Posts Tagged ‘new media’

Twitter Tips for Marketing & PR

by Mark Hess
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Direction by R. Hess

Twitter marketing is time consuming, but many companies are starting to see results. Our friends at HubSpot just released this concise and easy to understand guide to all you need to know. Thanks HubSpot!

How to Use Twitter for Marketing & PR

Twitter is a tool for “micro-blogging” or posting very short updates, comments or thoughts.  In fact, since Twitter was designed to be very compatible with mobile phones through text messages, each update is limited to 140 characters.  Truly, a micro-blog.  Another way to think of Twitter is like a cross between instant (more…)

No More “Fans” at Facebook

by Mark Hess

FanIn it’s ultimate wisdom, Facebook has decided to change it’s “become a Fan” feature. AP Technology writer Barbara Ortutay fills in the blanks:

Facebook to scrap “become a fan of” for “like”

AP Technology Writer  Mar 30, 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is about to change the way it asks its users to connect to brands and celebrities on the site. Rather than ask people to “become a fan” of say, Starbucks or Lady Gaga, Facebook will instead let users click that they like the subject.

Facebook already lets people show that they like comments or pictures posted on the site, (more…)

How Much Are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Worth? [REPORT]

by Alec
  1. Facebook: $11.5 billion
  2. Zynga: $2.6 billion
  3. Twitter: $1.4 billion
  4. LinkedIn: $1.3 billion
  5. Linden Labs (Second Life): $383 million

via (@mashable)

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Facebook Overtakes Yahoo: Now the Second Most Visited Site in U.S. (via Mashable)

by Alec

In the United states Facebook is now bigger than Is your business using Social Media? Read the article: HERE

Thanks Mashable!

We’re Serious About :: Blog Marketing & Analytics

by Mark Hess

Your Business Going Up by R. Hess
Business Going Up by R. Hess

We take your business extremely seriously; not only the business relationship between you and Full Voice Media, but your specific business. So when we are hired to implement any course of action on your behalf we want to make sure we understand everything we can about your company. We want to represent you in the best possible light. Take blog marketing, for instance. Before we start spreading the word about who you are and what a terrific product or service you offer, we want to know as much about you as possible; including whether we really believe in you. (Sorry, but we’re not interested (more…)

Where Is the Ethics Line in Business Blogging?

by Mark Hess
The Big Question by Mark Hess
The Big Question by Mark Hess

A lot of advertising can be a little over the top in terms of claims. And being in the advertising/promotion and communications arena for many years I, of course, have felt the pull to exaggerate and overstate a client’s particular brand or service. The client loves it, sometimes it really works and produces good results (read: more profit), everyone does it and it just seems like hyping, promoting, building up, plugging, boosting, merchandising, pushing and exposing in the most overheated way is a tried and accepted way in the world. But the world is changing and changing fast. Five years ago almost no one would have believed how many people use the Internet today. Or how much money is shifting away (more…)


Social Media Will Change the World: the Stats

by Mark Hess

Mona Lisa Prince Ad by Mark Hess
Mona Lisa Prince Ad by Mark Hess

I’ve been in the communications business for over 30 years. I came to it naturally I suppose, as my father had been an award winning TV and print designer/illustrator before me. I began as an illustrator and eventually segued into design, marketing, advertising and promotion. Gradual overall changes in the field are common as times move on; but I (well no one, actually) have never seen such a quick, fundamental change in the advertising and marketing landscape as what we are going through at the moment. Traditional print, radio and TV mediums are suffering lose of revenue as the web becomes a more (more…)

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