History of Social Networking Companies – Under 140 Characters – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube

TWITTER: While brainstorming in 2006, board members of Odeo (podcasting co.) came up with idea of sending short code SMS to communicate with group.   FACEBOOK: There’s a movie on this one! In 2004 Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg created the code for new website he called “thefacebook.com.”   LINKEDIN: A social networking platform for professionals,Continue reading “History of Social Networking Companies – Under 140 Characters – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube”

Connecting your YouTube Account with Your Twitter Account

In the past I’ve talked about saving time by connecting your blog with your Twitter account and connecting your Twitter account with your Facebook page or profile. Similarly, if you are using videos in your social media marketing efforts, you can connect your YouTube account with your Twitter account so your videos are posted automatically toContinue reading “Connecting your YouTube Account with Your Twitter Account”

Five Ways to use Videos in Your Book Marketing Efforts

YouTube makes it easy for users to forward videos they like, and they often do, which easily turns video marketing into viral marketing. Here are five ways to use videos in your book marketing efforts: Create a book video trailer or hire a company to create and distribute one for you.  Be sure to shareContinue reading “Five Ways to use Videos in Your Book Marketing Efforts”