Gary Vaynerchuk Video

This is a keynote address taken from the RE/MAX Annual Convention in 2011, given by Gary Vaynerchuk.
Gary is a social media master and this video is him at his best.  He tells it like it is for businesses using social media, and how it will be for businesses that write social media off as […]

By |December 8th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Use Compelling Content to Drive Business

What do all great social media campaigns have in common? Compelling, personal, and interesting content.
Your customers are looking for more than just the best deal these days.  Consumers are looking for organizations that care about their needs.  Not just another faceless corporate entity to take their hard earned money.  So how do you show […]

By |November 3rd, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

“Yoo Hoo, I’ll Make Ya Famous!”

I’ve always loved that line from Young Guns. It’s attributed to Billy the Kid, but Emilio Estevez delivers the line in the film and he does it with such bravado that we know his target doesn’t stand a chance. They are about to be another “famous” victim of William H. Bonney.
“What does this have […]

By |September 6th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Latest Facebook Privacy Settings

I am sure many of you have already seen these, but for those of you that haven’t, I’ll give you a quick overview of what has changed.
Status Options and Settings
There are new options under the text box that allow you to “tag” whoever might be with you. At the end of your update […]

By |September 2nd, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Teasing With Bread Crumbs (guest post by Teri Davis)

In honor of the new Amped Up Digital office inside Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, where Nirvana recorded their groundbreaking Nevermind album, and to celebrate that album’s 20th Anniversary, I asked my friend Teri Davis (a noted photographer and Foo Fighters Follower) to give me her thoughts on how Dave Grohl has been […]

By |August 31st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Riding the mobile wave!

Allot Communications released it’s “MobileTrends Report H1,2011” yesterday showing that mobile data usage grew by 77% for the first half of the year, and that YouTube accounts for 22% of that growth. (You can read the entire report here if you are interested.)

Allot’s report also concluded that mobile video streaming grew 93% for their […]

By |July 27th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Thinning the herd…again.

Some of you may remember my article from a ways back about “thinning the social media herd”, well…I am at it again.  I have decided to thin my LinkedIN network down to solid connections with people that I know.
“But Kelly”, you say, “you had over 8000 connections on LinkedIN! Why in the world would […]

By |July 25th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

And…We’re Back!

After a much needed technology update and a Starbuck’s bender, I am happy to say that the Amped Up Blog is back up and running!
(Image by  darkuncle )
You will see some more changes in the near future as I get the hang of the new tech and make things all pretty-fied, but more of […]

By |July 25th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

A Couple of Social Media Myths

These two topics come up all the time, so I thought I would throw my two cents out there. I may have already written on these two topics, but it’s always a good idea to revisit your stance from time to time.  I’d love to hear your thoughts on:Myth 1: You don’t really need […]

By |June 21st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Email Marketing Is Still An Important Part Of Your Digital Strategy

In my opinion, email marketing is just as important as social media at attracting and getting new customers. So don’t write the old girl off just yet. Here are some things to consider:DeliveryEmail marketing goes directly to the a place where people are looking to receive messages. This is why Facebook included […]

By |June 17th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments