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It’s getting harder to be express beliefs in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. There is a rising sentiment and belief in the Muslim faith as well as an alarming increase in the atheist and agnostic perspective. Those alone are not necessarily the challenge here in America; opinions are something that everyone in this country are entitled to and disagreement is often the fastest path towards enlightenment. The biggest challenge facing Christians in America is a shift in beliefs and expansion of opinions within the various churches and doctrines themselves.
We live in a world that allows us the most extreme level of communication ever. It’s possible for anyone with a computer and an internet access to have a voice that can reach other people. As a result, the differing opinions of Christian leaders can clash more easily. On one level, this is a good thing, but it can also cause strife between believers that erupts in a public manner.
Most of the advice out there today pertaining to Facebook marketing assumes a few things. First, it usually assumes that you want more fans. Then, it usually assumes that every fan base is the same and that they should be catering to the same type of content. Third, it assumes that most businesses are dumb.
You have to be careful with hashtags. They don’t always come across with the intended message as people learned yesterday on Twitter. When the hashtag #nowthatchersdead started trending, many people thought that it meant “Now That Cher’s Dead”, sending people running around the internet to find out if the queen of pop had indeed died.
There are plenty of articles that discuss Klout tips out there. Thanks to recent changes in the way that Klout scores and operates, I get the opportunity to write one of my own!
It’s the only thing I understand about internet marketing that has absolutely nothing with driving traffic, generating leads, or making sales, yet a day hasn’t gone by in a long time during which I am not asked about how to do better on Klout.
If it is to be, then so be it. Let’s talk Klout…
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For a platform that has been grown in large part on the backs of other companies, Twitter certainly knows how to shut the door on their “friends” without hesitation. The last few weeks the company has shown their true colors by eliminating integration with other services like Instagram and Tumblr as wel as making it more challenging for developers to do their thing on the platform. Now, they’ve taken away the attribution they once gave to third-party apps that posted to Twitter.
I know I’ve covered this one before (just last week if I recall) but I posted a different version of the story on Examiner and thought I should share it again. It truly is that important to understand considering what’s really at stake with the mistake. So many businesses are making the mistake.
As profitable social networks with hundreds of millions of users go, Tagged is most likely the one you’ve heard the least about. They’ve been around as long as Facebook but they “lost” the social networking war. Instead of pushing forward against Facebook the way the MySpace, hi5 (which Tagged purchased last year) and other social networks did, Tagged pivoted towards “Social Discovery”.
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