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Facebook Launches Its Groupon Killer

Facebook is launching its group buying service “Deals” today.

Here’s what’s special about Facebook Deals:

While you’ll be able to receive offers by email, they will mostly show up in your Facebook news feed. Most group buying services rely on email first to send deals, but Facebook won’t. You’ll be buying the deals with Facebook […]

Facebook Announces Send Button, Like Button Companion

Today, Facebook announced a new companion to its quickly growing Like Button, the Send Button. Facebook’s new Send Button creates a more private sharing option for website visitors.

Facebook Announces Send Button, Like Button Companion.

10 Essential Twitter Stats [Data] via Hubspot

Although a recent study indicates that the vast majority of marketers have embraced the idea of using Twitter as a marketing tool, there are still plenty of skeptics who are uncertain about whether or not this channel holds any real business value for them.

Perhaps the following 10 Essential Twitter Facts will help to clarify […]

7 Outdated SEO Tactics and What You Should Do Instead | BNET

Throw away all those outdated, short term SEO tactics that no longer work.

1. Link buying

2. Publishing Online Press Releases

3. Article Submissions to ezine websites

4. Blog Commenting (only for the sake of a link)

5. Link Exchanging

6 Directory Submissions

7. Keyword Stuffing

Read the details on what you should do on […]

How to Measure Your Facebook Engagement | Social Media Examiner

As you have probably noticed, we mainly post wine articles on MyVineSpace. But I know that some of my social media friends and clients are also subscribed, so from time to time I will post social media tips and techniques that I find and think would be helpful. So if you subscribed mainly for the […]

Facebook Users: Protect Your Account. Change Your Security Settings to ‘https’. Now. | From The Clubhouse | Social Media Club

Change your Facebook security setting to “https’ now… If you haven’t protected your Facebook account yet here’s a great article on why you need to do it and lists the steps on how to do it.

Don’t let your account get hacked and start sending ‘buy this iPad’ spammy emails to everyone in your contact […]

HOW TO: Improve Engagement on Your Brand’s Facebook Page [STATS]

[read more] HOW TO: Improve Engagement on Your Brand’s Facebook Page [STATS].

Make Better Sense of the Social Landscape: A Quick Reference

Here’s a great cheat-sheet on the strengths and weaknesses of each social network. Print out and hang on your wall for future reference.

Here’s a couple of excerpts:

Flickr makes a good home for your images of sponsored events. In terms of SEO value, it knocks the ball out of the park! On the other […]

iPhone and Droid Apps: : Wine, Food, Beer, Or Spirits

There’s a new iPhone App for finding upcoming wine events in your area. Local Wine is now on the iPhone!

FEATURES: – Easily find events within a short distance of your current location with our geo-location feature – Find events around a specific city area – Access full event details on the go – […]

VinTank releases FREE compliance!!!! | VinTank

For wineries that do not already have a compliance system, VinTank has just released a free solution that should suit your needs. I will reviewing it for one of my clients so if you have any questions please let me know.

VinTank releases FREE compliance!!!! | VinTank.

Thanks VinTank!