The Blue Kite Blog

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 »

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 »

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 »

Practical Blogging Tips from Stanford Smith of Pushing Social

By | February 06, 2012

Last week, I announced that I am taking my marketing business full time (and I’m super excited)! To celebrate my move to full-time entrepreneurship, I wanted to offer up something special to you guys. This week, in what I’m calling “Freedom Week”, I’m serving up interviews with awesome thought-leaders who have... Read More »

How Social Media Can Help You Generate More Business

By | January 23, 2012

This is a common scenario… Someone hears that social media can help drive traffic to their website or help them generate more business. So, they rush out and set up accounts on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Then, panic sets in – what on earth are they supposed to do once... Read More »

Reading Roundup: Habits, Readiness and Failure

By | January 06, 2012

There’s been a lot of optimism on the web this week. After all, since we’re just days into the New Year there has been a lot of talk about resolutions, goals and fresh starts. Feels nice, doesn’t it? There’s so much good stuff out there, it’s enough to make your head... Read More »

Why You Should Be a Social Media Late Adopter

By | October 05, 2011

Today, I’m excited to bring you a guest post from my friend, Adam Toporek. He’s filling in for me while I’m out of town speaking at a conference this week. I’ve gotten to know Adam through our PR Justice League Tribe on Triberr. Adam is a smart guy who blogs... Read More »