Common Mistakes to Avoid with Poor Business Reviews Online

Common Mistakes to Avoid with Poor Business Reviews Online

The crappy online review.  It happens. To all of us. Sometimes warranted (rarely) but always a concern, poor business reviews online can really hurt your business. We’ve all been there.  On Yelp, Yahoo, Reddit, Twitter or any number of sites or apps there’s a pit you...
Are You Better than Amazon?

Are You Better than Amazon?

The economy is on the rebound! The proof? Well, for one, Amazon is hiring. Small business owners may not find that to be the most awesome news, but here’s why it is such a big deal. Today the buzz is all about Amazon’s amazing growth; they are hiring 7,000...
The San Francisco Plane Crash and Social Media Learnings

The San Francisco Plane Crash and Social Media Learnings

Social Media Learnings from The Crash of Asiana 214 Being based in The San Francisco Bay Area, the tragic crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at SFO on July 6, hit especially close to home for all of us at Social Jumpstart.  As the story unfolded it was interesting to...
Must-Have Apps

Must-Have Apps

  To a twenty-something-year-old, our iPhone is our lifeline. Just because we may not use our cell phones to make calls anymore, doesn’t mean we don’t use it in every other aspect of our lives. Interacting with friends, sharing moments and photos, navigating, and...
5 Tools for Small Business Social Success

5 Tools for Small Business Social Success

  A Social Jumpstart Guest Post By Software Advice Market Analyst Ashley Furness   Recent reports reveal a troubling disconnect between what customers expect when they express concerns on social media and how companies actually respond. While 62 percent of...