Everyone knows the Twelve Days of Christmas song. Many different products and brands have put their own spin on these twelve days of gifts throughout the years, but no gift is better than free advice.
Facebook has begun testing a new form of interactive ad that will allow pages to post a coupon to fans and use that same post as an ad on the Facebook homepage. When a user sees an ad or page post containing a deal they would like to take advantage of, they can click the “Get Coupon” link.
Jeffrey Bachand has launched HarvardConnection.co, a tribute site to “The Facebook”, styled like the original site. With a prominent “for sale” sign on the homepage, there are high hopes to fetch a bit of coin for the web address and a little taste of history. After all the legal issues and drama it’s unlikely that […]
Twitter’s self-serve ad platform finally began to roll out in November, a handful of advertisers test piloting the initiative. Twitter had originally introduced the ad serving model back in April 2010, but it’s been limited to agency partners and bigger players until now. The public advertising structure will be available to anyone with a credit card […]
Recent data released from PayPal shows an increase of 516% for mobile purchases on Black Friday 2011. Shopping time was busiest this year for mobile payments between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM PT. The data is also showing that Black Friday mobile payment transactions were up 148% when compared against a typical Friday. This year […]
Ecommerce sites are slammed with one of their busiest days on Black Friday, so before the break for turkey, it’s a good idea to go through a quick checklist of items to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything. 1) If you’re featuring specials, have you added these changes to your homepage announcing them? You may […]
So we recently talked about the new YouTube and their new social integration features, including Google+ and Facebook sharing, plus some cool content discovery features. We also mentioned how the design was in the testing phase with a select group of users and wouldn’t be available to the public for a few weeks. Well let’s be real, waiting’s […]
Facebook has begun rolling out its latest update: Sponsored stories will begin to appear in your news ticker. Yes, that scrolling, never-ending Twitter-esque box in the upper right hand corner of your Facebook homepage. The one that people love to hate. Well, hate on, haters. Sliding Sponsored Stories into the news ticker is an inevitable […]
Business Review USA has leaked a redesign of YouTube, showing a more socially integrated layout that emphasizes sharing. Google has included both Google+ and Facebook sharing options within the profile sidebar. While the inclusion of Facebook may be surprising to some, it is important to remember that YouTube is a massively popular destination, one that […]
Social Media Hive has created a great presentation that offers some helpful advice and tips on things you should consider when selecting a profile photo for your social accounts. The presentation uses Twitter as the example network, however the same rules apply to social networks across the web, whether it’s Facebook, YouTube, or Google+. As a […]