How Social Networks Are Restoring Our Human Connections

  Social networks are restoring to us what television stole from us: relationships and community. Ever since people started sitting connected to the "boob tube" they became disconnected...

What to Look for in a Social Media Consultant

There are good reasons to keep your business active in social media. They include everything from gathering customer feedback and offering more immediate support to increasing word...
Social Proof Manipulation, Censorship and Propaganda

Social Proof Manipulation, Censorship and Propaganda

Almost invisible to most, the manipulation of social proof is extremely dangerous because people are easily influenced by perceived positions, i.e., what others think about important issues. Have...
The Problem with Facebook; Why YouTube Will Dominate

The Problem with Facebook; Why YouTube Will Dominate

The problem with Facebook is that they have turned us all into advertisers. Facebook's business model is a "misalignment of incentives" according to Derek Muller of the...
Social Media Consulting Challenges [Plus Infographic]

Social Media Consulting Challenges [Plus Infographic]

Consulting engagements are growing by leaps and bounds and you can expect that to continue because of the complexity social media adds to all things marketing related. Experience...

The Future of Niche Social Networking

For years I've been singing the praises of niche outreach and waiting to see niche social networking overtake general social networks (like Facebook) with the public. I'm...
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Facebook Sponsored Stories Implied Endorsements Going WAY Too Far

Facebook has gone too far this time - and five Facebook users filled a Class Action Lawsuit last year to stop them. Just seven minutes ago (as I...

Do We Really Need More Social Networks?

Over the last couple of months I've received more pitches than usual from owners of fledgling social networking websites. They want me to promote them on one...

6 Ways to Beat Social Media Burnout

Social media channels are great for promoting your business, but Twitter, Facebook and Google+ can also be a huge drain on your time. It is easy to...
Get Answers to Your Social Media Questions LIVE Now

Get Answers to Your Social Media Questions LIVE Now

What if you didn't have to waste time figuring out how to set up an account or get the most out of social media? What if there...

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