27 07, 2011

4:01pm – The Best Time To Tweet If You Want To Be Noticed

By |2011-7-27|Blog, Social Media|1 Comment

The best time to tweet if you want people to notice is ... 4.01pm, according to my survey of nearly 120 Twitter users. 11am-12pm is another good time - but you've got more chance of being retweeted at 4.01pm. The main findings of the survey are: Half of people read every tweet. But 20% read only the last 20 tweets or less when they check Twitter. At 11am-12pm, 51% of Twitter users are looking at tweets, but only 31% are [...]

24 07, 2011

Google+ Pulls In 20 Million in 3 Weeks

By |2011-7-24|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

When Google Inc. launched its Google+ social-networking site three weeks ago, executives handed out sailor hats to the hundreds of employees working on the project, symbolizing their year-long journey to that point. So far, the sailing has been mostly smooth. On Wednesday, Web-traffic watcher comScore Inc. estimated Google+ has had 20 million unique visitors since its launch, including five million visitors from the U.S. A Google spokeswoman declined comment. Google's rapid growth spurt on Google+ suggests that people are hungry for more [...]

20 07, 2011

Monterey Aquarium Takes Social Media for A Ride

By |2011-7-20|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

One of the most venerable mantras in marketing is “Fish where the fish are.” That advice is being followed, in creative fashion, in a campaign for an attraction where there are plenty of fish. The attraction is the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, Calif., in the tourist-rich San Francisco region. The campaign for the aquarium, which is visited by millions of people each year, carries the theme “Share the love.” In addition to conventional elements like commercials on television and [...]

15 07, 2011

Five Best Social Media Practices for Small Businesses

By |2011-7-15|Blog, Social Media|0 Comments

When it comes to social media, the market is quickly becoming saturated. There's Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, foursquare, LinkedIn, QR codes, mobile apps, blogs – and now even, Google+ So, it's no wonder some entrepreneurs feel inundated with all of the social media platforms. If you are a small businesses suffering from social media binge you aren’t alone. Here's how to ensure your social media overload doesn’t lead to social media blunders. Facebook Use Facebook to grow you brand These days, [...]