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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 »

Social Media Today Study: How Social Is Global Enterprise?

Social Media Today Study: How Social Is Global Enterprise?

  Today in Atlanta, Social Media Today (SMT) announced its Socially Enabled Enterprise Oracle Study. SMT’s research, done in partnership with Oracle and Leader Networks, was commissioned to explore the changing role of the IT and marketing with the impact of social business in large organizations.   The idea of a “socially enabled enterprise” is one where a set of … Continue reading »

Does Email at Work Create Resentment? [Infographic]

Does Email at Work Create Resentment? [Infographic]

As written for Social Media Today Of all the communication methods in the workplace, 43 percent say email is the one most likely to create resentment between senders and receivers —this according to a new survey from CPP, “The People Development People,” and publishers of the Myers-Briggs®  personality assessment. In a popular article I wrote last year, the company examined which … 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 »

12 Strange & Unique Social Networks You’ve Never Heard Of (Infographic)

12 Strange & Unique Social Networks You’ve Never Heard Of (Infographic)

As published on SocialMediaToday Like to knit? You’re not alone. Ravelry offers a bustling commuity for yarn and thread crafters. Red Karaoke is the place to join 2 million other passionate amateur singers. Other niche social networks go beyond being just fun and vocational, to life-changing, problem-solving, and entirely supportive. Divorce360 offers a private community for those contemplating, going through, or … Continue reading »

Death of Entertainment.com and the Price of Falling Behind

Death of Entertainment.com and the Price of Falling Behind

Earlier this week, Entertainment Promotions closed its doors, laying off 667 employees, including 225 at its Troy, Michigan headquarters. The company is best known for that massive coupon book some of us buy from kids out fundraising for their school. The company had a 50-year history and earned itself a household name. This may not rival the Twinkie news, but … Continue reading »