The Changing Landscape of Youtube’s Traffic and What it Means for Youtube Mobile Advertising

The Changing Landscape of Youtube’s Traffic and What it Means for Youtube Mobile Advertising

This is a guest blog post by Stacey Waxman, a marketing student interested in blogging about all social media related topics. — In October of 2013, YouTube announced some interesting news about its traffic. Forty percent of YouTube traffic now…

9 Social Media Tips to Promote your Next Event without Spending a Dime

9 Social Media Tips to Promote your Next Event without Spending a Dime

  Social Media is everywhere.  Every audience from tweens to grannies uses social- so make sure you’re present in order to reach your conference’s target audience! Platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn can be excellent ways to promote your next…

How to Find a Technical Cofounder

How to Find a Technical Cofounder

During my 4 years as an undergraduate computer science student at USC, I received hundreds of recruiting emails from business students looking for a technical co-founder or somebody to build their idea. Many of them were undeniably bad. Although I…

3 Major Social Media Fails of 2013 and Takeaways from Them

3 Major Social Media Fails of 2013 and Takeaways from Them

This is a guest blog post by Stacey Waxman, a marketing student interested in blogging about all social media related topics. — Every year – for better or for worse – social media grows in its importance to us. And…

3 Reasons Why Businesses Should Focus More on Customer Service on Social Media

3 Reasons Why Businesses Should Focus More on Customer Service on Social Media

Although most companies now utilize social media for sales and marketing campaigns, many forget that social media can be used for better customer service. And that’s a shame because every support inquiry is an opportunity to build a positive relationship…

3 Simple Social Marketing Tips for Hotels

3 Simple Social Marketing Tips for Hotels

This is a guest blog by Hannah Connor, who is experienced in product strategies and marketing. She works for a money saving business called Vouchercloud and works specifically on the vouchercloud.com Hotel discounts. — Recent mobile and digital technologies have had profound…

Building Responsive Widgets for Mobile

Building Responsive Widgets for Mobile

Introduction Building for mobile is challenging. Building widgets is challenging. Building widgets for mobile is especially challenging. Since the release of Tint ten months ago, we’ve iterated our widget loading strategy a number of times. First, we started out with…

4 Steps on Effective Facebook Marketing Strategies For Your Online Business

4 Steps on Effective Facebook Marketing Strategies For Your Online Business

This is a guest blog post by Nicole Breit, who is a freelance writer covering social media, reputation management and online marketing.    Did you know that as of March 2013, Facebook had an estimated 1.11 billion users? The potential reach for…

5 Reasons Why and Ways Schools Use Social Hubs

5 Reasons Why and Ways Schools Use Social Hubs

Social hubs have started to take over schools/universities/colleges. If you don’t know what they are, social hubs are basically content aggregation pages displaying social feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. This could be displaying your own branded content, user-generated…

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How @Tint Hit 90k per Month in 9 Months with a 4 Man Team

After 6 months of my first blog post detailing how our startup Tint hit profitability in 3 months (read that first as this blog post continues from that), we have been very fortunate in making huge strides in our growth—particularly…