Social Media

5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Social Media Marketing

5 Social-Media Marketing Lessons From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

No one can be certain what social-media gambit will go viral but the mania for dumping icy water on each other offers helpful pointers.
Robert Tuchman
Vine Adds Importing and Editing Features to Its App
Social Media

Vine Adds Importing and Editing Features to Its App

Users can now use videos shot outside of Vine to use on their account.
Wendy Frink
Your Twitter Timeline Is About to Get a Lot More Cluttered
Twitter

Your Twitter Timeline Is About to Get a Lot More Cluttered

Up until now, your timeline was limited to tweets and retweets from people you follow. But that's all changing.
Laura Entis
5 Guidelines for Social-Media Posts That Hit the Mark
Social Media Marketing

5 Guidelines for Social-Media Posts That Hit the Mark

The is no formula for posts that go viral but you can resonate with your audience consistently.
John Pilmer
Chill, People. Why You Shouldn't Hate Twitter For Adding Favorites to Timelines.
Twitter

Chill, People. Why You Shouldn't Hate Twitter For Adding Favorites to Timelines.

Oh, no! Favorites now appear in your Timeline like retweets. Here's why it doesn't matter.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights
Copyrights

Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights

Copyrighting your content is as commonsense as locking your car.
Genavieve Shingle
Consider These 5 Things When Adding Visuals to Social-Media Content
Social Media

Consider These 5 Things When Adding Visuals to Social-Media Content

Your success at growing and maintaining an engaged, active audience relies on your ability to produce relevant, visual social media content.
Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature
Pinterest

Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature

Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Maintain a Well-Balanced Twitter Feed (Infographic)
Twitter Marketing

How to Maintain a Well-Balanced Twitter Feed (Infographic)

According to this infographic, there are five key elements to a robust brand account. Does yours have all five?
Kevin Allen
Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words
Scrabble

Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words

New admissions include words like 'texter,' 'funplex,' 'bromance' and 'selfie,' but Scrabble fanatics are most excited about the inclusion of four two-letter words.
Laura Entis
The Rules of Engagement: 5 Ways to Connect on Social Media
Engagement

The Rules of Engagement: 5 Ways to Connect on Social Media

Social media is not just about posting your favorite quotes, photos or links. To succeed, you need to interact on a much more personal level.
Ann Tran
LinkedIn's Updated Sales Navigator Looks to Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling
Linkedin

LinkedIn's Updated Sales Navigator Looks to Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling

The professional-networking giant just rolled out its overhauled standalone 'social sales' offering, which it's couching as a kinder, gentler approach to sales.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life
Facebook

Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life

The addictive social network suffered an outage today, but lucky for social-media addicts the world over, the horror is already over.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Most Companies Don't Get How Customer Service on Social Media Works
Customer Service

Most Companies Don't Get How Customer Service on Social Media Works

A new survey shows that 80 percent of companies think they're doing a great job, but only 8 percent of customers think so.
Kristin Clifford