In the year 2000 – when I first came across it — Craigslist was an earnest site providing a deceptively simple service — free classified ads online— that was extremely useful to most everyone. Today, Craigslist is the 9th most popular website in the United States. As much as it is loved, it is also
Google says it is giving local businesses a leg up getting on the Web through its launch yesterday of Texas Get Your Business Online.” But I see a deeper advance into the culture of local business so Google can better template small business needs to the Google suite of services, most notably Google+. Google was
Some tasty news tidbits from the social media front this week. Facebook, Google+ vie for news distribution Facebook is reportedly working with a dozen news organizations to create exclusive versions of their news content to be delivered via app, reports David Cohen of AllFacebook. A Forbes report says these sources could include CNN, The Washington
Facebook is an awesome community. Born as a place to hang out with your friends, it has evolved into a great venue to further develop principles of online marketing for businesses and causes large and small. Those principles incorporate the basics of online communication. We began to learn online communication early on through email lists
Google+ was barely out of the box and Danny Sullivan at SearchEngineland was chiding Google for its inhospitability to brands. Google said it wasn’t quite ready but that didn’t stop SeachEngineLand and a bunch of other media and corporate folks to get something resembling a brand page up. And some of them looked pretty good.