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August 2011

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Who knew! Facebook has a back-up system built right in that allows you to download a zip file of the contents of your profile. I did it the other day and it worked great. Who knows what this means for applications like SocialSafe, but it was very easy to use and convenient to have built […]

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Ride Like A Penguin: Value

by Kayla Reuter on August 31, 2011

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As you can probably tell from some of my past articles ( 1 & 2 ) I am at a point of trying to figure out my values, motivations, purpose, and passions. I am currently reading the book Ride Like a Penguin by Nicole Donnelly and want to share a few words of wisdom with you. […]

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Social Media Vocabulary: Cloud Music!

by Mitchell Cuevas on August 30, 2011

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Not only is Katy Perry probably on cloud nine after her haul at the VMA’s on Sunday, her recent distinction as the only woman and only one of two artist’s (Michael Jackson) to ever have 5 number one singles from one album, must have her feeling pretty good. Not only that, she has the perfect picture […]

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Online Christian Radio Part 2

by Kayla Reuter on August 30, 2011

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Welcome back to our run through of Christian radio stations online. Here are two new sites for you:        3) LifeTalk Radio On LifeTalk Radio you can listen live from your computer or find the radio stations in your area to tune in from on the go. Regardless of what you decide, you […]

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Measuring Social Influence: Klout

by Mitchell Cuevas on August 29, 2011

A while back we wrote about how Bing and Google were making the way people share information on the social web an important part of search rankings and page results. You can’t have great SEO without a good social strategy. Social is SEO and SEO is social. This is why it is so important to […]

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YouTube For People Of Faith: GodTube

by Kayla Reuter on August 29, 2011

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We have looked at YouTube, we have looked at KidsTube, now lets take a look at GodTube. GodTube is a video sharing platform offering online Christian videos with faith-based, family friendly content. Users are able to upload their videos, watch others’ videos, and share their opinions by commenting below. If you love a video enough […]

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God’s Word For How To Use Social Media

by Kayla Reuter on August 28, 2011

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“Don’t be selfish; don’t live to make a good impression on others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourself. Don’t think only about your own affairs, but be interested in others, too, and what they are doing.” Philippians 2:3-4How do you think this verse relates to the “manners” of social media that these […]

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Location Pie: Check-In Market Share

by Mitchell Cuevas on August 27, 2011

A while back, we talked about how location-based social networks are growing rapidly despite the fact that it may not feel that way. I’ve been giving check-in a little more time lately and using some of the various apps had me curious as to just what the breakdown of services looked like these days. Is […]

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Social Media for Soup Kitchens

by Kayla Reuter on August 27, 2011

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Social media is a great tool for connecting people. It is used for emergencies and disaster relief, so why not soup kitchens?According to a CNN story discussed in this previous Salty Waffle article, social media is a tool that is helping homeless people feel connected and empowered. They are using it to find a voice […]

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Who said Twitter doesn’t make any money? Take a look at today’s infographic on how company’s are using Twitter to help with investor relations! What do you think about that? Would you use Twitter to stay closer with your own investors? Is that professional?  

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Social Media Isn’t Too Cool For School

by Kayla Reuter on August 26, 2011

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Social media is not a fad… it is here to stay. Social media is a great tool for class participation and collaboration. An article by Mashablewalks through 6 points in using social media in the classroom: 1) Social Media is Not Going Away Like the Internet, social media is here to stay. . 2) When […]

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Make Marketing Fun Again

by Nicole Donnelly on August 25, 2011

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“Social Media makes marketing fun again!” exclaimed Kelly Batke, (the brunette) and Communications Manager at Faronics Vancouver, BC. Wow Kelly, we can’t agree more! Take a Salty Waffle social media class and learn how you can make marketing fun too!

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Hack: Open All The Sites You Need With One Click From The Desktop

August 25, 2011
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Most people browse many of the same sites every day and I’m no different. I like finding new sites, but for work there are a number that I must look at every day for recording Salty Waffle’s analytics. Yesterday I thought, there must be a way for opening up all those sites with one click. […]

5 Answers To Twitter Hashtag Mania: Including 10 Tools For Tracking

August 25, 2011
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Ever searching through your Twitter stream and come across words with a pound sign in front of it? Like this: #Twitter… what does that mean? Well, it is a hashtag…   1) What are Hashtags? A hashtag is a way to unite global Tweets around some particular topic. Basically, these are tags that help those […]

Social Media Lesson Learned: Balance

August 24, 2011
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I want to go out and ride four-wheelers all day, go jump in a lake, bike ride for a few hours… play on wave-runners, knee board, ski, snorkel… chill by a fire roasting marshmallows with friends and family… but I don’t.Instead, I site on my computer. While the sun is shining I sit here… looking […]

Social Media Vocabulary: The 5 Top Web Hosting Services

August 23, 2011
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If you tried to visit us earlier today and were greeted by an ugly error message, we’re sorry. We had some hosting related issues and our customer service experience with our provider was less than stellar. Hosting is hugely important and since it’s so appropriate today, our social media vocabulary day will give you the […]

…And We’re Back

August 23, 2011
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Sorry about the down time today everyone! Without naming any names, our hosting service has really let us down this Tuesday. Unfortunately, Tuesday is generally our highest trafficked day and home of the much loved social media vocabulary. Since we’ve been down for the count over here, we’ve been working trying to get things back […]