Google Wallet: Pick Up the Check in a New Way

The Social Media Incubator

The next time that someone asks if you would like to pay with cash, credit or check, just pull out your smart phone. Google is developing a new feature called Google Wallet , which will allow users to charge virtually any transaction to a credit card by using a smart phone.

Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers.

Saying It Social

I promptly pulled out my smart phone, went to Google and typed merely “Italian deli&# – not having to add a geographic modifier because the GPS on my phone was enabled and would automatically pull local business listings based on my current location. Because it was late, I was only interested in the results that returned with a phone number so that I could call and make sure the establishment was still open.

Facebook Places Explained


Here’s an explanation by the people at Facebook. According to Facebook, Places is basically about knowing where you friends hang out. From our profiles on Facebook, we all know and share all other sorts of things about each other.

7 Ways Brands Take Advantage of Facebook Stories

Sprout Social

Facebook Stories is just one of the latest ways to delight your customers with visual content. Facebook brought Stories to the market after the format achieved phenomenal success on Snapchat. Facebook supports 2.23 If you want your brand story to be a best-seller, you’ve got a better chance of finding your audience with Facebook. Just 14 months after launching, Facebook had 150 million active users per day for Stories. Be Brand Focused.

5 Helpful Tips for Planning Your Next Facebook Live

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Live, one of the most exciting, engaging social media tools available, is captivating both people and brands alike. From live makeup tutorials to live product reveals to live movie premieres , the potential for this Facebook tool is nearly limitless.

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Five for Friday 7.23

Jeff Esposito

After three years, I finally succumbed to the pressure to get a smart phone. Dr. Pepper Facebook Blunder Is Latest in a String of Risky Promotions – Well there are times when pushing the envelope is a good thing.

Top five: New features tools and services from the ‘Big Three’ (plus Pinterest)

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week we have new innovations from Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest. Here are some of the innovations and new features introduced by Twitter, Facebook, LinkIn and Pinterest this week. This is big news for retailers and lifestyle brands wishing to boost instore sales.

7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

As the technologies expand in capabilities, marketers become more savvy at how to use them, robots replace jobs, it becomes even more competitive for brands trying to grab any second of our attention that they can. Content is at the center of the heartbeat between your brand and your customer.

How to Brand Your Nonprofit’s Instagram


And although the company is owned by Facebook, a fact which is often overlooked, it has managed to escape from the recent scandal unscathed. But to insta productively, you want your profile to reflect your organization’s brand. BRAND IT, BABY.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]


Facebook has of course been good at picking up on media trends as they launch their own LBS service in Facebook Places in August 2010. Also an important thing to note is the fact that users mostly talk about National brands 63%, and big businesses as opposed to Mom & Pop stores.

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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Live-Streaming

Ignite Social Media

In the past couple years however, live-streaming has become more accessible to the average Joe, making it so that if you have a smart phone and a connection, you can stream anything to your hearts content.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013


You need to leverage this with a strong presence on major social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google+ for real-time communication and service with your customers. Take your product and our brand out of the story.

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Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?


This means that more and more companies try to tab in on this opportunity and make use of or create their own social news rooms to find the content that fit their brand. And there is no point in making real time content if the angle isn’t spot on and relevant for the brand.

How to Find Your Social Voice and Help Others Do the Same

Convince & Convert

Users can post questions to each other or get resources on how to run a Facebook page, how to post videos, etc. Social Media Stat of the Week: iPhone Surpasses 50% of Smart Phone Market Share. The next-most popular phone on the market?

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook Advertising – will continue to improve and unfortunately get more expensive. So people are looking for an alternative and that’s Facebook Advertising. I even wrote a book this year on just this topic called Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley).

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Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? What impact could Starbucks’ brand of wireless connectivity have on consumer behavior? I agree about Facebook in general.

Are QR Codes Disadvantaging Your Small Business?

Small Business Mavericks

They are not placed in these areas for practical purposes; they are being used as part of a consumer education/branding campaign by marketers, particularly the big national brands. QR codes are really best suited to areas – as a download to a smart phone in the form of deal or coupon, and in print media. Smart marketers are linking to their Facebook or Twitter pages suggesting users ‘follow’ them in order to receive news and special offers.

7 Tactics for Promoting Your Brick-And-Mortar Business Online

The Social Media Incubator

Business branding pages – Most social networking sites that allow you to set up a business branding page allow you to brand your business page consistent with your business website.

Are You Passionate About Social Media, Or Obsessed?

Convince & Convert

Your Facebook status updates…well, you get the idea. You can’t put your smart phone down. personal branding Guest Posts Klout margie clayman social media passionGuest post by Marjorie Clayman , resident blogger at

The New Measurement: Shifting from Traditional PR to Growth PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Our computers, smart phones, televisions and other devices are inundated with information: From news articles and blog posts, to tweets, Facebook posts and messages on dozens of other social networks, to emails and newsletters. Guest Post by Dan Beltramo.

Top Marketing Trends for 2013


You need to leverage this with a strong presence on major social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google+ for real-time communication and service with your customers. Take your product and your brand out of the story.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

What the best day of the week is for Facebook posting? This means that for every Facebook share, only nine people visited the story. Even the largest stories on Facebook are the product of lots of intimate sharing—not one person sharing and hundreds of thousands of people clicking.”

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

Twist Image

I would argue that the best brands in the world are way less interested in procuring private information and much more interested in creating the ultimate in personalized experiences. This sounds like a shot at other companies like Facebook.)" According to the Business Insider article: "Nomi's team gives retailers a snippet of code that lets wireless routers listen for nearby smart phone signals. brand. facebook.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #406

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How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe: A Special Investigation - The Nation. You probably put a phone to your head pretty often. That was way back in 2008, before I got a smart phone. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. brand. facebook. mobile phone.

30 Practical Tips for Producing Great Facebook Live Videos


This week we’ve been digging deep into Facebook Live Video. Earlier in the week I shared 10 benefits of building Facebook Live into your strategy and yesterday shared 12 different types of Facebook Live videos that you might like to create. Smart Phone Lenses.

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How To Use QR Codes for Business


A QR code can be scanned by a smart phone and make an action on the phone. Another generator called Likify will can create a code that includes a Facebook Like button. Similar Posts: Save Your Brand Reputation With Social Media. How To Post Effectively on Facebook.

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Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks


I’ve been bullish since day one, but for marketers we may see a shift away from Facebook, or other platforms, and more effort over on G+. Mobile usage continues to climb with smart phones and tablets flooding the market. Content Marketing/Brand Journalism is the new way.

What or Who will Continue to Shape our Social Media World?

Direct Marketing Observations

Smart phones -As we continue to move away from the desktop, and as the cost continues to drop and functionality rises, pretty soon, everyone will be armed with a device that will replace the television, the theater, the land line, the desk top computer and email.

Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, checking news feeds on smart phones, scrolling through one’s Twitter handle, and checking updates on blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and other online networks have become part of the urban lifestyle.

BYOG - Bring Your Own Gear

Twist Image

I've always said that locking employees out of Facebook won't make them more productive, they'll just find something else to waste their time with (like smoking or talking on the phone). Laptops and smart phones are the personal devices most commonly used today, the IT managers said, but tablet computers are on the rise. Brands (and the businesses that are behind them) are - for the first time - playing catch-up. facebook. Tags: brand.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010


Augmented Reality (AR) is the ability to place computer-generated information, such as text and labels, on top of live real world data, such as video from a smart phone. Location-based applications like Foursquare and Brightkite will not be the darlings of social media as some predict, but will instead turn into features and dissolve into general social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010.

6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

And instant messages–text messages, smart phones, social media. Facebook. It is critical to know who and which media is influential for your company or brand or product. Can you remember life before the World Wide Web?

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Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters


These days, one of the best things you can do with your website design is create an easy to navigate and uniform visual that translates well on standard sized screens and smart phones. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone. Branding needs to be universal.

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10 reasons Avon Is Not Too Late To The Social Media Party

Diva Marketing Blog

McConnell launched what was to become one of the most beloved brands. Based on its direct sales approach, which was built on developing relationships and sharing conversations, Avon has been called the original “Social” Brand. They have a brand community of 5.8

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Social Share Shopping Dance

Diva Marketing Blog

The interweb and smart phones forever changed how we buy, what we buy, where we buy. What makes social shopping work is something so simple but at the same time it’s often a challenge for brands to achieve. A Twitter search on a brand may turn up some interesting insights too.

5 Digital Trends That Affect PR in 2016

Proactive Report

Original images, smart infographics and engaging videos certainly capture the attention of your audience and are now important Digital PR skills. It might be easy to write an engaging tweet, but taking high-quality photos on a smart phone or making a consistently interesting live-streaming video is not so simple. The Shrinking Social Media Landscape: Facebook is now in its 12th year and shows no signs of slowing down. Traditional and Digital PR are rapidly converging.

Living The Heretically Productive Life [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: WUL will be back next week with brand new posts, but for now enjoy this post that originally ran on July 14, 2010. Here’s what I said: Put away the smart phone except for when you really, really need it.

Social Media Trends in 2010

Freelance Social Media

Social media begins to look less social Armano mentions the hyperactive updaters on Facebook and the ability to “hide&# them. For me, the problem on Facebook hasn’t been the frequency of updates it’s been the amount of personal information being put out there.

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Second Screen TV - Research

Diva Marketing Blog

On goes the TV set, you flip open your tablet and smart phone ready to watch. Hence, if I’m seeing a commercial on Judge Judy and happen to be on a news site with RTB inventory at the moment, an advertiser could make sure I am seeing a display ad for the same brand. Picture this.

Create and Optimize Visual Content: a new PR skill

Proactive Report

And attracting the attention and interest of a visitor to your newsroom or brand content online is vital in this overcrowded content world. 3 7% increase in engagement is experienced when Facebook posts include photographs. Shooting – with a camera, an iPad or a smart phone.

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How to Double Your Social Engagement With Images

Convince & Convert

Facebook users are sharing 684,478 pieces of content per minute. With such an influx of content on social media, it’s more difficult than ever for brands to stand out and get noticed. Pull historical social data for each network your brand is active on.

5 Digital Trends That Affect PR in 2016

Proactive Report

Original images, smart infographics and engaging videos certainly capture the attention of your audience and are now important Digital PR skills. The Shrinking Social Media Landscape: Facebook is now in its 12th year and shows no signs of slowing down.

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

Facebook & Twitter Uses Change Users in the 55+ demographic increased their usage of Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile users in the coveted 35-54 demographic decreased on both Facebook and Twitter, but only slightly and in practically statistically insignificant numbers.