Posts Categorized: Social Media

Three takeaways from PR News Twitter Conference

Posted & filed under Advertising, Branding, Social Media, Web.

I recently attended the PR News’ Twitter Conference in Las Vegas. Several excellent speakers presented their thoughts and experiences during the all-day event, including Jason Falls, co-author of No Bulls**t Social Media. Topics included how to identify influencers, how to measure your Twitter activity, the lowdown on the most innovative Twitter tools, and much more.

bigstockphoto_twitter_bird_announce_5263769Three takeaways from the conference that I’d like to share:

1. Tweet often. Twitter is […]

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What's New

Posted & filed under Advertising, Office, Social Media, Web, Work.

The holidays never tasted so good! Take the hectic out of the holidays and bring the very best to the table with gourmet entrées and sides prepared by your Market chefs. Visit your Market Kitchen to place an order by Monday, Nov. 21.

CAWOOD is now on Facebook! Visit and like our page for updates and discussions on what’s happening inside our office and in the world of marketing.

Vice President Dana Turell recently joined the steering committee of the Arts & […]

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Google updates search algorithm

Posted & filed under Social Media, Web.

In an effort to make its search results more timely, Google has updated its search algorithm. The change is expected tgoogleupdatesalgorithmo affect approximately 35% of all searches.

Calling it a “freshness algorithm,” searches may now produce minutes-old results for recent and recurring events. It will also show fresher results for topics that are often updated, like reviews of a new movie or consumer product.

Along social media lines, Google […]

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CAWOOD is on Facebook!

Posted & filed under Advertising, Social Media.

First, a big thank you to all of those who visit our site and read our blog. And now, without further ado, we present the CAWOOD Facebook page!

Like our page for updates on things going on in our world, the world of marketing and hopefully, some interesting discussions with all of you, about both!

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10 of our favorite websites – Mashable.com

Posted & filed under Social Media, Tips of the Trade, Web.

mashable_125x125_v1As the popularity of social media has grown, so to has the number of so called “experts” and “gurus” in the field. As you wade through the plethora of websites dedicated in some way to offering the latest news and updates regarding all things social or “web 3.0”, the one you should bookmark is Mashable.com, the “largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and […]

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10 of our favorite websites – Twitter Search

Posted & filed under Social Media, Web.

twitter-search-shoppingWe all know that when it comes to search, Google is king. And while that may be true, it does not currently hold the title of best “real-time” search engine. That would belong to Twitter Search.

Twitter has become so much more than a place to keep up with what your friends or favorite celebrities are thinking and doing. It is now a prime resource for up-to-the-second breaking news and […]

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Google Plus officially open to public

Posted & filed under Social Media, Web.

screen shot 2011-09-20 at 10.30.21 amIf you’ve been patiently waiting for either an invite from a friend or for Google to make its social media product available to the public, wait no more. Google Plus is officially open to the public.

You can sign up here.

After you’ve created your account and looked around, let us know what you think!

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10 of our favorite websites – KnowYourMeme.com

Posted & filed under Social Media, Video, Web.

The first thing you’re likely thiscreen shot 2011-09-19 at 9.07.05 amnking is, “What the heck is a meme?” According to Wikipedia, an Internet “meme” is “an idea that is propagated through the World Wide Web. The idea may take the form of a hyperlink, video, picture, website, hashtag, or just a word or phrase, such as intentionally misspelling the word “more” as […]

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Facebook adds Subscribe option and Smart Lists

Posted & filed under Book Reviews, Social Media, Web.

In response to the positive reviews of the Google+ “Circles” feature and to integrate a little bit of “Twitter-ness”, Facebook is offering its 750 million-plus users some new options.

facebook_logoThe first is being called “Smart Lists.” With Smart Lists, all Facebook users will be offered lists of what Facebook interprets as their work, school, family and city connections. These Smart Lists will be updated automatically but users can edit them […]

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CAWOOD circles up, grooving with Google Plus

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When a new tune starts playing in the social media world, savvy marketers don’t miss a beat. In fact, here at CAWOOD, we’ve embraced a new rhythm by using Google+. As a staff, we’ve become Google+ groupies and formed a CAWOOD “Circle” – a unique element of Google+ that differentiates it from Facebook or Twitter. Like virtual break room convos, in our circle, we share informal, personal information specifically within our own online space. Exploring the new platform helps us […]

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