The Irish Times last week reported a forecast produced by Princeton University which claims that the social media giant Facebook will be largely abandoned by 2017 . The article says that:
The social network, which celebrates its 10th birthday last February, has survived longer than rivals such as Myspace and Bebo, but the Princeton forecast says it will lose 80 per cent of its peak user base within the next three years.
We'd like to extend our warmest congratulations to everyone at Teamwork Project Management on their recent purchase of the domain name www.teamwork.com, reports say it was for a pretty cool price of €4-500,000!
The move allows Teamwork to move their Teamwork Project Management App from TeamworkPM.net to the much more user friendly home domain over at teamwork.com.
I'd just like to share this new (new to me anyway) up and coming App called Flipboard.
Flip-board is a social-news-reading-app, which allows you to build a “magazine” of online content and then share this magazine with people. It is shared in a format as to be easy to read on any devise (desktop-tablet-mobile) and it is easy to share the content using the main social media channels: Facebook or Twitter.
It is only a couple of years old and it’s user ship reached 56 million users last year.
Wearable Tech seems to be all the rage at the moment. From clever little app based pedometers which integrate with smart phone and/or web apps to tell you how many steps you have taken each week vs how many you should take. To the über geeky, and kind of impractical in my opinion, Google Glass. There seems to be more and more wearable gadets being released all the time.
The benefits to blogging on a regular basis are well documented at this stage.
A lot of companies make the fundamental mistake of using their Facebook pages as their blog. However you get none of the Search Marketing benefits associated with blogging on a regular basis if you do this.
More often then not, the reason people tell me why they prefer to use Facebook is because 'it is just so easy to update Facebook' or that people feel that a blog post needs to be a well written & long piece of prose.
Just took a very strange call from a company in the UK.
Instead of the standard approach you expect from a cold caller, where they'd introduce themselves, their company and then try to explain what they could do for you.
On this call, the sales person started talking to me as if they were from Google and wanting to talk about 'my' SEO and 'my' Google Analytics.
He started out with: "I can see from looking at YOUR Analytics, compared to YOUR Ad-word data, that more people ..."