Many online marketing experts and social media gurus will tell you to utilize the power of free advertisement and global reach of social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and many others. I give the same advise to our customers in their journey to grow their business online. One thing that I always remind…

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A properly designed and developed website with current Search Engine Optimization (SEO) criteria and practices serves as a centerpiece of your online presence and marketing efforts. Periodic (at least monthly) keyword and content optimization of your website is crucial to proper exposure in search engines. Creating and building on relative content for your website, and…

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Get your message out in front of our audience. DIF Design is dedicated to providing quality website design, graphic design and marketing to local businesses. Our blog is about new technology, advertising strategies, innovation, web and print marketing, social media, networking and other topics related to every day business operations. Would your company like to…

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Facetime – long before Apple used this term for their neat iPhone feature that allowed people to conduct video call via their WiFi connection, the term was used to describe two or more people having a direct personal interaction in a physical place. With the social media influencing the way people interact with each other…

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Friends, followers, connections, likes, fans, tweets, RTs, diggs, shares, comments, posts, updates, walls, events, groups, clubs, views, impressions…WOW, I got tired just by typing this, how would you feel about worrying regarding this on daily bases? OVERLOAD? Imagine this, “Is it enough just to be on LinkedIn and Facebook? I just got an invite from…

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I was doing research on current social media usage trends. Many will say that every business should use social networking (after all its a free tool). The questions is, can any business adopt social networking practices that will return on their investment? In my humble opinion, the answer is simple – it depends on the…

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Seven years ago today, LinkedIn social networking website was launched. This makes it older than Facebook (2004), Twitter (2006) and even MySpace (2003). The company was started in December of 2002, but the website did not launch until May 5, 2003. While LinkedIn is much smaller than Facebook and other social media sites (Facebook has…

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I was browsing the web today doing some research. I was looking to find some case studies about social media and small business. Application of social networking in every day small business operation. Pretty much trying to find some solid data/stats on this subject. Every web design, pr and advertising agency today will tell you…

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From Mashable, view original post So much conversation about social networking revolves around Twitter and Facebook, but in actuality these networks are just the tip of the iceberg. From general networks like Wiser Earth and Care2, to cause specific networks like PickensPlan and the Sierra Club’s Activist Network, there’s a hotbed of social activity occurring…

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