The Week That Was in Abstrakt Blogs (2.27 – 3.2)

A collection of this week’s blogs while NASA getting hacked 13 times in 2011 got lost amid the Facebook Timeline for brands headlines…

What Google Places Reviews Could Do for You — Out and about and looking for some eats? Google is one of the first places you’re going to check.  We have some tips for monitoring Google Places to drive traffic to your place of business.

The Daytona 500: When Tweeting and Driving Can Be A Plus — A postponement, a dramatic accident that caused a two hour delay…and a driver that tweeted a pic of said accident during a race. Yep—this year’s Daytona 500 saw it all, including a lesson in social media interaction.

You’re Probably Horrible At ChapStick — Keeping a stick of ChapStick in your pocket, let alone anywhere else, is a challenge. How do you avoid losing the “lip balm twisty thing?” Let our agency director explain the key to keeping it around.

Are You a Big Brother or Big Sister? — Our latest Facebook-a-thon charity partner is the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Illinois. Help raise awareness by “liking” our Facebook page and sharing it with your friends and followers.

…and lastly…

Holy Timeline: New Features for Marketers Part 1 — We alluded to it in a blog last week, and it finally arrived on “Leap Day”: Facebook Timeline for brands.


That’ll do it for this week. For this time, till next time – see you in seven.