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09 Feb

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Social Media Marketing Trends For 2012: CRM Magazine’s Predictions

February 9, 2012 | By | No Comments

Here are some important trends that you can expect from social media marketing in 2012 shared by CRM Magazine.

31 Aug

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Are Consumers Daily Deal’ed Out?

August 31, 2011 | By | No Comments

Experian Hitwise found that 52% of surveyed consumers were overwhelmed with the volume of daily deals they receive. Traffic for social shopping giants Groupon and LivingSocial is also reported to be down, although the report did not account for mobile or app traffic.

05 Aug

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SMOTW: A Destructive Mayor, Street Performing Sinatra, and Return of Blink-182

August 5, 2011 | By | No Comments

A wrap-up of all the funny and outlandish stories happening on social media this week.

14 Jul

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Foursquare Dances with Daily Deals

July 14, 2011 | By | No Comments

Foursquare users will find the deals within the Explore tab, and, if interested, can purchase them immediately. The social network hasn’t disclosed how much of the revenue it will reap from the specials.

11 Jul

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New Site Outs Bad Social Shopping Deals

July 11, 2011 | By | No Comments

Bloomberg food critic Ryan Sutton founded website The Bad Deal to alert shoppers to what he feels are very bad buys from social commerce sites, like Gilt City. Why? In an interview posted on HuffPost Food, Sutton says: “…lower food prices don’t make bad food taste better, it simply makes the meal more tolerable.”

28 Jun

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Promoted Tweets – Coming Soon to a Stream Near You!

June 28, 2011 | By | No Comments

Promoted tweets will start appearing in Twitter streams in the next eight weeks. Advertisers’ messages will be shown smack in the middle of users’ streams, according to Mashable.

09 May

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Watch an Ad, Earn 10 Virtual Cents on Facebook

May 9, 2011 | By | No Comments

Facebook users who view certain ads on the social network will earn one Facebook Credit, which equals 10 cents. The credit can be used to buy into specials on Facebook Deals, the daily deal program similar to Groupon. Right now, many of the ads are for game publishers, including Zynga, CrowdStar, and Digital Chocolate.

26 Apr

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Facebook Deals Are Here!

April 26, 2011 | By | No Comments

Today Facebook released its new Deals feature in Atlanta, San Francisco, Austin, Dallas, and San Diego. With the success that Groupon has seen and the rise of Living Social it only makes sense that Facebook would capitalize on its 600 million plus network of potential daily deal grabbers.

01 Apr

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Etsy Taps into Popularity of Social Shopping

April 1, 2011 | By | No Comments

I’m in love with Etsy, the artisan shopping site where consumers can find everything from handmade pink leather purses to Darth Vader laptop decals. As if I needed one more reason to spend my hard-earned dollars there, Helen A.S. Popkin reports the site has now joined the growing number of daily deal social media sites, […]

21 Mar

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FB Launches Groupon-like Service

March 21, 2011 | By | No Comments

Facebook has expanded their Deals program to provide Facebook users with location-based specials much like Groupon, reports Lisa Braziel on Ignite Social Media.