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Emerging Business, For an Emerging You.

Excellent Social Media- Bonobos, Facebook

Bonobos outsourced to a high end design firm for their gorgeous Facebook Page and it REALLY Shows. The feel of the page is right in sync with Facebook as a whole and it brings out a simplicity and elegance that is hard to ignore and with over 90.5k Likes, this Company has become a Social Media powerhouse!

Best of Business Site- Motorola Mobility

Just like Motorola received a breath of life from new landlord Google, their website has seen similar improvements. The use of browser detection and flash combine to create a content rich platform that maximizes user engagement.

Best Business Website- Sony Electronics America

Sony has done a great job capturing the look and feel of it’s product and has transferred that into the user experience for the website. They also provide an easy way to shop direct-from-manufacturer.

Social Media- Microsoft Customer Service, Twitter

Microsoft does a great job handling customer service via Twitter. It is a fun medium that provides a lot of the functionality of email, but adds a personal touch. Microsoft is doing a great job keeping up with the questions and has over 28k followers!

Central Poll

fastcompany:

What if your inbox was more like your Twitter feed, or Facebook Timeline?
Disgruntled Ex-Googlers Rethink The Way Gmail Works, With Fluent.io

Dakota Cooper likes this.

fastcompany:

What if your inbox was more like your Twitter feed, or Facebook Timeline?

Disgruntled Ex-Googlers Rethink The Way Gmail Works, With Fluent.io

Dakota Cooper likes this.

Facebook for Business

A lot of companies are looking to social media sites to engage their customers. Here’s a few examples of what some top companies are doing with Facebook.

Fax from iPhone: Do You Want to Send Fax from iPhone?

faxfromiphone:

Millions of people around the world now own an iPhone. This great device by apple has been on the forefront of mobile revolution, and one of the best things it has is that you can add new features to it simply by downloading mobile applications. Some people use the iPhone for leisure, but…

staff:

Name America UnderwaterLocation Washington, DC
An estimated 11 million American families currently owe more than their homes are worth. A joint project of Rebuild the Dream and The New Bottom Line, America Underwater shares how these families’ dreams are drowning in debt. “If mortgages were reduced to their fair market value—what our homes were worth before the bank-caused recession—we could reset the housing market, reign in unemployment, and put money back into people’s pockets,” reads their mission statement.
Also check out…
Ladypreneurs: Women Winning at Work Inspired by creative, entrepreneurial, kick ass women, Willo O’Brien aims to inspire and support more women to speak up, stand tall, and do their part to change the game.
Hipster Branding Holding up a mirror to the artsy community.
One Tiny Hand One tiny step for hands, one giant leap for mankind.

staff:

Name America Underwater
Location Washington, DC

An estimated 11 million American families currently owe more than their homes are worth. A joint project of Rebuild the Dream and The New Bottom Line, America Underwater shares how these families’ dreams are drowning in debt. “If mortgages were reduced to their fair market value—what our homes were worth before the bank-caused recession—we could reset the housing market, reign in unemployment, and put money back into people’s pockets,” reads their mission statement.

Also check out…

Ladypreneurs: Women Winning at Work
Inspired by creative, entrepreneurial, kick ass women, Willo O’Brien aims to inspire and support more women to speak up, stand tall, and do their part to change the game.

Hipster Branding
Holding up a mirror to the artsy community.

One Tiny Hand
One tiny step for hands, one giant leap for mankind.

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