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

4 Reasons You Need To “Rent” A Digital CMO

Most small to medium sized businesses spend a great deal of their time working to bring in new sales.  We all know that without sales a business will shrivel up and fade away.  The same holds true for digital marketing.When I talk to my clients and prospects about their business they often […]

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

Run away…run far, far, away!

I had an interesting conversation at a networking event recently with a self proclaimed “Social Media Guru”, it went something like this:HIM: Hey! I help people with their social media stuff, I can totally set up your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIN pages for you.  What do you do?ME: I own a digital media agency.  […]

By |May 23rd, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Square Gets a Boost in Confidence From Visa

If you have been following my blog for a few months, you will remember that I wrote a short posting about using Square, a startup that makes a tiny credit card swiping device for smartphones and the iPad, for credit card processing in your business. Well one of the big boys in the […]

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