Staying out of trouble with social media

When it comes to promoting yourself or your business online using social media, trust and integrity are of the utmost importance. Last year Andy Sernovitz, Gaspedal’s CEO and SmartBrief on Social Media editor at large, led a 20-minute speed session at the Word of Mouth Supergenius event on adhering to word-of-mouth ethics, creating social media policies and training your team. According to Andy, and he’s...

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Facebook and Twitter Slam the Door on Would-Be WikiLeaks Avengers

This is an interesting article that was posted on Mashable today. It explains a little about WikiLeaks for those who don't know who they are. The article also talks about the actions a group of hackers are doing against businesses and individuals who do not approve of WikiLeaks. What is your take on all of this? Facebook and Twitter Slam the Door on Would-Be WikiLeaks Avengers Both Facebook and Twitter have...

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Canadians Say YES to Social Media

Original article from eMarketer.com Nearly 60% of internet users visit social networks monthly Canada boasts some of the world’s highest internet penetration and social networking usage rates. Social network users view social media as their online home—a hub for communication, entertainment and information. “Canadians readily adopt social network activities, often at rates higher than users in the US, but...

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9 Social Media Tips

Here are 9 helpful tips to assist you with your social media efforts. 1. Be yourself. Although it is important to be passionate about what you’re talking about or promoting, it’s not what people want to see from you all the time. It’s ok, and actually encouraged, to be a real person who has general conversations with others and expresses their personal thoughts and opinions rather than a user who just spouts out...

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Twitter’s Official Analytics Product Has Arrived

Came across this article today on Mashable. I can't wait until this new tool hits the mainstream as it looks like it could provide some really great information. What do you think? Twitter has started inviting a select group of users to test a new analytics product, Mashable has learned. Such a product has been rumored for some time, and a Twitter executive said earlier this year that Analytics would debut by the end of...

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