Ello, Paid Social Networks and Marketing

Last week a new rage hit the Internet in the new social network site Ello. Reports were invite requests to join the site were poring in at 40,000 an hour. Interestingly, it's not any set of new … [Read more...]

The Current State of Social Networks

A few things have gotten me thinking about the current state of all the social networks I am a member of. Let's take them one at a time. Twitter I have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. … [Read more...]

Google+ Communities Show Promise

As far as social networks go, Google+ has been lagging behind Twitter and Facebook ever since it's inception. Because it is from Google and is being more tightly integrated into other Google services, … [Read more...]

A Paid For Social Network?

Twitter and Facebook are the big two when it comes to social networks as they hold the largest number of users. But as for profit companies, they also wield complete control over their technologies. … [Read more...]

Google+ Finally Opens Up A Little With New API

Google has had trouble getting any serious traction with it's Google+ social network in the face of stiff competition from Twitter and Facebook. One of the big things those other networks have, … [Read more...]

Pinterest Driving Significant E-Commerce Action

Pinterest is the hot social network of the moment. More than just a pretty face, however, new data suggest Pinterest is driving some significant e-commerce traffic, outdoing even the mighty … [Read more...]

New Study Marks Trouble For Google+

A new study out from RJ Metrics indicates low user activity and weak engagement for Google's social network Google+. Google, running a little late to the party on this one, released their version of … [Read more...]

Flight To Open Source

Weather it's attributable to a fear of Google Open Social or increasingly savvy executives there is a real movement to open up social network platforms. Facebook has been the hottest network of late … [Read more...]

Social Media Morning 5/16/08

Penthouse Magazine embraces new media and becomes a social network company. Listen To The Show! … [Read more...]

Social Media Morning 4-28-08

How far do we go with Web 2.0 and location based social networks? Listen To The Show! … [Read more...]