Author Archives: Kathey

Facebook Users Have One Week to Vote on Policy Changes, Voting Rights

With the U.S. election behind us, members of a more populous — albeit virtual — nation are hitting the polls. Facebook users have five more days to cast their ballot in the “Facebook Site Governance Vote.” The social-network giant proposed changes to its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SSR) and Data Use Policy on Nov. 21. Now, … Read more

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Cyber Monday sales may top Black Friday’s $1-billion online spending

For the first time, online spending topped $1 billion on Friday, but today’s Cyber Monday sales are expected to generate $1.5 billion and possibly more, according to a report. Online retail spending on Black Friday was up 26% from last year, with 57.3 million Americans visiting an online retail site, according to comScore, an analysis firm. That number was … Read more

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Romney Losing 11 Facebook Likes Per Minute

What happens to candidates’ Facebook pages after an election? It’s a question no one has really had to address before, but prior to the 2012 election, more than 110,000 political Facebook pages were created, including more than 11,000 for candidates, so it’s hard to ignore. The Washington Post first picked up on the drop in Mitt Romney‘s Facebook fans Friday, … Read more

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Pinterest Introduces Business Accounts and Tools

Pinterest paved the way for greater business participation on Tuesday with the launch of a new set of resources designed just for them. Companies will now be able to create business accounts, which allows them to enter just a business name — rather than a first and last — and verify their websites using a hidden … Read more

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Stop Wasting Time Now: Mistakes That Successful Entrepreneurs Must Avoid

Do you ever feel so busy with the day-to-day aspects of your business that there’s not enough time to work on your world-changing ideas? Does your business fall apart when you do spend time working on your big dreams? You don’t have to trade off your big dreams for your daily operations. By streamlining your … Read more

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10 Steps to the Perfect Elevator Pitch

So much of today’s success stories are predicated upon successful networking; networking has become so much more than making simple acquaintances or building up a stack of business cards and can mean the difference between landing a job, client or sale. Successful networking in today’s busy world is all about the elevator pitch: establishing who … Read more

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7 Ways To Show Customers That You Care

Other than a good Facebook advertising campaign, one of the largest sources of hot traffic to your business is through your customers. Showing the customer that your business cares is integral to having a successful business, regardless of its size. Here are 7 ways that you can adopt to fit your various Facebook marketing businesses … Read more

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The Humble Business Card Gets Superpowers With NFC [EXCLUSIVE]

Apple may have skipped near-field communication in the iPhone 5, but that hasn’t stopped everyone else from getting on board the NFC train. The latest passenger:, which just started experimenting with NFC business cards, with a planned rollout in 2013. You may remember Moo as the folks who brought us Facebook business cards earlier this year. Now they’re giving the whole … Read more

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Facebook Reacts To Blown Football Call

The moment feared by anyone associated with the National Football League, from Commissioner Roger Goodell down to the fans, happened Monday night, as a highly controversial call by a replacement referee gave the Seattle Seahawks a gift victory over theGreen Bay Packers. And Facebook users were quick to react, with one meme, in particular, spreading like wildfire. On the final play … Read more

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself If your Online Business isn’t making Money

Many set out with the assumption that setting up an online business is affordable, easier than running an actual business premises, and once the site is live, the hard work is over. However in reality, the cost of running and online business and getting it set up to begin with can be hugely costly depending … Read more

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