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Pinterest Supporting Animated Gifs

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Jan 24, 2014 Social Networking Comments are off

It is turning out to be a busy week for Pinterest news. First we announce that the Social Ruckus Dashboard supports Pinterest as a platform and then Pinterest announces that starting this week they are rolling out updates that allow for animated gif images in pins. Read more about how this impacts your marketing efforts with Pinterest.

Hit ‘Em in the Feels

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Jan 22, 2014 Social Networking Comments are off

Maya Angelou said, 'I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.' If Maya Angelou’s words are applied to social media, it will help create a sense of family within your online community and make it a place they will want to visit often.

Social Media and Search Engine Optimization

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Jul 29, 2013 Business Strategy, Social Networking Comments are off

It used to be that you could focus on your Search Engine Optimization efforts and use them to drive traffic to your website and that would be enough. As the search engines evolve it is no longer enough to view SEO as a bubble and your social media efforts as a second bubble, as they now depend on each other quite a bit.

Facebook Looks at Search

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Sep 12, 2012 Search News, Social Networking Comments are off

In a recent interview with Mike Arrington at Techcrunch Disrupt, Mark Zuckerberg stated, "Facebook is pretty uniquely positioned to answer a lot of questions people have."

While this is nothing new as far as general trends in search are concerned. This is one of the more direct statements from Facebook to date. Microsoft started using Facebook data some time ago to help improve the search relevancy of their bing search engine and Google is doing the same thing with their new Google+ social network. The general idea is that if you know the interests of the searchers peer group, you can use that information to create a more targeted list of results to that individual.