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Business Travel Rewards From Social Media

Posted on June 13, 2011 in News

Source: Social Media users can now earn deals through a social rewards program when you tweet or post to Facebook! Social Rewards is a new loyalty-marketing program that rewards points when you tweet or post to Facebook about brands that you like. For example, you can earn five points for a Tweet and up to 250 points if your share or post leads to a room being booked! Brands who have existing loyalty programs and companies who want to[...] Continue Reading

Has Facebook Met its Match? Google+

Posted on March 14, 2011 in News

Source: Daily Mail Google will launch its own social network in May, it has been claimed. The search engine giant will unveil Google Circles at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco, according to technology blog The Next Web. It is thought the network will allow users to selectively share content with people who are members of different social circles in their lives. Users will be able to filter what content is shown to which group. Reports that Google Circles[...] Continue Reading

Charities Use Social Media in Japan

Posted on March 14, 2011 in News

Source: The Star MONTREAL—Canadian web surfers are reaching into their pocket books to help with the relief effort in Japan. The Canadian Red Cross says online tools like Twitter and Facebook have increased awareness of the disaster and encouraged people to donate. Karen Snider, media manager for the humanitarian organization, said donations via text message received a major boost after the instructions were re-posted by an army of supporters on Twitter. “This has been so exciting for us,” she said[...] Continue Reading

Social Media Presence and the Super Bowl

Posted on January 31, 2011 in News

Source: Business Review USA The Big Game is this Sunday and while you’re already salivating over a full day of eating, drinking and rooting on your favorite team, there are a number of American brands who are not only dropping upwards of $3 million for a commercial spot, but who will also be integrating their social media campaigns to offer up some pretty impressive prizes – just for logging into your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Budweiser has already reached out[...] Continue Reading