Social Media

Pinterest and Teens: A new found appreciation

I may have been somewhat premature when I first expressed my doubts about Pinterest for consumers in an earlier post. Let’s just say I’ve been known to be a little slow to warm up to new technology tools (my colleagues might say that’s the understatement of the year). But […]

Growth Companies and Social Media: Do You Fit the Pattern?

I was struck again recently by the tight correlation between growth companies and active social media use. Because the mega consumer product brands get so much attention – think Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Chevy and Super Bowl — it’s easy to think large companies in general have embraced social media. The […]

Sustainability: Leveraging Twitter Lists on Listly

This is a test. This is only a test. This is a test to see if the time and effort put into carefully maintaining a list on Twitter can be leveraged on Listly using its new Twitter list integration. For my test I’m using the list I’ve built over […]

Newsle: A Review Revisited

Withdrawal pangs drive me to revisit an earlier Newsle review for fellow sufferers. If you dread the thought of missing important accomplishments, celebrations or struggles for clients, colleagues and friends  — and you came to depend on how the combined power of Google Reader and an active Google Alert service helped you keep up with such news nuggets (for free!) — then you understand my pain and this updated Newsle review is for you.

Social Media Trends for Mission-Driven Organizations in 2014

Things change. In our fast-paced world, nothing seems to change more rapidly than the technology industry. Not only are computers and other technology constantly evolving, but demand for mobile devices and the information received on them is in constant demand from consumers.

That information – also known as content – […]

How to Make the Most of Your Time on Social Media

Ever feel like there will never be enough time to use social media effectively?

The social media networks change constantly. Conquering all the guru guidelines and best practices is a full-time job. And that’s on top of your already more-than-busy office calendar.

Sure, you and your team can devour books and […]

Four Must-Have Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

In the social media world, the mantra is “relationships, relationships, relationships.”  Here are four must-have social media tips for nonprofits to build those relationships.