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SCVNGR goes global

Today SCVNGR, the check-in game that may just be the one location-based service to succeed next to the goliath Foursquare, announced that the game is now global. It was previously limited to the United States. Location-based games such as SCVNGR have a great deal of potential as marketing tools, and can be a very unique [...]

By | November 2nd, 2010|internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

Finding free stock art to use for your blog with Flickr

Bloggers and others who are responsible for creating content often need to find a photo to illustrate a point or create impact. Often, they go to Google Image Search, but the majority of the photos there are not licensed for free use. In addition, it can be difficult to find relevant, quality photos. Flickr has [...]

By | October 22nd, 2010|internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

140conf Detroit a lesson in talking less and doing more

Yesterday, hundreds of people descended upon the Fillmore Theatre in downtown Detroit for the 140 Characters Conference. And they came to listen to stories. Stories of how the real-time Web has impacted the way people do business. Stories about how the social Web has lifted spirits, changed traditional media, allowed people to become their own [...]

By | October 21st, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

RSS feeds make it easier to capture your favorite content

So you’re reading this blog post because you’re a fan of the eBoot Camp blog, right? But you might be thinking, man, it’s tough to remember to check back all the time to see if we’ve updated with any cool new content. Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Some of you probably already know [...]

By | September 29th, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

New York City, we’re heading your way with a social media workshop

It’s always a good thing when we can get back to the Big Apple, and this time around we’ll be sharing some knowledge about social media as it relates to small business. These are important tools that each member of your team should be equipped with in order to effectively sell and represent your company. [...]

By | September 16th, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media, workshop|0 Comments

“New Twitter” aims to keep users on the site

Yesterday, Twitter announced some changes to the way users will interact with each other on the site, as well as improved multimedia functions that will allow you to watch videos and view photos right on Twitter.com. The Twitter timeline will remain the same, however, underneath each tweet, users will see more context and embedded media. When you click on an individual tweet, a details pane slides out to the right to reveal content. Other new features include:

By | September 15th, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

Changes to Twitter in best interest of users

Fewer and fewer people are using the Web interface at Twitter.com to send tweets or read those of their followers. Most people use one of the 250,000 applications built using the Twitter API like Tweetdeck and Seesmic, or mobile-based apps like Twitter for iPhone or Foursquare. Twitter recently announced a couple of changes, one being [...]

By | September 7th, 2010|eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

Get inspired with talks from TED

If you’ve never been to a TED talk in your area, you’re really missing out. TED events, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, are held in cities around the world and have boasted such speakers as Steve Jobs, Richard Branson and Bill Gates, to name a few. These industry leaders become storytellers, talking about [...]

By | September 1st, 2010|internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

Much-needed upgrade coming to Facebook Chat

Last week, we told you about the change to the pixel size for custom tabs on Facebook. This week, Facebook’s making another change — you might call this one an upgrade — and it’s one that’s been a long time coming. If you mention Facebook Chat in a group of people who use the site [...]

By | August 26th, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments

Navigating Facebook’s new Places function

Move over, Foursquare. Back off, Gowalla. Facebook Places is the new kid in town. Yesterday, Facebook unveiled its new Places function, which allows users to share their locations by “checking in.” This information is then broadcast on the user’s wall as well as the news feeds of all of their friends. Facebook also allows users [...]

By | August 20th, 2010|corey perlman, eboot camp, internet marketing, social media|0 Comments