How to Use Pinterest for Business

There’s nothing like being the new kid on the social networking block (while also becoming the most popular), but that’s exactly what Pinterest is. Pinterest was launched in 2010 as a place where members can post (or as Pinterest calls it) “pin” their favorite photos, videos or images of a certain topic onto a pinboard. It has become so popular … Read More

15 Minutes a Day to Make Your Business More “Social”

Go Ahead; Take On Social Media The amount of time that can be spent on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, for example) seems overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. Make yourself an appointment for 15 minutes, each day, where you focus on placing your updates and messages on your target sites. Focus on Where Your Customers Are Focus … Read More

Social Media: Use It to Improve Your Business

Social media is a new way to market. Even though it seems like just another form of internet chatting, it really can be used as an effective marketing tool.  In fact, there are some things you cannot do through normal marketing channels that are easy to accomplish through social media sites. Here are just three ways you can use sites … Read More

Ways You Can Find Hidden Customers with Social Media

Phoenix marketing agency, Thrive Marketing, is a thought leader in social media marketing. Social media marketing has already become a leading way to boost sales and find new customers, but relatively few people really understand the implications and how to use it. Find out how you can increase your customer base and your sales through social media marketing.

How to Leverage Social Media

This year more businesses will invest in social media than ever before.  No matter what your business goals are, using this chart (click on the graphic to make it larger), you’ll learn how to leverage social media to: communicate with customers increase brand exposure boost website traffic increase SEO effectiveness For more information about how Thrive Marketing can help you … Read More

Video: Social Media and Online Dating

Here’s a creative little music video that demonstrates how socializing and dating has changed since the Social Media Revolution (did you know that 1 in 8 people found love online last year?!). The movie, He’s Just Not That Into You, also speaks to  this phenomenon of dating online in 2009. Drew Barrymore’s character laments to her friends (paraphrasing): “He MySpaced … Read More

Video: Is Social Media a Fad?

Are social media and networking sites (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc) just a fad that will go out of style, just as quickly as it came in? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Watch the video and decide for yourself.

Few Teens Tweet on Twitter

Image via CrunchBase Think Twitter is just a Teenage thing? Surprise, only 5% of Twitter users are teens. They’re even less likely to use Twitter than Baby Boomers who are over the age of 65!