Why 99.9% of Businesses Fail at Social Media

Posted on July 8, 2012

It's been an EXTREMELY long time since I've made a post here on my blog. Sorry folks. I've been inundated with life. All good stuff though :) I'll try to post more frequently and on a regular basis. So anyways... On to the subject at hand. Why do so many businesses fail at social media? Having managed social media campaigns for businesses of all levels (small, medium, and large) including major banks, eCommerce companies, oil and gas ...

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Netflix Regains 600,000 U.S. Subscribers

Posted on January 27, 2012

Story Source: USA Today 2/3 of the 800,000 people who cancelled their Netflix accounts in a fit of rage last year over a necessary price increase have come crawling back. I knew this was coming. There's no alternative to Netflix and there service is amazing! The cheapo's who cancelled their service last year to prove a point came crawling back to Daddy ;) I love this. While Netflix made a mistake last year in how they addressed ...

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Solar-Powered Bikini Charges Your Phone While Laying Out On The Beach [PICTURES]

Posted on August 5, 2011

This is really neat! However, is it really practical? I think so. In fact I think it's EXTREMELY practical. So say you're laying out on the beach all day gettin' your tan on and you want to listen to your iPod or play Angry Birds. With this bikini you can do so without dropping battery juice. No word yet rather or not you can swim in this "swim suit" or rather or not a pair of men's swimming trunks will be released.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Quits Job at Facebook to Pursue Social Networking Biz

Randi Zuckerberg, who is director of marketing at Facebook and also the sister of CEO and Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg — is leaving Facebook after six years to start a new media firm to help companies become more social. - Source: Huffingtonpost.com Hmm interesting. I wonder if she'll work with some competitors of Facebook like... Twitter or Google Plus. Boy would that be a stab in the back. - Michael Priceless

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Facebook Gets BUSTED Scamming Their Advertisers!

Posted on August 4, 2011

“On average, 7.9% of Facebook fans see fan page updates on a daily basis. When you look specifically at Facebook pages with over a million fans, the number drops to 2.79%.” - Source: Marketingpilgrim.com This is why I hate Facebook and look forward to the next dot com bust to take them under. They’re more concerned with making improvements for the general user experience instead of putting more focus into ensuring their adverti...

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The Art of Choosing a Business Name [INFO-GRAPHIC]

Posted on August 2, 2011

Naming a business properly is so important; especially if the business is built around the modern "hipster"-oriented crowd. This infographic provides interesting insight into naming a business. Check it out: *Click image to enlarge

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Amazon Revenues Jump 51% | “Fastest Growth in a Decade”… Even in a Recession

Posted on July 27, 2011

Amazon‘s revenues jumped 51% in the second quarter of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010, as the company experienced the fastest growth it has seen in a decade, according to CEO Jeff Bezos. In a statement, Bezos singled out the Kindle 3G with Special Offers, a $139 device that operates on 3G wireless networks and is subsidized by advertising, as the best-selling Kindle. Amazon didn’t break out sales for the Kindle 3G with ...

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Whole Food Employee Quits and Exposes Their Lies With a 2,000 Word Letter

There's recently been a trend that seems to be taking place in which disgruntled employees are taking vigilantly justice into their hands to expose the companies they work for. The most notable case besides this one with Whole Foods was the Blackberry open letter. I think this is FANTASTIC! I can't stand companies who hide behind fake corporate personas, taglines, and various other forms of bullshit. I hope that these recent and future ...

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The 400 Richest Americans Pay An 18% Tax Rate While The Rest of Us Pay 30% Plus

"The 400 richest Americans used to pay 30% of their income on the average to Uncle Sam. Today, they pay 18% on the average, according to Steve Rattner, a Wall Street financier, who just presented these figures on Mornings With Joe,MSNBC. The main reason for the drop in their tax rate of some 40% is the tax cuts by George Bush in 2003, taking the rate paid on dividends and capital gains down to 15%. This reduction in the investment ...

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BREAKING: iPhone 5 Expected to be Released by Early September

"BGR has exclusively learned that AT&T has begun communicating launch plans internally for Apple’s next-generation iPhone 5 handset. We have been told that AT&T has begun informing employees across the company, and those who work in retail locations, to finish any sort of employee training as soon as possible. AT&T is asking managers to finish training in order to have employees available for the influx of foot traffic ...

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