Staff submissions of the week include the limitations of social media "listening" for small businesses, the top 3 essential technical skills for Project Managers, and an introductory tutorial on using Decorators in Python 3.
It is often said there is no free lunch, though if you are lucky, you may get one, if you can order it from Amazon.com with a $10.00 Amazon.com gift card from Designhammer. Why the prize you may ask? We are testing out PunchTab, an online service billed as the world's first instant loyalty platform. One component of which is online contest management.
The latest facet of my practical business education at DesignHammer involves social media. Today, I want to share my findings on Twitter, the marketer’s dream social networking platform.
You’ve probably heard some of the excitement and discussion over Google’s latest feature, Google+. If you haven’t, Google+ is the search giant’s latest social sharing attempt and could become a rival to Facebook.
The Wall Street Journal posted an interesting article on Changing Face of Social Networks earlier this week, suggesting “five years is a lifetime for the average teenager’s habits,” citing the rise of MySpace, until its eclipse by Facebook two years later as an example. Current research indicates that the trend continues, with facebook usage by 18–24 year-olds diminishing over the last three months.
Following a lawsuit brought by Major League Baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals' Manager, Tony La Russa, Twitter is taking a hard stance on users creating profiles that pose as celebrities and is testing out verified accounts on their website.
Did your favorite third-party Twitter application begin acting strangely, or quit working altogether Friday evening? If so, don't panic, you are probably just experiencing a Year 2000 Bug for the new millennium, dubbed the Twitpocalypse. Who would have thought 2 billion tweets could cause so much trouble? Read on to learn how we got into this mess, and what will have to be done to dig us out.
We want to bring your attention to "changes announced on Tuesday" that will have a great impact upon individuals and organizations using the popular social network website, Facebook, for business. As of Saturday, June 13th, at 12:01AM, users, and administrators of pages, will be able to choose their own user names to direct people to the webpage through a self-chosen, recognizable URL. Up until this point, the URL for individuals and pages has been an assigned series of numbers.