The Blizzard Entertainment we once knew and loved has vanished into the mists of time. Blizzard was once a shining city on a hill that stood out as a beacon of gamer-centric righteousness in the sleazy wasteland of the video game sausage factory. Blizzard’s extraordinary game development philosophy defied conventional wisdom. Blizzard did things their way. They didn’t care what anyone thought and their fans loved them for it. Today, the maverick Irvine-based gaming studio once known for its unwavering commitment to quality has been transformed by ambitious leadership that wants to turn Blizzard into the next Disney. But, there is a price to pay. To gain membership into this exclusive club you must be willing to sell your soul and conform to the obligatory leftist worldview that is held by most California-based entertainment and tech companies. For the last few years, the new Blizzard — Blizzard 2.0 — has proceeded to implement their part of the Faustian bargain. … [Read more...] about Blizzard Jumps on the Social Justice and Identity Politics Bandwagon
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Ignoring social media platforms in your online marketing strategy is a thing that you can only do on the risk of losing a great share of online business and reputation. There are many posts around leveraging social media for your online business. But this one stands out of the crowd as it tries to bring in some really insider tips that experts employ to keep their edge. So here we go: 1. Focus on the right market niche: Unless you know what are your expectations, outcomes focus areas of social media optimization, there is only going to be a haywire attempt at getting things out of the campaigns. Focusing on the correct niche is the key. All successful online marketers do ample research before they start their efforts on any kind of marketing including the social media optimization thing. Here are the thing that you should keep in mind in order to successfully target your niche. Focus on the group which are your potential customers or would be customers. Focus on the geographical … [Read more...] about Advanced Social Media Tips To Beat The Competition
Do you treat social media as a megaphone? Saying a lot but not listening to what’s being said about, or to, you? If you answered yes, it’s time to make a change. “Social media listening, also known as social media monitoring, is the process of identifying and assessing what is being said about a company, individual, product or brand on the Internet,” – Search CRM But how should you go about listening to what’s being said about your brand on social media? I’d heard about Mention, but had never used it, so I decided to sign-up for a trial account and see whether this social media tool checks all the “social media listening” boxes. What is Mention? – Real-Time Monitoring App Mention is a paid social media listening tool. It offers more than just online monitoring as you can also use it to respond to social media comments and tweets in real-time. You can listen to sources in over 42 languages, and monitor mentions on social … [Read more...] about How To Automate Social Media Listening With Mention?
When you are a small business, online marketer or a blogger who is working online, it’s a requisite to be online to market yourself and your product. If you are not visible on social-media sites, that means you are not doing the online marketing the way it should be done. Like Television and print-media in older time, it’s the social media sites which are your best bet to get the idea spread about your work and what you do. In recent years, a lot of new social-media sites came into existence, and with limited-time you have to be particular about what social media sites you should be using. Every social media service has something different to offer for online marketers and huge audience base for each of these websites is a huge bonus for online advertising. Every time I log into my Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn profile, it is often flooded with advertising messages from various companies. I found some of them interesting for me and some totally of no value, therefore I … [Read more...] about Top 5 Social Media Sites For Online Marketers & Bloggers
Today, social media has become one of the best ways to get the message across. The role of social media has changed immensely in the last 5 years which comes to many as a surprise. When social media sites were established, the main aim was for them to be used for individuals to make new friends and connect with families and loved ones all over the world. However; it is not so today. Today, Online businesses have taken over. There are so many businesses that have now made social media sites the best place for them to show what they can offer by promoting their various goods and services to people from all walks of life. Although not all these online social media promotions by some of these businesses end up with the best results, they still work out all the same for so many others. There is no success and there will be no success if you wake up one morning and decide you want to promote your business through social media when you have no plan. Every thing in life needs to be planned … [Read more...] about Using Social Media to Promote Online Business to Success