Blippy

Let me get this straight.  Blippy.com, a new social media darling, wants me to sign up, enter my credit card information, and help me announce to the world my each and every purchase.  “Blippy is a fun and easy way to see and discuss what everyone is buying,” their slogan says. “Blippy provides transparency into… Continue Reading Blippy

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Twitter followers and Facebook fans are more likely to buy from you

“New consumer research shows over 50% of Facebook fans and Twitter followers are more likely to buy, recommend than before they were engaged” A February 2010 study by Chadwick Martin Bailey finds that if a consumer friends, follows or fans your brand, the odds are good that they will recommend you or buy from you.… Continue Reading Twitter followers and Facebook fans are more likely to buy from you

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Public Relations from an inside-outsider perspective (part 1)

I am, by no means, the PR expert at Counterintuity (That’d be our publicist.) BUT I have learned a lot about PR and what it can do for a business. From an inside/outsider’s point of view, here’s what I’ve observed: PR cannot hurt your business*. Public Relations IS advertising, if you don’t get your name… Continue Reading Public Relations from an inside-outsider perspective (part 1)

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