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Velez Communication on Facebook

I’ve been on Facebook since about 2006/2007 and just Sunday decided to finally create a page to highlight my writing, blogging, and consulting work. The page mainly supplements my business blog at Velez Communication, but I also aim to showcase posts from this blog and Fraternity Communication, and writing from Examiner.com and ElBoricua.com. If you […]

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Spotify and Facebook: Perfect Together

About a month or so I received an invite to join Spotify, an on demand online music streaming service. I was already happy with the two music services I use now, Pandora and Last.fm, so I passed on the invitation. Recently Spotify teamed up with Facebook to offer its 800 million members a great way […]

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Movie: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (opens Aug. 13th)

I have begun working with a group that aims to market mainstream Hollywood movies to the greater U.S. Hispanic/Latino market. The promotional work sounds pretty interesting and I look forward to learning more about, and sharing information on, upcoming films. The first film I’ll be promoting for HMThinkLatino is entitled “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” […]

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Smartphones Boost Use of Social Networking Sites

A recent report by comScore, an internet marketing research company, found that mobile access to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter saw a triple digit increase in utilization since January 2009. According to the new research, some 25.1 million people accessed Facebook via a mobile Web browser, a growth of 112 percent from January […]

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Latinos in Social Media

As the Latino population continues to grow, so does its online presence. A recent study shows that half of US Hispanics/Latinos have an online social media profile. Other studies show the impact Latinos are having in social media and our influence is being noticed by corporate America. A group of Latino leaders in social media […]

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Embracing Social Media

Best Buy Co., Inc. recently advertised for a new online marketing job and listed Twitter as recommended experience, specifically requiring at least 250 followers. More companies and organizations are using social media to market their messages and services. A recent report shows that companies with the highest social networking scores had 18 percent higher revenue […]

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My Take on “What is Twitter?”

There are thousands of articles and blog postings on “What is Twitter?” This is my humble take. I joined Twitter about three weeks ago and so far I can see why the networking service has become extremely popular. Twitter can be something different for every one. Marketers use it to sell a product or service […]

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