Liberty Bay Books — Learn Social Media By Example

Liberty Bay Books - The Store

Some smaller businesses play it by the ear; their marketing methodologies are moment-based without deep thought to the outcomes. Others keep an eye out for change and take it into consideration when planning their marketing efforts. Liberty Bay Books in a great example of that.

Just do a quick search on Google by typing “Liberty Bay“, and before you know it, you have the complete name of this book store in addition to its map, website and social media presence! At least I just did…

Idea & Objectives:

Liberty Bay Books is an independent bookstore located in Downtown Poulsbo – an Indie bound supported community.

Their main mission could be summarized as follows:

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If You’re a Regular Facebook & Twitter Updater… Be Ware of the Consequences!

I didn’t see him or her; I was updating my Facebook status through my mobile!” replied the girl to the detective who was questioning her about her mother’s kidnapping.

Scary thought, isn’t it: someone you love and care about is kidnapped right before your eyes but you missed it because you were hypnotized by your social media infatuation, addiction, habit – you can call it whatever you may!

What’s the deal?

While watching television the other day, a scene in a movie stuck me hard and made me think of how Facebook, Twitter, Flickr (…) are slowly taking over our lives and, even more, causing us to fall into several dangerous pitfalls which could actually lead to great losses!

Therefore, in order to help you avoid, as much as possible, falling into those pitfall, I have prepared for you a list of 4 new dangers imposed by social media:

The Social Network: A Movie about Facebook

The Social Network: “You Don’t Get 500 Million Friends without Making a Few Enemies”!

7 Eleven and Zynga Campaign — Learn Social Media by Example

FarmVille is an extremely popular game on Facebook that is developed by Zynga. The game requires its player to plant and harvest their farms and maintain the crops and animals that live in the farm. The game is highly addictive and has managed to attract over 80 million active user of the app and has a huge fanbase. The Game recently released a widely anticipated non-Flash iPhone and iPad applications that will allow users to play the game while they are on the go (you can get it here).

Zynga the creator of FarmVille, Mafia Wars, YoVille and many other games teamed up with 7 Eleven to offer a retail tie-in for the convenience retailer’s products allowing players to redeem their Slurpees and ice-cream pints for some exclusive in-game goodies and perks.

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A Tribute to a Murderer by…. Facebook!

A Tribute to a Murderer by…. Facebook!

A recent article at dailymail.com.uk reveals David Cameron's anger and utter disgust towards Facebook for allowing a tribute page to a murderer, Raoul Moat, to be activated and used on its site: 'RIP Raoul Moat You Legend!' page.

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Facebook & Twitter DO Help “Criminal Minds” Find You!

This post comes to you as a final warning, I am serious people, I will not talk about this subject again: Social media and social networking are fun but their dangers are greater than many of us expect or can even imagine! Apart from their addictive nature, the hundreds of scams they facilitate, the way […]

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The 5 Types of Facebook Friends… Which one are you?

The 5 Types of Facebook Friends… Which one are you?

Careful where You tread

Social Media has certainly changed life in the short span that it has been around. The effect of social media on our lives has become so profound that it has influenced and shaped the way that we form relationships with other people. It is certainly intriguing how it changed the way we categorize our relationships, with social media...

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Facebook FINALLY Surrenders to Criticism & Adds “Panic Button”

Facebook FINALLY Surrenders to Criticism & Adds “Panic Button”

It seems that Facebook has finally bowed to the pressure and began providing a new application which allows young users to report suspicious behavior.

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Testimony: Equality on Trial — Learn Social Media by Example

Testimony: Equality on Trial — Learn Social Media by Example

The topic is always present on Twitter

Testimony: Equality on Trial is a social media campaign by the courage campaign institute aimed at raising awareness about the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, also known as the proposition 8 trial. In 2008 proposition 8 passed in California denying the LGBT community the right to marry. Two couples wanted to challenge the proposition,...

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MindJolt Games — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

MindJolt Games — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

This series of articles on Thoughtpick – Apps Using SM Brilliantly – will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games & applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps viral..

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