This past week: The only piece of news worth talking about is Google's new glasses, they look like a game changer on how we are going to interact with the internet. If you haven't seen the video demonstration check it out here. For the most part I just looked at the new trends and tips on how to maximize Social Media to promote your small business.
Overall it is better for your biz-> 15 Must Know Tips to Rock Your New Facebook Timeline Business Page
Facebook timeline for business pages is here, so why not make the best of it. This post has great tips on what to do and what not to do, and I happen to agree that this is a change that will benefit businesses in the short and long term. Having said that, keep in mind that your business page is not visited all the time, most fans will see your post on their news feed. But having the best looking page when they do arrive on it helps you.
Tablets & iPad changing things RT @gigaom: Amazon is stifling the e-commerce revolution
Surprising but true, Amazon is becoming antiquated in this new internet era. Once the leaders of e-commerce, now they might be left behind in the new area of discovery commerce. Tablets, daily deals and social media are changing the way we approach buying online.
New YWD feature!-> How to use Pinterest's price display feature on your website
We have it too! Now on YWD’s e-com tool, your products can have the Pinterest button, which is proving to be a major force for online retailers.
Some ideas, you can change the cover photo anytime?-> 10 of the Best B2B Facebook Timeline Cover Photos
These are great examples of what you can do with the cover photo of your page. Keep in mind that you can change it.
Want to learn how? Not that difficult-> How to Track Social Media Traffic With Google Analytics
Tracking your social media efforts is a very good idea. It is the best feedback you can get, and then you can change your strategy accordingly.
Not many Naysayers in these circles but if you encounter some-> What Social Media Naysayers Are Missing Out On
I realize sharing this post on twitter is just preaching to the choir. But sometimes even I come across people who want nothing to do with Social Media, and this is a good post to share with them.
How to market on Pinterest? check these examples-> 5 Interesting Pinterest Marketing Campaigns
With a reported 10% of online purchase coming directly from Pinterest, retail stores have to take advantage of this new tool and work it.
Well the mixing it up with search is a major plus -> Surprise: Marketers Want More Google +
I've been using Google+ for a while now, I don't see anything that makes it more appealing than Twitter or Facebook, with exception of the all important search results - that is the main reason why businesses need to be on Google+.
More chances of a purchase if coming from Pinterest-> Pinterest Becoming ‘Goto’ Site for Brands
If you are in the retail business look into seting up a Pinterest account and start pining your product pictures. If they are good pictures, people will come.
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