World Cup Scores With Internet Marketing Blitz

World Cup Scores With Internet Marketing Blitz

Less than a week into play, soccer’s FIFA World Cup 2010 has taken over Internet advertising, news feeds and social media. With both rabid and casual soccer fans getting caught up in the four-year event, there are many new twists… Read more »

Fewer Reporters, More Coverage for President

Fewer Reporters, More Coverage for President

In a cost-cutting move, the press flights covering President Obama are dwindling in frequency and fliers, according to The New York Times. Big media companies like ABC and USA Today are trimming their budgets and allowing the other news outlets… Read more »

Goodbye, Custom Facebook Landing Tabs

Goodbye, Custom Facebook Landing Tabs

Facebook is at it again. And by “at it,” I mean that they’re changing stuff around and aggravating people again. Change typically aggravates people – especially change that they won’t benefit from, or change that could potentially cost them. Facebook… Read more »

Twitter Bug Zaps Social Media Website

Twitter Bug Zaps Social Media Website

Twitter startled many of its users yesterday afternoon when all “follower” and “following” settings on accounts went to the startling number of zero. For people who keep up with updates of dozens, hundreds or thousands of other users on the… Read more »

Think Before You Post

Think Before You Post

As many warnings and cautions as people are given about what not to put on the Internet, it seems a few are still living in a cave. Sometimes, when the only audience you can see is the computer screen staring… Read more »

FTC’s Latest Target Audience: Advertisers

FTC’s Latest Target Audience: Advertisers

Every so often, the FTC comes out with a new rule. The latest target of regulations, stress and discomfort is clearly advertising. It’s not just plain advertising, though, it’s anything that might be loosely used as marketing or advertising to… Read more »

8 Must-See Websites for Earth Day

8 Must-See Websites for Earth Day

With Earth Day’s 40th anniversary next Thursday, there are many websites gearing up for the event. Some are social networking sites that always target environmentally-friendly behavior, while others are specifically focusing on April 17-25, and Thursday, April 22 in particular…. Read more »

Is It Social Media or Is It News?

Is It Social Media or Is It News?

How are you getting your news? Are you still tuning in to television news every night at 5, 6 or 11 to see what’s happening? Maybe you check your  smart phone apps for updates or have an RSS feed from… Read more »

1 Truth About Blog Titles

1 Truth About Blog Titles

This blog refers to an experimental series of blogs posted last week. You might want to check those out before reading this, but I won’t tell if you cheat and read this one first. The idea for this “experimental” blog… Read more »

3 Ways Social Media Infiltrates Pop Culture

3 Ways Social Media Infiltrates Pop Culture

This blog is the fourth in a week long experimental blog series. Enjoy. After all is said and done, we’ll let you know how it went. It’s actually even hard to say that social media “infiltrates” pop culture. Social media… Read more »

Check Out Media Fest

Check Out Media Fest

Customer Magnetism is sponsoring Media Fest tomorrow, Feb. 25th, from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Sheraton Waterside Norfolk Hotel. This is a great opportunity for local business owners to learn some unique approaches to Internet marketing and traditional advertising… Read more »

A Week of Very Public Social Media Adventures

A Week of Very Public Social Media Adventures

Social media has been through quite an adventure in the past week. First, it was the launch of Google Buzz and its invasion of privacy in its quest to compete with Facebook and Twitter. Next, Yahoo! mail threw its hat… Read more »