Category Archives: Social Marketing

7 Tips for Creatures of Habit to Find Creativity

I have surprisingly clear memories of the first time I saw the original Planet of the Apes.  I was sick, home from school, and looking for something to watch on cable.  I am sure that I chose Planet of the Apes just because I liked to watch Animal-Planet-type shows, and I probably thought I knew […]

Facebook Gives the FTC an Earful on Privacy

Privacy issues are all the rage lately when it comes to social media use on both a personal and professional level. Yet another issue has reared its head against Facebook. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently published a notice to seek public comments on proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (aka the […]

Pinterest Image Optimization Infographic

We at Dream Systems Media just finished up an infographic on Pinterest Image Optimization for our friends over at Pinnable Business that was featured on Mashable today.  The graphic is a great reference for those looking for how to integrate Pinterest into their social marketing strategy. We loved being involved in this project, because we […]

Negative Social Media Comes Back to Bite Pastor Robert Jeffress

UPDATE: Is Perry taking our advice about social media when a conversation turns negative? Doesn’t really look like it. Here’s what he had to say today: While Perry has largely avoided questions on the subject, he told reporters in Iowa on Friday he does not consider Mormonism a cult. And his campaign released a statement […]

16 of the Stupidest Job Titles for a Social Media Specialist

Hey psycho traditional marketers, Social Media is here to stay. In fact, in my opinion, if your business doesn’t have a blog and isn’t practicing social media on a fairly consistent basis, you’re going to be passed up in SERPs and in market share by some of the younger generation marketers that “get it”. I […]

SURVEY: How Did You Hear about Bin Laden’s Death?

Facebook has been toying with the “Facebook Questions” function for quite some time. I didn’t realize it wasn’t available to everyone until I recommended that a client use it to better define their target audience – come to find out it was nowhere to be found on their Facebook account. I’m pretty sure that the […]