“Google + a Facebook Killer?” Question Answered

by July 21, 2011

Google Plus Facebook Killer?So, Google comes up with this fancy “Plus” thing. Everybody rushed to take a look-see, only to be locked out as the big G slammed the doors on the masses to slow the flood to a trickle. The first week was like a Black Friday rush on sales. For the first time, iPhone users frowned at their fancy gadgets and longed for an Android just so they could use the brand spankin’ new Google + app (Apple, by the way, allowed the iGoogle app to go through Tuesday). G+ invites were being sold on eBay for a paltry $25 – $100 (depending on the seller), guaranteed immediate delivery*.

Online Marketing: Are YOU Practicing Converting Conversation?

by June 23, 2011

The problem with the word “conversion” is many assume it means “clicking on the call to action (CTA) and following through with the sale”. In other words, it’s assumed that there’s only one point of conversion. There isn’t; there’s many. With that said, let’s get to the good stuff…

Connections, Relations and Search: What Your Social Graph Says About You

by February 17, 2011

How does it work? Through XHTML Friends Network (XFN) & Friend of a Friend (FOAF), the Social Graph API looks for relationships between web properties, whether you control that relationship or not. rel=”me”, amongst other microformats, are added to any hyperlink where you wish to indicate a relationship. You can set how the link is related to you (co-worker link, friendship, parent, child, etc.) You can even create your own mix.