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Entries from August 2010

Analysis of Pew Report on Social Media Use by Older Adults

August 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) 42% of internet users over 50 year old are now using social media sites with +80% growth rates.  Analysis:  If your Grandma has an email address then she will likely friend you on Facebook in the next 12 months, if she hasn’t already.  Grandma, has disposable income especially if she’s […]

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Tags: Facebook Friday · Marketing Monday · Reasons For Net Marketing

When is Plagiarism not Plagiarism?

August 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments

After reading Ian Lurie’s excellent blog post “It’s plagiarism day!” I decided to look around for my own plagiarists and I didn’t have to look very far.  I discovered one site that had copied an entire blog post and simply added a single line “via 1GoodReason.com” at the end. To fix the situation above I […]

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Tags: Marketing Monday · Reasons For Net Marketing · Web Wednesday

How To: Facebook Friendship Requests- Accept or Not?

August 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

It’s time for another post on selecting friends/followers, this one is on Facebook.  The last one I wrote was “Who to Follow Back on Twitter”. I’ve been receiving a lot of friendship requests from lots of people on Facebook, especially people outside of the US.  It’s good to remember that only 125 million of the […]

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Tags: Facebook Friday · Reasons For Net Marketing

Hands-Off Social Media Marketing

August 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments

  Look Ma!  No Hands! (Photo Credit richardmasoner on Flickr)     A friend of mine recently received a letter forwarded to her by a colleague she respected with a pitch for a new social media program offered by a company titled: “Hands-Off Social Media Marketing”  My purpose here isn’t to call out small companies for their […]

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Tags: Reasons For Net Marketing · Truthful Tuesday

But I Don’t Want 2 For 1

August 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’ve been using a free image editing program called IrfanView for about a decade.  It’s a wonderful little program that I love and has worked well for me over the years.  However, the user interface is a little spartan and when I recommend it to people they seem a little put off.  It doesn’t have […]

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Tags: Marketing Monday · Reasons For Net Marketing · Web Wednesday