Why Small Businesses Should Love Yelp

Of all the review sites and social media profiles that strike a nerve with small businesses, Yelp seems to be the amalgamation of everything business owners hate about online, anonymous reviews. Blog posts have been penned on why you can’t trust Yelp, there are dozens of articles on what you can do about Yelp as a … [Read more…]

Electronic Arts’ Open Contempt for its Customers

Pictured: A visual representation of the SimCity launch (blog.games.com) It’s been a week since the newest iteration of SimCity launched, and Electronic Arts has demonstrated such disregard for for the customers who keep it in business that there can no longer be any doubt of this publisher being worthy of the Worst Company in America award by Consumerist.If you … [Read more…]

The Nifty New Facebook Newsfeed Ad Campaign Display

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How to Kill Trolls With Kindness

There’s a simple antidote to Internet trolls. It costs nothing to manufacture and can be found in vast quantities if you know where to look. Before this goes further let’s establish the difference between criticism and trolling. Criticism of a business is done out of imperfections such as poor service and genuine unhappiness with a … [Read more…]

Six Ways You’re Annoying Your Facebook Fans

You don’t want to annoy your audience, do you?   If you answered yes, well, thanks for reading my blog, reps from Ocean Marketing. Otherwise, as a good social media community manager you’ve identified that you’re as only as successful as your fans are happy. Unfortunately, even benign actions can unknowingly cause unlikes. I’ve seen these six things done … [Read more…]

Social Media Beyond Your Target Audience: A Case Study

There are a lot of things to talk about when defining your target audience. Are they on the social network you’re using? What are their likes? Dislikes? Professions? Ages? Gender? Even though the Internet is global, geographical location is also important. As much as people talk about “developing an online presence” and “getting new fans”, … [Read more…]