I’ll be watching “The Obvious Corporation”. How about you?

Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Jason Goldman, three key founders of Twitter announced last week that they are launching a new company… The Obvious Corporation the company that originally incubated Twitter. They blogged…

In more than a decade of developing large scale systems on the Internet, we’ve never been more excited than right now. The possibility to reach and connect expansive numbers of people fundamentally changes the nature of what’s possible when it comes to building businesses on the Internet. Also, there’s room for innovation in how businesses measure success and more meaningful definitions of ambition.

I sure will be watching for The Obvious. What about you?

Are you managing your online profile?

Even if you have chosen NOT to promote your business via social media, 70% of Canadians are using Facebook alone, so it makes sense to monitor your brand to see what people are saying about you there. Technology who explains ways you can manage your online profile including…

Creating a Google alert that tells you when people are mentioning your business, using a service like Technorati, Trackle or SocialMention, or simply searching Twitter daily for any comments. From there, it’s merely a matter of employing customer service.

in their post The Magic Weapon Against Online Complaints. How are YOU managing your online profile? Click on the link to read more on this vital topic and/or give me a call and I’ll help you setup a brand monitoring system that will keep you in the know.

Daily Time Spent On Mobile Apps Has Surpassed Web Browsing

according to Flurry: Time Spent On Mobile Apps Has Surpassed Web Browsing which said…

The average user now spends 9% more time using mobile apps than the Internet. In June users spent an average of 81 minutes daily on mobile apps, compared to 74 minutes on the web.

and was thinking I should send out another reminder for people to test your websites on the most popular phones to see how you fare.  If you’d like some help with testing, please let me know.

Try this on Facebook

Sharing Posts on Facebook Page

When you hit the ‘share’ button on Facebook, the post you are sharing generally appears on your personal profile, however you CAN share it on your business pages quite easily.  Here is how it is done:

  1. Hit the ‘share’ button — a window will pop up…
    Screen shot of Facebook new share functionality
  2. Click on “On your Page” and window will change to…
    facebook-share-on-page2
  3. Select the page you wish to share it on and hit the “Share Note” button