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Quick Social Media Plan for Small Businesses

Hootsuite, the social media management tool, has some thoughts on how to run the various accounts that small businesses find themselves juggling, and how to do it all in under 30 minutes.  

If cramming what normally takes people 3 hours into 20 minutes sounds like a monumental task, what really needs to be done is to first analyze your current schedule. 

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:47 am

YouTube Plans on Adding Paid Subscriptions to Remove Ads

YouTube has announced plans to implement a way to please those users irritated with ads and not lose revenue.  

The addition of a paid subscription option that removes all ads seems like a move in the Netflix direction, which would open up the option for YouTube to start creating original content with well-know names in the industry.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Ambitious Australian Creates Party Finding and Ranking App for Americans

Australian Charlie Stewart is planning a tour of American colleges, in hopes of getting his new party app in the hands of every American college student.

A former investment banker, Stewart decided to turn his attention to founding KickOn, a full-on party app that allows someone to search their area for nearby parties, and apply for admittance.  The party organizer can then decline or accept the request, granting an e-ticket to the invitees.  

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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Actor Rainn Wilson to Produce a Series Bringing Vine to the Big-Time

Vine is a curious social media platform, but whether you love it or hate it, you can’t deny it’s popularity and innovation on internet interaction.  

Actor Rainn Wilson (The Office, The Rocker) seems to feel that there is a glut of (undiscovered?) comedic talent hiding out on the 7-second video app, and is reportedly putting his money where his mouth is.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:35 pm