huge planner, and I’m sure you are, too. Here ya go. Lists. How-To.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [SMS] Why Apps Fail and Other Mobile Marketing Truths
    SMS – Still Valid, Still Underrated. Where’s your head at these days with SMS and text messaging? But yet, I feel like SMS still gets kind of a bad rep because it’s not cool. Simon: I’m still a huge advocate of SMS. SMS is to mobile what email is to the rest of digital marketing. Simon: Yeah, so I would definitely compare the two, SMS and email, just in that email marketing is still the most successful way to get an activation. SMS is definitely the most successful way to get a mobile activation. Jay: Hey, everybody.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [SMS] Overview of Twitter Ads [Prices, Screenshots, Terms]
    Because we offer an open platform, we cannot guarantee that all our partners or users will delete any Promoted Product that you delete or that Promoted Products sent by SMS or certain forms of syndication will be deleted. Small businesses based in the United States will have the chance to take their Twitter marketing efforts to a new level. Starting in late March 2012, Twitter introduced a new advertising offering that makes it simple for companies of any size to grow their businesses using our Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts products. Overview of Twitter Ads. The Program. Payment.
  • FIREBELLY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [SMS] Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas
    Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence. MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks? Or people who sky dive? Or even lovers of TheTyra Banks Show? Each could do wonders for any brand. Would it work for yours? Follow him on Twitter.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
    [SMS] Mobility vs. Mobility | it's Josip not joseph.com - by Josip Petrusa
    SYNC provides audible SMS and hands free calling along with entertainment and real time traffic features. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web Mobility vs. Mobility Written on June 17, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 0 Comments Tweet Share Save A few days ago, I read a great article by Carol Phillips by the title of “ Millennials Are Not Romantic About Their Wheels ”. She brought up more than a few points that ring true with Millennials. We aren’t crazed at all about having our own ride, well not getting one that quickly at least. We’ll continue driving. Why Drive?
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
    [SMS] Mobility vs. Mobility
    SYNC provides audible SMS and hands free calling along with entertainment and real time traffic features. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web Mobility vs. Mobility Written on June 17, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 0 Comments Tweet Share Save A few days ago, I read a great article by Carol Phillips by the title of “ Millennials Are Not Romantic About Their Wheels ”. She brought up more than a few points that ring true with Millennials. We aren’t crazed at all about having our own ride, well not getting one that quickly at least. We’ll continue driving. Why Drive?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2009
    [SMS] Can Twitters growth continue?
    think the teen market needs to be convinced more of the value of twitter over SMS or Facebook updates. The most recent numbers from Nielsen indicate that Twitter grew 1,382% year-over-year, registering a total of just more than 7 million unique visitors in the US. Not only is that huge growth in one year, but in one month like in January, Twitter.com clocked 4.5 million unique visitors in the US, meaning the service grew by more than 50 percent month-over-month. But can that Growth be sustained? It is hard to imagine that any technology could sustain that kind of growth.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [SMS] 7-point Checklist For Bloggers Who Want to Create a Profitable Blog
    Are you marketing to your existing list—email, social media, sms, hard mail, etc.? This guest post is by Peter G. James Sinclair of Motivational Memo. Before I aggressively started to build my Motivational Memo blog at the beginning of this year I had already owned a web design company for over seven years. During that time I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly in web design, and now that I have entered the blogging industry I continue to see the same mistakes being made by many bloggers. So use this quick checklist to analyze your own blog. 1. How well is your blog structured?
  • WWW.SKEPTICGEEK.COM  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [SMS] DataSift Curation Engine Aims for Relevance in Real-time
    Developers can send these alerts as email, SMS, or notifications on smartphones. Skeptic Geek Impartial Observations on Technology and the Social Web Home About Disclosure My Posterous The Skeptic Can Blekko be a Disruptor in Search? Mapping Startups & Services Filtering For Relevance In A Matrix DataSift Curation Engine Aims for Relevance in Real-time On August 27, 2010, in Social Web , by Mahendra Palsule As I have said many times previously, if 2009 was all about the hype of Real-time, the future is all about capturing Relevance in real-time. It is just a matter of time. link] [.]
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014
    [SMS] Campus Cyberbullying: A Tragic but Preventable Crime
    According to the Cyberbulling Research Center  cyber bullying can be defined as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” It is also known as “cyber bullying,” “electronic bullying,” “e-bullying,” “sms bullying,” “mobile bullying,” “online bullying,” “digital bullying,” or “Internet bullying.”   According to StopBullying.Gov  cyber bullying can take form as “mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.”
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [SMS] Facebook Page Managing Updates for Admins
    Mobile: View more detailed instructions about connecting your Page to a mobile device and managing your presence via email, the mobile website, iPhone or SMS. Facebook Pages help brands, businesses, and public figures build a presence to connect with the people who like them on Facebook. For administrators of Pages, managing the content and look of that presence is one of the most important aspects of building a successful Page. Facebook has launched a redesigned Page Manager to make managing Pages easier and quicker. You no longer need to go to a different interface.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
    [SMS] Redesigning Your Blog to Drive Reader Behavior
    When I have the luxury of not being interrupted by phone or email or DMs or SMS, I write. Soon, you’ll be seeing an all-new version of Convince & Convert. It’s undergoing a full makeover , led by the amazing Rafal Tomal from Copyblogger Media. We’re of course staying with the Genesis Framework that provides enormous customization capabilities with unmatched ease-of-use. The Case for Redesign. Even though WordPress (especially with Genesis) is exceptionally easy to work with compared to old skool Web design days, it’s still a major undertaking. Why bother?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [SMS] Mobile Meets Multimedia: Mobile Giving Foundation Expects Increase In Donations & Engagement
    As general awareness increases and the number of smart phones grows, so will creativity including much richer mobile applications leveraging not just SMS (text-to-give), but multi-media services and mobile Web, including video. 2.      Nonprofit ROI will continue to improve.  A year ago this month the world witnessed a massive earthquake shook Haiti, and the citizens of the world, to their core. The extent of the damage following the disaster on January 12, 2010, quickly reached cataclysmic proportions. An estimated three million people were affected by the quake. Mobile Giving
  • BLOG.WEBDISTORTION.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [SMS] 7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page.
    home services Products.NET news system SMS product Articles Best of Subscribe forum contact Home > Marketing > Social Media > 7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page. Mar 22nd 2010 7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page. posted in: Social Media Facebook markup language or FBML for short is used in a variety of places within the social network. Anyone who has written any Facebook applications will already be pretty familiar with its tags, and will probably have used it to write data to walls, or share postings with others programmatically. FBML needed. Update.
  • GIGAOM.COM  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [SMS] Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup
    Also: * Tweets can be assigned * You can set up alerts for brand monitoring or topics * SMS, email and mobile tweeting ability * There’s a “GuestTweet&# GT convention that allows those outside the company to contribute and more features on the way for FB and LinkedIn. For example, you could create several tweets for Monday through Friday with a list of the guests that will be appearing on your podcast or radio show. You could also schedule tweets at different days of the week announcing special promotions for your small business, restaurant or whatever. Will try them all.
  • TRENDS SPOTTING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [SMS] Handbook of Online India: New TrendsSpotting Report
    Indian Mobile Market: Penetration, growth, GSM versus CDMA subscribers, price per services, SMS growth, consumer satisfaction and loyalty,mobile music. 6. Trendsspotting Handbook of Online India. View more documents from Taly Weiss. TrendsSpotting has released its new research cover: Handbook of Online India. Globally India is the seventh largest internet market. However, its internet penetration of slightly less than 3% points to tremendous growth potential. TrendsSpotting’s Handbook of Online India captures the most updated statistics covering modern India markets. India Online 2.0:
  • TRENDS SPOTTING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [SMS] Handbook of Online India: New TrendsSpotting Report
    Indian Mobile Market: Penetration, growth, GSM versus CDMA subscribers, price per services, SMS growth, consumer satisfaction and loyalty,mobile music. 6. Trendsspotting Handbook of Online India. View more documents from Taly Weiss. TrendsSpotting has released its new research cover: Handbook of Online India. Globally India is the seventh largest internet market. However, its internet penetration of slightly less than 3% points to tremendous growth potential. TrendsSpotting’s Handbook of Online India captures the most updated statistics covering modern India markets. India Online 2.0:
  • TRENDS SPOTTING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2009
    [SMS] Twitter – Do Friends Count More than Followers? HP Academic Research
    HP Lab’s research conducted on twitter – the world’s greatest public SMS network shows that the number of friends (and not user’s number of followers) is the actual driver of twitter user’s activity. In this post I will review HP’s research findings and present my disagreement with the research conclusions. study of social interactions within Twitter (via Snake Coffee ), conducted by B. A. Huberman, D.M. Romero, and F. Wu (HP Labs) reveals that the driver of usage is a sparse and hidden network of connections underlying the “declared” set of friends and followers.
  • PAMORAMA  |  MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010
    [SMS] Who's Using Twitter in the US? Some New Demographics [Charts]
    As SMS use grows, marketers need to plan ways to leverage SMS as a valuable part of the marketing mix. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Who’s Using Twitter in the U.S.? Some New Demographics [Charts] by Pam Dyer on May 3, 2010 Share A new Edison Research report draws many interesting conclusions about U.S. Twitter users. The report summarizes the most recent data from a three-year tracking study conducted by Edison and Arbitron. The findings will help you better understand Twitter usage and assist in your social marketing efforts.
  • BARE FEET STUDIOS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [SMS] Why I Rarely Answer My Phone | Bare Feet Blog
    And when we had our little earthquake here a few years back, phone did not work tho SMS did! It is simply another trending practice that all marketers would be wise to note: Interruption of any kind is increasingly irritating and unnecessary in today’s world of technology and community. Consider this yet another free tip from your early adopter, Rox. The bold emphasis is mine. FYI our insider club of precious clients have phone access to me 24/7; you folks are listed in my Caller ID. Yet even with you/them I don’t always answer immediately. It is not a casual exercise. Today?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [SMS] CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #26
    Montreal Children''s Hospital uses SMS and more to curb wait times. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: iMedia Canada Summit happens in Montreal this week. The massive growth of digital ad spend. The power to measure everything online. Does digital advertising work?
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
    [SMS] Monitoring vs. Measurement – MyCustomer.com Article and a New Taxonomy need to choose platforms and tools
    Social Media Specialized (SMS) tools fall into a handful of buckets. I co-wrote an article (part 1 of 3) with Cecilia Pineda Feret titled Social media monitoring and metrics: The definitive introduction at MyCustomer.com that was published Monday.   I’ll quote the article there and then add a few thoughts at the end of the post. In the first of a three-part series,  Cecilia Pineda Feret and Marshall Sponder provide a comprehensive rundown of tools, challenges and advice. If you fall into this category, fear not. Why monitor or measure? See his e-book for more detail: Understanding.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
    [SMS] Facebook- Allyn John Slater and social media hate sites
    Telstra deliver SMS – are they responsible for negative SMS messages? What happens when online communities create “hate sites&# particularly on testimonial sites of those who have passed on?  Does saying “I wanna kill him&# mean anything online? What happens when we are shocked by someone else displaying other value systems than we have ourselves? Pixel Threats in social networks. guess the first point is that calls for the death penalty and the “I want to kill him&# statements are “pixel threats&#. Facebook in the main makes us feel safe. Do you?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
    [SMS] Aisle411: Accelerating In-Store Engagement With Mobile Search, Mobile Marketing & Social Media
    In practice, people search and the service also lets them map the results (in the store and using Aisle411’s interactive map), add the item found to the shopping list and share the search results with others via SMS, email, Twitter or via an update to their Facebook page. Heightened activity and interest in mobile retail (spurred on by holiday shopping and the rapid uptake of price comparison services and apps), has paved the way for a variety of new and immersive mobile experiences that insert marketing messages and campaigns into our daily shopping routines. What’s next?
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [SMS] Hindu Story on Mobile Marketing in India | Gauravonomics Blog For.
    Mobile marketing can cover the full spectrum from outbound SMS and voice campaigns to game-like loyalty programs on location based social networks. SMS and voice have high reach in India, but outbound SMS and voice campaigns are often spammy. Large players like SMSGupShup are trying to add value to SMS marketing by adding CRM-like segmentation features and two way engagement. SMS-based response via short codes is already a popular method of participation in brand contests. For more, read my bio. Here are some things you should do: 1. Lets talk. 0.744 seconds
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2010
    [SMS] Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins
    OpenBeak is mobile client for posting updates to Twitter.   It works over the data network, so you don’t need to use SMS. Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the  social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Following is an abbreviated list of useful tools, resources and/or apps with links and short descriptions that you may want to incorporate into your daily social media practice. Twitter Tools: tagwalk. taweet. Addic-to-mattic. Tweetake. Twitter Directories.
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