Social media

A technician checks the bell podium of the New York Stock Exchange,  Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Twitter flies higher on heels of new ad program

Twitter’s stock flew to a new high Tuesday and shares are up 26 percent this week after the social media site rolled out a new targeted advertising program. The company announced in a blog Thursday […]

12/10/2013

College costs

UC turns to social media to raise student aid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California is hoping to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships. The UC system launched a six-week campaign on Wednesday that combines the […]

09/18/2013

Orientation week at the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif. 2013

Survey shows Class of 2017 is techie, service-oriented and wants to study abroad

The Class of 2017 will rely heavily on technology in many ways, but not all, while attending the University of Redlands. A survey of the freshmen class reveals there isn’t one student without a cell […]

09/10/2013

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Why Instagram is important for any business

Why is Instagram so important for your business? Are you having trouble engaging your audience on social media?  Did you know that photos on Facebook receive 50% more engagement than text posts? Find out how […]

09/09/2013

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Facebook revises facial recognition

Facebook is making it a lot easier for you to be identified among your friends and even strangers. The social media giant has started including profile pictures to its existing facial recognition technology. Up until […]

08/30/2013

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Rockstar Minute – Web Presence

Having a website is important, but do you have Facebook, Twitter, Yelp? Your social media presence is just as important as a traditional marketing strategy. If money is your excuse there are plenty of cost-effective […]

08/02/2013

Image from SyFy's "Sharknado" program posted on the channel's YouTube playlist.

Viewers get in the swim to tweet about ‘Sharknado’

NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a tornado whips up hundreds of sharks and hurls them at Los Angeles? Syfy network’s “Sharknado” suggests that such a siege can take a big chomp out of […]

07/12/2013

Michael Terpin

Michael Terpin on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Michael Terpin, the author of Beyond Social Media and an expert in public relation. He is also the founder of SocialRadius, a social media marketing firm that has worked with artists like Will.i.am and TV shows like NBC’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

06/11/2013

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Social media rules given for adult beverage makers

  SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wine, beer and spirits makers that use social media to promote beverages must abide by new federal guidelines governing the practice. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that the Alcohol […]

05/16/2013

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Finding others with the same interests

If you spend much of your day on social media, and want to connect with more like-minded people, this is for you. Michael Fabbri, CEO of Prollie joined Maggie and Michael on LA’s Afternoon News.

04/25/2013

Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore the conversation will include: Can you really rent a chief financial officer? The ins and outs […]

04/10/2013

Job seekers turn to Pinterest to showcase ‘living resume’

The social media site Pinterest is known for its eye-appealing recipes, wedding pictures and DIY projects – and it’s also becoming a place for pinners to market themselves professionally. Listen as an expert explains how some job seekers use Pinterest.

03/14/2013

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