iPhone 4 Now Available in India, Fans Celebrate on Twitter

The iPhone 4 is now available in India, thanks to Aircel and Bharti Airtel. With the launch, #iPhone4 has also become a top trending topic on Twitter India. Among those involved in the […] Related posts: Aircel is First to Launch iPhone 4 in India, May 27 Bharti Airtel previously took the lead by claiming […]

We have a Facebook Baby in Israel, Her Name is Like

“Wow,” was my reaction when I first read the news at AFP. A couple in Israel was apparently inspired by Facebook and named their new born baby “Like.” “We named her Like because […] Related posts: Zoo Asks Fans to Pick Baby Orangutan’s Name on Facebook A baby male orangutan (als called “ah meng”), was […]

All About Conversion – Conversion Conference ($250 Discount!)

Just a quick note for the Website Magazine community – particularly for fans of the Conversion Cache column in Website Magazine written by Tim Ash. The upcoming Conversion Conversion is fast approaching – March 14-15 in San Francisco. If you're interesting in learning how to make your website and its landing pages produce more… [[ […]

China’s E-commerce hits 560 million Online Orders

A recent data from iResearch shows that the number of online orders in China’s e-commerce market reached a whopping 560 million in Q4 2010, up 45.8% from Q3 2010. The quarter-to-quarter growth is […] Related posts: 1 Million Facebook Fans = $3.6 Million In Media Value Ever wonder how much your Facebook fan page is […]

Facebook doesn’t allow Brands to Rebrand

We admit. We are facing a Facebook page identity crisis. Our page is titled ‘Penn Olson Marketing Fanatics’. It isn’t exactly the right name for a tech blog. As a loyal reader, you would notice a huge change in our content focus. We started out as a general tech marketing blog but now have switched […]

How a Student Uses Facebook to Campaign for a Social Media Internship

This post is authored for Stephanie, our very own writer, for her application to be Standard Chartered Breeze’s World Coolest Intern (WCI). We promise this is a good read. What would you do if you only had 5 days to campaign for a lucrative social media internship? It’s the world’s coolest and probably also the […]

NTU is Building Green Tablets for 100 million Indian Children

Many schools in India don’t have electricity to access electronic learning tools. That’s a problem, which now has a solution. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Rice University are developing an electronic tablet that is both battery and solar powered. The device, named iSlate, is estimated to serve 100 million Indian children. “India’s full economic […]

One Thing Small Businesses Can Do Just as Well as Walmart

Take a look at what Walmart’s doing on Facebook. The retail giant has put together a Groupon-like model for driving sales via its Facebook page, with a Facebook called CrowdSaver. Hat tip to The Next Web for pointing this out.  Walmart’s fans can look at the possible deals Walmart has come up with, and if […]

Lady Gaga Beats Obama to 10 Million Facebook Fans

Lady Gaga is the first living music artist to acquire 10 million fans or “Likes” on Facebook, beating U.S. President Barack Obama by around 700,000. She reached the milestone earlier this weekend. Gaga previously made…

Facebook Fans Spend More Money [STUDY]

A social media marketing company called Syncapse surveyed [PDF link] 4,000 people who have “Liked” the top 20 brands that have pages on Facebook and figured out exactly…