Tag: Twitter

A Fundamental Shift – Are We Listening?

There’s a fundamental shift going on in the way we are getting our information, processing it, and acting on it.  Organizations – of all shapes/colors/flavors/sizes – would be wise to pay attention: Facebook would be the fourth largest nation in the world YouTube (where I found this video) is the second largest search engine in the world People are talking: 25% of search results for the world’s 20 largest brands link to user-generated content millions of bloggers are talking about your products online Think about it … do you buy a product – a bike, a car, a house – …

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Socially Speaking with Rose Bowen and NRVNews.com

Social media has become an important part of the business plan of many local New River Valley local businesses in the last several months. This is the second in the series of posts highlighting those businesses, and showing all of us how they’re using the web to grow their business. I’d love to highlight you, as well – send an email to Jeremy at NRVLiving.com, or hit up @NRVLiving on Twitter.

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A Virtual Handshake

One of the interesting things about this Internet that Al Gore gave us is the myriad of ways that people are always finding new ways of engaging and interacting and, in some cases, doing business.  What works for you might not work for me, and vice versa.  But one thing we all have the opportunity to do is make friends, offline, with the people we “know” offline. I’ve had that opportunity with the folks at Handshake 2.0, and I’m grateful.  Recently, they called – well emailed and Tweeted ’cause that’s how we roll – myself and Tommy Clapp, from advantage-properties.com, …

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My Public Admission – I’m An Addict

Have I told you about Twitter?  No?  Well, allow me to introduce myself … my name is Jeremy, and I’m a Twitteraholic. Several months ago there was a buzz through the online real estate community about this new online communication tool.  "Have you heard about Twitter?"  "Are you on Twitter?"  I had no idea what Twitter was, but people kept saying things like "it’s microblogging", it’s "text messaging over the web".  When I looked it up, I saw no immediate use for it – post what you’re doing online for people to see, ask questions that people can answer … …

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