Predictions for small business: paring down to the essential social media platforms based on proven successes and strong metrics; corporate blogging; more cloud computing
Ok, we’ll do 45 better living tips as well, beginning with: Drink More Water. That certainly works for me! Oh, yes, and while you’re at it, Purge Negativity.
Countless organizations advertise to hire a “social media expert,” generally one entry level person to handle all of the company’s social media outreach. That’s an approach doomed from the start.
One of the biggest trends for 2011 will be the evolution of location-based apps.
Marketing lessons from top 10 retweets: “Each of the top tweets, in their own unique way, captured a universal feeling, moment, idea, or bit of wisdom for many.”
We WILL see a Verizon iPhone and iPads ARE mobile, despite what Mark Zuckerburg thinks.
Zeitgist 2010: Here’s Google’s report on most searched for topics: The devastating earthquakes in China, Chile and Haiti as well as the floods in Pakistan and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico led to a huge spike in all things charitable.
Brand advertising starts to move online, boosting premium display, video and social media: The key driver of this renewed confidence from brand advertisers is better measurement of brand metrics that can show the impact of online advertising beyond clickthrough.
Among the dumbest business decisions of the year: Steve Jobs telling iPhone4 users they were holding the phone wrong.
Social commerce will become relevant at a local level when online meets offline, creating virtual town squares where communities of local folk congregate.
Facebook says GOODBYE to Open Networking.