Yvette Pistorio

Spam Sucks: The Fallout from Recent Facebook Changes

By: Yvette Pistorio | December 12, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 118Today’s guest post is by Yvette Pistorio. There’s been a lot of talk about Facebook recently. Mostly regarding brand reach and costs. We’ve even talked about it here on Spin Sucks. In September, Facebook made some changes to crack down on spammy content. Will Cathcart, the product manager for news feed at Facebook, spoke to TechCrunch about the EdgeRank algorithm change, [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Google+ Communities, Twitter Photos Change Social Game

By: Gini Dietrich | December 12, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 144I love social media. I love what it’s allowed us to do for both this blog and Arment Dietrich. I love the people I’ve met and the people I’ve hired because of it. I love nearly everything about it, except…the social networks copying each other is driving me crazy. First, Facebook took a stab at my beloved Pinterest with [&hellip... Read More

Memes and Marketing: Sell it Like You Meme it!

By: Guest | December 11, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 92Today’s guest post is by Thomas Ford.  Whether or not you’re a fan of golf, you’ve probably heard about the 2012 U.S. Open. Not just because young underdog Webb Simpson beat fantastic odds and won the championship by one stroke, but because of the guy who interrupted his victory speech. Just as the camera panned to a grinning Simpson [&hellip... Read More

Are Forums the Forgotten Medium?

By: Guest | December 10, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 150Today’s guest post is by Jessica Malnik. I’m just going to say it. Online forums are the forgotten medium. During the past few years, brands have become enamoured by sexier social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. These channels have a massive reach, and because of that there is a perception everyone is active on them. [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

The Three Things, Edition 11

By: Gini Dietrich | December 9, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 55Welcome to the eleventh edition of The Three Things presented by Michael Schechter, Howie Goldfarb, and me. Just a little more than two weeks until Christmas. Are you ready? I was buying shampoo and conditioner yesterday and the clerk asked me if my shopping was finished. I laughed and said, “I haven’t even started.” Thank heaven for the Internet! For those [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: Amazing Kids, a Christmas Song, and Instagram

By: Gini Dietrich | December 7, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 88Well, my team leaves today and I am sad. The awesome thing about having a virtual company is we’re so excited to get together because we never see one another. And it’s been super fun to watch Lindsay Bell see Chicago for the first time, both in person and via Facebook. She even got a photo of Wrigley Field and [&hellip... Read More

Career Subreddits to Inspire, Motivate, and Empower You

By: Guest | December 6, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 81Today’s guest post is by Bryce Christianson. Reddit is like a jungle in the tropics. When you take your first step into the canopy, you are quickly overwhelmed by what to do there. There are lots of paths to take, you see hints of things that interest you, and you want to explore more, but you have no guide. [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

How Social Media Affects Your Job Search

By: Gini Dietrich | December 6, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 354My entire team is in Chicago right now for our 2013 planning meeting and holiday dinner. In preparation for the week, travel plans were made, client work was doubled to make up for two days away, guest blog posts were scheduled, and anticipation filled the air. In fact, I think most of Facebook is jealous they’re all here because [&hellip... Read More

Is it Time to Breakup With Facebook?

By: Guest | December 4, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 306Today’s guest post is by Amy McCloskey Tobin. Facebook was my first great social media love. I resisted at first, but once I jumped in back in 2009, I was head over heels. Other networks turned my head periodically, but Facebook claimed my time and my business heart. I used it to build up one of my own small businesses – [&hellip... Read More