Flash Mobs Go Social in India

Waxing UnLyrical

What the iPhone is to smart phones, flash mobs are to marketing. As organizations all over the globe try to use smart moves to attract and retain customers, the recent and ongoing turbulence in the global economy has only intensified this need.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?


We already know that more and more people access their social media profiles on their smart phones. For some social networks half of the users access exclusively from their phones.

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What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

the last tweet chat I was in I posted 435 times in an hour and the conversation was flying so quickly there were over 1,000 tweets with the chat hashtag in that one hour alone.). Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?


Use the great hashtag feature to keep up with and be part of the latest trends and news worthy events. The Hangouts, +1s and hashtags , if used properly, can result in a fantastic page popularity. Do not sign your business up if you are not going to use your smart phone.

Social Media During Emergencies

Akamai Marketing

Since I was evacuated last night, as I listened to tsunami sirens wail, huddled in my car with blankets, pillows, dog, husband and a battery charger for phone and Ipad, the glow coming off my personal devices was my outside connection with the world. If a community-based hashtag already exists as is the case with #hitsunami, then consider using that hashtag. Meanwhile the #tsunami hashtag was infiltrated with spam.

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices


When it comes to branding, there are two strategies that work well across the majority of social media platforms: Hashtags. Hashtags aren’t just for Twitter — they’re now a social media staple, and they work across platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

6 Smart Social Media Lessons for Small Business from a Car Dealer

Socially Sorted

Do you want to learn some instantly actionable, smart social media lessons for small business? 5 Smart Social Media Lessons for Small Business from Kuni Lexus of Portland. It takes just a few minutes to grab a smart phone, film a short video and upload it.

Is Social Media Going Mainstream?


Although the conference had a hashtag (#fhrboc), only four or five people tweeted during the entire two-day conference. Also many associations continue to try to limit employees’ access to social sites (your employees have smart phones and tablets so they’ll get around your ban).

Do it #TodayNotSomeday: Create an Autoresponder Series


Don’t forget to share your progress on today’s challenge with the hashtag “TodayNotSomeday”, check out the show notes here , and sign up to get your free trial month with Edgar (the sponsor of this series) here.

Creating a Virtual Community to Build a Better Blog


A Virtual Race can be done anywhere around the globe within a fixed timeframe, and the GPS data from a sports watch or smart phone is submitted for your time. . So naturally I have a hashtag that the runners can use to share their photos of their run.

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

Traditional advertising methods, like print ads and television commercials worked incredibly well until the average consumer owned a smart phone. If the wrong phone number or a typo ends up on a magazine ad, you can’t exactly ask for a second printing. Be Really Smart.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Hashtags. Do you have a smart phone? 15-second videos straight from your phone to Facebook, Twitter, Email. Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago.

Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

Many people on Twitter use hashtags to categorize content, so you should leave space for that too. Most news sites are featuring videos on their news stories and as news content is consumed on smart phones, iPads and tablets, the need for more visual material will grow.

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50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

All you need to do is add your favourite accounts from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter … and your favourite hashtags, keywords and blogs too. Now you can search for top hashtags and find content! Typorama – beautiful typography on your phone! Time.

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips


Pat Flynn is a beloved thought leader in the areas of online entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and lifestyle businesses on the Smart Passive Income blog. Many of our readers check their email when they first wake up, almost always on a smart phone.

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