Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

What is So.cl – should you jump in?

Posted by Rosh on May 23rd, 2012 under Business, Social Media Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Microsoft has a new social media website.  Yes, another one to add to your growing list. Currently, the site is in private beta and you need an invite to get it.  The site combines search and social media designed for students looking for research information. At first, I didn’t find the site very intuitive.  As […]

Business Search on Linkedin

Posted by Rosh on February 10th, 2012 under Business, Social Media Tags: , , ,  •  No Comments

Linkedin is more than just a resume holder. It is a great research tool.

Marketing With Pinterest

Posted by Rosh on January 11th, 2012 under Business, New Marketing, Tools Tags: , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Pinterest is one of the hottest social media platforms of 2012.  If you have a good idea, cool product or unique service with a   quality visual to accompany it — you have an opportunity.  The Pinterest community will help to spread the word. Pinterest is a visual sharing community.  People pin items they find interesting […]

The biggest social media business mistake

Posted by Rosh on November 28th, 2011 under Business, Social Media, Tools Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

You can make a good argument about many things being the biggest social media mistake.  obviously, the biggest mistake is the mistake you make. Being too aggressive is certainly a big mistake, talking about yourself all the time tends to hurt your chances of success and believing it’s all about how many people are following […]

What’s up with Google pages? :Podcast 39

Posted by Rosh on November 11th, 2011 under Podcast Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Podcast title: The Driven Business Hosts: Rosh Sillars, Greg Evans and Geoff McMahen Time: 26:35 The Driven Business is a podcast powered by Synectics Media. Synectics Media is a Metro Detroit Michigan based integrated marketing firm. We focus on combining the best of traditional and online marketing. We share what works with our listeners. Comment […]

Linkedin Analytics for Business Pages

Posted by Rosh on October 10th, 2011 under Business, Social Media Tags: , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Why would you take the time to review your LinkedIn Analytics? Did you know Analytics are available for your business page? Search for your company in the search box on LinkedIn.  If you are an administrator for your company page you should see a tab for Analytics LinkedIn Analytics are not very deep, but if […]

First Circles Now Squares: Podcast 37

Posted by Rosh on September 14th, 2011 under Business, Integrated marketing, Podcast, Social Media Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Podcast title: The Driven Business Hosts: Rosh Sillars and Greg Evans – Guest Hosts Geoff McMahen and Tim Kloote Time: 17:29 The Driven Business is a podcast powered by Synectics Media. Synectics Media is a Metro Detroit Michigan based integrated marketing firm. We focus on combining the best of traditional and online marketing. We share […]

How does your website look on my phone?

Posted by Rosh on August 22nd, 2011 under Social Media, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

  We have been following the increase in mobile traffic through many of our clients’ websites.  Over the last couple years, mobile traffic has at least doubled year over year. For many of our retail clients, mobile is 20% of their total website traffic.  If your website is not designed for mobile users, you may be […]

Google+ for marketing

Posted by Rosh on July 18th, 2011 under Business, Social Media, Tools Tags: , ,  •  No Comments

Google+ is made for social marketing. Social media is designed to be social. People don’t want messages they are not interested in hearing, seeing or receiving.  Unfortunately, many social media marketers use old school methods and shotgun messages to everyone.  Messages that don’t resonate with recipients and doesn’t foster social communication and relationships. Google+ offers […]

How many blogs should you regularly comment on?

Posted by Rosh on June 24th, 2011 under SEO, Social Media Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Commenting on blogs is a great way to develop relationships.   Bloggers work hard and every comment is treasured.  Unfortunately, the rise of other social media has detoured many comments to sites like Twitter and Facebook.  This tends to leave some high quality bloggers feeling a little lonely. If your goal is to develop relationships than […]