The weekly digital news hasn’t exactly been, well, weekly, for some time. Our apologies, but between the Thanksgiving holiday and client work, the 360PR team has been busy focusing on current campaigns, wrapping up past initiatives and planning for the New Year. That’s why we’re bringing you three digital news stories that deal with what’s recently happened, what’s currently going on, and what’s on deck in the social media world. We found the CNN piece on web trends particularly interesting. What are you looking forward to in 2010? Feel free to share your thoughts (or New Year’s resolutions) in the comments section!
AllFacebook “The 5 Fastest Growing Brands on Facebook for Black Friday” – While you were sleeping off your tryptophan coma, several brands were gaining serious recognition due to the post-Thanksgiving day shopping hysteria. This article proves that a brands’ Facebook presence can boost sales.
MediaPost “100 Ways To Measure Social Media” – in PR, metrics definitely matter. Newspapers have circulations and broadcast segments provide viewership, but how do you show the fruits of your labor when it comes to Twitter, Facebook and blogs? This piece is a must-read for any PR pro.
CNN “10 Web Trends to Watch in 2010″ – Now’s your chance to get ahead of the curve. This piece by the genius behind Mashable, Pete Cashmore, contains terms you’ve likely never heard. Cloud computing, anyone? Get a jump on what’s projected to be hot come January, and set yourself up for social media success.