We all do it, we take a photo using our smartphones and then upload them to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Flickr etc without a thought, but have you ever thought about adding a “Watermark” to your images before you upload them. Why You Should Watermark Your Images With the way a lot of the imagining uploading websites and apps that are available it is so easy for people to pull that image and use it on their own website etc, so by watermarking your image it shows two things. 1: … Continue reading
Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet when it comes to effective customer engagement. Despite what some self-proclaimed “gurus” might say, engaging both current and potential customers involves a lot of trial and error as you decide which platforms work the best. Some even forego the idea of customer engagement entirely because they feel that beautiful design alone will send potential customers practically banging down their doors. Your website can be the most beautiful thing since Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper,” but if it doesn’t drive traffic, then it’s might as well … Continue reading
Google + is a must for online business entrepreneurs. Have you gotten a page yet, or still skeptical about the future and what it holds for you? The Holy Grail (Google) knows what they’re doing. Some amazing developments are going to attack the web like wildfire which has already started in 2012. You’ve got to position your business to win the race and profit. Competition is getting fiercer by the day, only the savvy will make headway. With a great converting Google + page, you can easily build your brand; … Continue reading
For police in several Texas cities, the hunt is on for a black male who they allege has sexually assaulted four members of the same college sorority. Reports indicate that the reported attacks took place over several months in the cities of Plano, Coppell and Corinth. Police, meantime, did provide the media with a video they say shows the suspect, thought to be in his late 30s to mid-40s and on the heavy side, they believe responsible for each of the assaults. What makes the case more interesting is that … Continue reading
So, is it time to run a Facebook Contest? I thought I would try one out on my brand new Facebook Fan page at facebook.com/socialwebcafe. Now, I don’t want to make a complete fool of myself in the process, but, at some point, we have to jump in and get our feet wet, right? And, besides, if this contest thing works out well, it would be a win-win with promotion opportunities for me and goodies for the winners.
If you thought that young Americans in the 18-24 age grouping like to text, a better description may be love to text. New data is out from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, showing that 95 percent of young adults engage the texting option on their cell phones. On a typical day, they send and get in return nearly 110 texts a day, while the median user reaches 40 a day. In terms of the median for all cell phone users, the figure is 10 a day. Digging further … Continue reading
FourSquare is one of those sites that people to love or hate and even though some may think it’s a complete waste of time, think again! I first started using FourSquare when I saw some fellow friends on twitter mentioning where they were, so I stopped by, signed up and didn’t do much about it after that. Some time later when I got my BlackBerry Curve I started delving in to FourSquare a bit more often and even though the Curve 8520 doesn’t have GPS, FourSquare still tries to find … Continue reading
The recent uprisings in the Middle East, the latest of which appears to be bringing change to the people of Libya after four decades of leadership under strongman Muammar Gadhafi, have been a sight to see. Not only are people worldwide seeing history unveil itself before their eyes on television and in newspapers and magazines, but also on the Internet. Whether it is in their homes, cafes, workplaces or other venues, millions and millions worldwide have used the Internet, specifically social networking, to see the changes in Egypt, Yemen and … Continue reading