How Facebook Videos Can Boost Your Social Media Campaign

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We think a good place to start with this topic is on the subject of social media. Social media is popular. Using video for social media marketing is a powerful tool for building your brand and reaching your clients. Create for Social.

Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

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I’ve been online for nearly 30 years (yes, there was CompuServe and Prodigy before the www), blogging for 10 and using social media tools since the earliest days. Snapchat is biggest innovation in media right now and the biggest innovator in product design from a user perspective.

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Infographic: Social Media Spurring E-Commerce Activity

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A new study of social media activity and e-commerce, compiled from Los Angeles social tools developer Social Annex , shows that social media is--not surprisingly--playing a far bigger role in online shopping this year.

Social Media Week Efforts Kick Off

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The organizers of Social Media Week Los Angeles said today that they have kicked off plans to feature more than 50, free, public events across LA during Social Media Week, September 19-23rd. conference week media social

Los Angeles Dodgers Win the World Series Social Media Battle

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However, there is another battle raging between the two teams that you’re likely a little more involved in: social media. However, for those that aren’t burdened by super fandom, social media engagement is key for teams to build their empire.

SOCi Scores $2.25M For Social Media Marketing Tools

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San Diego-based SOCi , a developer of social media management and marketing software, has raised $2.25M in funding, the company said Wednesday. SOCi is taking aim at competitors such as Hootsuite, with what it says is a "next-generation" social media content discovery and marketing product. soci social media marketing software venture capital hootsuite saas cloud

Fan Appz Launches Social Media Marketing Product

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Los Angeles-based Fan Appz , which is headed by Jon Siegal, said today that it has launched a new social media marketing product. Fan Appz said it differs from other, social media marketing products because it is focused on helping brands close a sale. The firm's software runs across such social services as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram. service software marketing media social appz fanappz

This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won’t Ruin Us

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Parents I know are concerned that children will not know how to socialize and that technology is ruining people’s ability to effectively converse with each other. But, the truth is that people will always be looking for new ways to be entertained, consume media, and engage with each other. “We

BackAtYou.com Takes On Social Media Marketing

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Los Angeles-based BackAtYou.com , a new startup headed by former SodaHead.com founder Michael Glazer, launched itself Wednesday, saying it is providing a self-service platform to help business owners and marketers to create, launch, and analyze social media marketing campaigns and promotions. backatyou startup sodahead social media marketing technology tools

GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests

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Santa Monica-based GotCast , the online casting site run by Alec Shankman, told its users today that it is gearing up to launch a new, spin-off website for its social media contest platform. gotcast casting talent hollywood content mediablastr social media newtorking

BAT Launches Social Media Efforts With Celebrities

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Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , the new startup of Ryan and Chad Steelberg, said this morning that it has launched social media campaigns for three companies. Financial details of the new social media campaign wins were not announced. brand affinity technologies social media celebrity advertising

SheKnows Launches Social Media Feature

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Los Angeles-based SheKnows , the women's media site run by Evolve Media, said this morning that it has launched a new social media, community features for the service. The company said its new SheKnows Connect social media platform connects into sites such as Facebook and other social networking services, allowing users to challenge their friends to "dares". sheknows evolve media content publishing

X1 Discovery Takes On Social Media Discovery

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X1 Discovery said today that it has launched a new, electronic discovery software called X1 Social Discovery, which is specifically aimed at helping computer forensics professionals address social media content. Leveraging the technology of X1, X1 Discovery said it provides a platform to collect, authenticate, search, review, and produce electronically stored information from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Social Media Week (SMW) helps organizations connect and share the latest social media findings through social, cultural and economic talks and workshops in major cities worldwide. They have broken events down by two hubs: Social Tech , and Entertainment.

TZ Tech Crawl | Social Media Week LA Edition

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TZ Tech Crawl is back and teaming up with Social Media Week Los Angeles! !! Social Media Week LA , Purse Case , Famous Birthday s & Pivotal Labs already on board! The post TZ Tech Crawl | Social Media Week LA Edition appeared first on TechZulu.

Social Media Faking It – Cheaper Than You May Think, But Still Not Worth It

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How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? Social norming is powerful. If an article has numerous social shares (i.e., This reality encourages some high-profile individuals to manipulate their social media standing by acquiring fake followers.

Top Notch Panelists Secured for SMCLA’s “Social Media for B2B”

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It is going to be an informative night at the next Social Media Club L.A. SMCLA) event at CrossCampus , with some major heavy hitters in the B2B industry dropping social strategy secrets. Social media is all about people.

Soci Gets $1.5M For Social Media Marketing

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San Diego-based Soci , a developer of a social content discovery engine and social media marketing software product, has raised $1.5M Soci, led by Afif Khoury, develops a social content discovery and marketing engine. The company said it will use the funding to expand its product, which is aimed at national digital service providers, media outlets, marketing agencies, national franchises and enterprise clients.

Social Media School - Beginners

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 -- Social Media School - Beginners. It's time to dive into the social media world. If you have been wondering about social media and how to get involved , this is the class for you. Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Google+ and other platforms are reviewed in this interactive class. Email Amani@woodsidemediagroup.com.

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Harvest your social media contacts

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You may not know that you have access to many “free” sources of social media contacts to help you in your marketing effort. The first semi–secret source is your LinkedIn contact list.

ShowUhow Links To Social Media Sites

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San Diego-based ShowUhow , which develops video-based sales and product information for online retailers and manufacturers, said today that it has added a suite of social media integration features for the firm's offering. showuhow social media sales product information ecommerce twitter facebook

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 25: Snapchat Builds Relationship with Social Media Stars After Years of Ignoring Them

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Snapchat builds relationship with social media stars after years of ignoring them, rocket industry worries government might dump ICBM engines on the market and Panda Pop passes 100 million users as Jam City eyes IPO

Social Media School - Intermediate

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 -- Social Media School - Intermediate. Come and enjoy the second part of Social Media School. Take a deep dive in platforms such as paper.li, ifttt, quora, Facebook Insights, Delicio.us and others and learn how they can enhance your personal and professional life. Email Amani@woodsidemediagroup.com.

Social Media Trend Spotting Turns $20,000 into over $2 million

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Cheers to discovering a real return on using social media. Business Culture Business Development Featured Interviews Investment Retail & Consumers Review Social Media Social News Video BlogWorld Chris Camillo Facebook Laughing At Wall Street media trend stock market wall street

Active.com Brags About Social Media Growth

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San Diego-based Active.com , the sports and fitness site owned by Active Network, is bragging today that it has reached more than one million social media fans. Those fans include both Facebook fans and Twitter followers, as well as other social sites. The firm said it saw a 297 percent increase in its social media fan base over the past year. active network sports fitness social media twitter facebook gamification

X1 Discovery Ships Social Media Discovery Software

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Pasadena-based X1 Discovery , the Idealab-backed electronic discovery firm split out from X1, said today that it has shipped its first product, X1 Social Discovery. The firm said its new product is specifically designed to address social media content, and collects Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin information for use as social media evidence for investigators. data collect facebook twitter enterprise software idealab media social discovery

Social Media School -

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Thursday, May 31, 2012 -- Social Media School. It's time to stop wondering about the best ways to use Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Quora, Pinterest and other social platforms for personal and professional use. Come to Social Media School with Woodside Media Group and Fifty and Five and learn numerous best practices.

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Here’s What The @NYTimes Should Teach Its Writers About Social Media

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So it’s a disappointment to me that these esteemed journalists haven’t adapted to the modern media – to social media. But he hasn’t figured out that media is now two way. NYT Learn How to Use Social Media.

What You Could Learn from @John About Teens and Social Media

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He explained to me that especially for young girls social media apps are really intimidating because increasingly teens are judged by the number of followers they have or by the number of people who like their photos on Instagram.

Spreeify Adds New Social Media Giveaway and Promotions Product

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Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the developer of social marketing software headed by Ruben Dua, is launching a new social marketing product it calls Social Swag this week. spreeify social media giveaway promotions startup promotional marketing software

WhoSay Gets Funding To Connect Celebrities With Social Media

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The firm, headed by Steve Ellis and which was co-founded by Creative Artists Agency (CAA), said it is looking to become the personal media management platform for celebrities and influencers. whosay social media celebrity creative artists agency talent venture capitalWhoSay , a New York-based startup with Los Angeles offices, said this morning that it has raised a funding round from Greylock Partners.

CitizenHawk Takes On Social Media Monitoring

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Aliso Viejo-based CitizenHawk , the venture backed developer of online brand protection services, said today that it has launched a social media monitoring tool. The firm, which is backed by Maveron, said that its new tool allows companies to monitor what people are saying about them and their brands, on popular social networking sites. citizenhawk social media monitoring brand protection software

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GumGum Launches New Social Media Analysis Tool

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Santa Monica-based GumGum , the developer of digital advertising and marketing tools which tie advertising into online photographs and visual content, has rolled out a new social media analysis tool. The new tool, Mantii , uses image recognition to help marketers gain insight into how images are being shared which relate to their brands across such social media services as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.