Posts Tagged "small business"

So, You’re On The Social Media Bandwagon. Now What?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in Advertising, Business, Economy, Facebook, LinkedIn, marketing, social media, Technology, twitter | 1 comment

So, You’re On The Social Media Bandwagon. Now What?

In previous posts, we have discussed ways to monitor your online reputation, but what if you are the small to medium-sized business owner that is late to the game? Step 1? Start listening. How do you do that? Well, this can be done internally, or it can be outsourced, but don’t think because that twenty-something in your office that texts, tweets, and has a Facebook status update for each hour of the day, that they are the candidate to manage your brand, your online marketing strategy, or...

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Facebook … Why Must There Be Rules?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2009 in Advertising, Business, Facebook, LinkedIn, marketing, social media, Technology, twitter | 0 comments

I know, I know to maintain order, prevent chaos, etc, etc, blah, blah … Anyhow … The current Facebook rule is that you have to have 100 fans to claim your company’s url on Facebook … Yet, we just started Evans Media Group on Facebook … So – we aren’t quite there yet … Any help is appreciated … Please show your support … Share with others … Here is the link: ┬ábit.ly/cQwfc If you haven’t found us on Twitter – please do...

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Does Sex Still Sell?

Posted by on Jun 28, 2009 in Advertising, Business, Economy, marketing, social media, Technology, twitter | 0 comments

Does Sex Still Sell?

Whether you are talking about cigarettes (1890s), beauty products, Carl’s Jr burgers or the latest Mercedes ads revealing their new airbags… does sex still sell and should it? Take Our Poll

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Twitter vs. LinkedIn – Professional vs. Personal

Posted by on Jun 24, 2009 in Business, LinkedIn, marketing, social media, Technology, twitter | 1 comment

Can one replace the other or are they at two extreme sides of the social media spectrum? I think that Twitter is for the here, now, and more impatient types (myself included!). We are a society of entitlement and we want the here and now – LinkedIn was more valuable to me about 3 months ago, but now it is a bit of a challenge to weed through the high volume of spam to get to the valuable items it has … Both are interesting and have value. Twitter has the same issue, but it has a...

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Is Cold Calling Still An Effective Sales Technique or Simply Annoying?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2009 in Advertising, Business, Economy, marketing, social media, Technology, twitter | 4 comments

Among the many methods of communication today … the seemingly outdated landline … office line … Is this still an effective sales technique? It seems that with so many other ways to contact someone (Facebook, email, twitter, you tube, txt) … That this veteran method should be retired by now … Curious to hear feedback if this is simple annoying today or perhaps, still effective. Take Our Poll

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