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Is Your Business Ready for Black Friday and All Other Days ?

If tradition holds, even in this economy, retailers whether brick and mortar or cyber, will see their business hit black today for the first time in 2012. Forecasters are calculating how much they think we’ll spend on Black Friday-the day after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday-the Monday following the holiday weekend.

Got Influence?

TweetKred says, “Yes, YOU do! We all have influence somewhere.” Social influence is the ability to change the behavior, thought or actions in another person, whether intentionally, or unintentionally. When a Morning Show Host a local radio station mentions a new tech gadget, listeners, who perceive themselves in a relationship with the Host, form an opinion, […]

Don’t Get Lucky – Get Results! 21 Ways to Rock Twitter

TweetHappy St Patrick’s Day weekend from everyone here at the Finger Candy Media Blog (which is actually me, myself and my dog Sissy.) I always look forward to a holiday that offers a chance to drink green beer, and eat corned beef and cabbage! I had to throw in the sham to the ROCK. I thought […]

Whats Your Social Media Game Plan for 2012?

TweetThis was originally written for a Broadcasting/Music community I have a column in, but change a couple job titles/adjectives and this could be any industry. Hat tip and big thanks to Guy Kawaksaki, Jay Albright, Scott Stratten, Valerie Geller, Sarah Austin, Andie Lynne, Amy Howell, Adam Drake and Nick Schneck for their practical and relevant 2012 […]

Sweat Equity

TweetIt’s not very often you hear about an “overnight” success that doesn’t end up being an, easy come, easy go story. Rebecca Black is a recent example, although I think she is getting some commercial work and if that’s what she was trying to do as a young musician, well then, there ya go… Most people […]