Posted by Social Chadder
The NCAA Tournament officially kicked off today as 64 teams play for there chance to make it to the big dance and earn the right as the national champion of college basketball. Last year Nearly 100 million (99.9 million) viewers watched all-or-part of CBS Sports’ and Turner Sports’ coverage of the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship between March 15-March 17, according to a Nielsen cume study. The 99.9 million viewers was an 11 percent increase over 89.6 million for CBS Sports’ coverage in 2010 and higher than any of the all-or-art viewership in the past 10 years during the first two weeks of the NCAA Tournament. This year is expected to be no different, with increased excitement surrounding the games and the interest of the fans in their favorite collegiate teams, viewership of the 2012 NCAA Tournament will likely exceed the previous years record.
For many of us, watching all 67 games on Television is not an option, so we turn to Social Media to stay in tune with what’s going on in the Tournament to capture Live updates, the latest scores, player news, team eliminations, etc. If you’re like me, and can’t follow the Tournament on the tube, here are the best ways to stay in the know and follow the latest action of the 2012 NCAA Tournament via Social Media. Read the rest of this entry →
Posted by Social Chadder
Buttons, buttons, and more buttons! How many more social share buttons are on the horizon? Probably alot. More and more social sites are coming out with new social share buttons to allow users to share content to their friends and followers. Today’s hot buttons are the Facebook Send Button, the Twitter Follow Button, and the Google +1 Button. Each of which are new share buttons that you should be adding to your blog.
Yes, by now you’re familiar with the Facebook Like Button, but your focus should now be on adding the Facebook Send Button to your blog. The Send Button allows your blog subscribers and site users to easily send content from your site to their friends. Upon clicking on the Send Button, users will have the option to send your URL in a message to their Facebook friends, to the group wall of one of their Facebook Groups, and as an email to any email address. This button is not a replacement for the Like Button, yet an exceptional compliment or sidekick. The Send Button simply gives your users one more option or avenue in order to share your valuable content blog content, which is what you want. Set yourself and your site up for success and add the Facebook Send Button to your blog and let the sharing, I mean sending, begin. Read the rest of this entry →