Transformation of e-mail is under way

The rapid rise of other forms of electronic communication are transforming e-mail from a stand-alone application into one that incorporates mobile text, chat, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter and online document sharing. One measure of that transformation is Facebook’s move last month to roll out a “modern messaging system” built atop the company’s wildly popular social-networking […]

4 Internet Marketing Trends For 2011

Online communities are now everywhere there is access and common objectives. Even social networks are interconnected themselves pushing and pulling content across various channels. For business owners, bloggers and marketers, we have to realize that the landscape is changing and will continue to shift towards attentive reach, not frequency. Instead of trying to reach broad […]

Facebook’s modern messaging system

Today, Facebook unveiled what it’s calling a “modern messaging system” which aims to make digital communication “seamless, informal, immediate, personal.” Facebook will give its users Facebook.com email addresses, but that’s not what makes this a big deal—what makes this really different is the fact that it brings together all users’ communications across e-mail, Instant Messaging, […]

A Labor Day Gift: Unplug!

There’s been a huge shift in the sheer volume of information consumed (an increase of 350% in the amount of information consumed daily between 1980 and 2008), and then a shift to pervasive interfaces (cell phones, smartphones, remote working, social networks, etc.) All this makes us all too available, all the time. That’s why disciplined […]

Older Adults’ Use of Social Networks Growing Fast

A growing number of adults are logging onto social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to stay connected, according to a study released recently by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and America Life Project. In fact, for adults 50-64 years old, the use of social networking sites have jumped by 88% in the past year, […]

Bogus

Facebook users are on the horns of a dilemma: Blindly give away their personal information to any third-party app that interests them, or hoard their personal information and steer clear of all third-party apps. Facebook either can’t or won’t tell users which apps are safe and which are scams, so it’s apparently a case of […]

Feeling a Bit Overconnected? Join the Crowd…

Young people have done a good job of integrating technology into their lives, but they are also the ones who are most concerned about being over-connected. This finding is part a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, The Mobile Difference, which discusses how different groups of American adults treat the latest […]

Cat Creatives, Silver Sponsor for the World Conference

Cat Creatives was Silver Level Sponsor for this year’s International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference. ICSB is bridging global boundaries to promote the growth and development of small businesses worldwide. The 55th World Conference was June 24 – 27th in Cincinnati. More Information For more information go to: http://www.icsb2010.org