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Social Media

Are You Noticing The Patterns?

by Paul Fleming On May 23, 2012

When researching an article about Klout, an algorithm that measures your alleged social media influence, I discovered how Klout’s founder, Joe Fernandez, came up with the idea. Turns out, he had to have his jaw rewired and couldn’t talk for 3 months. His communication outlet during the time of silence was Facebook. According to a … Read More

Social Media

LinkedIn Saddles A Dark Horse

by Guest Blogger On May 18, 2012

This month, business networking site, LinkedIn announced the acquisition of SlideShare for $118.8 million. SlideShare allows users to upload and share PowerPoint and other slide presentations with business users, either on the Slideshare site or embedded on blogs, websites and shared on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. SlideShare is sometimes known as the “dark horse of … Read More

Google: Hangouts on Air
Social Media

The Power Of Google+ Hangouts On Air

by Paul Fleming On May 11, 2012

For the longest time, Hangouts On Air on Google+ was for a limited number of people. I was one of the lucky ones who had a chance to beta test it while it was in its infancy. Now it’s open to the public and the creativity and innovation on Google+ has grown exponentially. People are … Read More

Internet Marketing, Social Media

Can You Have Too Much Information?

by Jacob Smith On April 25, 2012

More and more studies are finding that too much choice leads to poorer decision making. Sounds crazy and contradictory, I know. I read a fascinating opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald (Dinkum has strong Australian roots, after all) by Andrew Leigh that summarised some interesting research on this topic. Here are the best bits:- … Read More

SEO, Social Media

SEO Interest in Pinterest

by Jacob Smith On April 11, 2012

The web often has a “flavor of the month” platform. Some stick around, others fall by the wayside. The latest biggie is visual sharing website Pinterest which has proven to be a geek gals BFF. While female dominated (there are some guy’s versions, my favorite being, adoption of the system has been significant and, … Read More

Internet Marketing, Social Media

Internet Marketing Lessons From KONY2012

by Jacob Smith On March 21, 2012

With more than 100 million views, KONY2012 has certainly captured worldwide attention. Don’t know what I’m talking about? In brief, US-based organization called ‘Invisible Children’ created a thirty minute video and campaign to highlight the plight of Ugandan children stolen from their families and enlisted as child soldiers. The man responsible for the kidnapping and … Read More

Social Media

How Bret Easton Ellis Uses Twitter

by Jacob Smith On March 13, 2012

Best-selling, controversial writer, Bret Easton Ellis, set the Twitterverse alight over the weekend. For around five hours, he mused on what his American Psycho character, Patrick Bateman, might be up to these days and managed to gather fourteen pages of notes from his followers. Ellis tweeted: “1.00 am in LA and sitting at my desk … Read More

Social Media

Have I Got Your Pinterest?

by Jacob Smith On February 10, 2012

There’s a new social media platform that’s broken through the pack. It’s called ‘Pinterest’ and works like a virtual pin board. See a cute picture or image you want to share? Easy. Simply ‘pin’ it to Pinterest and others can see it and share it. It seems everyone loves a photo. The platform is easy … Read More

Content Marketing, Social Media

Make Social Media Work For You. Really!

by Jacob Smith On February 1, 2012

If you think you’re too busy for social media, think again. The days of one-way communication are slowly falling away in favor of engagement. Many business owners we meet say they don’t have time for social media – that it’s too time consuming. This can be true, but social media is where the conversation is … Read More

Social Media

New Google “Search Plus Your World”

by Paul Fleming On January 11, 2012

For those who receive our newsletter, we all made predictions for the coming year and one of mine was “Google+ will have a big year particularly when it integrates search results.” Well it’s happened and a whole lot quicker than I imagined and being labelled as Google’s “Search Plus Your World”. For me, it was … Read More

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