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The October 2010 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible now available

October 18, 2010

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The October 2010 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible: The Comprehensive Guide to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook is now available on the web! The Facebook Marketing Bible has enabled thousands of marketers, social application developers, publishers, and entrepreneurs to navigate and get the most out of the increasingly sophisticated marketing […]

Facebook credits- the fastest growing currency in the virtual world- probably!

October 14, 2010

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The new virtual currency (credits) that Facebook has started printing, is going to be printed at a faster rate (God, I would do it as well, if i could!). In a big push to bring more developers on-board with its virtual currency, Facebook said it now has the capacity to add three or four times as […]

Zynga buys Bonfire Studios now called Zynga Dallas. Let the acquisitions flow!

October 6, 2010

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Zynga’s acquisition spree continues as the social game company announced today it has acquired Bonfire Studios, a Dallas-based social game startup. The price wasn’t disclosed. The new studio will be called Zynga Dallas. The company’s three founders — David Rippy, Bill Jackson and Scott Winsett — started the company in November, 2008, after Microsoft shut down […]

Facebook COO Sandberg “Mobile is big”- just how big- look at these stats

October 1, 2010

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As Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg at a Huffington Post Advertising Week event in New York said this week- “Saying mobile is going to be big is silly. Mobile is big. Mobile is getting bigger.… [Read more…] Our goal is we want to make Facebook available everywhere on every device. That’s actually complicated in a […]

Adding the Facebook “Like” button to a mobile commerce-enabled site drives sales

October 1, 2010

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(Mobile Marketer Daily)- Adding the Facebook “Like” button to a mobile commerce-enabled site could drive sales and branding of the brand or retailer’s products and services, according to industry experts. The Facebook Like button lets members of the social network signal their approval for brands or products with one click. Already brands such as Steve Madden […]

So you want your company to get bought by Google or Facebook? Here is some practical advice.

September 29, 2010

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Great tips on how to get acquired by Google, Facebook or for that matter any other major league player. The keys are pretty much the same in any business adventure; Don’t lie about what you do, don’t exaggerate what you have, think ahead about what contracts you are signing now. All pretty common sense stuff, […]

Google fires software engineer following a breach of its customers’ private information.

September 28, 2010

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(WSJ) Google Inc., which has been battling government regulators over its collection of personal data, said it fired a software engineer following a breach of its customers’ private information. Bill Coughran, Google’s senior vice president of engineering, said in a blog post Tuesday that engineer David Barksdale was “dismissed” for “breaking Google’s strict internal privacy […]

Facebook and Twitter create brand engagement- What is your integration strategy?

September 27, 2010

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Facebook has 500 million users and growing (at a rate of about 100 million new users every 6 months or so). Why then are so few companies putting in the resources to engage with their customers through Facebook (or Twitter, for that matter)? Brands live for customer engagement and Social media is the fastest growing […]

Bloomberg reports that Facebook is working on 2 branded Android smartphones with INQ

September 23, 2010

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So maybe TechCrunch had it right, they usually do, Facebook is probably looking hard at a branded smartphone to release to compete with Apple. Think of this factoid, about a quarter of the 500 million  users of Facebook log in from a mobile device. The face of the future for most companies that deal in […]

Social Networks Twitter and Facebook contain built in ‘antibodies’ to hacker viruses.

September 22, 2010

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This is an amazing by-product of social networks. The ability for users to identify and kill viruses, worms, trojan horses, etc. These types of unique social network ecosystems reflect activity existant in the natural world. More and more, we see the virtual world interact and morph in ways that would make Darwin proud. Mobile connectivity […]

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