Category: Social

Google Maps, FourSquare, Twitter and Google Search on a map of AdelaideGet your business on the map by taking advantage of local events with Twitter.

Adelaide is a happening place this time of year. We’ve already had the Fringe Festival, Tour Down Under, the Adelaide Festival, Soundwave, Womadelaide, Adelaide Food & Wine Festival, and there are many more events to come. Such events often draw many tourists from interstate and overseas and these visitors can benefit from your goods and services, if they are aware of you.

Be a part of the conversation

Even though your business may not be directly involved in these events you can still jump in and participate on social media as a neighbourhood authority. Your own local knowledge can benefit others who are wanting to find information about the area. Mingling with others online who are talking about the event raises awareness of your goods and services with these visitors and introduces them to your business.


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Beware: Facebook Scam Emails

facebook icon thumbs downSome email scams are obvious, others are not. The best ones (or worst ones, rather) are those that take advantage of familiarity to trick you into clicking on them.

You have a new personal message

I recently received a email with the familiar Facebook colour scheme and layout. I noticed that the sender was not “Facebook” but was from some stranger, “Ava”.

The subject heading of the email read:

You have unread messages that will be deleted in a few days


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Vine Arrives on the Web!

Vine Vintuitive logo combinedAt the end of last year Vine rolled out it’s vanity URLs in preparation for the web version of Vine. Today Vine has come to the web.

Easily Share Your Vine Page

An aspect of Vine that has frustrated users in the past is the inability to share your profile with others on the web. That’s all in the past as users can now simply hand out their Vine vanity URL: https://vine.co/vintuitive
Now you can like, comment, and share and browse videos just as you do on the mobile app.
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Twitter’s video service Vine enabled vanity URLs for verified accounts on December 20 and wasn’t due to open up sign-ups to those of us without the special little blue check mark until Dec. 23.

Twitter Gives an Early Christmas to Everyone

It seems Twitter decided to bring Christmas to us all early as I, an unverified user, secured my vanity URL just a few minutes ago.

Vine URL Request
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