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Social Media Habits | How Twitter Cleans Up Writing

Once thought to be a detriment, Twitter’s 140 character limit has become the calling card for users as diverse as news organizations, business companies, and bloggers. The limit makes sure Tweets are short, concise, and to the point – concepts that English teachers around the country strive to instill in their students. What can a […]

Mobile Marketing | 4 Unique Marketing Uses For QR Codes

According to Wikipedia, “A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code) designed to be read by smartphones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded may be text, a URL, or other data.” What does this mean to you? […]

Social Media News | Interview With Kristie Wells

Back in August we attended Social Media Masters in Atlanta. We had the opportunity to meet Kristie Wells, Co-founder and President of Social Media Club. We reviewed the event, but we wanted to advocate SMC and the SMM conference and gain Kristie’s expertise in choosing your very own social media master. She graciously took some time to answer a […]

Social Media Budget Do's And Don'ts

Whether you’re a scrappy, no-name start-up or a monolithic powerhouse with years of experience, the success of your social networking efforts depends on one thing – focused goals. Without clear expectations, your creative team will be mired in indecision. Here are a few crucial ways to keep your social networking arm on task and under […]

Bomani Jones | Social Media Leader

As a featured contributor for and with regular appearances on ESPN’s “Around the Horn”, media personality Bomani Jones’s versatility crosses all forms of media. Jones started his career in sports journalism at ESPN’s Page 2 before a series of events lead him to build a passionate, loyal following with “The Morning Jones”. His story presents a road map […]

Social Media Management | 6 Ways To Encourage User Action

It’s easy to lose sight of the big picture with new social media gadgets and platforms released seemingly every week. A new application catches the eye of the influential media crowd, then gets discarded for another, and so on. In addition, social media management is an overwhelming task. Yet amongst the pageantry lies a purpose […]

Geekend 2011 | Social Media Conference

Chris Craft and Lamar Gilliam of Nao Media have been selected to give a talk at Geekend 2011. The social media conference takes place from November 10th-12th in Savannah, GA. Their lecture will be titled “Viral Notes: Music Marketing & Social Media”. For more information about Geekend, please visit their site.

Back-To-School Branding

If you have kids, know kids, teach kids, or aren’t living under a rock, you’ve more than likely noticed the predictable onslaught of back-to-school advertisements that seem to be taking over print, television, and web advertisements. Have you stopped to consider the deep implications of what this “back-to-school” thing means? Moreover, have your kids? Historically, […]