I’m kind of disappointed I didn’t see this until now. Story about Klout featured a tweet of mine. It’s not a huge organization, but it’s not a little one either! Thousands of people likely read my tweet, without me even knowing! A few months after this story came out, I set up a Google Alert for my name, so now I can’t be mentioned online without hearing about it. Read the full story here:
I went to a conference last week – #140Cuse, a conference on social media and higher education. One of the presentations was about digital literacy. It’s a long story, so I’ll let you do some research into that on your own. But here is something Walmart is doing to help. My first thought: What? Why? My second thought: Ohhhhh….. Sometimes It takes a minute for things to click. This is big business.
Things are about to get a bit more difficult for SEO Experts. The new google algorithm will emphasize quality over keywords. So, expect your search results to improve, making things harder for marketers around the globe.
For more information: http://insidesearch.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/another-step-to-reward-high-quality.html
A lot has been said about the supposed trend of employers asking for Facebook passwords. But something has seemed fishy ever since I heard the story break: where’s the evidence? Where are the people saying this has happened? Well, there is good reason to be a skeptic. Simply put? Because its not actually happening. Check out this article for more: http://t.co/OdoQJ6C3
So, by now we have all heard about Dollar Shave Club, the super cheap knock off razors that promise a one month supply delivered, well, monthly. Why pay $20 for brand name razors says the companies founder and CEO in their now famous viral video. But with great (viral) power, comes great responsibility. If you’re telling users in a viral video to stop wasting money on brand name razors, while hiding the fact that their razors can be bought much, much cheaper, how do we react?
Check out this article for some more on the issues, find out where to “shave” a few more dollars off the cost of razors – and sound off in the comments.
By now everyone has heard about Facebook buying Instagram for $1B. So the question is, who is next? Lots of people think Path, a new social network will be the next big buy. Here is a great post on why that’s not the case.