Monday, January 12, 2009

Ogilvy Launches a New Social Media Tool

A co-worker pointed this out to me. Ogilvy recently launched a new social media tool. The tool does not provide any metrics, but gives smaller companies the ability to view many sources/tools in an aggregated manner. This is just another example of how agencies and other stakeholders are continuing to become smarter and invest more attention toward the space as the importance of monitoring social media continues to rise.

Monday, January 05, 2009

Leading Social Search Engines

Lee Odden on provides a list of 6 social search engines to start 2009.

Will Twitter Change Blog Design in 2009?

Find out the answer on Mashable.

Mobile Social Media Expected to Expand

Mobile social networks are expected to expand as more and more consumers get mobile access to the internet.

I have to agree with this article. I feel mobile social media network will become a very lucrative market as more people get access to internet via mobile devices.

Herbert Brothers are At It Again! "Free Doritos" Crash the Super Bowl

I had the opportunity to interview Joe Herbert when he participated in Doritos' "Crash the Supber Bowl" contest in 2006/2007. Well it looks like he is at it again. Please vote for "Free Doritos".

Do Some Consumers Wait Too Long Before Filing Bankruptcy?

Foreclosure and bankruptcy online discussion trends are on the rise (see graph below). Given that, I found a recent Newsweek very interesting. It argues that some people should file bankruptcy sooner rather than later. What do you think?

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Dosh Dosh Covers Fundamentals of Social Media Marketing posts an article for those interested to learn more about social media and how you use it.

It offers some insight to social media in general, tips on leveraging social media newsites and others such as StumbleUpon.

Overall, I found the article to be quite insightful. Let me know what you think.