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Facebook and Your Privacy II

Posted on May 2, 2010 by | Leave a comment

Facebook, in an effort to rule the Internet, once again does it at the expense of their users privacy. Not too long ago Facebook caused an uproar when they gave you the option to change their updated privacy settings. Unfortunately the default picks were set for public sharing of your information. S... read more

5 Common Social Media Mistakes

Posted on April 21, 2010 by | Leave a comment

It seems as if every business is jumping into Social Media these days because they're seeing more "Connect with us on Facebook" and "Follow us on Twitter" links on business websites. To their credit, business owners see this and are jumping into waters they might not be used to. However, it's not a... read more

Location Based Social Networking

Posted on April 18, 2010 by | Leave a comment

Location based networking takes stalking to a whole new level. Location based Social Networking websites like Foursquare and Gowalla, let you tell your connections where you are. Simple enough, right? So why are these websites getting so much buzz? First, let me explain them. Location based websit... read more

What are Businesses Doing on Facebook and Twitter?

Posted on March 7, 2010 by | Leave a comment

"Okay Will, I'm on Facebook and Twitter, now what?" OK, so maybe I recommend (read: yell) to my clients about the power of Social Media Marketing and Networking. What are businesses doing on Facebook and Twitter? Here's a rundown [Souce: eConsultancy: Full Report]: 55% Facebook 50% Twitter: I... read more

Hiring a Social Media Employee – Part 2

Posted on February 13, 2010 by | Leave a comment

In part 1, I posed the questions of how to hire a full time Social Media emloyee to three people I respect in the Social Media. Now, it's Darin Berntson. otherwise known to the free-world as "Doc". Doc is the owner of All Aces Marketing, Inc. Throw a comment on Doc's Blog and follow him on Twitte... read more

Hiring a Social Media Employee – Part 1

Posted on February 10, 2010 by | Leave a comment

I spoke at the International Builders Exchange Executives (IBEE) convention here in Las Vegas and I was hit with a great question: "What qualities should we look for when hiring a Social Media employee?" I guess I made them believers ;-) Since this is a bit of an opinion based subject, I thought I'... read more

Is it Time for a Website Makeover?

Posted on January 2, 2010 by | Leave a comment

"Twenty Ten", I've heard is the "official" way to say our new year. A brand new year is a great time for a website check. Does yours need an update? How can you tell if your website is old? Here's my list of "You might need a Website Makeover..." If your website is left justified and people get wh... read more

URL Shorteners for Analytics

Posted on December 13, 2009 by | Leave a comment

I hear businesses all the time wondering if Social Media is helping their business or not. Let's face it, businesses want to expose themselves to potential clients. So, how can you tell which Social Media platform is working for your business? One way is by checking your website analytics program. ... read more

Social Media Starts with Your Blog

Posted on December 11, 2009 by | Leave a comment

I met with a great crew today over at Construction Notebook. For those of you who don't know, the Construction Notebook is a publication that is the end-all, be-all resource for construction in Las Vegas and Arizona. They have latest bids, permits, new construction, old construction, and a bunch of ... read more

Facebook and Your Privacy

Posted on December 10, 2009 by | Leave a comment

For everyone that has a Facebook account, big privacy changes are taking place. Facebook says this will be a major benefit, but for whom? Facebook, in their effort to grow more into Twitter's realm of "Real Time Web" wants to make your public timeline (and all of your other information) like Twitte... read more