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Why 35 Million Mexicans Are Gettin’ #Social

Why 35 Million Mexicans Are Gettin’ #Social

Global Forecast: 2.55 Billion Social People In June 2013, eMarketer released its “Worldwide Social Network Users: 2013 Forecast and Comparative Estimates” report, revealing one in four people worldwide will use social networks in 2013. The number of social network users around the world will rise from 1.47 billion in 2012 to 1.73 billion this year, … Continue reading »

3 Types of Effective Facebook Contests

3 Types of Effective Facebook Contests

Guest post provided by Amy Clear More than 82 percent of page administrators say that running Facebook contests helped them achieve their goals. Social media promotions are great ways to widen your fan base, increase brand loyalty, and collect customer data. Read on to discover the most effective types of Facebook contests. Run a Simple … Continue reading »

The Facebook Post That Saved A Dog’s Life

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. … Continue reading »

How Airlines Are Embracing Social Media (Infographic)

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 … Continue reading »