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Social Media In The News

August 8, 2017 by

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“Whatcha reading?” It’s a question posed by many authors on social media, but it’s also a great way to gather customer insights. By getting that single question answered, you can determine what’s important to your target audience, if you pay attention to what they are reading (and writing about). For example, the daily calendar from […]

The mesmerizing tech monopoly

June 4, 2017 by

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A recent post from The Verge, managed to surface one jaw-dropping perspective: By positioning themselves as the platforms on top of which information technology across every sector now runs, these titans of tech become the new centers of gravity for our economy, growing in size, scope, and influence while everyone else struggles not to fall […]

Social Media For Events

May 9, 2017 by

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Last week I missed #SMChat because my company, Creativation Marketing, was presenting a Google Partner event in celebration of National Small Business Week. The topic was “Make Your Website Work For You.” Want more details? Leave a comment below or send me a Tweet to @sharonmostyn Speaking of events, @johnwlewis reported a recent trend relates […]

Phone-as-a-Service: mobile’s final frontier?

October 3, 2016 by

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A colleague pinged me on a brow-raising post by Guardian on the what appears to be ‘silent war’ among manufacturers and smartphone players. Over what? Well, ultimately, YOUR attention. Nothing new to us, right? But what the article highlights as the proposed state of smartphone innovation reaching a final stagnation point is an intriguing area of discussion. Also, […]

The Future of (sm)Chat – the results are in; and the Survey Says?

August 1, 2016 by

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Most hesitate when asked to complete a survey. I know I do. But over the last 6 weeks, 31 people in the #smchat community opted to take a few minutes to share their thoughts on what they see as longer-term success factors. The results of the first ever #smchat Futures Survey are in. Clearly it’s […]

The Future of Online Chat: LIVE at the #smchat 7-yr Gala WEDS 5/25 1pET

May 24, 2016 by

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Happy Anniversary, my friends. Much has changed since May 2009 when the first #smchat tweet posted. Some will remember we were a spin off of the #innochat group. For fun, here’s our very first 2009 #smchat Q1 (courtesy Twitter): keep the intro's coming; meantime, here's Q1: What do we seek from online #chat interactions that […]

Fixing Twitter: What does the new Algorithm Mean for Twitter Chats?

March 29, 2016 by

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What does the new Algorithm Mean for Twitter Chats? Discuss live w/ #smchat WEDS 3/30 1pmET