The Business Of Gossip

The answer, hammers Sarah Needleman in The Wall Street Journal, is that there is no one way. You have to try a number of different marketing and sales approaches, do more of what pays off, and keep experimenting. The marketplace keeps changing.

What is this new fad called Twitter, and why are so many people talking about it? Twitter is a type of social networking microblogging service in which a subscribed user has 140 characters to say what they have to to the rest of the world. Often referred to as a way of sending a “text message to the world,” Twitter has grown in popularity over the past year to the point where even celebrities are using it. Additionally, news stations such as Fox and the Today Show regularly mention Send me a tweet in their broadcasts.

In the example above, the individual went from happy to angry, to irritated, to sad in a total of ten hours. That single event soured her day and made it difficult for everyone else around her. First it is important to understand those feelings should be felt, those responses should be faced head on. But it is never good to dwell on the negative for too long.

Psychologists now recognize that for some users, the world of social media comes with dangers. Symptoms ranging from the relatively minor (mild disappointment) to the most serious (thoughts of suicide) are widespread enough to net a new diagnosis: Facebook depression.

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Also, first-time father Ian Desmond has settled in where he belongs. Batting fifth, sixth, or seventh allows him to focus on driving the ball, which he does well. MASN’s Bob Carpenter picked up on that last night, saying he was “driving the ball like his old self.” Shocker. His eye-popping numbers the last two days back that up. Consider this – as a leadoff guy, Desmond hit just .180 (9-50) and slugged just .300. Batting sixth or seventh, Desmond is hitting .417 (10-24) and slugging .708. Desmond has gap-to-gap power, and batting down in the order taps into that potential.

To make the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue even more interesting, this year three contestants from The Bachelor TV show, Chantal O’Brien, Ashley Hebert and Michelle Money are also included in the issue.

When constantly creating marketing messages for your business it’s very easy to lose sight of what’s important – your customers. Keep them in the forefront of your mind and you won’t go too far wrong.