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The Influence of Social Media In the last few years, the web has become a more social place than ever, with more and more travellers turning to social media for travel tips and inspiration. According to research from HotelClub.com, half of the participants of their survey had asked for travel advice on social networks, while one-in ten always asks a friend on Facebook before making a booking. HotelClub president, Nicholas Chu, said: “The growing trend to involve social networks in every aspect of life and the rise of consumer reviews...

For more than a decade, we saw the power and possibilities of Social Media unfold before our very eyes. Undeniably, the power of Social Media platforms has taken the internet-sphere by storm. Millions of Facebook statuses, Twitter tweets, Instagram selfies and Blog posts circulate social networking sites everyday. Almost any piece of information of random category may trend on social networking sites.  We are now able to reach a huge number of people through this platform. People share information with each other almost every minute...

Not only do the names sound similar, but since the differences between Google Places and Google+ can sometimes negligible in the eyes of the uninitiated, it’s no wonder many small business owners are left confused.  In reality, Google Plus and Google Places are very different when it comes to the distinct advantages they bring, making both essential marketing tools for every small business owner. There is probably nothing more convoluted, more confusing, more temperamental than Google Places. Loss of reviews, suspended listings,...

Many good ideas have fallen by the wayside for one reason or another. If you’re launching a new company, or if your current company has a big new idea, one thing is certain: If your website isn’t a good representation of your product, company and values, you’re going to hit some roadblocks. The key is to hire a design company. Web design companies are a fairly new concept, so you might be wondering how to go about choosing the right one for you. It takes a combination of knowing your company, knowing where you’d like your company...

Posted on Dec 24 2013 - 9:18am by Noah Gamer
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It’s easy to forget that everything you post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and every other social media outlet has the possibility of making its way to people you don’t know. Sure, you might not care if others know about your elegantly plated, homemade duck confit, but what about personal information, photos, passwords and other private data? Being safe online means know what to share and what not to share. Share: Photos from your most recent trip to New England. Those beautifully colored leaves are a welcome sight in...

Instagram has been one of the most popular social networking sites these days. Millions of people were already registered and are using it. It is an online photo and video sharing which people can use to stay connected with their loved ones. Instagram was launched in 2010 and was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It enables users to take photos and videos as well as apply digital filters to enhance the photos and videos. Here, you can also share or link your post to your other social networking site accounts like Facebook, Twitter...

Beware: The lure of connecting through LinkedIn may get you caught in a phishing scam. Phishing is a concern for anyone with a personal computer and an email account, and its subversive behavior is troubling for those not prepared to find it. The social media platform for the working world, LinkedIn, has fallen into controversy over potential phishing techniques. PhishTank, a company that has a stake in removing phishing content from the web, follows phishing activity through submitted phishing suspicions, and their database has cleared...

With Twitter priced its initial price offering earlier today at $26 per share, the company finally rung the NYSE opening bell. The micro-blogging giant planned to sell 70 million shares out of total of 545 million outstanding shares while it will trade under the TWTR symbol. ...