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Why Snapchat is Alive and Well

Some people think of Snapchat as a communication device, and others as a game. I’d say it’s both. There is a score tied to your account, which was probably an early way the developers toyed with user retention. In any case, the company definitely understands the game of competing in the virtual space. Continue reading

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How To Grow a *Local* Twitter Following

Twitter’s basic etiquette is generally follow-me and I-might-follow-you, so you must be following people who have some interest in your product, and they might just return the favor. So really the trick is to *find* local followers. And I’ll tell you how. 🙂 Continue reading

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Follower Farming: Tweet Spinner vs. Tweet Adder

Though the purpose of each program is essentially the same, the gadgets are very different, making it difficult (for me, at least) to choose one. The good news is they are both effective and that I’m going to explain which will be more so for your needs. Continue reading

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Ode to Google

Google, I love you so, but how do you know how many taste buds are on my tongue?
Can people hear me when in a coma? Where exactly is Barcelona? And just how would one “Wang Chung?” Continue reading

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Google is a Boy Scout, and Facebook is a crack dealer.

Eventually when businesses begin using it as a standard communications platform and Joe Average starts vomiting from withdrawals while camping outside internet access, Facebook will conveniently introduce a fee, nominal at first but rising steadily over time, until you are choosing between using it and providing braces for your children. Continue reading

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Drop.io vs. Google Groups

It is really a dream come true for employers, because it gives them one place to post a wide array of virtual nuggets in just one place, just one time, for multiple users. I thought the assistant chief of our tribe was going to cry when he saw it yesterday. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Facebook Page

3. Make Your Employees Interact
They’re your workers, and you own their time, right? Well put that to use and get them interacting on your page. It gets outsiders involved and again, gives them that insider scoop in regards to who they’re dealing with. Continue reading

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