2012 Archive

The Best Mobile Apps of 2012

With the ever-rising popularity of smartphones, apps have become an integral part of the way that many of us handle our day-to-day tasks. We at Command Partners have polled some heavy app users to compile a list of the most popular, most useful, and most fun apps from 2012.

At Command...

Cyber Monday and Black Friday E-Commerce Stats

E-Commerce Records Smashed

IBM and Comscore have started releasing data on Black Friday and Cyber Monday E-Commerce trends in the US consumer market. Both companies aggregate and anonymize visitor and e-commerce statistics from 1000s of the top consumer e-commerce websites to create their...

Finding 
a
 Job 
Using
 Social
 Media

The
 first
 thing
 that
 may
 come 
to
 mind
 when 
beginning 
your 
ever‐intimidating 
job 
hunt 
is 
where
 do I 
even 
start?
 The 
whole 
process 
of
 searching 
for
 and
 obtaining 
a 
job 
can 
often 
turn 
into 
a 
full‐time
 job

 itself
 if
 you 
don't
 know
 how 
to
 do 
...

Let’s face it, times are tough for entrepreneurs. Many startups and projects fail because of lack of funding. But what if you could put your project, idea or invention online and let people back your project by pledging money for your idea? That’s now entirely possible.

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As social media professionals, I believe this is one of the two biggest struggles we have both with our clients and with our bosses, the other being actually what to post, but that is a completely different topic.

More is not always better when it comes to Facebook. Ignoring the fact that...

Social Media Marketing: Lessons from the Thank You Economy

In 2011, Gary Vaynerchuk wrote The Thank You Economyabout the rise of social media and its effects on today’s economy. We no longer live in a world where our opinions are rarely heard, “we live in a world where anyone with a computer can have an online presence and a voice,...

For web development, Drupal is King

In deciding which CMS to use as our base development tool which majority of our web projects would be built on, a lot of research was done on current CMS offerings.  I focused my search on Wordpress and Drupal, and after using both for an extended period of time, I can confidently say...

Crowdfunding A New Phenomenon...Mirage Or Reality?

If you haven't heard of the Pebble Watch or Ouya yet then you must not be paying attention. The crowdfunding craze is sweeping the world. People and companies alike are putting their projects and ideas on sites like Kickstarter and raising funds to assist in getting their products to market...

Top 10 Takeaways From Search Exchange Charlotte 2012

For the past three days, Internet marketing professionals from around the world have been learning tips, tricks and do’s and don’ts of SEO, social media and PPC at Search Exchange in Charlotte, NC.  Keynote speakers included Wil Reynolds, Jim Boykin...

Social media has had a profound effect on the world in a short time, by connecting people and companies in new and exciting ways. Now social media is making an impact on e-commerce.

Professionals in the e-commerce industry have seen a shift towards social sharing in the past few years. Not...