So how does a business-minded person with limited computer programming abilities launch a social network? I recently interviewed Hallspot founder Sean Thorne to ask him exactly that.
by Andrea Vedder on September 11, 2013
My team and I make it a practice to look at the profile page of every single person who follows me on Twitter.
We do this for several reasons:
I feel like I’ve seen this phenomenon in action, and Brian Solis adds data to it with some nice pie charts and all in his post “Almost Half of Small Businesses Find Customers in Social Networks” today. He says: Regus, a provider of workplace solutions with over 1,100 business centers in 85 countries, recently published [...]
I found these very interesting statistics on Huffington Post yesterday. The post was titled Women Dominate Most Social Networking Sites. This is according to a survey sponsored by Pingdom, a network uptime monitoring business. The chart here gives us the interesting, detailed breakdown, by site name. I’m not sure what, if any, conclusion to draw, [...]
What makes social networking so exciting right now is that “the book” is still being written. What I mean by that, is that people are finding a multitude of ways to use tools like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to promote themselves and their businesses. Are they producing the intended results? In many cases, the answer [...]
A couple weeks ago Tim Berry posted about how social media is actually publishing, and if you publish, you are not private, and how people you might not want to read your posts, such as employers, licensing boards, etc., may do just that. Here is another example of how what you put up on the [...]
The headline says Social Networking is Not a Business*, with an asterisk. Below, right under the introduction, is “*but it might be soon.” That’s the lead story in the latest MIT Technology Review (it’s free, but registration is required to read the story). The lead goes as follows: Web 2.0–the dream of the user-built, user-centered, [...]
Yesterday was my birthday. In the year since I had my last birthday, there is no question that social networking sites have made leaps and bounds in their popularity and usage. I am forever getting invitations to join business networks: Linkedin, Ryze, Plaxo…and the list goes on. Most of the time, I bite. I can [...]