The Social Media Salary Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Week is upon us, so we thought it would be appropriate to delve into the social media industry and see how its salaries stack up. Social media is an evolving and cutting-edge field, so it should come as no surprise that you can make a great living managing a brand’s presence on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, LinkedIn,Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Foursquare and other social … Continue reading The Social Media Salary Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

CoTweet Gone: Here Are 7 Great Alternatives, by Sam Laird

The popular social media management application CoTweetwill no longer exist after Feb. 15, but we’ve found 7 free or low-cost alternatives that’ll take its place. What happened to the free Co-Tweet? The service’s parent company, ExactTarget, announced in a blog post this week that it will soon re-christen CoTweet as SocialEngage — a premium-only service the company says will … Continue reading CoTweet Gone: Here Are 7 Great Alternatives, by Sam Laird

Review of Chime.In Social Media Network, by Chris Voss

My profile is: http://chime.in/user/chrisvoss Chime.In the newest Social Media Network has launched. Its a pretty interesting competitor to the others that are out there. Sections you have are: My Chimes, My Interests, My Communities and Popular. You can have a normal stream of “Chimes,” which are like Tweets. The communities feature is nice, where like LinkedIn … Continue reading Review of Chime.In Social Media Network, by Chris Voss

Facebook announces 60 new partners for Open Graph, by Drew Olanoff

Tonight at an event in San Francisco, Facebook has announced that its Open Graph initiative, first mentioned during last year’s f8 conference, is now expanding with sixty new partners. Update: Facebook has released details of the initial 60 apps, you can see them all here. A handful of developers have been invited to develop for Open Graph, and the platform … Continue reading Facebook announces 60 new partners for Open Graph, by Drew Olanoff

5 Gadgets From CES That Are Ideal for Journalists

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is the second-largest in its history. With 2,700 companies pitching products to 5,000 members of the press in Las Vegas, it’s easy to get dazed and confused by the avalanche of over-hyped gadgets. Here are five IJNet thinks are worth adding to your reporting toolkit as they come on the market. iPhone tracking system. Billed … Continue reading 5 Gadgets From CES That Are Ideal for Journalists

Twitter 2012: Bigger and More Ads

People predicted rioting when Twitter decided to post ads within its feeds. However, those protests never materialized. Instead, Twitter was used to mobilize protests in the streets in Egypt, Yemen and Tunesia. The two instances are related. As Twitter became a globally recognized entity, it also began efforts to monetize itself earnestly in 2011. As previously mentioned, Twitter’s successful introduction of advertising … Continue reading Twitter 2012: Bigger and More Ads