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Social media is becoming increasingly prevalent as an invaluable tool in the arsenal of any savvy marketer. Learn more about this trend as you browse through these posts!

Social Media Addicts Association Meeting

by Rick Upshaw on December 11, 2011

Social Media Addicts Association Meeting

Is this really what we’re coming to in our society today? Think hard! Should you be sitting in one of these chairs?

Behind the scenes filming at a Social Media Addicts Association meeting, with members discussing the problems caused by their addiction in graphic detail. Be warned – this is harrowing viewing, not for the faint-hearted!


The Social Media Guru

by Admin on November 7, 2011

Sit on my Facebook and I’ll whack you up the Twitter. Financially. A lot of people claim that they know this guy. There is no actual social media guru, he’s an amalgam of a hundred different half-assed guru-wannabes I’ve encountered online and in real life. For every quality operator who knows his/her stuff, there seems […]


Social Media Addiction Rap

by Admin on October 8, 2011

Another new media rap from Chuck at Pop Labs. This time he raps about social media tools like Myspace, Twitter and Virb. lyrics: I surf the web, I used to watch TV now I’m logged into Joost, it’s commercial free lets see where I want to go and who I want to know connecting people […]

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Social Media Revolution 2010

by Admin on September 14, 2011

At Social Media Energy, we have a five-step process to develop your social media presence. Its not just about having a Facebook fan page or twitter account, but about having a voice within these social media outlets and maintaining a sense of purpose. Its not enough to just do it anymore, but doing it strategically […]

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SEO and Social Media to Unify?

by Admin on May 13, 2011

According to Ted Ulle, the Senior Search Analyst for Converseon, information architecture should be the bedrock of websites. Unfortunately, many people leave it out because it can be challenging. In this interview, Ulle discusses what effective information architecture should be and the evolution of both coding and social media. Duration : 0:11:35 Technorati Tags: Coding, […]


More Social Networking in Plain English

by Rick Upshaw on April 10, 2011

I found this video on YouTube.  It gives a short explanation of social networking websites and why they are popular.  This video comes in an unbranded “presentation quality” version that can be licensed for use in the workplace from Commoncraft. If you’re a business owner, would-be entrepreneur, or perhaps you aspire to start some kind of […]


TEDxCalgary – Michael Drew – Pendulum

by Admin on March 11, 2011

Michael Drew takes us into the world of 40-year cycles in our society, and the implications of “quantum media” for the way in which we’ll need to think about leadership in the current cycle. Social Media Revolution video reproduced with the permission of Eric Qualman. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit […]

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Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh)

by Admin on February 8, 2011

Social Media Revolution 2 is a refresh of the original video with new and updated social media & mobile statistics that are hard to ignore, and it’s based on the book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. Ladies & Gentleman, as I said, you just can’t ignore these statistics.  Doing business as it was done in the 20th […]


Social Media Revolution

by Admin on January 11, 2011

Social Media Revolution: Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore. This video is produced by the author of Socialnomics. Duration : 0:4:23 Technorati Tags: Erik Qualman, Social Media Revolution, Social Media Statistics, Social […]