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How To Find Your First Tweet

How To Find Your First Tweet

Can you imagine? Twitter is 8 years old! They’re getting older, wiser and still picking their nose. To celebrate their birthday, Twitter released a tool to find your very first tweet, or anyone else’s for that matter. For our 8th birthday, we’re looking back at a few of our favorite first Tweets. You can too. […]

Send Targeted Emails with Mailchimp Goal

Send Targeted Emails with Mailchimp Goal

Have you ever looked at a product on Amazon and then that product followed you all around the internet? This highly targeted form of advertising works because Amazon place cookies on your computer that lets them serve ads on other websites. Amazon is targeting you based on your interests. You can use MailChimp in a […]

The + Email Trick

The + Email Trick

If enjoy free trials and saving money, then you’ll want to learn this email trick. Let’s say you want to try Netflix free for a month…again and again.  Technically, you can create a new email address every month and get access to a free trial over and over. Instead, you can enter adam+netflix@sociallygold.com for example […]

Zuckerberg Bashes the Government

Zuckerberg Bashes the Government

Yesterday Mark Zuckerberg took to his personal profile to express his frustration with what the government and NSA are doing. He even put a call into the President to express his frustration. I don’t think that we’ll ever escape what Edward Snowden exposed about the NSA.I’m curious what your thoughts are about Zuckerberg expressing his […]

How To Create Custom Twitter Timelines with Tweetdeck

How To Create Custom Twitter Timelines with Tweetdeck

Have you ever wanted to group tweets together about a certain topic or event for your website or blog? Tweetdeck, a project of Twitter, allows you to do just that. In this post, I’ll show you how to create custom timelines with Tweetdeck. These custom timelines can be embedded on your website, viewed on twitter.com […]

Twitter Now Has Built-in Analytics

Twitter Now Has Built-in Analytics

A few weeks ago I wrote about how to add summaries to your tweets. Adding summaries is great if you have a blog or a website and you want to show a preview image and preview text (see example below) to your tweets. You don’t need to install Twitter summaries to have access to the […]

By February 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
6 Snapchat Features You Didn’t Know About

6 Snapchat Features You Didn’t Know About

I don’t send snaps very often, but when I do, I use my iPhone (bad joke I know). In this post I’ll share 6 Snapchat features that you may not know about and how to enable them on your iPhone. I used to think Snapchat was only for photos that self destructed, but there is […]

By February 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Beatles’ Social Media Accounts

The Beatles’ Social Media Accounts

This being the 50 year anniversary of The Beatles appearance on the Ed Sullivan show, Jimmy Fallon and the Tonight Show decided to release never before seen footage of The Beatles promoting a few of their social media accounts.

By February 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm for Pages

Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm for Pages

Facebook announced today (2/25/14) that they are changing their news feed algorithm for pages. What used to be known as Edge Rank had marketers very upset. The statistic was that only 16% of page fans would see a post. This announcement will hopefully turn those marketing frowns around. This announcement will hopefully turn those marketing frowns […]

By February 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to add a Twitter Follow Button

How to add a Twitter Follow Button

If you are looking to add custom Twitter buttons to your website outside of the standard plugins, you’ve found the right place. In this post I’ll explain how to add the Twitter follow button to your website. This is a great way to get more Twitter followers too. I’d suggest including it at the top […]

By February 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Delete Your Twitter Account

How to Delete Your Twitter Account

Getting tired of Twitter? In this post I’ll show you how to delete your Twitter account. Step 1: Login to Twitter.com Step 2: Click the gear at the top right and hit Settings. Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom and hit Deactivate my account. Step 4: Hit the Deactivate button** **Twitter will save your data for 30 […]

By February 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Create a Facebook Ad For Your Website

How to Create a Facebook Ad For Your Website

In this article, I’ll show you how to create a Facebook ad that points to your website. I’ll also answer some questions you may have about Facebook ads along the way such as… . How much should I bid per click for my Facebook ad? . Should I bid for clicks or impressions on Facebook? […]

By February 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Florida Police Officer Live Tweets His Shift

Florida Police Officer Live Tweets His Shift

Have you ever wanted to go on a police ride along like Kevin Hart and Ice Cube? Now you can by following @BBPD and the hashtag #ridewithBBPD on Twitter. Officer Ron Ryan with the Boynton Beach Police Department will live tweet his shifts periodically starting 2/18. Jay Leno, may his legend live forever, included police blotter […]

By February 18, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
1-800-Flowers and Their Twitter Customer Service

1-800-Flowers and Their Twitter Customer Service

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, the day that men are forced into buying flowers for their loved ones for fear of persecution. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy buying flowers because I know how much my fiancée enjoys them. What I don’t enjoy, is the expensive delivery fee and service charges that are implemented on Valentine’s Day. I […]

By February 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

My new favorite Instagram account has to be DallasPetsAlive and their Mutt Bombing Project. This is by far one of the best marketing/Instagram campaigns I have seen from a shelter, let alone any organization. Mutt Bombing is similar to photo bombing. It happens when someone (in the case a dog) gets into your photo without you […]

By February 12, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
What Do You Love and Hate About Email Marketing?

What Do You Love and Hate About Email Marketing?

Today I got a poorly designed email from a non-profit organization (I won’t say who it is from, but it inspired me to write this post). Do they really expect me to read that whole thing? I’ll admit, I’m not the best email marketer, but I figure we could crowd source what you like and […]

By February 11, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
10,000 Likes Gets URJ Camp Kalsman a Baby Goat

10,000 Likes Gets URJ Camp Kalsman a Baby Goat

You have to give credit where credit is due, and the credit goes to URJ Camp Kalsman Assistant Director, Sarah Mood. Sarah is on a mission that may seem impossible. Her mission is to get 10,000 likes on her photo so her summer camp can get a baby goat for their farm. Why is this […]

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
More Ways to Recruit for Taglit-Birthright Using Social Media

More Ways to Recruit for Taglit-Birthright Using Social Media

Last year I wrote an article about how to effectively use social media to recruit for Taglit-Birthright, the free 10-day trip to Israel for Jews between 18-26. Today, I hosted a 1-hour training for the University of Texas Hillel and came up with even more ways.     Flappy Bird Parody Ad Flappy Bird, the […]

By February 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →