Some Things to Consider When Choosing Where to Post Content

Many businesses have dedicated a lot of resources to try to figure out why content gets shared on the Internet. While many factors play a role in influencing what gets shared and what doesn’t, most experts agree that posting great content is essential. After all, why would people share something … “Some Things to Consider When Choosing Where to Post Content”

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How Businesses Can Get More Followers or “Likes” on Social Networking Sites*

Do you want to know what the secret is to quickly gaining a lot of followers or “likes” on social networking sites? Well, here it is: Create a brand that is loved by people all over the world or become famous in some other area of your life. I say … “How Businesses Can Get More Followers or “Likes” on Social Networking Sites*”

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#Twitter for Small Business: A Couple of Things to Consider

Last month, American Express launched a new program that allows American Express Cardmembers to save money by posting messages on Twitter. According to a press release on the American Express website, “Cardmembers can tweet their way to savings by syncing an eligible American Express® Card with Twitter at sync.americanexpress.com/twitter. To take … “#Twitter for Small Business: A Couple of Things to Consider”

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Why You Should Be Using #Twitter

Twitter is an amazing resource. However, many people don’t take advantage of it. In fact, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project estimated that as of May 2011, only 13% of adult Internet users in the United States used Twitter. I’m guessing that number hasn’t increased much in the last … “Why You Should Be Using #Twitter”

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Are You Ready for Some Football? (The Second Screen Edition)

Historically, the Super Bowl has been one of the most viewed telecasts of the year. According to The Nielsen Company, five of the six most watched prime-time telecasts of all time in the U.S. were Super Bowls. In fact, the last four Super Bowls played (2008 to 2011) are on … “Are You Ready for Some Football? (The Second Screen Edition)”

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What Apps Are Currently on Your Smartphone?

As I mentioned in a post earlier this month, comScore reported that for the three-month average period ending in October 2011, 90 million people in the United States owned smartphones. As would be expected, this number continues to increase. In fact, according to Flurry Analytics, 6.8 million Android and iOS … “What Apps Are Currently on Your Smartphone?”

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An Excellent Resource for Internet Marketing Advice – HubSpot

If you are looking to leverage the power of the Internet to help grow your business, one of the first places I’d suggest that you look is HubSpot. According to the “Company Fact Sheet” on hubspot.com, “HubSpot is an Internet marketing startup whose software helps businesses get found online, generate … “An Excellent Resource for Internet Marketing Advice – HubSpot”

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1911 Main Street’s Top 10 Social Networking Sites for Business 2011

This is the time of the year for holiday parties, college football bowl games, Santa Claus, and looking back at the year that was. It is also the time of year for “best of” lists… and lots of them. So, in keeping with the tradition, I submit to you my … “1911 Main Street’s Top 10 Social Networking Sites for Business 2011”

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