• By: Adam Heitzman

    Face Identification a Security Risk?

    Aug 2 - When Facebook introduced its facial recognition service in June, there were concerns over privacy issues. But Facebook officials told users they could prevent being tagged in the photos if they indicated they did not want to be in their privacy setti...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    How Expensive are your Keywords?

    Aug 1 - Getting your ads to the right customers depends on the keywords you choose for those ads. If you have used pay-per-click advertising before, you know how it works. You bid on the keywords then you set your budget based on the number of clicks you are...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Online Marketing Still Requires Old-Fashioned Customer Service

    Aug 1 - As the internet has continued to evolve, and business continue to advertise their products and services online, the personal touch has somewhat gone to the wayside. Even though businesses are communicating more and more with their customers online, i...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Debt Ceiling Crisis and Social Media’s Impact

    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: Adam Heitzman

    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: Adam Heitzman

    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: Adam Heitzman

    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: Adam Heitzman

    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: Adam Heitzman

    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 ...