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March, 2015

  • 6 March

    The Google Plus Rumors Are True!


    The last week has been littered with rumors about the future of Google+ – and to be honest people always questioned the future of Google’s social network. It was designed to take on Facebook however it never really took off; so will it join the likes of Google’s other social network flops like Orkut, Wave & Buzz? Bradley Horowitz,VP of Photos ...

  • 6 March

    Facebook Page Owners Your Like Count Is Going to Change


    Facebook announced last night an upcoming change to Facebook Page’s like counts as they work on removing memorialized and voluntarily deactivated accounts. Over the next few weeks don’t be alarmed if you see a decrease in the number of Page likes you have – since any of the likes that have been removed were already inactive members who weren’t interacting ...

February, 2015

  • 26 February

    Facebook Launches Dedicated App For Advertisers


    Facebook always let you manage ads in some way via their existing applications – however with two million active advertisers now Facebook has decided to go ahead and launch a brand new app dedicated to advertisers which should make it easier to manage ads on the go. Using the app, marketers can: Track ad performance Edit existing ads Edit ad budgets ...

  • 19 February

    Find The Best iPhone Apps on Pinterest!


    Getting an App noticed is pretty difficult if you’re just relying on the App Store. Luckily Pinterest has not introduced app pins – so that when your browsing on your iPhone or iPad you’ll be able to download the app without ever leaving the Pinterest app.

  • 17 February

    Facebook Launches Product Advertising


    Facebook today announced the launch of product advertisements allowing advertisers to showcase specific products and/or their entire product catalog. Marketers can upload their product catalog and create campaigns targeting certain products to specific audiences, or let Facebook automatically deliver the most relevant products to people. Products can be shown in single- or multi-product ad units. Facebook product advertisements allow the use ...

  • 8 February

    Twitter Tweets Will Start Showing In Real Time Within Google Results


    Twitter and Google have closed on a deal to allow tweets to show up within Google's search results as soon as they're posted by any of Twitter's 284 million plus users. Where exactly the tweets ...

  • 3 February

    Men – Pinterest Wants You!


    Since day 1 Pinterest’s user base has been predominantly female and this worked for a while, however now Pinterest is looking to expand its search functionality to showcase more topics that they believe will appeal to men. That being said Pinterest has quiet the challenge ahead of them, since according to a comScore survey of Pinterest’s user base, approximately 71 percent of ...

  • 2 February

    Pinning Posts in Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus


    Now that pretty much all the top social networks support pinned/featured posts in one way or another I wanted to make the following walk-through video to show you how to utilize pinned posts on your Facebook pages, Twitter profiles and Google+ Pages. Furthermore we’ll touch base on when these pinned posts reset and what happens to them once they do ...

January, 2015

  • 29 January

    Important Stats From Facebooks 2014 Fiscal Report


    Facebook released their 2014 financial report yesterday which showcases some interesting numbers. Numbers that directly argue every single statement ever made about the “evident decline in Facebook’s popularity”. To save you from having to read through the full report (unless you want to of-course) here are the top highlights. First the financials: Revenue for the full year 2014 was $12.47 ...

  • 29 January

    4 Basic Yet Critical Social Media Tactics


    In another video release on the Rapid Purple channel I go over 4 basic yet extremely important social media tactics that unfortunately get overlooked way too often when new webmasters and business owners kick off their social media marketing campaigns.

  • 22 January

    Ello Now Supports Audio & Video


    Ello, a relatively new social network that launched as an invite-only beta in March of 2014 aimed at securing private data and providing an ad-free browsing experience has integrated audio & video post formats into the social network platform. This means you can now upload and/or share links directly to YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, SoundCloud and Mixcloud media. Ello will, much like ...

  • 22 January

    Facebook Aims to Minimize Fake Stories from Newsfeed


    Fake news stories have always existed for a wide array of reasons. Sometimes someone just wants to badmouth a person or company; sometimes it’s just for laughs. Regardless what the reason behind it Facebook has had enough and they want these fake stories gone from your newsfeeds. That said Facebook is introducing a new feature that lets you report a story ...

  • 14 January

    Facebook Reports Video Content On The Rise


    Facebook recently made a post reflecting on some of the statistics of videos posted and played on Facebook. There’s some great information here for all marketers so I wanted to quickly summarize their post and bring attention to a few key things. Firstly – there are significantly more videos being created and shared now than ever. Facebook states “In just ...

December, 2014

  • 21 December

    New Call to Action Buttons on Facebook Pages


    Facebook has, quietly, started rolling out a new Call-to-Action feature for Facebook Pages last week. The new feature allows for business owners to place a call-to-action button onto their page which links to any destination, on or off Facebook. Facebook gives you the following options for your buttons: Book Now Contact Us Use App Play Game Shop Now Sign Up Watch ...

  • 17 December

    Facebook Removes Bing Results From Search


    Search results on Facebook have always incorporated Web search results by Bing amidst your friends posts and other relevant information shared on the 1.35-billion user-base of Facebook. However on Monday this week Facebook has announced a decision to remove Bing results from their own search results – a move that only makes sense as Facebook places more of an emphasis on ...