Creative Blogging with a Persona: An Artist, Journalist, and Reviewer Walk into a Blog…

We’re all guilty of going on auto-pilot with our blog once in a while: maybe we missed our deadline and need to whip up something quick, or we have to churn out a piece on a hot topic everyone else has done already, or worse yet, our eyes glaze over at the same old format … [Read more]

Technology and Medicine [Infographic]

We all know technology is changing our world, but have you ever thought of using it to take care of your own healthcare needs? Believe it or not, lots of apps are in the marketplace to help you do your own medical diagnosis. And, according to statistics, technology may be able to replace up to … [Read more]

Make an NMX Infographic

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At NMX this month, many conference go-ers filled out fun infographics about their NMX experience. The fine folks at Lemon.ly created these for attendees to color in at its booth and at our infographics session led by John Meyer. We loved this idea and thought we’d share photos of some of the finished products. Want … [Read more]

The “Art” of Storytelling

Most don’t have it; a fortunate few do. Only a handful of very talented “naturals” have the ability to engage an audience through their brilliantly-crafted stories. Not only are they able to use their charisma and emotional intelligence to captivate and charm, they’re able to ignite and convince their audience to take action through the … [Read more]

2012 Social Sharing Trends [Infographic]

2012 Trends

With each passing year, we share more, invest in new tech toys, and the way we get the news of the day evolves. Information is everywhere and all of us are a part of shaping the social sphere around us. As we get ready to wrap up 2012, what will the year be known for? … [Read more]

The Top 20 Most Social CMOs in the Fortune 100

This fall, Mark Fidelman, our Conference Director of BusinessNext Social, set out to find the most socially active group of CMOs in the Fortune 100.  Surprisingly, the group is overall not on the early adopter end of the social media spectrum. Only one in five CMOs or top-level marketing / communications executives from the Fortune … [Read more]

Solving Crime with Social Media [Infographic]

Planning on organizing a big heist today? Well, be sure not to announce it on Twitter or Facebook! Ok, sure, that sounds silly. But, you’d be amazed at how effectively law enforcement is able to use social media to gather evidence, establish probable cause, or identify suspects. This nifty infographic from Backgroundcheck.org sheds some light … [Read more]

A Glimpse of the Future Internet [Infographic]

Earlier this week, I wrote about choosing an extension for your website, and .com remains the most popular option for a variety of reasons, other extensions (.net, .ly, .me, etc.) might also make sense depending on your specific needs. The Internet is about to get a lot more complicated, though. The new global program to … [Read more]

Infographic: What is Google AdWords?

Google Adwords

I’ve experimented with Google AdWords over the 8+ years I’ve been working online and it has definitely seemed like a little bit of a mystery to me. I remember receiving a bill a time or two and thinking “Wow, did this help my ranking or web traffic at all?” If you’re new to the world … [Read more]

Twacked: When Good Twitter Accounts Go Bad [Infographic]

Twacked

Veracode, a cloud-based application risk management platform, released a new infographic today – “Twacked: When Good Twitter Accounts Go Bad.” I’m sure you heard about USA Today’s Twitter account being hacked over the weekend, so this new report is definitely timely, as well as interesting. The infographic gives details on the most recent and famous … [Read more]