May 8th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Facebook: not just a place for families, fun, and games.
Today, the largest and most popular social media giant is also prime property for small businesses and entrepreneurs to network with other professionals, as well as communicate with current and prospective new customers or clients.
From so-called “fan” pages to group pages, to virtual communities, Facebook offers small business owners… Read more
April 16th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media did not always put people out there in such a way that strangers could find out anything they want about us. In fact, when Facebook first went “public” after the Ivy League colleges in the US had access, only a few universities were given access at a time. As the popularity grew, just like social networks before it,… Read more
February 18th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Have you ever had the feeling that you were being watched? Well starting this spring, I’d venture to say your feeling will be at an all time high.
According to a private source from Facebook Inc, the social media corporation plans to release a location-tracker app in mid-March. This application is designed to help users track each other’s location, regardless… Read more
December 3rd, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Let’s face it, Facebook is a powerful social media tool that no business owner can do without. Internet is the first interactive medium invented and Facebook is on top of the list when it comes to popular networking sites. In a matter of days or weeks, you can get access to thousands of Facebook users, which in turn can be… Read more
November 29th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Everyone has a Facebook page. Facebook quickly became one of the most used and talked about websites in the entire history of the internet. The immense popularity of Facebook is what lead investors all across the nation to be lured into investing heavily in Facebook stock when the corporation went public in the middle of May.
However it turns out… Read more
November 15th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
The age of the standard, cardboard cut-out website has passed. People just don’t find static brochure- like webpages appealing anymore. Potential customers want to hear more about what you can offer them, and what helpful experiences you can pass on to them; not what the latest special is. Going to a website full on marketed products and sales pitches isn’t… Read more
August 29th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Button, button, who’s got the button? Facebook, that’s who. The popular social media site’s “Like” button has infiltrated the popular culture as well as proved to be a make-or-break for some people’s day, social status or mood in general. Now Facebook will rev it up a little bit with the creation of a new button for people to get happy… Read more
August 8th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
The flood of advertising for affordable insurance is not limited to TV and print ads. Social network sites are now a place for insurance providers to offer discounts for safe, responsible drivers. Insurance companies maintain their own pages on Facebook and other similar media network sites, and visiting these pages may actually result in a savings on insurance.
Although some… Read more
July 27th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
It seems like every other a day, another teacher is losing their job over something Facebook related. Unfortunately, though Facebook may be your own personal account, many school districts are using the information they find on these sites to get rid of teachers.
If you’re a teacher, you need to protect yourself from being a Facebook victim. Use the following… Read more
July 26th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Most businesses have caught on by now to the fact that social media can be hugely beneficial to any company, no matter how big or small. All of the content is 100% user-generated, the platforms leverage social interaction and networking and pretty much everyone is using it.
Well we all know what it can do for our businesses, but is… Read more