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5 Good Tips to Gaining Twitter Followers and 1 Bad Tip

  • December 21st, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Twitter has been gaining a lot of headway lately and with the new user interface you can be sure to see an increase in usage. You are going to want to get a hold of some followers along the way to build your social network. It isn’t always easy to gain followers and some people do not know who to… Read more

Be Part of Single Social Graph with One True Fan

  • February 2nd, 2011 by Cijo Abraham Mani
One True Fan is a new social media start-up that use social gaming technique to make users part of the single social graph. Social gaming is expected to be the next biggest thing as it integrates with social media. The game theory used in the website makes it stand out from other networks. The check-in’s you perform on every website… Read more

Foursquare To Get Extreme With Charity

  • January 31st, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
The Winter X Games, which runs from January 27-30th, have made it possible for one charitable organization to gain both awareness and donations from extreme sports enthusiasts. Social media site Foursquare has teamed up with Sports Authority to help support breast cancer research and awareness. For every check in to ‘Sports Authority at Winter X Games’ through Foursquare,… Read more

HOW TO: Search for People on Facebook

  • January 19th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
I bet anyone reading this can think of one person (perhaps more) that they wish they could get back in touch with, if only to see how they have been. From an old school friend to a past sweetheart, and even long lost relatives, there are plenty of reasons for you to want to find someone to reconnect with. Facebook… Read more

Are You Aware of the Groupon Phenomenon?

  • January 5th, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
Groupon’s growing market share of the group buying phenomenon and its rejection of Google’s $6 billion buyout has lead investors to pour money into the fledging start up. Its value has increased by four fold and is now estimated to be worth an outstanding $4.8 billion. With more investors on the horizon and the popularity of group deals Groupon is… Read more

Be Careful Who Your ‘Friends’ Are

  • December 15th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
One of the first rules we teach our children is never to talk with strangers. This is just as important making on line friends while on social networking sites. These days you never know who is lurking or viewing your profile. Take the latest news that Al Qaeda may want to ‘friend’ you on Facebook. Terrorist organizations are using social… Read more

Really Mr. Zuckerburg? Trademarking the Word “Face”?

  • November 29th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Mark Zuckerburg and the Facebook team are on the fast track to getting a trademark on the word ‘face’. The word ‘book’ however, is proving to be a bit more of a challenge. The word ‘book’ has already been claimed by an online company called Their claim on the word is as a result of their business which is… Read more

Pick Up Lines Go Social With ‘Singles Around Me’ App

  • November 26th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
SinglesAroundMe can replace the standby phrase of  “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?” and replace it with an upscale app to see where available singles are located. The hot new trend in apps is the geo-location applications to help find friends, potential friends and even now, potential mates. Lavalife and eHarmony, the heavy hitters… Read more

DUI – The Social Media Sobriety Test

  • November 18th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Everyone likes to have a good time but some individuals go over the edge and leave inappropriate messages on social media sites while in a drunken stupor. Text messages, Facebook status and Twitter updates should not be done while fueled with tequila chasers. To avoid making what seemed at the time to be a clever response, welcome the Social Media… Read more

Is the Business Card Dead?

  • November 1st, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Ever wonder if you should have your social media contact information on your business card? If you already do, your card may look something like this: Your Name Company Company Address Telephone Number Cell Number Fax number Email address Twitter handle Facebook page address Linked In profile address Pretty soon business executives and salespeople will have to exchange 8 ½… Read more