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Social Media Best Practices

Now that we have been practicing for some time, we are aware of good (and, bad) ways to employ social media. Opinions will vary about the “best of the best”. That is the beauty of the web, it always changes. From a book summary I read on social media, here are some of the best [...] read more »

Ashley Agee

Demographics for Social Media Sites like Facebook and Twitter

Here”s an interesting Infograph I came across and wanted to share! What do you think of these stats? Is it what you thought or are they completely opposite of what you were thinking? (Infograph Courtesy of: )

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Beacon Technologies Through the Eyes of an Intern – Week 8

Eight weeks down, two more to go.  The past two months have really gone by quickly.  I spent some time today reflecting back and what all I have done and learned so far here at Beacon.  I’ve learned a lot, but I realize that there is still a lot I don’t know.  Since this week [...] read more »

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The Younger Generation and Mobile Device Addiction

    I took a  look back in history from when the telephone first arrived to the mobile devices of today.  Making communication easy spawns an addiction to the facilitating platform and an addiction to it will always will be rampant among the young.         “The telephone has been accepted without hesitation [...] read more »

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Upcoming Tech Trends..some are fascinating!

a great tagline, “converting cultural shifts into opportunities”

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Facebook Developer Tools – URL Linter

URL Linter – http://developers.facebook.com/tools/lint Facebook’s URL Linter is an extremely handy tool for testing an instance of the Facebook like button. It allows you to view how it will look in the Facebook feed. If you’ve ever tried to test a like button you know that Facebook caches the results for an unknown amount of [...] read more »

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Conversion Tracking for Facebook Social Ads

Finally! This great new feature is still in beta but it is exactly what Facebook marketers have been waiting for. Soon all of us will be able to track activity that happens on our websites as a result of someone on Facebook seeing or clicking on our Ads. Conversion tracking helps us see the whole [...] read more »

Logan Ray

How Can I use Social Media for My Business

Social Media… It seems to be one of the buzz words that online marketers love to throw around. What does it really mean and is it really important for your business?

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Keep it Legal – Facebook Promotions

Promotions have always been a popular way for businesses of all sizes to attract fans. Whether it’s a sweepstakes or a contest, these tools offer an opportunity to create a buzz and encourage fan interaction.  In an effort to protect users from fake contests, difficult to understand stipulations, and illegal practices, Facebook has instated its [...] read more »