Should you hire a social media person?

On Small Business has a new feature in which young entrepreneurs will answer common questions about small business owners’ social media needs. The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit …Find out more from Washington Post

Fresh Social Media news

Unfriending and private profiles the new trends on social networks

The Pew Internet and American Life Project, which surveyed 2277 adults 18 and over, determined that two-thirds of Internet users are using social networking sites, but these folks are also now more likely to correct for their past friending mistakes.Find out more from VentureBeat

Privacy Concerns Rising Among Social Network Users

Users of social-networking websites such as Facebook are becoming less outgoing and increasingly guarded in terms of who they befriend and what contents are displayed on their pages, the Pew Internet & American Life Project reports in a new study.Find out more from RedOrbit

Op-Ed: Thinking twice when using social media

Social media has pretty much changed the dynamics of the social web. While individual communities have been a part of the web since its inception, how the socialized web exists has significantly changed over time. There are many networks out there with …Find out more from

Tourists can’t vacation from social media

Many visitors find it hard to disconnect during vacation because they feel social (media) pressure to let their friends and followers know what they’re doing and where they’re doing it. One advertising executive referred to this as FOMO, …Find out more from Orlando Sentinel

Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)

A single minute may be barely enough time to construct a rational thought, but it’s time enough for social media denizens to inundate the web with their status updates, tweets, checkins, and photos. Every 60 seconds in social media, two million videos …Find out more from VentureBeat

Social Media for Small Businesses with “No Time”

By Allison on February 25, 2012 I completely understand why small business owners are worried about the time factor when it comes to social media. If you aren’t careful, networks like Facebook and Twitter can suck away several hours from your day, …Find out more from BlogWorld (blog)

Blog posts about Social Media

Greg Mankiw’s Blog: Academic Uses of Social Media

Saturday, February 25, 2012. Academic Uses of Social Media. This is from a panel discussion held at Harvard last year. (I just recently learned that it was posted online.) I show up around minute 13:00. permanent link · << Home. About Me ...More By Greg Mankiw

The 5 Fastest Growing Social Media Skills on LinkedIn …

If you’ve been on LinkedIn lately, you might have noticed that you can add keywords that describe your skills and expertise to your profile. It’s a great way to help prospective employers find your name in the search results, especially when your …More By Devon Glenn

5 Tips to building the right Social Media Team | Social Media Today

I have successfully leveraged best practices for the use of social media channels and email marketing campaigns to build brands and promote services of several startup companies. My blogs on Social Media are published, read and shared …More By gopykryshna

Business Blogging: Essential for Business Reach | Social Media …

Dynamic, highly effective Social Media Marketing Manager and Inbound Marketing Specialist with a 10+ year track record of delivering multimillion-dollar products and sales activity across several markets. Focused on emerging social media.More By SocialMktgFella

8 Step Social Media Blueprint | Business 2 Community

Something that’s been on my mind lately is the number of questions I get about social media … specifically, how to build and execute an effective social media.More By Steinar Knutsen

Other stuff around the web on Social Media

Seven Steps to Social Media Marketing Success | Social Media Today

Social media is not difficult to do and it’s not really new, though the way we treat it , analyze it and talk about it certainly is.Read more here.