In March, Pinterest rolled out a new design for its profile pages. As expected, users flipped out.
Pinterest has been getting a lot of attention and has proved beneficial for a variety of businesses. Nonetheless, perhaps it’s not the best fit for everyone.
The Tamale Guy is a genuine icon of Chicago nightlife, and in recent years, his status and his business has only improved with the help of his loyal following’s use of social media.
As social media marketers, we've seen it all too often. A brand starts a Twitter account or Facebook page, only to abandon it within a few months, if not weeks. ...
Businesses saw an opportunity to push their products, brands, and messages when social media emerged. Over the years, successful companies have learned to host open dialogue with customers via Facebook ...
A Social Media Monopoly Board relays the perceived value of social networks and resources.
#tourismchat is a biweekly twitter chat focusing on social media in the tourism industry.
Pinterest is emerging as a platform to watch. A few brands are testing the waters and seem to be doing well, setting great examples for other organizations that may be curious.
Many airlines are now on Twitter and have pretty substantial followings. Travel 2.0 put together an infographic that provides great incite regarding how airlines are using the service.
Le Parc Suite Hotel is holding a contest via Facebook to appoint a “Director of Pet Relations,” the dog that will receive featured placement on Le Parc’s Pet Friendly and Pet Policy Pages.
Santa Barbara released a new mobile app that includes detailed listings for restaurants, wineries, vineyards, events, arts and cultural offerings, accommodations, outdoor activities, retail shops and more.
Royal Dutch KLM Airlines is allowing people to choose who they might sit next to on a flight by viewing other travelers’ social media profiles via a program called “Meet and Seat.”
EyeforTravel recently surveyed over 500 Asia Pacific (APAC) travel brands about their implementation of social media. 68% have deployed mobile and social media initiatives but are unsure how to “define, achieve and measure success.”
Chicago-based mobile food truck Bridgeport Pasty, serving large, savory pies, is unlike other trucks in that it is tiny and electric.
Social Commerce is one of the hottest social trends in 2011 and the insightful folks at Useful Social Media have put together an infographic social commerce timeline.
All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s leading airline carrier, recently announced its “Inspiration of Japan” service brand and products will be introduced to the Los Angeles-Narita (Tokyo) route beginning January 2012.
Google+ opened up brand pages today and it’s great to stay ahead of the curve and get your page up and running. There are a few tips to get the most out of your page and make sure people know about it and are able to find you.
It’s essential for any company using social media, especially larger entities, to set forth guidelines so that it’s clear what is acceptable in the space.
While it’s a great thing that more and more businesses are jumping aboard the social media bandwagon, many still aren’t really grasping the point of doing so. There’s a very finite distinction between social media marketing, and merely marketing via social media.
When thinking about the film Moneyball, I realized the new strategy displayed by Beane could be likened, in many ways, to the evolution of social media.