Articles about social
Social media is perhaps the biggest and most rapidly changing part of Internet business thus far. It has gained popularity across the globe and today has billions of users with more joining every day. But what is the real purpose behind social media, and more specifically social networks? Why do people feel the need to join them and what might they be used for by the ones who run them? This is Part I of a paper exploring the ethics behind social networks and their relationship to the happiness and success of societies that use them.
Privacy and security of personal information is a constant concern in the realm of social media. There is little regulation on social networks and it often is the source of negativity and criticism. But is there any value in the openness of social networks? This article discusses the potential pros and cons of social profile accessibility and whether there may be social value in the more open design of networks such as Facebook.
Backlinking is an essential task when building backlinks to websites or content trying to rank in the Google search engine. However, it is a very time consuming process. Social bookmarking is one of the best ways to build backlinks but in order to fully optimize the power of social bookmarking, it is important to understand the types of social bookmarking sites and how to determine which have the highest value in backlink quality.
Social bookmarking can be a long and tedious process, but using automated social bookmark submitters will speed up the process significantly, with a lot less work for you. Here is a list of four great automated social bookmarking submitters, will a full description of the submitter's features and costs.
The Google Analytics interface has been updated and has no doubt caused much confusion among the avid Analytics users. For those of you who are looking for an explanation of how this new interface works, this tutorial details each part of the standard reporting section. This article is Part I of a five-part tutorial explaining the full features of the new Google Analytics.
The financial world is changing. Social media and the interconnection of social networks has established new opportunities for financial lending, specifically through the concept of social lending or peer-to-peer lending. Learn about Zopa, the UK-based institution that pioneered the idea and Prosper Marketplace, a California-based company working to implement social lending in the US.
As the use of social media and digital communications continues to grow, it has allowed for the utilization of technology within the job market. This has been done through the new labor form known as crowdsourcing, which is now creating an entirely new dimension of labor. As technology changes, so does business, and it is important to understand what functions crowdsourcing may be used for and how to do this the right way.
As a new year begins it's time to make some serious resolutions. How about taking the time to learn the new version of Google Analytics? This information is invaluable if you want to know how to use web analytics to optimize your content. This is Part V of a five-part tutorial for exploring all the new features of Google Analytics 5.
Google has become one of the most powerful websites on the Internet; it controls how traffic moves through the web on a global level. Because of this, some have wondered if Google has become too big, with too much influence on the world wide web. Is Google an ethical company? How do we decide what's ethical and what's not in a search engine?
Being punctual is important. It’s polite. It’s professional. Having a friend who is consistently late to every event is difficult and a nuisance. But keeping to a schedule so detailed that you have written in the time it takes you to tie your shoes is going a little overboard. I’m exaggerating slightly but there are people who actually have every last minute penciled in.
It's official, Google Analytics is getting a much needed facelift, but with this update comes questions, confusion, and frustration. So how do you figure it all out? As a response to what I feel is a necessity for some sort of explanation I have written a tutorial describing exactly what each part of the Standard Reporting interface is used for in full, somewhat exhaustive, detail. This is Part III of a five-part tutorial explaining the full features of the new Google Analytics.