Ok, quick post, but this is cool. Just got an email from Papa John's saying you can order pizza via text message. Basically, store up to 4 of your frequent orders online with your credit card #, text them, pick which of your orders you...

Rupert Murdoch, chair of News Corp., is buying Dow Jones & Co, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal for $5 billion. Yesterday he announced that he's ending the subscription model for the WSJ.com website (which many deem a success). He'll give up $50 million...

Two articles from IgniteSocialMedia.com were featured in a blog collection of articles known as "Everything you could possibly want to know about social media." The collection features articles about how to use StumbleUpon, Digg, Sphinn, del.icio.us, Twitter, Facebook, Second Life, "social radio" site Jango, and...

When you work in a social media agency, people send you all sorts of comics and stuff. (For the record, I enjoy that, send me stuff.) This one happens to come from one of my favorite comics, Pearls Before Swine. It's consistently funny. Enjoy today's...

I'm speaking tonight at a panel put on by Business Wire. If you want to come, please do so, and be sure to say hello. The topic is on social media generally, but more specifically looking at using social media for enhancing your...

e-Marketer reported last week that "only 7.75%" of online marketing spending was dedicated to social media campaigns. They even suggest that "Web 2.0 is an also-ran in spending to online ads."...

E-marketer is reporting today on the most popular websites in the world, ranked by page views. This is from September 2007. Half of the most popular websites are social media. The other half are search-centric (if you count MSN.com as search… Microsoft probably does. I...

There are a lot of different social media executions that we've covered here. We've shown "what not to do" so we can learn from other's social media missteps – but we've also tried to cover social media executions that are worthwhile, mainly to show that...

I've been using StumbleUpon for a while now and thought of it only really for two things: 1. A fun way to take a quick 5-minute break and laugh, learn something or give a thumbs down to a clumsy marketing effort;...