Google+ Latest Social Media Site to Test Ads


Today, Google Product Manager Eran Arkin announced that Google+ will soon begin testing advertisements. The ads, which are known as +Post ads, allow brands to take a piece of their public Google+ content and turn it into an ad, according to Arkin. “Bringing together the sharing capabilities of Google+ and the reach of our ad […]

4 Steps to Running a Successful Pinterest Contest

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‘Tis the season for sponsoring holiday-themed marketing campaigns. Undoubtedly your company has run such things before on Facebook and Twitter, but Twitter is also a great place for holiday-themed promotions, especially in the form of a contest. Pinterest has a very active, engaged audience, and during the holidays they’re in hyper pin mode, looking for […]

Will Social Media Users Soon Be Saving Links Via Facebook?


As reported last week by My TechSkool and Mashable, Facebook is testing a feature that would allow users to save links to articles to read later directly within Facebook. The “Read It Later” approach has already been popularized by apps such as Pocket and Instapaper, and now Facebook is testing out this service. Users will […]

Reputology App for HootSuite Debuts


HootSuite has teamed up with Reputology, a review monitoring and reporting platform, to launch a Reputology app integrated directly into the HootSuite platform.  The Reputology app will allow you to monitor multiple locations, and users can also see reviews on industry specific review sites (restaurant, hospitality, auto dealers, hospitals, wedding). The HootSuite app has a […]

Review: Choosing the Right Platform for Your Blogging Needs


More and more blogs are being created each day from individuals hoping to start a new hobby, create a new business, or share their opinion on fashion, politics, pop culture, etc. The list goes on and on as to why people want to start blogging, but one thing remains the same – choosing the right […]