Monthly Archive for: " August , 2012"

Top Free Social Networking Software

In the past I’ve covered how to go about selecting what social platform to use when rolling out a social strategy for your brand or product.  However, if you are someone that is just dipping their [...]


Five Worst Practices in Online Branded Communities

  Each fall, ComBlu releases its annual “State of Online Branded Communities” report. Every summer, our researchers join about 250 communities and score them using a best practices [...]


A Thumbs Up is A Terrible Thing to Waste….

Considering that South by Southwest® (SXSW®) is the “premier destination for discovery,” why wouldn’t ComBlu be first in line to participate in this cultivating event? That’s why we have [...]


Coming Soon…ComBlu’s 2012 Online Branded Communities Study

At ComBlu, the dog days of summer means that we are hard at work on our annual research on the State of Online Branded Communities. We are in year four of our study that closely examines the [...]


Socialympics 2012

As my colleague, Pam Flores, wrote a few weeks ago, many have dubbed the 2012 Olympic Games the Socailympics. Why? Because social media will be as prevalent at the 2012 games as bad blazers and white [...]