Over the past 6 months or so, Pronet Advertising has seen healthy growth in traffic, RSS subscribers, as well as the site’s Technorati rank. In line with the site’s rising importance and as more and more people rely on the site for the latest in social media and online marketing news, reviews, and commentary, we are expanding our already great stable of writers to better serve you. Here’s a look at the first batch of 3 new writers.
The reason why I write about how companies are managing their corporate profiles online is because based on this we can learn and apply lessons to our own companies. Just like yesterday we covered how Dell is successfully engaging disgruntled consumers and addressing their woes, today we will look at how Microsoft is doing the exact opposite.
Getting people to try out your product is great, and when they like it and buy it, that’s even better. But whether they will stay with you in the long-run, (i.e developing customer loyalty) and whether they will become repeat customers depends a lot on how you treat them once they have given you a nod. And part of how you treat them includes talking to them when they express their disappointment or an issue they’re having. With the internet, and now that everyone has blogs, it has become even more important to see what people are saying about your company online, and responding to that.
Everyone’s favorite socially driven news site has a lot to offer but could also learn a lot from its users. Here are 10 things I feel the site needs to work on.
If you don’t like Digg’s site search bar you are not alone. Many Digg users recently expressed their hatred for this feature in a submission on the social news site. While many others that I have talked to say they have simply stopped using Digg’s search features and instead have opted for Google Search (by using the site:digg.com [query]). Here’s a little experiment.
With the release of the console specific Opera browser we have been able to surf the web on the Wii. Which of course means that you can finally step away from your computer screen, get comfortable in that couch and get ready to get social through your television screen.
There is no denying, by whatever measure you use, that Digg gets a lot of inbound traffic and as a result, generate a lot of outbound traffic for the site’s that get showcased on its homepage. But if you look close enough, a lot of Digg’s incoming traffic is absolutely useless.
At a panel yesterday at Ad:Tech Miami, Social Media and UGC were discussed. The panel consisted of Emily […]
I was analyzing [Vanessa Fox’s blog](http://www.vanessafoxnude.com/) (which I highly recommend [subscribing](http://feeds.feedburner.com/vanessafoxnude) to) today and it seems that she is being screwed by social media sites. Not in the sense that they are intentionally doing bad things to her, but her blog doesn’t seem to get any social media love.
The major business networking sites LinkedIn and Xing are quick in providing one feature after another to out-do […]
Robert Scoble broke the news on Sunday night first as far as I can tell. The address book, […]
Last week I asked you all to let me know how you get your Diggs. We received a good amount of response which included a mix of answers that covered the spectrum of possibilities. I also want to extend my gratitude to everyone that participated. I really learned a lot about the Pronet audience. Let us begin.
When Spotplex launched its beta back in February, it garnered a lot of coverage. And why shouldn’t it? Everyone loves a Digg killer, and the site seemed to have a foolproof way of calculating popularity and sharing information with other users without having to worry about organized gaming and voter fraud. Let’s take a look at how true these assertions are and now that the site is finally out of beta, if much has changed or not.
We at Pronet Advertising are committed to bringing you the latest and most important in social media and new media news, reviews, commentary, and marketing strategies. But we can’t do it alone and that’s why we’re looking for more great bloggers to join our stable.
Dave Winer over at Scripting News today is experimenting with something that may very well become the next step for Twitter.
When we first covered the Facebook Marketplace, it wasn’t completely clear how the social network would make money from the service. I was creating a listing on the site last night when this aspect became abundantly clear.
I was watching Thank You For Smoking last night when it occurred to me that while we covered the Tobacco Industry’s brilliance in marketing cigarettes, we never gave the other side a fair chance. Here’s a look at how the other side is marketing the harmful side effects of smoking.
I recently came across a submission on Digg that got over 6,000 Diggs and was one of the most voted on stories of the week. And this is exactly what happened the last time the same story was submitted to Digg from the same url and by the same submitter. Is this a problem?