The Blue Kite Blog

5 Simple Tweaks to Make the Most of the New Facebook Page Design

By | March 20, 2012

If you’re going to invest the time and energy to promote your business through Facebook, it’s important to make sure you’re getting the most out of the tool. And, with the new timeline design coming on March 30, it’s important to make sure you’re page is ready for the transition.... Read More »

15 Excellent Examples of Small Businesses Rocking the New Facebook Page Design

By | March 13, 2012

If you have a Facebook page for your business, you’ve encountered the notice that your page will be changing on March 30. Ready or not, all Facebook pages will be set up to look like the new personal profiles.  If you don’t take the time to get your page set... Read More »

Reading Roundup: Social Media Hacks & Blogging Tips

By | March 02, 2012

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a great week. With the constant crush of information, we know it can be difficult to wade through it all, so each week, we give you a round up of our favorite articles about marketing and social media. If you want some good weekend... Read More »

3 Numbers That Are Key To Boosting Your Website Results

By | March 01, 2012

This is a guest post from community member, Seth Leonard. He’s got some great stuff for you today. * * * Recently I was speaking with a friend who wanted to get more out of her website. She was only bringing in one or two new clients a month and... Read More »

How to Avoid Becoming a One-Hit Wonder Blogger

By | February 28, 2012

This is a guest post I wrote for Pushing Social before the holidays and I want to make sure you didn’t miss it. It’s got some good blogging tips, if I do say so myself. The only downside is that it shows that I may not be much of a... Read More »

Reading Roundup: Measurement, Targeting and Finding Your Word

By | February 24, 2012

What a week! I started off the week in New York and am ending the week in Nashville, where hit almost 80 degrees yesterday. Is it really February?!? Whatever is going on with the weather, I’ll take it. How was your week? There was a lot of great stuff on... Read More »

Should You Use Pinterest for Your Business?

By | February 22, 2012

Right now, Pinterest is the hottest member of the social media family. It’s fresh, new and it’s quickly gaining traction as more than 11 million people are spending time on the site each month. People love the visual nature of the network and it’s incredibly easy for users to get... Read More »

Gini Dietrich Dishes on Entrepreneurship, Social Media & Marketing

By | February 10, 2012

To end my week-long “Freedom Week” interview series, I’m pumped to have the super-smart Gini Dietrich on the blog today! If you don’t know Gini (is that possible?), she’s the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, the author of Spin Sucks, the founder of the soon-to-be-launched Spin Sucks Pro, and co-author of the forthcoming Marketing... Read More »

How to Take the Leap to Entrepreneurship – Interview with Pam Slim

By | February 09, 2012

Two years ago, I knew it was time to make a change in my life and career. I wanted to start my own marketing company, but felt “stuck” with certain aspects of getting started. That’s when I turned to Pam Slim. If you don’t know Pam, she is the author... Read More »

Mark Schaefer Discusses Blogging, Social Media & Online Influence

By | February 08, 2012

We’re on day three of my “Freedom Week” expert interview series and I’m super excited to have Mark Schaefer on the blog today! Mark and I have known each other almost two years. And, as we mention in the video, we met through Twitter. I’m glad to call him a... Read More »