If you haven’t taken a serious look at every single one of your business costs within the past year, you need to do so right now.
While these initiatives are miles apart in their application and scope, they share the same DNA: hyperlocal, community-driven services focused on generating both financial and social capital.
In an effort to develop a product that answers a need first and foremost, MixMobi was born out of feedback from customers who were looking for easy production and distribution of an online coupon campaign.
The Institute for New Media Studies holds an annual event to get the word out about the many resources and projects under way at the University of Minnesota.
Andy Atkinson, a frequent rider, wasn’t sure when the next LRT train was due, so he decided to take advantage of his GPS-enabled iPhone to come up with a handy way to produce that information.
That’s because the member of the Minnesota Ultra High Speed Task Force is worried about the governor’s choice of the firm to gather data on the state’s broadband needs and prepare the proposal for federal stimulus funds. I share his concerns.
In roughly six months, the Federal Communications Commission will be delivering a National Broadband Plan that will affect the future of this information infrastructure, which is probably the most important conduit ever for news, entertainment, lear
Gaspedal, a Chicago-based consulting firm, recently took the Blog Council, an association of corporations looking to blog with more impact, and turned it into the Social Media Business Council, undoubtedly to capitalize on the trend in social media
Now it can be told: FanChatter, a site that helps sports franchises and other businesses increase fan involvement was chosen in April as one of the lucky few to be accepted into the Y Combinator summer program, which provides support and seed fundin
The Eau Claire company, which got its start helping with sports-specific web applications, has relocated to the Twin Cities with plans to help other organizations connect with their online communities.
I asked Gary Koelling, founder of Blueshirt Nation, to talk with my broadcast brethren about intensifying radio’s relationship with its listeners through social media. He responded with this personal story of what growing up with radio meant to him.
Delighted techies and geeks throughout the United States agree: The Obama administration understands open source software, leveraging social media and providing transparency in governmental activities wherever possible.
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Having information and facts at your fingertips about the Internet and web is absolutely critical these days. The free Fact Book will prove useful … and possibly just a tad bit disconcerting after you gain some context about the Internet’s impact,
More and more people are turning to high-speed service to take advantage of enhanced Internet offerings and increased opportunities to network with friends and business connections.
Or at least the social media breakfast capital of the world?
Here’s the scoop from the campaign’s design director, Scott Thomas himself, on how the Obama forces changed the political world by gathering, motivating and deploying an army of volunteers through the extensive use of online sites and social media.
Such engagement techniques are proving successful for business enterprises ranging from Mom-and-Pop operations to Fortune 100 companies. The bottom line: Make it easy for people to interact with you and they’ll tell you what they want.
Competition in the mobile phone space is heating up with Apple’s announcement Monday of a third-generation iPhone.
With the help of a locally developed iPhone application and I was able to catch part of a great radio story while I walked to my appointment. Then, the next day, iTunes helped me hear the whole program.
The company is better known outside the state than in, but it hopes to change that. Its CEO, Andy Johnson, says the firm can help both small developers and monster companies get their products on computers, build traffic and make them money.