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Beware the Facebook Xmas Gift Voucher scam!


Tis the season… and whilst we are distracted, strung out and looking for a few extra dollars to splurge on Christmas Gifts, one company is really taking advantage.. Posing as Australian retailer JB Hi FI, they are asking people to click a link and “like” their gift voucher giveaway, which has a counter on how many vouchers remain to be given away. A message is then posted to the persons wall that includes a link to the fake offer and the words “Thank You” which the user has had to type in to “enter the competition” making it look like a genuine competition.

This is a classic example of  how a compelling offer can go viral… the lure of a limited number of high value (but not too high) and a time limit is extremely appealing to users.

We aren’t sure what the implications are of clicking this link, however we encourage all of our readers to attempt to “unlike” the page and remove the comment from your Facebook profile to prevent the further spread of this scam.

 

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Whats with the Friday wrap up?

-Created with you in mind, so you can quickly scan and digest all of our posts from the week….

-Created with us in mind as we like the idea of a “day off” from blogging

-Perfect for checking out on a Friday at 4.30 as its remotely work related and should fill the dreaded 4.30-5.00 pm gap (Gin in coffee mug optional)

-Share it with your boss and look like a genius

Topshop lands in Australia and uses Social Media to engage
Social Networks, Christmas and Giveaways.. a match made in heaven?
Looking for love? Try Google…

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Whats with the Friday wrap up?

-Created with you in mind, so you can quickly scan and digest all of our posts from the week….

-Created with us in mind as we like the idea of a “day off” from blogging

-Perfect for checking out on a Friday at 4.30 as its remotely work related and should fill the dreaded 4.30-5.00 pm gap (Gin in coffee mug optional)

-Share it with your boss and look like a genius

Female Small Business owners embrace Social Media

Obessed with Facebook?

Build your business with our blog. Social Media Daily is for sale!

Facebook most shared news for 2011

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Facebook most shared news for 2011


As the year wraps up its time to do our annual audit of the years big events and newsworthy moments.

Facebook has compiled a list of the most shared  news content on the social network this year and whilst the content is mostly US based there are still some of the years biggest news stories (Japan earthquake) included and some surprising omissions like the royal wedding, political uprising in the middle east, etc etc.

Check out the list below and see what you think consider to be “important” and what was “shared”

Check out the Top 10 here:

1. Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami (New York Times)

 

2. What teachers really want to tell parents (CNN)

 

3. No, your zodiac sign hasn’t changed (CNN)

 

4. Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps (CNN)

 

5. (video) – Father Daughter Dance Medley (Yahoo)

 

6. At funeral, dog mourns the death of Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan (Yahoo)

 

7. You’ll freak when you see the new Facebook (CNN)

 

8. Dog in Japan stays by the side of ailing friend in the rubble (Yahoo)

 

9. Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines (Yahoo)

 

10. New Zodiac Sign Dates: Ophiuchus The 13th Sign? (The Huffington Post)

 

Check out the list here and

 

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Build your business with our blog. Social Media Daily is for sale!


That’s right readers, Social Media Daily is on the market and looking for a new owner/s who are wanting to grow their online presence.

Are you a social media professional (or want to be one) or are you a marketing agency who wants to quickly expand their profile? Well, Social Media Daily might be the blog for you!

Due to a change in Emily’s (Contributing Editors) career and a desire to refocus before the start of the new year, social media daily is being prepared for sale.

The asking price? Modest and inline with the content that the opportunities that arise as a result (media, events, projects, clients etc etc) In fact its probably less than your annual coffee budget…

As the new owner of Social Media Daily you will receive all of the content produced over the past three years, all branding and assets associated with running the blog.

What you CAN”T do, is claim the old content as your own. The original authors of the posts remain unchanged.

Please get in contact should you wish to find out more (only genuine interested parties please)

 

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Obessed with Facebook?


Great new stats from Social Media dude Jeff Bullas with some insights into who the 800 million Facebook users and 200 million Twitter users actually are and what they are doing on the site.

Interesting insights worth considering when thinking about  how you interact with your customers via social networks.

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Female Small Business owners embrace Social Media


According to research released by American Express, 43 per cent of female entrepreneurs are using at least one form of social media in their business, compared to 37 per cent of male small business owners.  Women are also planning to increase their focus on social media over the next 12 months (48 per cent).  In contrast, male business owners are more likely to invest in staff and training than they are in social media in the next year.

The nationwide survey of more than 1000 small business owners shows that female entrepreneurs are twice as likely to cite a Facebook page as the communication tool most likely to generate sales.  They are also more likely than their male counterparts to have a business twitter account (15 per cent compared to 10 per cent).

While both sexes are equally aware of the importance of maintaining a company website, women are also more likely to have enabled their services or products to be purchased from the company website (48 per cent, compared to 40 per cent of men).

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Whats with the Friday wrap up?

-Created with you in mind, so you can quickly scan and digest all of our posts from the week….

-Created with us in mind as we like the idea of a “day off” from blogging

-Perfect for checking out on a Friday at 4.30 as its remotely work related and should fill the dreaded 4.30-5.00 pm gap (Gin in coffee mug optional)

-Share it with your boss and look like a genius

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New (amazing) changes to Google Analytics!

Wanna buy a blog? Social Media Daily is on the market…

#Qantas Luxury Fail (our take)

Skeletons in your closet? Reputation Management 101

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This week at Social Media Daily….


Whats with the Friday wrap up?

-Created with you in mind, so you can quickly scan and digest all of our posts from the week….

-Created with us in mind as we like the idea of a “day off” from blogging

-Perfect for checking out on a Friday at 4.30 as its remotely work related and should fill the dreaded 4.30-5.00 pm gap (Gin in coffee mug optional)

-Share it with your boss and look like a genius

This week on Social Media Daily…

Prepare your social media for the summer break

Christmas shopping gets Social…

3 Top Twitter Tips..

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3 Top Twitter Tips..


Stuck for something to say on Twitter? Don’t know who could possibly be interested in what YOU have to say? Think again.. by surrounding yourself with like minded people who share the same interests and thoughts as you can be the first step in setting up a great communication channel.

Start with these 3 top twitter tips to make sure that you are making the most of your time on the social network

Share your VALUABLE content...
Not the same old crap that everyone else is re hashing.. share stuff people WANT to read and that they WILL share. You dont need to reveal all of your secrets but give your followers something they will learn from

Share other peoples content
See something you think other people might find valuable? Then share the love and help a tweeter out by spreading their content far and wide… by sharing you are showing your followers you are on the pulse and you are showing the original tweeter some love… and acknowledging their tweet as something of value…

Listen
Listen to what the community is saying. By being aware of your community you are able to chime in with topics that are relevant and more likely to be shared. Keep an eye  on hashtags and the general twitter feed of whats happening in the world and make sure you are on topic and more importantly, relevant!

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