New research commissioned by Internet giant Google suggests there are several benefits to employers being flexible.
Too many teams jump onto the social bandwagon without a strategy and without giving any thought to measurable goals. Sending a deluge of tweets is not enough: businesses have to ensure that each and every tweet, status update and video is linked to their bottom line. So how do you do this?
What do you do when your business or brand is receiving unwanted media attention? Whether you’re dealing with a disgruntled customer or former employee, product or company issue, or celeb scandal (Hello, Paula Deen), social media will play a prominent role in damage control. Here are 5 things your business can do before – or during – a crisis to curtail backlash and land on your feet.
Remember a time when you could not go anywhere without your laptop? You used it for scheduling, taking notes, presentations, etc. These days, with smartphones and tablets, it’s almost as if a weight has been lifted off of you. Actually, it has.
Business cards have been used to share contact details and other business-related information for centuries, but today—as more of our business lives have become entangled with the web—using your business cards to link to your business online has become increasingly important. A new infographic, care of Business Card Ideas from UPrinting.com, takes a look at how to use social media and business cards in tandem, to be at the top of your networking game.
Social media is changing the way we do business and a new infographic from Eloqua takes a look at just how much of an effect it’s had. The infographic, ‘The Social Business Shift’ takes a look at how services like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, WildFire, Kickstarter and others are shifting business.
With over a billion users, Facebook is chock-full of potential clients, customers and fans for businesses of all sizes. A new infographic from Ambassador takes a look at how businesses are finding success by getting to know their audiences and engaging with them on the biggest social networking site in the world.
The Federal Trade Commission will decide after the presidential election whether to sue Google for antitrust violation, The Hill reports. The commission has booked meetings with representatives from Google and its competitors through November, making any formal decisions before to the election unlikely, according to the Hill.
When Digg sold earlier this month for a fraction of the valuation it once held, the jaws of social mediaphiles dropped. How could a company that was once valued at upwards of $60 million sell for a measly $500,000? Marketing optimization technology and conversion experts Monetate have put together an interesting infographic on replatforming and how not to make the same mistakes Digg made.
The next time you want to show a loved one just how much you care you can send more than just a bouquet of flowers. Today UK florist Arena Flowers has announced a partnership with business video hosting platform vzaar to let customers upload special video messages to be delivered along with their flowers.