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Twitter IPO is Prompting Changes for Users

About two months ago, our lead social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations started noticing interesting changes involving the Twitter accounts we manage for clients. Tools were suddenly disabled. Twitter’s technical support, which hadn’t been good, improved.
So, when news broke on Sept. 24 that Twitter had already formally taken steps toward going public back in mid-July, Jeni Hinojosa wasn’t surprised.

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How To Successfully Build A Bootstrapping Software Business

10 Tips for Building Up an Independently-Financed Software Business Every young software business is different. Yet regardless of niche, competitive pressures or economic conditions, all startups face the same key issues. It’s possible to survive those hectic, early years as a bootstrapped business—even thrive during them. All you need is…

1) an idea for a software product that is needed on the market or a product that has passed its first function tests with flying colors. In other words, the market requires products that are great right from the start or that promise greatness.

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How does your online social media presence affect your divorce?

The divorce process is often muddied with a number of issues -- all of which are saturated with heavy emotions and stress. Property division, child custody and visitation rights are just a few subjects that are a part of the process.

In the midst of it all, many individuals fail to consider how angry comments on Facebook or Twitter might affect their divorce. If you are dealing with the end of your marriage, you may want to reflect on the online social presence of you and your former partner.

According to the president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, managing an online footprint is becoming a regular part of divorce conversations as social networks become mainstream ways of communicating information about life.
 
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Social Media Network Helps Remembering Loved Ones

MyOwnJourney.com, a new startup social media network enables members to preserve their memories and life legacy into the future. MyOwnJourney has transformed the way social media is used by allowing members to catalogue their life’s accomplishments or those of a loved one.

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Legal rights at work and your electronic devices – Is your boss watching you?

With increasing popularity of social networking sites and smartphones for communication, employees tend to get distrcated at work too. But this causes a severe loss of productivity and also amounts to infringement of data protection laws. Frank Johnson describe your legal rights at work and the right ways to use lectronic devces. Employees often check their personal mails or log in to social networking account using the Internet at work. Employers-provided mobiles are used for long talks with their friends and family members ignoring important work at the office.

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Guide to Social Media

Social media has become a significant part of personal and professional life. Full fledged blogging platforms as also the micro blogging sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus are used by businesses for marketing and advertising. With multifarious options in the social media world, it may sometimes become difficult for businesses to choose suitable strategies for successful marketing and advertising. Frank Johnson delves deeper into the different aspects of social media for businesses and presents a guide to social networking etiquette and tactics.

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NetMediaEurope study reveals IT buyers use social media without knowing it

April 7th 2011 - IT BUYERS USE SOCIAL MEDIA WITHOUT KNOWING IT • Six-country study from NetMedia Europe highlights that IT pros are suspicious of social networks, but still rely on them for information • Facebook is most popular social media platform for business users • UK remains the heaviest user of social media Only 12 percent of IT decision makers across Europe believe they use social media to inform their decisions. That is the key finding from a six-country study conducted by NetMediaEurope, publisher of eWEEK Europe UK (www.eweekeurope.co.uk), the online publication designed for the new era of IT.
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Have You Altered Your Ecommerce Techniques?

Besides the changing fashion and make-up trends, it is also the ecommerce industry that has witnessed a big revolution in the year 2011. According to the recently generated reports, it is evidently clear that more consumers are becoming accustomed to shopping from while enjoying the comforts of their home. [Read More...]

New speakers announced for Social Business: Breakthroughs in revenue, cost and communication Event

March 10th 2011 - Social business provider SITEFORUM, is co hosting a series of presentations and a panel debate on Tuesday 15th March, to discuss how companies can capture the true potential of social business and generate measurable bottom-line results. The event, taking place at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, City of London Campus from 17.00 to 20.15, will feature presentations from digital and social media experts on the collaborative use of Web 2.0 technologies in connecting the internal efforts of employees and to extend reach to customers, partner and suppliers.
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Ventureneer and Caliber Partner to Develop Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

A new tool to provide practical know-how, based on real-world experience will soon be available to nonprofit leaders who are using or want to use social media. Ventureneer (http://www.ventureneer.com) and Caliber http://www.calibersm.com  are partnering to conduct a survey, from which data will be compiled on which social media are most effective by nonprofit sector, by size of organization, by purpose, and what best practices are for nonprofits using social media.
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Digital Surrey launches at Surrey Sports Park

Surrey, April 22, 2010: The free launch event for Digital Surrey (www.digitalsurrey.co.uk) has been confirmed to take place on April 29 between 7-11pm at Surrey Sports Park, the newly opened multimillion pound sport and leisure facility owned by the University of Surrey. This will be the first Digital Surrey event and welcomes everyone with an interest in the digital world. Co-ordinated by Surrey based PR agency thebluedoor (www.thebluedoor.com), Digital Surrey aims to create a space for the digital community of Surrey to stay in touch, meet-up, network, learn and share.
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Tim Kissane, Owner of Timbury Computer Services, Named One of 50 Most Powerful Voices in Open Source

San Diego, CA — March 17, 2010 — Tim Kissane, a Linux and Open Source software consultant from Toms River, NJ, was named among the top fifty Most Powerful voices in Open Source by open source collaboration vendor MindTouch. Vice president of sales and marketing for MindTouch, Mark Fidelman, explained their selection process in a blog post on the MindTouch web site: http://www.mindtouch.com/blog/2010/03/17/mpv/
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OuterBox Solutions Updates Office and Service Offerings

(1888PressRelease) OuterBox Solutions has recently added new services offerings including Social Media Marketing and has also remodeled the Akron, Ohio headquarters.
Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria, OH - OuterBox Solutions, based in Akron, Ohio, is proud to announce an update in service offerings that now includes Social Media Marketing and management. With a strong eCommerce presence, OuterBox Solutions has found a niche in the eCommerce development and marketing industry. From search engine optimization to print design, OuterBox Solutions looks to offer clients all services needed for eCommerce success.
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How to: Stay Secure With Using Twitter

If you are reading this article then you know how to use a computer.You also know how to use the internet.Therefore, it follows that you are probably one of the many millions of people who use social media. The most popular such site right now is Facebook but my personal favourite is Twitter. You have a Twitter account too, right? That may be a [Read More...]
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