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March 2012

The Presidential Race…on Facebook #Infographic

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 30, 2012

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If you want to win an election, you need fans. Today that applies to digital fans more than ever. Many attribute Obama’s success in 2008 with certain demographics to his successful social media campaign. How are the candidates faring this time around? Well, take a look and see.

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3 Top Notch Social Media Dashboards

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 29, 2012

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Trying to track all that great social media data? Yup! It has to be done if you want to be really successful with your social efforts. We’ve tried quite a few and talked with others about their experience and have narrowed it down to 3 full service tracking platforms with a focus on social media. […]

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Guest Post: Utilize Social Media Like An IT Professional

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 26, 2012

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Guest Post by Erin Palmer It’s no surprise IT professionals got in early on social media back when social media was just getting its digital feet wet. As an information specialist, it makes sense to seek knowledge and peer support via an online platform. IT professionals continue to flock to social networking sites to discuss […]

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WMC 2012

If you’re busy growing a business and getting your MBA, or if “life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans” (John Lennon), you need to find a way to attend the 2012 Miami Winter Music Conference (WMC) from home.  Look no further my friends – all you need is Be-At.TV!      b […]

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Google Plus And Babies: A Double Dose of #Infographics

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 23, 2012

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Today we’re bringing you two drastically different infographics. The first is all about Google+ and why you should be using it even if you don’t care for it. The second was sent to us by a faithful reader and is on the subject of birth injuries. An interesting topic for us, but we thought you […]

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Stay On Top Of Social Media With Topsy

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 19, 2012

With social networks driving traffic the way they do and the sheer amount of content that is being linked to and shared through Twitter and Facebook on a daily basis, the ability to search those networks in real-time is valuable. Google indexes and crawls fast, but it can’t keep up with the daily deluge of […]

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Failing Forward By John C. Maxwell

by Angel Soria on March 18, 2012

Failing Forward

Have you ever read the book Failing Forward by John C. Maxwell?  If you haven’t, I highly recommend it.  If you have, you know it’s an awesome book that shows you how to make the most of your mistakes and move forward to your ultimate goal.  It tells you how to look at life’s setbacks, […]

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The Rise of The Hack #Infographic

by Mitchell Cuevas on March 16, 2012

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Hackathons, Hack Days, Startup Weekends and the like are a growing movement. They bring together entrepreneurs, designers, developers, mentors, investors, and cram them in a room to sink or swim on their best ideas. The scene has become a hot bed for technology startups and many have gone on to be very successful, highly funded […]

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I saw this piece on a tool called FanMix in the Apps section of The Next Web blog and just had to give it a try. So glad I did! If you have ever felt overwhelmed managing multiple social accounts, you need to give this a try. FanMix is a great tool that links up […]

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This week, social media vocabulary is taking a look at some tools that will help you take stock of your sentiment on your social networks. Are your tweets mostly positive? Mostly negative? These will look at Twitter so if you come across some others that focus on Facebook or others, let us know! Twendz: Twendz […]

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Brackets, ncaa, march madness

Bracketologists and sports fans alike bring out the pens and begin studying the stats in anticipation of March Madness. But what if a computer did all the work for you? PickMyBracket.com is the chance to sit back and let the computer do the difficult selection for you. You don’t have to spend hours analyzing statistics […]

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NCAA March Madness Online Brackets

by Angel Soria on March 11, 2012

NCAA March Madness

It’s the best time of year again for college basketball fans and this is your source for NCAA March Madness Online Brackets.  First, I want to give a HUGE shout-out to the Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Team for beating UC Santa Barbara 77-64 on Saturday night, winning the Big West Conference championship game and […]

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Is Pinterest The Next Social Commerce Game Changer? #Infographic

March 9, 2012
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Thanks again to our friends at Column Five Media for this great infographic on Pinterest. I know we’ve been talking about it a lot recently, but it deserves it. In fact, just yesterday we learned that Pinterest is actually driving more referral traffic than Twitter. Think about that for a second! That is crazy! We […]

5 Twitter Tools With Unique Features

March 8, 2012

The latest and the greatest change everyday. Here are a few of our favorites to try out! The Archivist: While not a truly complete Twitter archive, The Archivist allows you to look up any search term and view its history on Twitter. You can see top users of the term, how much it’s been tweeted, […]

How To Activate Your Facebook Brand Page Timeline Now! Step by Step #Screenshots

March 6, 2012
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Well, we were just putting together a little information on what to do when you get the new Timeline themed brand page on your pages and we realized that there is a cool little way to activate yours early. All of them will switch on March 3oth, but if you want it early (and you […]

2 Things You HAVE To Do With The New Timeline Facebook Brand Pages

March 5, 2012
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Really there are 3. The first one is getting the new Timeline-based look for your brand ASAP. Like the Timeline or not, it is a massive upgrade for brand pages which are notoriously plain. When that notification comes up, take the plunge and then make sure to do these 2 things right away! [Update: Activate […]

5 Reasons Your Website Isn’t Converting Visitors In To Clients

March 5, 2012
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The purpose of your website is to generate new leads so you can convert them into paying customers or clients.  If your website isn’t flipping prospects, it’s not doing its job and you’re likely wasting a lot of quality traffic.  Here are the top 5 reasons websites don’t convert: Not Having an Opt-In Box to […]