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Facebook Email - What to look for

Today I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that my Facebook Messages had finally been integrated with the Facebook email functionality. Facebook email is a feature that was announced November 2010, but hasn't been fully rolled out to all users. Now that i've seen it first hand here are some of the changes I've noticed: Read More…

Top 10 Questions Being Asked About Social Media

After digging around on the internet I found this infographic which posed a series of unanswered questions about Social Media. Since we're all relatively new to these platforms I figured i'd share what i've learned about Social Media Marketing, and how I've leveraged brands through Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Read More…

Google Hotpot Rates Portland 5/5

Google, the king of the internet, and Portland, OR, also known as Beervana; at first the two may seem unrelated, but at closer inspection it seems as if Portland has been targeted by Google's new service called Hotpot. And it's easy to see why, according to the Hotspot Blogspot: "Portland is a tech savvy, forward-thinking city with a history of innovation and some of the best coffee houses, microbreweries and parks in the country. Whether you know it as The City of Roses, Stumptown, P-Town, Rip City or just PDX, Portland’s thriving local business community and strong heritage of being a trailblazer made it a great choice for us to try something new." Read More…