Local Trending Topics & How We Should Use Them

Local Trending Topics & How We Should Use Them

So Twitter just launched local trending topics this week. This seems like a natural thing to do since trending topics from certain areas make the main list all of the time; for example, snow in Texas. Of course Twitter only… Read more »

Social Media at the Beach

Social Media at the Beach

Blogging to you live from the Social Media @ the Beach seminar. Jimmy Olivero, CM’s Sales Director & I are spending the day at Peabody’s in Virginia Beach. The highlight of the day for us is our own Marketing Director,… Read more »

Social Media Comes to the Rescue

Social Media Comes to the Rescue

Anyone logged on to social media networking sites over the past few days has seen a surge of sharing about Haiti and the aftermath of last week’s devastating earthquake. The idea of connecting people with information using the Internet as… Read more »

Retweet Reprieve

Retweet Reprieve

I have to admit: I was never a fan of the official Retweet button. Some things are just better DIY. I didn’t want to see strangers’ faces on my feed, and I wanted the freedom to edit tweets if I… Read more »

We Dare You to Donate

We Dare You to Donate

The CM team gathered up our nonperishables this morning and stopped over at the Mayflower Marathon Food Drive in the parking lot of the Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach. The drive continues all weekend, so stop by the store and… Read more »

Why the TwitterPeek is Such a Super Silly Idea

Why the TwitterPeek is Such a Super Silly Idea

Finally, it has arrived: the mobile device that simply and straightforwardly “Puts Smart Phones and Twitter Apps to Shame!” Brought to you by Peek, the enterprising company that released an email-only device in 2008 at just $50 a pop (and… Read more »

Social Media Stats You Should Probably Know About

Social Media Stats You Should Probably Know About

Still not convinced that Social Media is not only here to stay, but here to change the way we do business? Well here are some international stats to blow your mind: There are 1.5 million business searches daily on YouTube,… Read more »

Step Into My Office…Because You’re Friggin’  Fired

Step Into My Office…Because You’re Friggin’ Fired

Everyone has feared it at some point or another in their lives. That sudden icy tone your boss takes that sends chills down your spine. It’s the words no one ever wants to hear…”Step into my office…” doesn’t usually bode… Read more »

It’s Called Social Media for a REASON

It’s Called Social Media for a REASON

If you happen to be in the SEO, or the internet marketing field, you’ve heard of social media. I’ll go so far as to say if you own a computer, you’ve heard of social media. Most all of us have… Read more »

Top 3 Tips For a Stronger Social Media Profile

Top 3 Tips For a Stronger Social Media Profile

Social Media is not a new concept. It’s the partner to SEO for many marketers, but the important thing to remember is that social media is also a networking tool for millions of users. The mainstay of social media users… Read more »

5 “DUH” Tips for Social Media Marketing

5 “DUH” Tips for Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing, often lovingly shortened to SMM by us SEO types, is kind of the cool new kid in class. There is nothing really too new about it, but these days more and more SEOs and internet marketers are… Read more »