ODesk ebook Offers Advice for Entrepreneurs Focused on Growth

Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a big oDesk fan, and why not? I grew my online marketing and consulting partly by leveraging the oDesk marketplace, getting gigs writing blogs and managing clients’ social media. Now, I’m on the other side of that marketplace as a hiring manager/employer, and I love oDesk even […]

How to Fail Spectacularly and Ruin Your Reputation on Social Media

Oh, this story practically writes itself. If my laptop were a prop straight out of Fringe, it would just take off and craft this post itself, it’s so painfully real and cringe-worthy. Dallasites will be very familiar with the details: the world-renowned Nasher Sculpture Center, which has been a popular fixture and tourist draw for […]

What the 2012 Presidential Election Can Teach Us About Marketing and Branding

Now that the 2012 elections are thankfully behind us, we wanted to take just one quick look back and explore just what the months-long campaigns of both parties have to teach us about marketing and branding. Regardless of the size of your business or the industry that you’re in, anyone can take a page from […]

Build Team Spirit For Your Business

In the digital age, there are numerous ways you can build team spirit for your business. Whether you have a bricks-and-mortar company with employees who physically report to work every day or an online company that’s staffed by people who live all over the country, perhaps even all over the world, you can use online […]

Face and Object Recognition Software: New Online Trends?

Cyberspace changes every day, but sometimes we hear about a shift that’s particularly interesting. This shift could possibly revolutionize not only how people use their computers for entertainment but also how they access their machines in the first place, and it could cause seismic fluctuations in how digitally-based advertising is done and also how organizations […]

Social Media Users Trust Experts More Than Friends, Study Finds

Friend. It’s a simple concept. Or is it? An annual study, the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer, estimated that the average Facebook user with 500 friends doesn’t actually know one-fifth of those people. What, then, should you make of the concept of “friend” as it’s commonly understood in social media? If the average social media user […]

Welcome, MSN Money readers!

Blue Volcano Media is proud to have been mentioned in a recent MSN Money article about how to make money online and find real, legitimate jobs on the Internet. Yep, it’s true. I’ve been there. Many thanks to the readers of MSN Money for stopping by and visiting our humble site! Please feel free to […]

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