The Times, They are a Changin

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While listening to my mom complain about the recent Facebook changes, I couldn’t help but laugh. While you may be unhappy with the recent changes yourself, step back and look at the big picture. If nothing ever changed, we would still all be using Zack Morris cell phones.

Facebook is an ever-evolving company constantly being challenged by up-in-coming social networks. Therefore they make changes every day. Most of the time you don’t notice them, other times you log on and get slapped in the face with those changes. Either way, Facebook does want to hear your opinion about their site. But the “I don’t like change” excuse isn’t going to fly. While social networks have changed the way we live our lives, in less than five years, it could be something totally different that has this similar impact. So it is time to embrace the change. On that note, here are some details on the future Facebook changes you will be seeing.

https://www.facebook.com/about/timeline

After watching this video you will see more reasons to start reviewing your privacy settings closely and being more aware of who your “friends” are. As we have learned from politicians, nothing is private on the Internet.

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Social Media Is Not a Trend

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If you think the way you will do business in 2011 will be the same as years past, you’re wrong. Is it about the amount of followers you have? No. It’s about providing instant access to information, emerging from the clutter headlines, relationships and industry expertise. Continue reading →

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Brand Image Matters

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When you first decide to start a business, it can be intimidating. If your funding is limited, where do you decide to spend the resources you have? It may be a different answer in 2011 than it was in 2007.

If you think the way you will do business in 2011 will be the same as years past, you’re wrong. Is it about the amount of followers you have? No. It’s about access to information, sharing knowledge and industry expertise. Content drives business online but also consider your brand image. A first impression still counts. Continue reading →

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Facebook Verses Google Facebook vs. Google – Who will win?

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While Google is in the process of total domination, Facebook wants a part of it, scratch that, All Of It!

Animosity between Google and Facebook sparked when it was leaked that Facebook engineers were working on the “Gmail Killer”, but then continued when Google cut off Facebook’s access to its own email product, changing its terms of service to prevent Facebook from importing Gmail address books. Continue reading →

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