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  • The hashtag, or the art of prefixing a word or statement with the # symbol, is an important tool in linking people and topics together through social media.  Although the hashtag originated in IRC (Internet Relay Chat) and has since gained tremendous popularity through Twitter, its modern usage and acceptance continues to bring social media trends, and those who follow them, […]

    Why hashtags are valuable on Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus

    The hashtag, or the art of prefixing a word or statement with the # symbol, is an important tool in linking people and topics together through social media.  Although the hashtag originated in IRC (Internet Relay Chat) and has since gained tremendous popularity through Twitter, its modern usage and acceptance continues to bring social media trends, and those who follow them, […]

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  • I built a script with Facebook and Foursquare’s API to tell me the stats of all the Major League Baseball stadiums based on Facebook check-ins and Foursquare check-ins. Pretty interesting to see which cities are more mobile. These stats are real time. You can sort the list by Facebook | Foursquare | Both AT&T Park Facebook check-ins: 2,733,151 Foursquare check-ins: […]

    Total check-ins with Facebook and Foursquare at every MLB stadium

    I built a script with Facebook and Foursquare’s API to tell me the stats of all the Major League Baseball stadiums based on Facebook check-ins and Foursquare check-ins. Pretty interesting to see which cities are more mobile. These stats are real time. You can sort the list by Facebook | Foursquare | Both AT&T Park Facebook check-ins: 2,733,151 Foursquare check-ins: […]

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  • Want a YouTube Facebook app to display your YouTube videos on your page? Excited to announce my new development I been working on for WWE.  I built a custom built YouTube Facebook app so their fans can easily view WWE YouTube videos right on their Facebook page. The development consists of custom playlist loading.  WWE has several different shows they […]

    Custom built WWE YouTube Facebook app for their entire network

    Want a YouTube Facebook app to display your YouTube videos on your page? Excited to announce my new development I been working on for WWE.  I built a custom built YouTube Facebook app so their fans can easily view WWE YouTube videos right on their Facebook page. The development consists of custom playlist loading.  WWE has several different shows they […]

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  • Facebook is making a very confusing move with pages and profiles. They are reaching out to celebrities with pages and influencing them to create a profile and enable subscriptions with the new Timeline.  As a user, am I suppose to subscribe to their profile, like their page or both? What would they post differently on them if they had both? […]

    Several problems with Facebook celebrities using pages and profiles, mass confusion

    Facebook is making a very confusing move with pages and profiles. They are reaching out to celebrities with pages and influencing them to create a profile and enable subscriptions with the new Timeline.  As a user, am I suppose to subscribe to their profile, like their page or both? What would they post differently on them if they had both? […]

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  • This is a guest blog I did for TweetFind.com. It’s important to use the right tools and integration when managing social media for entertainment brands.  Twitter allows you to link your Facebook account (Settings>Account) using your profile or page.  I recently linked my Facebook profile account since I tweet more than I Facebook. Several pro/cons I noticed with this strategy Pro: […]

    Why you shouldn’t link your Facebook account to Twitter for entertainment brands

    This is a guest blog I did for TweetFind.com. It’s important to use the right tools and integration when managing social media for entertainment brands.  Twitter allows you to link your Facebook account (Settings>Account) using your profile or page.  I recently linked my Facebook profile account since I tweet more than I Facebook. Several pro/cons I noticed with this strategy Pro: […]

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  • If you use Facebook (which 800,000,000 people do) and use Google Calendar as your main form of organization, you will find this really handy. Open up your Facebook events. Click on an event you are attending.  On the top right you will notice a settings icon with a drop down, click it.  Select the option “export event” and a popup […]

    Import and sync Facebook events into Google Calendar

    If you use Facebook (which 800,000,000 people do) and use Google Calendar as your main form of organization, you will find this really handy. Open up your Facebook events. Click on an event you are attending.  On the top right you will notice a settings icon with a drop down, click it.  Select the option “export event” and a popup […]

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  • It’s been reported that Britney Spears just knocked out Larry Page for the most Google+ circles. So I wanted to see who the other social media kings and queens were. I reported awhile ago the race with Lady Gaga and Barack Obama. Here are the current new leaders: Lady Gaga 16,420,907 followers on Twitter 45,373,626 Facebook Does not have a Google+ page […]

    Eminem, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears are social media kings and queens for Facebook, Twitter and Google+

    It’s been reported that Britney Spears just knocked out Larry Page for the most Google+ circles. So I wanted to see who the other social media kings and queens were. I reported awhile ago the race with Lady Gaga and Barack Obama. Here are the current new leaders: Lady Gaga 16,420,907 followers on Twitter 45,373,626 Facebook Does not have a Google+ page […]

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  • Facebook added Twitter integration for photos.  If you have your Facebook account linked to your Twitter account and add a photo to your tweets, Facebook will display a thumbnail of the picture in the post.  Facebook is more visual than Twitter, this is a great way to keep Facebook users happy instead of clicking on every link that comes through […]

    Facebook adds Twitter photo integration

    Facebook added Twitter integration for photos.  If you have your Facebook account linked to your Twitter account and add a photo to your tweets, Facebook will display a thumbnail of the picture in the post.  Facebook is more visual than Twitter, this is a great way to keep Facebook users happy instead of clicking on every link that comes through […]

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  • UPDATE: 7/23 – I went back to redeem my complimentary meal and they said I could pick any meal for free.  That was pretty awesome.  I also got a kind email from the owner of the restaurant letting me know he took my feedback to heart.  I think that was great my feedback reached the right person to correct the […]

    A Facebook “Like Us” promotion by a local Chick-fil-A that could have been done better

    UPDATE: 7/23 – I went back to redeem my complimentary meal and they said I could pick any meal for free.  That was pretty awesome.  I also got a kind email from the owner of the restaurant letting me know he took my feedback to heart.  I think that was great my feedback reached the right person to correct the […]

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  • I’ve had a good amount of time experimenting with Google Plus and think it’s a good product and Facebook alternative.   I still enjoy Facebook but look at it differently every time I see it now after using Google Plus.  Facebook looks old school and web 1.0 while G+ is 3.0. I manage several Facebook accounts for artists, celebrities, etc. […]

    How do we avoid social media redundancy with Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus?

    I’ve had a good amount of time experimenting with Google Plus and think it’s a good product and Facebook alternative.   I still enjoy Facebook but look at it differently every time I see it now after using Google Plus.  Facebook looks old school and web 1.0 while G+ is 3.0. I manage several Facebook accounts for artists, celebrities, etc. […]

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