Tag Archives: social media

What’s the Difference Between Pinterest and Instagram?

By Danielle Cormier In just a few short years, Instagram has grown from an app with a loyal following, to one of the fastest growing social networks in the world. Today, Instagram has more than 200 million active users. And those users have shared more than 20 billion photos! There are several benefits of using Instagram for your business, but ...

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Innovative eLearning Trends: eLearning That Sticks

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By Mike Thompson Remember the movie Braveheart? You know, the one with Mel Gibson? And all the robotic voices? And the standardized background screens? And the data-driven dialogue? And the clip art images? And the…what’s that? Oh, yeah. You’re right. That’s not Braveheart. That’s all-too-typical elearning. Let’s face it: no one ever walked out of a movie and said, “Man, ...

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Quick – to the Blackphone!

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By Derek Brink My colleague, Jim Rapoza, is much smarter than I am. I know this because as he was completing his thoughts on The Next (and Possibly Last) Generation of Smartphones, he asked me if I would like to write something on the availability of the latest gadget for the security- and privacy-conscious (the Blackphone). Or, he said, if ...

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Do We Really Need a Social Network to Just Say Yo?

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By Jenifer Kramer Lately we have witnessed a myriad of new social networking platforms each with special, specific purposes. But are many of these new networks really necessary? And honestly, what is the point of just saying “Yo?” I am sure by now you have at least heard of the social network, Yo. Just in case you haven’t, it is ...

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How to Find Great Content to Share — 3 Techniques to Help You Fill In Your Company’s Timeline

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By Beatriz Arantes Besides interacting with customers, filling in the social media stream for their brands and clients is one of the main responsibilities of the community manager/social media manager. It’s their job to provide the community with interesting, useful and entertaining content. It’s the best way to give value to the audience and make them ha glad for following ...

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23 Outstanding Social PR Guides

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By Tom Pick As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, the PR professional has changed considerably over the past few years. The audiences, topics, tools, and tactics employed in PR have evolved. Image credit: PRNews Foremost among these developments is the shift from communicating primarily to a closely-guarded list of traditional “media’ contacts (editors and paid journalists) to ...

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