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Written By: langdon on July 27, 2009 No Comment

How many friends do you have online? I’ve currently got hundreds of friends on facebook, Linkedin, and on twitter and smaller amounts on slideshare, last.fm, friendfeed, YouTube, and flickr. I’ve also got a few thousand followers who visit this blog every month.

Although most of my friends aren’t on all these platforms or even have as many “friends” as I do in each channel, some have many times more than me.

Can you really have 2,000 friends? Is it time to unfriend / unfollow all but your 150 best friends in each social media channel? […Click headline to read more!]

Written By: langdon on July 26, 2009 One Comment

Looking at my 300 subscriptions in my RSS feed, nearly half the blogs have either stopped posting or at least reduced their frequency. Although I wrote about 5 reasons why twitter is making many blogs irrelevant here, I think it would be a mistake for people to abandon their blog in favour of a micro-blog such as twitter or a feed aggregator such as friendfeed.

Given that the most important brand you ever work on should be your own, your blog should evolve to be more than an opinion site, but one that aggregates and presents your personal brand. [… Click headline to read more!]

Written By: langdon on July 26, 2009 No Comment

Just as marketers are finally figuring out what the heck facebook is and why they should be embracing the platform as a way of reaching & engaging their customers and potential customers, there is a new trend developing that may impact facebook and other social mediums…

Enter social aggregators.

Aggregators won’t replace facebook – but much like RSS feeds have supplemented users visting websites directly, social aggregator services could mean marketers looking to reach and engage people through social media sites like facebook will find a smaller direct audience to engage with. […Click headline to read more!]

Written By: langdon on May 22, 2008 No Comment

Yellow Pages Group launched today a new YellowPages.ca™ application on the Facebook Platform, which connects users with local businesses.Facebook users can now download the YellowPages.ca™ application to find, rate and review businesses ;build lists of their favourite restaurants and shops ;share lists of their favourite local businesses with their Facebook network ;reference the business lists and reviews of their Facebook friends for recommendations
The new application also features quick access to business profile information, including maps and driving directions.

By connecting YellowPages.ca™’s business listings to over 70 million active Facebook users, yellowpages.ca is taking the mission of finding the best seller for each buyer to a whole new level. […Click headline to read more]

Written By: langdon on May 15, 2008 No Comment

Just a week after congratulating our team for being the first in our client’s brand category for integrating facebook connect into a website, I discovered how incredibly easy it is to add the same functionality with Wordpress – the content management system (CMS) used to run this blog.
Within 15 minutes of finding this plug-in, I had converted this entire site to use this new application that will allow you to sign in using your twitter or facebook ID when making comments on any of my posts.

The benefit for you is that it becomes quicker to post comments. The benefit for me is that your comments can be shared with your own social graph on twitter or facebook – which will increase word of mouth on articles that you deem worthy of sharing. […Click headline to read more]

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