Social Media Battle of the Sexes: Part 1

Social media has become a major influence to the lives of many people across the globe. The demographics that construct the overall social population are endless… men, women, teens, seniors, different ethnic groups, people with diverse income levels, etc. I’ve even been friended by someone’s dog on Facebook. With the vast amount of users, it’s …

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How Do You Social Bookmark?

Social bookmarking is the process of finding websites that interest you, sharing them with people who may also enjoy them, and tagging them for easy access at a later date. It can take place in many forms, such as sending the URLs through an email, or using sites dedicated to social bookmarking. You may be …

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WHY TUMBLR IS GOOD FOR BRANDS

Many businesses have experimented with marketing material on blog sites such as WordPress and Blogger, but it’s time to give Tumblr some attention too! Tumblr is a micro-blogging site that allows its users to post links, video, audio, photos, text and quotes to their page. The difference between microblogs and traditional blogs is that microblogs …

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The New Google Search Plus and Twitter’s Response

If you haven’t already noticed, Google has implemented their new “search” tool, Search Plus. The new Google Search Engine now incorporates Google+ brand pages as well as personal pages into your SERP (search engine results page). This merge has been foreseen since Google+ was brought into beta testing, but never verified as truth. If you …

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Google+ Launches Business Pages Today

The day that marketers everywhere have been anticipating has come. Google Plus has finally rolled out their business page feature today. Over the next few days, Google Plus is allowing businesses to Create a Page on their platform. When I read about this, I instantly tried to create a company page for Progressive Media Concepts, …

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How to Design Your Social Monitoring Plan

Measuring and recording the analytics of your social media sites is important in providing insights to your overall campaign. Social monitoring goes beyond those numbers inputted for your data records. Measuring is when you use analytical platforms to measure your social progress. Social media monitoring is using a tool to crawl the web and find …

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How To Optimize Your Company Blog

Blogging for your business has become an effective marketing strategy for companies everywhere. It allows your business to share valuable information with your customers, making you the expert and trusted professional that they will continue to come back to for more. But the content you create is not the only way to make your blog …

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Book Review: Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed

When Patrick Schwerdtfeger contacted PMC through our blog to offer an advance copy of his new book, Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed, I immediately took the opportunity to speak with him. A brief phone conversation led me to learn interesting things about Patrick; earlier he had self-published a book, Webify Your Business, and his new …

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