If there’s one thing that’s been made perfectly clear, it’s that social networks are here to stay (at least for awhile). Whether you spend every waking minute updating your Facebook page with your current meal or you run from it like it’s the plague, there’s no denying its existence and what it means for either…Continue Reading “HOW TO: Manage multiple social media accounts”

The hashtag has been around much longer than Twitter has. The format was a popular one used for IRC servers, and many of us were well acquainted with hashtags by the time the popular micro-blogging site adopted it in 2009. Though Chris Messina undoubtedly managed to refine hashtags into something much more useful, and launch…Continue Reading “6 Creative and Inspiring Hashtag Tools”

Some of you might ask: how does this factor into inspired web design and development. At first glance, it appears that I have begun to drink too deeply the droughts of social media and succumbed to their guiles. While that may be, bear with me, and I believe that I can make an important connection…Continue Reading “Twitter and the “Tweeting” Attention Span”

This is a guest post by Jan Rajtoral AKA Gonzo the Great, founder of gonzodesign, who provides design services across the full spectrum of Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Print and Advertising Design & Website Design. In this new series of posts we’re going to take a look at what has been published last month in…Continue Reading “Tweet Heat – The hottest Tweets of the Month [January 2012]”

I have very mixed feelings about social media. And that’s why it’s almost taken until now to really start to work with these tools in a business capacity. For all the benefits that it provides, I have had some serious hang-ups when joining, and participating in, social media. And, I’ll tell you why. Loss of…Continue Reading “On Social Media”

This is a post from Angela Nielsen of One Lily Creative Agency, a full-service web and print design company. Angela loves creating designs that win awards for clients, and is addicted to the thrill of helping people make sense of all this web-techno-marketing stuff. They say the proof is in the numbers. If that’s the…Continue Reading “Current State of Social Media: The Big Four [Exclusive Infographic]”