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BlackBerry, Groupon, Zynga Stocks Undervalued: Jackson

Ironfire Capital’s Eric Jackson discusses the valuations of BlackBerry, Groupon and Zynga. He speaks with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television’s “Money Moves.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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How To Get More Shares On Facebook – Infographic

Share is to Facebook as retweet is to Twitter. It’s all about how VIRAL you can get your fan page wall posts. Of course, you want plenty comments and likes on each post — this activity certainly helps boost your post visibility in the news feed of your fans. Continue reading

Question of the day – What happens with facebook’s share price?

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How And When to Get More Likes And Shares On Facebook – Infographic

If you’re looking to get better engagement out of your Facebook posts, add more pictures and start speaking in the first person.

Social media data expert Dan Zarrella — who tracked and analyzed more than 1.3 million posts from the 10,000 most-Liked Facebook pages — has released details about which posts get the most likes, shares and comments on Facebook, from post type and length to the best time of day to add updates.

Photos bring in the highest number of engagement across the board, followed by text and video, according to Zarrella. News links bring in the least numbers of likes, shares and comments.

Meanwhile, posts with a high number of self-referential words such as “I” and “me” get more likes — a tactic that doesn’t work well on Twitter.

“Overall, the best strategy for Facebook, as well as all kinds of social media marketing, is to create a lot of interesting content and share it,” Zarrella told Mashable. “On Facebook, visual content does especially well. It’s also important to be passionate, not neutral.”

This means that both positive and negative posts tend to do well with engagement.

Timing is also key. Updates posted later in the day (Eastern Time) bring in more shares and Likes, but they tend to peak around 8 p.m. Shares trickle off around the end of the work day (6 p.m.).

“Publish when others aren’t, such as later in the day and on the weekends,” Zarrella advised.

For example, Facebook posts that go up on Saturdays and Sundays tend to get more Likes than those during the week. Similar to Twitter engagement, Facebook posts do better earlier in the week than later: Thursday is the least active day for Likes…Read More

Source: Mashable.com, Dan Zarella

Banks and their efforts to do nothing for their Image and Brand.

I am following the news on a daily basis. Business, Politics, Marketing, Social Media, PR, Soccer and a few other topics are on the table every day. You might think this is a lot to cover, I am lucky, it is my job, it is my hobby and it is what I like to do when I have time. Information addicted, news junkie and such I have been called. Anyway. Continue reading