Doodle Dog Creative is a creative agency headquartered in Dallas and Austin, Texas, specializing in branding solutions, website design and development and search engine optimization. We create smile worthy concepts that capture personality and inspire brands.
According to a various studies and statistics of teenagers done in the last year, when asked about their social networking habits, results have shown a decrease of enthusiasm on traditional social networking sites including Facebook. While Facebook is still the most used social network ranking well above the rest, teenagers seem to be slowly distancing themselves from it at a steady rate every year. The average age of Facebook users in the U.S. has bumped up to between 32-36 years. Teenagers have now veered toward apps like Pinterest, SnapChat, Instagram, Twitter and Vine. The increase in diversification of the social networkers can only make us question what to expect in the future when these tweens and teens because our primary target demographic.
Using Facebook as a marketing and promotional tool has catapulted many businesses and allowed for a new realm of communication with their customers, but if you have teens straying away from this medium, will Facebook have as much power in the coming years? Tell us what you think, do you use Facebook for your business today? Has its effect on your business changed at all in the past couple years?
Why are the younger audiences abandoning these traditional social networks? Will this have any effect on how small businesses target audiences online? Will there be new tactics on how to reach your customers other than Facebook?
We’d love to hear your thoughts?
Teens Abandoning Social NetworksPew Research Center
Have you been wondering why your website’s Twitter feed has gone silent recently? In mid July, Twitter updated their website regulations that now require you to do some quick changes in order to continue your tweeting endeavors. So lets get everyone’s twitter feeds back up and flying!
In order to adapt to the change you must register your site and get the new API Keys.
All you have to do is log into your account here, and “copy and paste” the items below (from your Twitter account – to the Twitter plugin on your site):
OAuth Access Token:
OAuth Access Secret:
Feeling overwhelmed by all of this? If we built your site, just shoot us an update request sometime throughout the month of October with the above info and we’ll update it on your site for you at no charge. email@example.com
While owning a small business has never been easy, a variety of online websites, apps and tools have allowed entrepreneurs to more readily pave the road to their success. With little to no initial cost, these sites could really help improve your business endeavors.
Wunderlist is the easiest way to manage and share your daily to-do lists. It easily syncs lists with employees, family and friends across all platforms including laptops, phones and Ipads for access anywhere. Friendly reminders will make sure all deadlines are met and day-to-day tasks run smoothly.
Doodle Dog Creative Brief
Our creative brief focuses on a series of questions that help breakdown the vision, brand identity and functionality of your business in order to develop a cohesive and creative outlook of your business.
LegalZoom provides a relatively inexpensive and easy-to-use online service that helps people create their own legal documents such as a last will, incorporate a business, trademark a name or take care of other common legal matters.
Copyscape allows you to scour the web for any sign of plagiarism. Simply type in your site and watch Copyscape scan the internet for anything that has been duplicated for use elsewhere. This is a good way to be sure that your valuable content is protected. Premium and Sentry services are also offered to monitor online activity daily or weekly for a fee.
Google Analytics helps you analyze visitor traffic and paint a complete picture of your audience and their needs, wherever they are along the path to purchase. Knowing the routes people take to find your business and what tools they use to get there can help you improve their experience once they find you. It is also useful in helping bring in more visitors and boost sales.