Thursday, December 23, 2010

Take that, coupon codes

 {From the XKCD Blog; click image to visit it}

It's not a good feeling...when a form asks you for an (optional) coupon code and you don't have one. You now know you could have got something for cheaper than you will be paying. Is "pre purchase dissonance" an accurate descriptor?

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Are American Spas Sparse on Facebook? [INFOGRAPHIC]

{Spas & Salons on Facebook: please click image to open full size version}

Friday, December 17, 2010

Boston's Spas and Salons need a botox boost on Social Media

With less than 1% of its spas & salons on Social Media, it's time Boston got more social...

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Chicago Spas get Chic on Social Media

Here's and overview of what Chicago's spas and salons are doing on Social Media

Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Four Horsemen of the new Internet

We strongly recommend that you read Steven Carpenter's article on TechCrunch. It's longer than your average TechCrunch article, but it is also a whole lot more insightful (than your average TC article)

It was reassuring to see that Eyes And Feet focuses on what Steven calls the "Four Horsemen" of the internet; the four being Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare & Groupon.

We've taken the liberty of reproducing some charts from the article (TechCrunch / Steven, if you have a problem with this, please tell us; we assume that it is OK since we have attributed it all to you?)

On the quality & nature of interactions:

On the biggest brands on each network:

Facebook conquering the social world.

See the first map and then the last (scroll down). Talk about juggernauts!

World Map of Social Networks

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Spas & Salons in San Francisco - Social media m(e)assage?

As expected, a few of San Francisco's spas and salons are active on social media. Lots more are yet to start, but as we keep saying - it's still early days.

Here's an overview of those pioneers who're sending a massage out to their competitors.