FB and twitter

Can’t Beat ‘Em? Join ‘Em: Facebook’s #Twitter Adaptation

Has anyone noticed that Facebook’s adopted some of “Twitter” into their site functions? They now have “trending topics” and clickable “hashtags”–both of which are indigenous components of Twitter’s basic infrastructure. What’s trending right now on Facebook? Hobby Lobby. Breaking Bad. And Serena Williams. On Twitter? Canada Day. World Cup. Wimbledon. Both sites are catering to a…

Google Drone

Google’s Titan AeroSpace Purchase: I Wonder If Anyone Considered THIS…

I’ve been posting A LOT about Google as of late, but that’s because they’ve just been making chess move after chess move and my interest never ceases. According to several news outlets, including USA Today,Google just purchased the drone maker firm “Titan AeroSpace”.  The purpose seems pretty stand-up: spreading internet to those without it in…

Social Media

Is Your Favorite Social Network Shutting Down?

SOCIAL MEDIA IS SHUTTING DOWN? Boy, wouldn’t we panic if that were true. We’d have to scramble for all the photos we’ve posted over the last few years and grab a few numbers from people with whom we’ve condensed communication down to Facebook update for. Ah yes, and we’d surely have to find something else to do…

What I’m Learning About Social Media Marketing from Gary Vaynerchuk’s “Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook”

1) Tell A Story.   Crazy reality television shows and Maury seemingly had a method to their madness all along! People don’t buy into just products anymore. People buy into other people, personalities and narratives they can follow closely, relate to or at the very least, be entertained by. We business owners don’t have to get crazy…