Archive for April, 2012

Twitter Sues Five of the Most Aggressive? Spammers

Written by Local Marketing on April 6th, 2012. Posted in News

Social networking giant Twitter filed suit in federal court in San Francisco on Thursday against "five of the most aggressive tool providers and spammers," in an effort to battle spam that its users receive.

Should Facebook Marketers Seek South Dakota?

Written by Local Marketing on April 6th, 2012. Posted in News

TBG Digital's data shows better click-through rates in the heartland.

8 Tips To Maximize Your Brand’s Youtube Presence

Written by Local Marketing on April 5th, 2012. Posted in News

Creating an account on YouTube is simple, and building a channel for your brand is quick and easy. But at a time when most brand managers know?

SAP Ventures Scours Silicon Valley for Startups as Parent Ages

Written by Local Marketing on April 5th, 2012. Posted in News

SAP AG , Europe s biggest software maker, is celebrating its 40th birthday this week. To stay relevant for the next 40 years, the company is calling on its Silicon Valley venture arm for help.

SOCIALLY INEPT: Councilman Kenney pays private firm 29G to tweet for him

Written by Local Marketing on April 4th, 2012. Posted in News

TEN-YEAR-OLDS can tweet on their own. But Councilman Jim Kenney apparently needs help. Professional help. The at-large councilman is spending $28,800 in taxpayer money this fiscal year for the Center City-based company ChatterBlast to perfect his "social-media strategy." The company monitors his Twitter and Facebook pages, and has posted on Kenney's campaign-funded website.

Facebook Timeline for Hotels Top 5 Things To Know

Written by Local Marketing on April 3rd, 2012. Posted in News

In December 2011, Facebook launched a redesign for user profiles called Timeline. The goal of timeline is to allow users to tell their life stories through photos, posts, important moments, and more. When used well, it can be an incredible, visually stunning way to look at a profile.

College Internships: Jump-start Your Career By Spending The Summer At Business Insider In Marketing And Sales

Written by Local Marketing on April 2nd, 2012. Posted in News

Business Insider is looking for two awesome interns to join our business team this summer. Don't be fooled by the term "intern." Our paid interns spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, analyzing, preparing decks and reports, prospecting, and more.

All Facebook Pages get Timeline

Written by Local Marketing on April 2nd, 2012. Posted in News

All Facebook Pages get the new Timeline design starting today at 11:00 AM PST. Facebook does not have a date and time for when the update process will be complete for all Pages.

How to Be a Prosperous Entrepreneur

Written by Local Marketing on April 1st, 2012. Posted in News

Our small business marketing expert interviews Randy Garns, the New York Times best-selling author of Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want.