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    U.S. Government’s Shallow Attempt at Social Media Infiltration

    March 22, 2011
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    Last week, many online publications broke the news that the U.S. Government had signed a contract with technology company Ntrepid. To summarize the reports, Ntrepid is tasked with creating software that allows U.S. personnel to manage up to 10 online personas.  These personas would exist within the confines of social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, but would include convincing and comprehensive back-stories. These profiles would not be used domestically by the government, but would ...

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    4 Useful Free Social Media Monitoring Tools

    March 20, 2011
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    Over the last year, social media sites impact on brand brand value have increased tremendously. People, always rant about their feelings about any brand on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and others. It’s becoming important for any small, media, big company, brand, blogger and media person to monitor their brand. Here I’m sharing some free Social media monitoring tools, which you can use in your day to day life and keep yourself updated about ...

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    LinkedIn Today: Social News for Business Professionals

    March 12, 2011
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    This is a guest post by BigDaddyCash. If you would like to write for ShoutMeLoud, check our guest posting guidelines. LinkedIn have launched LinkedIn Today, their news organ which they hope will become as important a daily destination as Facebook or Twitter. They’ve noticed that although they have many members few visit every day. If you have a LinkedIn account you probably use it much like I do, check the updates on my everyday email and ...

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    Online Promotion For Businesses

    February 14, 2011
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    Living in the Web 2.0 era has caused a surge of websites to be created for businesses new and old. Now more than ever, surviving without an online presence is nearly impossible. Making a name for yourself on the internet has finally become just as important as any word of mouth marketing you may have accomplished. To some, the task of building an online presence seems daunting. However, with so many wishing to accomplish such ...

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    How to Form a Community Out of your Blog?

    December 5, 2010
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    Blogging is more of an interest and later on it become a good way to make money. Initially when a person start to blog , the main thing which worries him is traffic. We all know more traffic means more money, but many of us are not aware of the fact, more loyal readers means more trust & that will make more money. To get loyal readers, it’s important to have a community around your ...

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    Social Recommendations vs. Online Ads: Which is Better Source of Traffic?

    December 4, 2010
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    Social recommendation is a new trend gaining heat in the e-commerce industry. Social recommendation means that people in your friend network on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter recommend products or sites to you for your purchases or for general product review queries.  For example, when you purchase a new camcorder and you share and recommend your purchase on Facebook through social recommendation sites like ShopSocially, that’s social recommendation. This new method of social ...

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    5 Tips to Make a Successful Blog

    November 18, 2010
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    This is a guest post by Rahul who blogs at MazaKaro. If you would like to write for ShoutMeLoud, read our guest posting guidelines. I started blogging as a hobby and I didn’t imagine that I will get a huge traffic within three months of blogging. Lot of visitors ask questions to me about, how I am getting huge traffic to my blog. So I thought that I must mention all those steps through which I get ...

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    Role of Social Shopping In Consumer Decision-Making

    November 18, 2010
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    My earlier blog talked about the three generations of social shopping. Now that we have understood the basics of social shopping and its benefits, we are ready to analyze it comprehensively. Let us now understand how social shopping helps consumer make a decision to buy a product. We will build upon the example of our modern-day, tech-savvy shopper Steve and generalize it to normal buying behavior. Steve considered buying a mobile phone. There are several phone ...

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