5 Hot Tips For Serious News Hounds

Do you follow over 100 news sources? Are you the first to retweet earthquake tweets? Do you send late night DM’s to major new sources then see them show up on the news a few minutes later? If so, then you’re definitely a news hound.

Here are five tips to keep you at the top of the news junkie food chain.

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VCC Lights Up With Social Media – Three Questions With A CEO

Visual Communications Company’s (VCC) has re-designed its site from the ground up. The new version is much more social media friendly. This kind of Web site transition is becoming very common for Business to Consumer (B2C) and online companies, but is still a new thing for brick and mortar Business to Business (B2B) companies. VCC manufacturers and sell LEDs and LED mounting devices.

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WhopperFace – Is That Your Face On My Whopper? (VIDEO)

Burger King’s marketing is once again pushing the envelope. Or, in this case, pushing the wrapper.

Customers in Brazil had their pictures taken by a secret camera then found their faces on the Whopper wrapper.

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Penguin Books Creates REAL Electronic Book For iPad (VIDEO)

The Apple iPad will start shipping on April 3 and with it a new media form.

John Makinson, CEO of Penguin Books, demonstrated the electronic books on Tuesday and I’m sure mouths dropped. The touch-based navigation and interactive elements make this a new breed of electronic book.

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My Amazon.com Review of Get Seen by Steve Garfield

This is a book review of “Get Seen, Online Video Secrets to Building Your Business” by Steve Garfield. I highly recommend Get Seen and you owe it to yourself to also follow up and follow Steve’s blog, Twitter account, and other digital trails.

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No Time Left And The Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were decided upon by 191 countries in 2000. With only 5 years to go, 8 top filmmakers got together to mobilize others into action. They created 8 short videos which were compiled into the feature film “8.” Each of the short stories focusing on one of the MDGs.

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AP Sends Bewildered News Seekers to Facebook

Bank robber Willie Sutton was once asked, “Why do you rob banks?” His reply, “Because that’s where the money is.” The AP is taking the same approach and sending some of it’s Twitter links to Facebook, because that’s where millions of people are.

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