Dungeons & Dragons was created in the 70’s and is a tabletop roll-playing-game that takes place in a world of high fantasy. It involves players assuming the roles of fictional characters and talking their way through quests and adventures with the help of the god-like Dungeon Master who creates and governs these imaginary worlds. The game … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons & Business
Social Media is here to stay, and its importance in marketing is indisputable. For small and medium sized businesses, it can be overwhelming to know which networks to use and how much time and money to invest. Maintaining just Facebook and Twitter is a significant commitment, much less maintaining Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, and Tumblr. … Continue reading Social Media Tips
When was the last time you said “thanks” to your valued customers? If it’s been a while, you’re in luck because the holiday season is the perfect time to connect on a personal level with clients and customers and show some gratitude for their business. You can send a thank you note or make a phone call, … Continue reading 3 Unique Ways to Show Gratitude Using Social Media
Business Insider recently released a partial report on current social media demographics, and the data is extremely informative. Below is an excerpt detailing the highlights of the report: “Facebook still skews young, but the 45- to 54-year-old age bracket has seen 45% growth since year-end 2012. Among U.S. Internet users, 73% with incomes above $75,000 are … Continue reading Social Media: Be Where Your Market Is.
Twitter is one social media tool that often bewilders business owners outside of the leisure and entertainment industry. They ask, “How much can I say in 140 characters and is what I say going to convert to revenue or web traffic? Will people care about my tweets?” Well, our answer to them is this: You … Continue reading Social Media Explained: Does My Business Need Twitter?
Google recently switched over 80 million business listings from Google Places to Google+ Local. It’s an integration of Google maps, Google Places, Google+ and Zagat reviews. The change is an effort to make Google maps a more social experience. Let’s face it: We often turn to people and resources to help us make decisions—especially when … Continue reading Google+ Local
Google+ is a social network, with a “steam” that operates very similarly to the Facebook News Feed. Users can share messages, pictures, videos, links, and their location with friends.
The following chart is Ad Age’s breakdown of the demographics of social media.
Your Google profile is a public identity, linking interested searchers to all the social networking and business related web sites that you want the public to know about.
Due to the recent upgrade, the new business Facebook Page has an area in the right side bar that allows you to surf Facebook as your personal self (Queen of the Electric Slide) or as your page (The School of Etiquette and Elegance).