Social Media articles published in October 2013
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October 30, 2013
Caramel Frap, Please! Starbucks Lets You Tweet a Coffee to Your Buds
As Starbucks puts it, "It's an easy and fun way to say you're awesome...this Starbucks is on me."
October 29, 2013
Hootsuite's Julio Viskovich Talks Social Selling and Advanced Tweet-Fu Tips
This week we have an awesome guest, Julio Viskovich, Social Selling Sensei, corporate trainer, consultant and implementation specialist at HootSuite.
Snapverse launches "Selfieoke" and more
The self-expression app for social, music and interactive communication has launched some new features that carry some pretty interesting backing.
October 25, 2013
Pinterest updates guidelines on "pin it to win it" contests
Pinterest appears to be growing weary of brands and bloggers using their network to win contests, but are they making the right decision on whom they choose to enforce their guidelines?
October 24, 2013
Death Benefit: Why Can't We Sell Our Social Data When We Pass Away?
A McAfee survey finds that the digital assets we leave behind are worth a lot more than we are...
October 19, 2013
Will Social Media Relics Rise Again?
An infographic showcasing some of the early days of social media and networks that are now called relics
October 15, 2013
5 Rules to Online Video Marketing [Infographic]
"The next big thing in content marketing is video," Justabout Everyone, Company ABC.
Sam Mallikarjunan, Head of Hubspot eCommerce, shares killer conversion tactics
For this round of Social Brands and Influencers, we chat with Sam Mallikarjunan, Head of eCommerce Marketing at HubSpot.
Facebook Bought a Little Company that Could Hand it All the Web
Keep your eye on this purchase. Facebook's likely got something big, interesting and long-term up its sleeve.
Technorati Product Review: Create Landing Pages in Minutes with Lander
There's a market for turnkey, effective landing pages, and Lander has a terrific product to serve it.
October 14, 2013
Foursquare ad platform banks on small and local business
Foursquare is entering the social media ad network fray with a very pointed platform aimed at small and local businesses.
October 11, 2013
Technorati Product Review: AtContent's Blogging Tool Suite
AtContent is a WordPress plugin that enables bloggers to feed content from other sources into their blogs, properly cited and credited, and without fear of accidental plagiarism.
Study Says: Long Live the Online Forum [Infographic]
ProBoards, the world’s largest host of free Internet forums, wanted to know if they still mattered. So they asked.
October 9, 2013
Consolidate your online presence at PixelHub
PixelHub offers tons of customization options for a simple to use site builder. Clean interface and a social media integration will enable you to solidify and create a central location for your online life.
October 8, 2013
Jay Baer Talks “Youtility” and About How Effective Marketing Is About Being Useful
Jay Baer is a hype-free marketing strategist, speaker, and author and President of the social media and content marketing consultancy Convince & Convert.
Yahoo Mail gets a 16th birthday make-over
Yahoo Mail is continuing their re-branding efforts by releasing a totally new look email client across all devices.
October 2, 2013
Waze and Eminem team up to inadvertently promote distracted driving
Whoops. Waze (owned by Google) is running a contest with Eminem to promote his new album. Of course, it requires their target demographic in this — teens — to stare at their phones while driving.
October 1, 2013
Bryan Srabian of the San Francisco Giants shares secrets to sports social media success
Tasked with keeping the Giants' fanbase engaged throughout the entire year, Srabian discusses strategies for keeping your marketing messaging on the social forefront during even the slowest times of the year.