Scott Monty Tweets Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines

Scott Monty, Head of Social Media for the Ford Motor Company, pinned and tweeted a copy of the Ford’s Digital Participation Guidelines today. @ScottMontyScott MontyFord Motor Company’s Digital Participation Guidelines http://pinterest.com/pin/18507048438740346/ 2 hours ago via Pinterest ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The Guidelines…

Microsoft CeBIT Keynote: Windows 8 Good for Business

In his CeBIT keynote speech earlier today, Microsoft Corp. COO Kevin Turner touted Windows 8’s trifecta of personal use functionality, business capability, and robust security. He encouraged IT professionals and others to test the recently released Windows 8 Consumer Preview,…

Businesses Harness Social With SocialChorus

SocialChorus is a company that matches brands with social influencers who can help them sell what they have to offer. “Social media has democratized the power of influence, and accelerated the growth of social influencers,” said Gregory Shove, SocialChorus Founder…

iPad Usage Quadruples Among Small Business Owners

According to The Business Journals, IPad is the fastest growing technology among Small business owners. A national study released by the company reveals how critical the new technology is among small to mid-sized business (SMB) owners. According to the findings,…

Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity

James Atlas will be selling a series of short (25,000-40,000 words long) biographies for Amazon called “Amazon Lives.” He will buy and edit at least 12 of them. Aside from the Kindle Store, these books will be sold through eTail…

Shutterfly Soars with Pending Kodak Gallery Acquisition

After buying TinyPrints last year for $300 million, Shutterfly is about to acquire parts of Kodak’s online photo service for $23.8 million dollars. Kodak is parting out its Gallery after filing for bankruptcy. The agreement will transfer U.S. and Canadian…

Multitasking Myth Bad for Business

Lots of us get caught up in trying to multitask everyday. The term has become very commonplace. People even brag about their ability to multitask. But, many business leaders are starting to realize that our minds don’t really “multitask” the…

Pinterest Infographics Reveal Marketing Potential

The good folks at Modea, a branding and technology agency from Blacksburg, VA, produced this Pinteresting infographic on important Pinterest demographics. (say it five times, fast) Photographers and fine artists are showcasing their work on Pinterest with descriptions on where…

Interview: Tello Launches Customer Service Tool For Business & Raises $2.7 Million

A greater emphasis has been put on customer service as a growing number of consumers provide reviews and feedback to businesses on their mobile devices. In addition, companies such as Zappos have set the bar really high in terms of customer expectations.

Millions Unprepared For Retirement

Millions of business owners are unprepared for retirement. So what are they waiting for? According to the latest research from The American College, the majority of small business owners are concerned but not planning for retirement yet. The American College…