To stalk or not to stalk – Facebook for Business not for Personal

It’s hard to believe that it’s been only six years since the launch of Facebook. Over the past six years they’ve managed to change the lives of over 500 million users. Now I already know what you’re thinking… “changed the lives.” Most, if not all of you reading this right now have a Facebook account, a Fan Page, or are members of a group. Even if you don’t, you’ve been involved in...

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Professional Blogger and Social Media Expert in The High Country to hold second round of Social Media Workshops for area businesses.

Sarah Pinnix, founder of HighCountryMomSquad.com, and RealLifeBlog.net is gearing up for a second round of “Talk of the Town” Social Media Marketing Workshops…to be held once again at The Broyhill Inn & Conference Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. The new series begins on Tuesday, April 13th and will be held on the first Tuesday of every month moving forward. Pinnix has worked with brands, companies and tourist...

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Social Media for the (AWI) Architectural Woodwork Institute comes to the Biltmore Estate

An Event Update…afterthoughts: For anyone that wants to start tracking a website without using google analytic you might want to check out Trackle.com or you can link to the google analytics page here. I also mentioned Hubspot who has a a great online tool called a website grader. Over the next few weeks I’ll add to this list of after thoughts about todays AWI meeting. Event Host: Carolinas Chapter AWI Location: Inn on...

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A Day on the Internet and Life in this Digital World

I recently had a conversation with a fellow web designer about the sheer magnitude of the internet and how much data we transfer back and forth every day. It really is amazing when you stop to think about how quickly and flawlessly we’re able to send and receive emails, text messages, and other files from one city or country to another without even a hiccup. Even while I write this blog posting I’m transferring multiple...

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Baby Boomers and Social Media Awareness
Feb01

Baby Boomers and Social Media Awareness

Source: Center for Media Research According to a new study conducted by CPH Research on behalf of Continuum Crew, Baby Boomer-aged respondents’ anxiety has shifted from the collapse of the economy to the cost of health care. Most significant is the shift in the media consumption of this age group, as the only media activity to rise dramatically was time spent on the Internet. This is one of several insights on the emergence of...

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Boomer Sassmann to speak at “Talk of the town: Using Social Media to create buzz”
Sep07

Boomer Sassmann to speak at “Talk of the town: Using Social Media to create buzz”

In this economy, businesses small and large are striving to pull ahead of the crowd- to be heard above the cacophony in the marketplace. Social Media (ie: Blogs, Facebook,You Tube, Twitter, Flikr, etc) are unique platforms to engage your target audience and create the kind of viral buzz that can make or break your business. These days, consumers want to do business with people they know and trust.  And we can effectively forge these...

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Apple, the Boomer Tablet and the Matrix
Jul17

Apple, the Boomer Tablet and the Matrix

Every once in a while I’ll do a Google search for my own name, as I’m sure most have done at lease once. Its rare that I find any new links or anything interesting besides the occasional new Facebook listings. I ran across this article today and thought that it was blog posting material. The full article can be seen here: http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/06/apple-the-boomer-tablet-and-th.html   I have written here, here...

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