Month: May 2013

Emerging Technology
Google Glass: Creepy or Cool? [Video]

As written for Social Media Today If you were a developer fortunate enough to have won entrance to the exclusive Google I/O conference in San Francisco last week, you might have also been one of the first to play around with Google Glass prototypes. Indeed, Mashable proclaimed the device the hands-down, breakout winner of the annual event. And this […]

Social Media for Business
The Facebook Post That Saved A Dog’s Life

Originally published to Business2Community Though some think it grossly overused to over-share about our lives, engaging in social media can be beneficial, and sometimes even save a life.  Below is a story about a dog, whose life was spared as a result of a nondescript posting on Facebook. After a trip to the grocery store, Kyle Bowser of Barnstable, Mass. […]

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How Airlines Are Embracing Social Media (Infographic)

Originally published to Business2Community In an effort to build customer engagement, commercial airlines have embraced social media — Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, and check-in locations for location-based mobile apps. Airlines like Southwest Air make a strong point to personalize audience experiences in ways like: Social media duties as part of job responsibility. Seeking out and sharing real customer experiences. Using local station […]

Internet Marketing Strategy
5 Key Questions to Calculating Lifetime Social Value

As written for SocialMediaToday This was my second year at last week’s Social Media and Web Analytics (SMWA) Summit in San Francisco. Hosted by the UK’s Innovation Enterprise Group, an organization built around an entire curriculum of industry knowledge events, the social series, in particular, is designed to improve the science of social media measurement. I continue to be […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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