Who Knew Yelp Drives This Much Traffic? Small Business’s Take Note!

Yelp Mobile

To understand why Yelp is well positioned in the fight to digitize local advertising, first consider the prevailing attitude of the competition. “Local is the holy grail of the Internet,” Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, told analysts during the company’s first earnings call in July. “The problem with local businesses is they are just not very tech savvy.”excerpt from FastCompany.com (more…)

How Student Bloggers Can Gain Research Benefits through Chatwing Chat Box

“This is an (unpaid) Guest post from Aaron Kro, lead developer and creator of ChatWing.com

Students are now getting a lot from the Internet. Since the Internet is a hotbed of information from various niches, students can gain lots of options, choices, and sources for their researches. This is crucial for those who are maintaining high grades or doing a very important project. Because of the need for research guidance, lots of students have started putting up simple blogs (more…)

The G+ Mobile Update is Awesome. Will I be Able to Manage Brand Pages?

As any Social Media Manager will attest to, we’re all watching Google+ to see if it can grab significantly more traffic in the future. With the reach on Facebook pages going down an average of 40% our choices are to start buying promoted posts on Facebook or start concentrating on platforms where (more…)

Top 5 iPad Apps I Use For Productivity

I know, it’s been almost a month since my last posting! This posting will be different from previous ones because I’m focusing on the best apps, not just free ones. I know I’ve always focused on free apps but my favorite apps happen to be premium versions. I’ll still be on the lookout for freebies but when it comes to taking advantage of an apps full capabilities, you may want to go premium. (more…)

Social Media Reports the Story: Long Island is Almost Out of Gas

Sorry Everyone, I have been very busy but I will get up and blogging soon. It’s been a few weeks! A lot has been going on in my life and I’ve made significant upgrades to my equipment. I made these upgrades so I could get more work done. Now I’m getting more work to do. It’s a catch 22. Oh Well, can’t complain!

I have a lot of new tech tools I will want to write about real soon but today I have been watching the biggest story on Long Island today… Gas! (more…)

Real Numbers! Pinterest Beats all other Platforms?

Looking to drive traffic to your website or blog? Don’t over look Pinterest!

Check out some of these crazy numbers. These numbers are specific to one particular client whose target market is Women between ages 24-44. Pinterest, whose market is also this target demographic, is driving fully  35% of web traffic beating out Facebook by a large margin. (more…)

Virgin Mobile Hotspot Overdrive Pro 3G/4G. I’m Impressed!

It’s a rare Monday posting for me but I was pretty impressed with the new hotspot I purchased over the weekend. In a pinch it came in handy today. Can’t believe I worked without one for so long… (more…)

No iPhone 5 for Me. Very Impressed with the New Mobile Safari Speeds

Today is the day that many Apple Fanboys (& Girls) will upgrade to an iPhone 5. Except me that is. I have stuck to my tradition of always being a generation behind. This year, even though I am eligible to upgrade (very rare for me to be eligible when a new phone comes out), I have opted to wait a few weeks. The hardware upgrade for the iPhone is not significant enough for me to upgrade immediately. The software… that’s another story. (more…)

Will Facebook Ever Offer Child Page Functionality for Small Businesses?

What am I doing this morning? Updating Small Business Facebook Pages. Whats the most frequent question I am still asked? You guessed it: “Why do I need 1 Facebook Page for Each Business location?” (more…)

Who Knew Yelp Drives This Much Traffic? Small Business’s Take Note!


How Student Bloggers Can Gain Research Benefits through Chatwing Chat Box


The G+ Mobile Update is Awesome. Will I be Able to Manage Brand Pages?


Top 5 iPad Apps I Use For Productivity


Social Media Reports the Story: Long Island is Almost Out of Gas


Real Numbers! Pinterest Beats all other Platforms?


Virgin Mobile Hotspot Overdrive Pro 3G/4G. I’m Impressed!


No iPhone 5 for Me. Very Impressed with the New Mobile Safari Speeds


Will Facebook Ever Offer Child Page Functionality for Small Businesses?