Tuesday, April 21, 2009

How To Make It Big In Social Media

In the quickly evolving and growing social media-blogosphere, opportunities for success still exist. Brett Borders of Social Media Rockstar identifies 11 different avenues for achieving recognition, each utilizing different skill sets. Writers, videographers, illustrators, statisticians, public speakers -- select your tool of choice.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Using Twitter: Counting the Ways

In case you missed it the first time, here is a great list of 17 ways that individuals and businesses can use Twitter. Yes, just 17 ways! Branding, feedback, jobs, networking, and friends are just the tip of the iceberg.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Technologies & Innovations Predicted to Impact Travel

Wondering what to expect in the world of travel and tourism based on new technologies and innovations? Here are the Top 10 Travel Technology Trends for 2009 based on their business value and potential to alter travel. According to Bob Offutt, senior technology analyst and editorial director at PhoCusWright, "These ten technology trends will reshape the way consumers search, shop, and buy travel."

Using Social Media to Create Your Personal Brand

Social networking and social media are useful tools for creating your personal brand. When using social media to reshape your career, it is critical to be consistent across channels, writes Eric Bradlow, co-director of the Wharton Interactive Media Initiative in Advertising Yourself: Building a Personal Brand through Social Networks, from Knowledge@ Wharton

Using Social Media To Grow Business

Want to know what other social media marketers are doing in the social media space to grow their business? According to Michael Stelzner's Social Media Marketing Industry Report: How Marketers Are Using Social Media to Grow Their Business, sponsored by the Social Media Success Summit 2009, 88% of marketers say they are using some form of social media to market their business, although 72% say they have been using it for just a few months. The study also covers the following topics:
  • The top social media marketing questions marketers want answered
  • How much time marketers are investing in social media
  • The benefits of social media
  • How time invested impacts results
  • The top social media tools
  • And much more!

Thursday, April 9, 2009


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