When a broken website delayed the launch of Foiled Cupcakes, owner Mari Luangrath turned to Twitter. Today, 93 percent of her business comes from social media.
Every month, we’ll name 10 Chicago businesses that “get” Twitter and our great city. Think we’re missing someone special? Let us know via @435digital and we’ll feature your recommendations as well.
Jumo, a social network connecting people with non-profits and charities, launched its beta site today. Jumo is run by Chris Hughes, a founder of Facebook and the chief digital organizer of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The site has been highly anticipated since Jumo’s soft launch in March.
While many Chicagoans are bustling about shopping malls, a team of ChicagoNow bloggers have a different plan for Black Friday. They will be kicking off the inaugural ChicagoNow Black Friday 5k and Food Drive.
John Morrison, a Chicago-based photographer and graphic designer, is among the finalists to compete in the Ford Focus Rally.
We caught up with him to learn more about the rally and what he would do if selected to compete.
Twitter Analytics could be a game-changer for businesses owners, especially those who have been skeptical of the micro-blogging platform’s ROI.