Debt Ceiling Crisis and Social Media’s Impact

By: K. Sloan

Jul 30 - The battle to solve the problem with the debt ceiling is not just being waged on the floors of the U.S. House and Senate. Congressmen and even President Barack Obama are using social media to get their points across. Here’s a sampling of stories fr...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Competition Between Daily Deal Sites Heats Up

    Jul 29 - With summer ending, parents are getting kids ready to go back to school or maybe take the family on a last minute vacation. Two of the top online deal sites have announced new incentives in hopes of grabbing the attention of frugal families. Appar...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Have you been on MySpace lately?

    Jul 28 - If you haven’t been on MySpace lately, you are not alone. Even though the company says it has 50 million users many of them are not active, many are fake users and many are spammers. Just five years ago, MySpace was the social media site and Facebo...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    New Google Service Will Re-Write Your Website to Make it Faster

    Jul 28 - Google has just launched a new service to a limited set of testers to do their part in speeding up the web. Google’s Page Speed Service claims to improve the speed of your website load times by 25 to 60 percent. Essentially users will sign up fo...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Facebook Wants Businesses in Retaliation to Google+ Growth

    Jul 27 - As the popularity of Google + increases, Facebook is reaching out to the one segment that the Google social media site has not really grasped yet—businesses. With Google officials saying they are still building a mechanism for products and services...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Who are you on Google +?

    Jul 26 - If you have been using an alias or nickname, you may have found yourself kicked off the social media site over the weekend. Google + officials have said from the beginning that they require real names for you to be able to participate. But many peopl...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Email Marketing: An Oldie but Goodie

    Jul 25 -  With so many offline and online marketing opportunities, email marketing often gets put at the bottom of the list. Social media is the hot ticket in many people’s eyes and they see it as the best way to reach customers. Email marketing may sound ...

  • By: K. Sloan

    The Bank of Google?

    Jul 25 - Google officials seem to be pulling out all the stops to get customers to continue with their AdWords program. Reuters News Agency reported last week that Google will be offering a credit card to selected users. The MasterCards will have an 8.99 perc...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Report: Many Facebook Customers Are Not Satisfied

    Jul 22 - Facebook may have 750 million users, but the 2011 American Customer Satisfaction Index E-Business Report indicates that United States users are not happy. Facebook is the lowest scoring site of all the companies listed in the report with a 66 percent...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Google Directory Is Quietly Shut Down

    Jul 22 - For anyone who remembers the early stages of Google and some of their products, you might feel old. Google has shut down the Google Directory without so much as even a press release. Now if you try to access the page you will be shown this message: ...