Monthly Archives: August 2013

Social media roaring ahead in 2013

Here’s a 4-minute long update on social media trends and statistics from Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics, and Hult International Business School. A few key takeaways:

  • Social media has become the No. 1 activity on the web
  • 92% of children under age of 2 have a “digital shadow”
  • 54% of people on Twitter recommend products in their tweets
  • 90% of consumers trust peer recommendations; only 14% trust advertisements
  • 93% of marketers use social media for business

Is your business on social media? Do you know what people are saying online about your brand? One thing for sure: Whether or not YOU are  engaged, YOUR CUSTOMERS almost certainly are.

P.S. Guess how I found this video today? Via Twitter!

Getting Started with WordPress: Images & Media

wordpress-logo-notext-rgbby Benjamin Robinson

In our first two “Getting Started with WordPress” tutorials, we covered logging into WordPress, and working with text content in your posts and pages. In this third installment we’ll tell how to add pictures, galleries and videos. (For our first two tutorials, go to our WordPress Resources page.)

Adding pictures and video is still very easy to do in WordPress, but there are a few tricky things you’ll need to be aware of. Continue reading