Twitter Analytics Now Open For All

We’ve been using Twitter’s official Analytics back-end with our clients since 2011. Previously, you had to participate in Twitter’s advertising program to get access but it seems as if Twitter has opened up Analytics for every user now… Twitter analytics: Tool lets you see which tweets your followers are actually reading.: “Twitter user @bdconf noticed …

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Facebook Adds Hashtags

Hashtags were “invented” or proposed for Twitter users way back in 2007 when we were still trying to figure out how Twitter worked and might work better. The hashtag caught on and has become an accepted part of global culture from uprisings to Super Bowls. It’s no surprise to see the hashtag become part of …

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Email as the Ultimate Social Network

I can’t agree more that email is the real social glue that binds together the social web, for better or worse. If you want to have a company that has successful social media presence(s), make sure you’re also doing due diligence with tools such as MailChimp, Constant Contact, Aweber or iContact to ensure the best …

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Ingestible Passwords

Totally true and spot on: Google’s Regina Dugan Demos Electronic Tattoos & Ingestible Passwords – Liz Gannes – D11 – AllThingsD: “‘If you want to ensure failure in your innovation, try removing the risks,’ Dugan said. ‘Boredom is the enemy of innovation.’” Yes, it’s creepy to us. But even creepier is authenticating your digital identity …

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What Does Your Brand Stand For?

I’ve asked this question of our clients so many times… “What exactly does your brand stand for so that we can do the best job of marketing that meaning to people who need to hear it?” The answer I frequently get is “um, well, that’s why we hired you.” Hiring a marketing agency to help …

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Mobile’s Massive Implications

There are some really great slides and info here… highly recommended: Business Insider – Here’s An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications: “Revered Apple analyst Benedict Evans of Enders Analysis is giving a presentation May 29 at the BookExpo America convention in New York. It’s on the rise of mobile …

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Google Blimps

Fascinating… Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa (Wired UK): “Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.”

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Free Isn’t Bad

Dr Drang nails it: Free – All this: “I’m sure you’ve noticed the backlash against free internet services over the past couple of years. Not that there are fewer free services, just that a certain set of people have been arguing that we shouldn’t be using them. Their rallying cry is ‘If you’re not paying …

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How We Sign Documents

We’ve been using RightSignature the last few weeks for client docs, contracts, insertion orders etc… really a great service and highly recommend if you need to pass signed docs back and forth in a legal and consistent (and transparent manner): RightSignature | Sign Documents Online, Electronic Signature, e-Signature: “The easiest, fastest way to get documents …

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Chrome Is Your Future OS

Agreed: How Google plans to rule the computing world through Chrome — Tech News and Analysis: “Welcome to Chrome, my desktop today and your desktop of the future.” I’ve been trying to stay away from my $199 Chromebook and focus on using my $3500 Macbook Pro with a Retina display, but I keep picking up …

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“…parked a big blue box on the rug.”

My favorite line from my favorite episode of Dr Who: Doctor Who “The Impossible Astronaut” (Episode 6.1) | Planet Claire Quotes: “The Doctor: Mr. President. That child just told you every you need to know, but you weren’t listening. Never mind, though, ’cause the answer’s yes. I’ll take the case. Fellas, the guns? Really? I …

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