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Posted in: Social Media, Trends
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Tags: Facebook, Friendster, marketing niche, MySpace
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May 9, 20127 years ago

Social networking goes niche

The next big thing in social networks might just be small. A demand for more specific social networks could be a natural outgrowth of MySpace and Friendster's popularity.

Niche social networks organized around a particular hobby, like pets, or interests such as traveling or shopping are gaining traction with consumers and advertisers alike.  Read more

March 21, 20127 years ago

What are the Startup Buzzwords Every Entrepreneur Should Know?

Angel, Bandwidth, crowdsource, virality, User Experience - just some of the keywords any entrepreneur should know, understand and use. Check the "The Founder’s Dictionary" infographic for a short, funny version of the Entrepreneur Dictionary or the guide to business terminology, an infographic prepared by Udemy. Read more

August 15, 20118 years ago

Infographic: The rise of online deal seeking and couponing

The impact of the social Web is growing day after day, one deal after another. Now we’re moving from the online window shopping to finding awesome daily deals without leaving the comfort of home.

Many of us might not see it (fortunately, I live it) because we’re not exposed to it – it’s not necessary in our everyday lives (yet). But there’s a whole lot going on out there in the social world – group buying and daily deals being one area – that’s slowly expanded beyond general sites, into niche interests. Read more

August 1, 20118 years ago

Trends: Social Shopping

Yesterday ways of shopping seems to be replaced by the social shopping services of today. This services rely heavily on web technologies like social networking, crowdsourcing and smart phones functions like scanners and GPS localization.

Looking at the rising market of the web shopping, few trends are leading, already approaching to their tipping point: Daily Deals Websites like Groupon, LivingSocial, Dealster, SocialBuy, DealOn, BuyWithMe (and more, a lot more) leverage the power of collective bargaining to provide incredible local deals that offer huge savings for consumers while also promising spectacular sales numbers to participating merchants. As a result, these group deal sites have become immensely popular and successful for all parties involved. Read more

July 4, 20118 years ago

Google+ and Facebook soap opera?

The new social networking service coming this time from Google is called Google+. Even if is in invite-only testing phase the rumors, debates and jokes started. Read more

June 28, 20118 years ago

Infographic: Social media & the business communication strategies

Social Media is fundamentally transformative and it's rapidly evolving the architecture of business, communications, and the dissemination of information and influence.
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June 2, 20118 years ago

Social Networks: Winners and Losers

Yes, Facebook is the champion of the social media, still check this informative infographic from Ignite Social Media that offers some interesting statistics. Different networks for example are more popular in specific geographic areas, with certain genders or age groups and even among various social classes. Read more

April 9, 20118 years ago

Brands Pursue the Social Consumer

"Marketing is too important to be left to marketers..."  
The same goes for social media. The best way to destroy or to build trust through social media participation is to treat it as just another marketing exercise.

A recent study showed that social media marketing accounts for 64% of the roles of employees at ad agencies.   Read more

March 9, 20118 years ago

How healthy is social networking?

Social Media has become an integral part of our lives, and like any situation, has two sides. On the one side it could represent time consumption, distraction, overwhelm, gossip, obligation, unrealistic expectations, false assumptions, social masking, repression and on the other side it could provide an opportunity for growth, advancement and new relations.

No group feels its impact more than students. Facebook started on college campuses and it continues to thrive there with 96% of students using Facebook. Read more