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Google +1 The Phoenix of Buzz?

google +1

Google +1 was officially announced yesterday via the Google Blog. What is +1?

By Ben Martin, Digital Strategist
March 31, 2011

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:

By Ben Martin, Digital Strategist
March 18, 2011

What You Should Know About Facebook Places

Facebook Places

Last August the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, announced a new Application called "Facebook Places" which aimed to accomplish three goals:

By Ben Martin, Digital Strategist
March 11, 2011

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.

By Ben Martin, Digital Strategist
February 17, 2011

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:

By Ben Martin, Digital Strategist
February 3, 2011

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