Online Peace During Safer Internet Day

Feb 19, 2014, 5:15 PM

​If I were to tell you that companies like Facebook, Google, and others would have the ability to work together, you might think that it’d be a silly claim to make. After all, these are companies that are looking to make it to the top and the only way that…

#Redskins- Social Media Will Eventually Force a Name Change in Washington

Nov 8, 2013, 9:41 PM

​The NFL’s Washington Redskins have been all over the media lately. Unfortunately for them, it’s not because they’re winning.

30 Facebook Timeline Contest Ideas That Drive Likes and Comments

Sep 23, 2013, 4:11 PM

On August 26th, Facebook updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines. With these new Facebook promotion guidelines, brands can now accept "contest entries" by asking fans to like, comment, or…

The Implications of Twitter’s Forthcoming IPO

Sep 17, 2013, 2:35 PM

​Twitter’s IPO filing was announced quietly on Thursday evening by a tweet (typical). It was reported that the social media company filed an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC.) This document signifies the plan for Twitter to launch an…

The Importance of a High Quality Social Media Presence

Sep 6, 2013, 4:25 PM

​According to a recent study from Growing Social Media, Facebook now has 1.1 billion monthly users, Twitter has 288 million, Google has 359 million users and LinkedIn has 200 million monthly users. These numbers are expected to rise. With these statistics…

5 Easy Ways of Building a Fan Base on Instagram

Aug 28, 2013, 2:00 PM

​If you’ve been living under a rock, Instagram is an app for iPhone and Android users that allows users to share and upload photos. Instagram is slowly becoming the new Twitter for businesses. People love visuals and a good business or online marketing…

The Lowdown on Celebrity Endorsed Tweets

Aug 7, 2013, 2:41 PM

Do you follow any celebs on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook? I think we all follow someone with a large enough fan base to be considered a celebrity to some extent. Now, if you do follow a celebrity, I’m sure you’ve seen them boast about their favorite…

Grow Your Business Socially: What You Need to Know About Social Media

Aug 6, 2013, 2:31 PM

​In today’s tech-savvy world, having social media platforms for your various businesses is a key part to being successful. Learning to engage in social media marketing and promotions is a crucial part in having your business grow with the younger…

What Does an Escaped Zoo Animal Do First? Get Famous on Twitter.

Aug 5, 2013, 2:46 PM

That’s Rusty, a red panda who was the subject of a city-wide search and many, many jokes after he was discovered missing from his enclosure at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. The story has all the elements to go viral: a cute animal, humans who like…

Twitter Madness on the Field

Jul 29, 2013, 2:00 PM

​What would you do if you received a thousand retweets for one of your tweets on Twitter? Would you run on a baseball field and wave to the crowds? Would you run naked in a stadium or poke a ravenous tiger with a stick? Some people would give a resounding…