YouTube at Eight Years Old

YouTube is now eight years old and the company, started in 2005, is on a roll – literally and figuratively. Many people were up in arms about the purchase by Google in October 2006 for $1.65 billion but YouTube is like the gift that keeps on giving, there is no stopping the trajectory that it…

Social Media Pays off for Small Business

This year, small businesses are planning on investing more into social media this year. Social media strategy and content management is already up from a year ago. Last year, 50% of small business owners said they are spending more time (and putting more value) on social networks, particularly Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter in order to…

The Power of Google+

Many business owners and marketers have consistently spoken of the inherent disadvantages of using Google+. The most recent numbers attest to that as well. Turns out, the people who use Google+ don’t use it very much. Let’s look at the power of google+. Google+ Does Not Have an Active User Base People just don’t Hangout…