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78 % of small businesses use social media to attract new customers. Social media marketing helps to validate your brand. A company’s social media presence, when done correctly, tells consumers that their brand is active and focused on thriving communication with consumers.

KTB Media LLC owner of www.killingthebreeze.com, The Killing The Breeze Podcast on ITunes, and KTB TV provides author affiliated news, information, media, opinion and commentary to men and women aged 25-54 whom are looking for a progressive, liberal, conservative and libertarian perspective on issues that affect all of us from those intimately involved in those issues academically, professionally or socially.

We live in a climate of reliance on the web for news, information and media especially from millenials whom are younger and more technologically savvy, and are rejecting both traditional outlets operations of “learn about it and then report on it” and those deemed “experts” by those same outlets.

As of 2012, there are 2.4 billion internet users around the world up 566% since the year 2000. 70% of internet users use it daily. 78% of North America uses the internet and 37% of the world uses the internet.

30% of Americans listen to podcasts. 17% listened to a podcast within the last month with slightly more than half of those listened to a podcast as opposed to watched a podcast, but they are more prone to watching both audio and video podcasts. 20% of smartphone users consume podcasts monthly, and half of monthly podcast consumers consume them weekly.

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Twitter Content Regulation And What You Can Do About It

  People like Andy McCarthy are upset that Twitter has announced new regulations on content communicated via its social-networking service. Twitter’s policy, called “Hate content, sensitive topics, and violence”. The policy states that it applies to “Twitter Ads,” but goes on to explain that these “paid advertising products” include all...

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A Primer For Bigots On Social Media In 2015

Geris Roth posted a picture of his coworker’s child on his facebook page which then prompted racist conversations about the child. It’s a teachable moment on how not to use social media. The story is told in the video below.     Modern Communication They both enable this type of...

Latest Facebook Feature Tries to Combat Suicide

I have my gripes with the so-called ‘Digital Age’. To me, many social media platforms are breeding grounds for narcissism, insecurity, ego, and insensitivity. Cyber bullying has become embedded in our culture — while laudable campaigns that seek to end virtual discrimination and hateful remarks are encouraging, there still remains...

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Digital Distraction: How We Lost Focus

  How do we lead healthy, productive lives in the 21st century? The answer to the proposed question is an enigma. Our days are spent ‘connected,’ a term Mark Zuckerberg coined and monopolized, and both our idle and occupied time is rife with distraction.   In the midst of reviewing...

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How Digital Publishing Is Both New and Now

  It is no longer a contention that digital technology is sweeping us off our feet at a perhaps uncomfortable pace—it is regarded as an incontestable fact with no existing obstruction to the digital era’s astounding acceleration. Who could have predicted ten short years ago that we’d spend more time...

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Why You Need No Cable Box In 2015

  Whether you’re a struggling college student, or still dealing with the after effects of the recession, saving an extra 70 or so bucks a month can’t hurt anybody. On top of forming habits to become more financially stable, saving time by not mindlessly flipping through channels all night gives...

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Paper Chase: Digital Salsa

  Stocks closed 2014 at near record levels as the Dow finished positive for a 6th straight year up 7.5%. This is the longest run of positive gains since 1991 through 1999.   The S&P 500 ended the year up 11%. This is now 3 straight years of double digit...