How To Find the Best Fall Travel Deals on the Social Web

Posted by on Sep 29, 2010 in Blogged | No Comments

Posted by: Carlee Vellinga Are you looking for a Fall Getaway? Mollie Vandor from mashable.com shows how you can use social tools online to find great deals. This article outlines how to find a cheap ticket, watch for the best hotel rates and use cool applications to help save money while you’re out and about. […]

Non-Profit Social Networking Site To Launch

Posted by on Sep 22, 2010 in Blogged, Facebook | No Comments

At the Social Good Summit held by Mashable and 92Y, Chris Hughes commented on the upcoming release of a new social network designed for non-profit organizations. Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, explained his passion for Jumo, the new network. Jumo will primarily exist to build relationships between people and non-profit organizations. He believes that giving begins […]

Charity, Technology & Social Media in The Online Universe

Posted by on Sep 22, 2010 in Blogged | No Comments

Posted by: Carlee Vellinga There has been an increasing emphasis on charitable giving in the online world in recent years. In 2009, people contributed $15 billion more online than the total given in 1997. Shane Snow, a New York City writer and entrepreneur, created this informative graphic which compares online and traditional offline donations and […]

Older Adults Nearly Double Social Media Presence

Posted by on Aug 30, 2010 in Blogged, Facebook, Twitter | No Comments

Posted by: Carlee Vellinga Young Internet users may believe that their parents do not have a place on Facebook or Twitter, but studies show that older adults have a different view. A new article shows that the number of social media users over the age of 55 has increased rapidly in the past year. Read […]

Why Social Media Monitoring Tools Are About to Get Smarter

Posted by: Carlee Vellinga Social media marketers are continually improving the systems they use to monitor searches online. While these tools are becoming more complex and intelligent, they still need further development. This article by Jim Tobin at mashable.com shows why analytics are the key to improving these tools. Why Social Media Monitoring Tools Are […]

Jennings Social Media Marketing Presents Social Media for Social Good

Posted by on Aug 23, 2010 in Blogged, Social Media Marketing, Twitter | No Comments

Watch this video regarding the humanitarian effort the social media industry has put into the world and the history of Jennings Social Media Marketing. Social media has changed the world dramatically. We are seeing more and more charitable actions carried out by social media channels. For example, Twestival is the largest global grassroots social media […]

Nielsen Study Reviews Social Networking Activity

Posted by: Micah Pratt Have you ever wondered how much time the average person spends on the Internet? And have you ever wondered how much of that time is spent on social networking sites? Thanks to Neilsen, we now know that people spend more time on sites such as Facebook and Twitter than on any […]

15 Twitter Lists for C-Suite Execs to Follow

Posted by: Micah Pratt Twitter Lists have become a popular way for people to talk to a group of people who share the same interests, are in the same profession or who want to be informed about a current topic. CEO’s, CFO’s and other top business executives are increasingly taking advantage of Twitter Lists in […]