Archive for December 2009
While the economy may be in rough shape, businesses have found ways to beat expectations and make it through the Holidays thanks in part to social media. Nearly half of all U.S. retailers said before the holiday season began that they planned on increasing their use of sites like Facebook and Twitter in hopes of [...]
One of the biggest social media campaigns will begin in January when Pepsi launches the Pepsi Refresh Project. The company’s social media campaign will focus on collecting ideas from fans and followers. How, you ask, will that cost Pepsi $20 million? Pepsi wants ideas on ways to refresh their communities. The top ideas will be [...]
Imagine a time before social media ruled the world, before you were updated with a never ending feed of Facebook and Twitter updates from your friends, before you posted those glittery Myspace comments, before you accidentally sent those embarrassing photos to people at work because you didn’t know how to use email… OK maybe not [...]
Love fine crafted beers? Love social media? You need to head over to TheBrewCrew.com and check out the newly launched site. The Brew Crew consists of beer aficionados who live, work and love beer in Central Florida, specifically Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Polk and Brevard counties.
At TheBrewCrew.com you can check out the recommended beers of [...]
The Year of Twitter may be coming to an end, but the potential for making money from the social media portal has still yet to be fully realized. Companies all over the world are reaching out to Twitter’s 18 million users and more and more of those companies are seeing revenues rise as a result. [...]
As it nears the end of the year, many companies are re-evaluating their budgets and planning for the coming year. We’ve seen a huge increase in companies embracing the Social Media phenomenon and many of them may be reconsidering if it’s the right choice for them. Are they spending their marketing budgets wisely?How can they [...]
According to digital analyst comScore social media continues to have a big impact on holiday spending. Online spending has been hitting record highs this holiday season as more people are taking advantage of the convenience it offers and the discount promotions they find through social media. Between
December 4th and 7th 13% of respondants to comScore’s [...]
Newspaper subscriptions have been in decline for a long time now and it’s easy for the struggling publishers to point the finger at who to blame for this issue. It’s not that people aren’t interested in the news anymore, it’s just that people can’t see paying for it anymore.
At That’s Us.com, we utilize Joomla! and WordPress to create CMS websites, depending on client preference and site needs. With both platforms, we provide a user manual describing the main functions of the client’s site and how to modify them. Although both Joomla! and WordPress are user-friendly, we often get questions about how to do simple tasks. Recently, I was asked how to create a poll using Joomla! as the online tutorials weren’t very clear and the many options inside the Joomla! administration panel can be a bit intimidating. There are many extensions you can install into your Joomla! site, but here is the easiest way to create a poll using the pre-installed Joomla! feature.
2009 has been the year of Twitter, and really many other forms of social media. 2010 is set to be just as big for social media, if not bigger. Up until a few weeks ago our Facebook news feeds and those beloved tweets were pretty much limited to our computers and mobile phones. Now, though, [...]