Pinterest Gets New Analytical Features

One of my biggest gripes about Pinterest analytics was you could never see on the micro level. Meaning you could never look at one pin individual stats just for that pin. You could get an overall picture but not specifics on a pin that is taking off or under performing. Note, that when you are […]

The End of Vine

You will no longer be able to share the best six seconds of your life. This past week Twitter announced that they will discontinue the Vine Mobile app.Essentially shutting down the service. The mobile app is the only way to create new Vines. I was never big on Vine. I actually deleted the app off my […]

The Football Promotion that went a foul

Doing promotions is supposed to be a good thing for business. It’s used to generate traffic and sales. They are generally set up to get the customers the best deal without losing money. They should be well thought out and not on the spur of the moment. When you do quick deals sometimes things can […]

Workplace By Facebook – Now Released

After a few years of speculation and beta testing. Facebook’s enterprise network has finally been released. What we had come to know as Facebook at Work is now called “Workplace By Facebook.” It was announced yesterday in their London office. If you’re not familiar with this, Workplace has been around since 2014. It’s a private […]

Should you have a Paid Social Strategy?

Social media is free right? Why should you have to pay to play on social media? It’s just a waste of money, isn’t it? I have heard these questions and more when I bring up a paid social media strategy. Most are reluctant to spend money. After I explain what social media is and how […]

Would You Sell on Facebook Messenger?

Facebook has updated the messenger platform to 1.2. This incremental jump has brought one interesting feature. It will allow businesses to sell products through messenger. The entire transaction will take place in the Messenger platform. This is going beyond bots for customer service. Facebook is giving a new spin on e-commerce. This service is currently […]

Is Facebook Live coming to desktop?

There is a rumor going around that Facebook is going to launch the Live service on desktop. I have read it on a few blogs and thought I would weigh in on this topic. According to Social Times, Facebook has confirmed that over the next few months that the Live service will be on computers […]

This week in Social Media – September 9

Here are a few stories this week that I think everyone should know. Several things I have talked about before and new features on social media sites. Google Photos Google Photos Google Photos has become one of the premier sites for storing pictures. The search and uploading is seamless. In an update this week. The […]