Author: socialmarketingfella

Startups
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New, Highly Effective Startup Recruiting

Startup Recruiting The startup recruiting industry, by most accounts, has adhered to the same process for years. Resume review Phone screen On-site interview with a few, select folks Go / no-go hiring next steps In recruiting, technology has been embraced, although until lately, at a slower pace than by other industries.  This has led to electronic […]

Startups
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SF Beta, Caricatures, Startups and Smart Folks

San Francisco Startups SF Beta is in its sixth year, it calls itself a “get-together for founders, hackers, designers, investors, visionaries, media professionals, and more.”  I like that.  Because literally, it was a collection of San Francisco startups, inventors, creators, investors and a few really cute girls -). I had a blast and posted my […]

Technology News
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Social Media Regulation: It’s “SOPA,” Not “SOAP”

Social Media Regulation What’s all this about SOPA, anyway?   Well, thе US House оf Representatives іѕ соnѕіdеrіng а bill thаt mаnу fear соuld hаvе devastating effects оn free speech.  Designed tо impede thе accessibility оf sites promoting intellectual piracy аnd counterfeit goods, thе Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) wоuld give thе US government unprecedented […]

Emerging Technology
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Emerging Technology: The Best of CES 2012

Emerging Technology I didn’t go to CES this year, am told it turned out to be the largest on record, despite a slow economy and the lack of any hugely anticipated announcements or unveilings.  But Business Insider has a good article on the all the emerging technology showcased at “Best of CES.” Here’s the emerging technology that […]

Social Media Tools
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Zaarly: Local Buying & Selling Gone Big Time

Shaking Things Up Until recently, the local buying and selling market was dominated by one behemoth: Craigslist.  But San Francisco start-up, Zaarly, is shaking things up a bit.  This Craigslist meets Location Based Service (LBS)+ actionable activity web tool is already live in over 200 cities. Zaarly helps you match up a peer-to-peer purchase and sales opportunity with people in your […]

Startups
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2012 San Francisco Start-Up Crawl

San Francisco Startup Crawl Conversations of technical intellect paired with carnival food and collegiate-like drinking games made for an exciting night in San Francisco and a great start to the New Year.   The San Francisco Startup Crawl is a clever and effective way for technology companies to sample ideas, explore the local talent pool, and […]

San Francisco Bay Area SMBs Should Tap into Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing in San Francisco There are lots of tools and resources for local San Francisco companies to leverage from to successfully launch Social Media for business. SMBs in here have the opportunity to tap into a wealth of local talent and emerging technology to connect with current and potential customers. Using social media in the […]

Social Media Trends
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Social Media Trends: What to Expect This Year?

Social Media Trends Thе social media industry іѕ growing іn leaps аnd bounds.  I оftеn hear business people ѕау social networking іѕ like “A box of chocolates…”  You know the rest.  Below are my ideas for 2012 social media trends based, albeit narrowly, on my knowledge, observations, and to a certain extent, what I hope […]

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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