AdaDiskon is a Media Start-up on Deals and Promotions

Whether it’s bazaars or crazy midnight sales, AdaDiskon provides all sorts of deals in Indonesia for Indonesians. That’s how AdaDiskon’s co-founder Aswin Utomo describes his start-up. While everyone is fanatically into the group-buying […] Related posts: @EarlyBird: Great Deals Everyday, Starting Today Bargain searchers take note! @EarlyBird, a dedicated Twitter handle managed… Twitter to Publish […]

Changing Facebook Places Privacy Settings

With the roll out of Facebook Places to more locations across the globe (Ireland now being available as of last week) I am predicting there are many digital and social media agencies proposing programmes to make use of this opportunity to businesses for location based mobile marketing. But what there is little coverage of is […]

Online Retail Spending Tops Record $40 Billion

U.S. online retail spending reached a record $43.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent over a year ago, according to a new report from comScore. This growth rate is the fifth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and second quarter of double-digit growth rates in the past year. “Retail […]

Social Media: From Hype to Business As Usual

This is a summary of Thomas Marzano’s (@ThomasMarzano) speech in day 2 of the iStrategy 2010 conference. Marzano is the Global Creative Director for Philips. Right off the bat he posed the question: What is a brand? The standard definition one usually comes across is that a brand name, sign or symbol used to ID […]

Driving Your Brand through Social Media

Notes from a panel discussion at iStrategy 2010 featuring Chris Wei, CEO of Great Eastern Holdings Grp, Haresh Khoobchandani of Microsoft, and James Miner of ESPN. Warning: Tons of useful insights ahead: – – 1. It all starts with a strategy Not a social media strategy – “there is no such thing”; that’s why brands […]

5 Essential Apps for Your Business’s Facebook Fan Page

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. If you’ve already searched for some Fan Page inspiration and undertaken the task of building a custom landing page for your business’s Facebook presence, you may now be in the market […]