Archive for September, 2011

US, EU alcohol marketers adopt new code of conduct

Written by Local Marketing on September 30th, 2011. Posted in News

WASHINGTON: Leading distillers in the United States and Europe will enact new social media marketing guidelines they said would promote responsible drinking.

3 Web Tools for Images, Video or Design

Written by Local Marketing on September 30th, 2011. Posted in News

The Web tools listed here can help you record video on your computer screen, choose the right colors for your any design project or edit images on the fly.

The Social Agenda: The Pivot Conference Announces Its Full Speaker Lineup and Agenda, October 17th and 18th, New York

Written by Local Marketing on September 29th, 2011. Posted in News

Adam Duritz of Counting Crows and Executives From Major Brands Including Coca-Cola, Intelius, Nielsen, Intel, Dell, The GRAMMYs, and 65 More Join Brian Solis of The Altimeter Group on Stage

Crash Courses Transform Social Learning Experience for Small Businesses

Written by Local Marketing on September 29th, 2011. Posted in News

NEW YORK—-American Express and New York startup Veri announce the launch of Crash Courses, a new, disruptive learning platform designed for entrepreneurs.

FedEx Office to Host Small Business Series on Twitter

Written by Local Marketing on September 29th, 2011. Posted in News

FedEx Office®, an operating company of FedEx Corp. , today announced it will host a three-part Tweet Chat series featuring industry leaders addressing small business trends and issues.

Staples survey: Coffee is key to a contented workforce

Written by Local Marketing on September 28th, 2011. Posted in News

Suffering from low morale in the workplace? No problem. Just drink some coffee, and low spirits will get a nice upward jolt. Added bonus: Productivity will increase as well.

Making social media work

Written by Local Marketing on September 28th, 2011. Posted in News

SOCIAL media consultant Donna Hamer was inundated with questions about how to create a Facebook business page and use it to drive customers. So much so that she decided to create a half-day workshop for small business owners addressing 14 of the most commonly asked queries.

A Revamped Delicious Increases Imagery & Adds Stacks?

Written by Local Marketing on September 28th, 2011. Posted in News

Back in May, the social bookmarking site Delicious was purchased from Yahoo! by AVOS (a company led by the founders of YouTube) and innovative features were promised for the community.

Facebook giving free advertising to small businesses

Written by Local Marketing on September 27th, 2011. Posted in News

A report in the Wall Street Journal reveals that Facebook is to give away free advertising on the social network. The freebie is part of a program developed in conjunction with the US Chamber of Commerce and National Federation of Independent Business to encourage small businesses to try advertising on the social network.

2011 Market Facts

Written by Local Marketing on September 26th, 2011. Posted in News

When your LinkedIn profile displays recommendations from others, you are three times as likely to get inquiries through LinkedIn searches. Recommendations are a great way to increase your credibility, regardless of whether you’re searching for a job.