Monthly Archives: August 2010


China — Sina Weibo — Twitter Mini Me!

By |August 31st, 2010|

I was just in China -- and missed Tweeting.     In 2009, the China Government disallowed Twitter in the country.  Whilte twitter brought the concept of the microblog to China, now there is a China version that the people of China showed me.  It is called Sina Weibo.   Around 3/2010, Sina's CEO Cao Guowei revealed there were 5 [...]

Top Social Media Tools for Small Businesses

By |August 30th, 2010|

Top 3 Tools for Small Businesses Using Social Media! So in our latest onine survey of 1000 small businesses, we found that the top social media tools by small businesses were  -- in order -- are: Linked In, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. 80% use LinkedIn on a monthly basis, and 56% visit it daily or weekly. 68% use Facebook on [...]

5 Don’ts in Social Media! A Video

By |August 29th, 2010|

So we did this video for our IBM business partners on the 5 Don'ts! I'd love to see your comments!!

IBM Business Partner Social Media Survey!

By |August 28th, 2010|

Driving new revenue! We just received results from our online survey of 1,000 of our partners, and we found some interesting results.   45% of our partners -- which are primarily small and medium businesses -- are beginning to experiment with social media to generate new revenue streams.  Not just to communicate but to actually drive new revenue! [...]