Social Media: The BEST Oscar Party Ever

If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014 Before the award ceremony, I challenge myself each year to see EVERY single film that’s been nominated for an Oscar for best picture. It’s typically a race against the clock (or the weekends) and I usually come … More Social Media: The BEST Oscar Party Ever

Social Media: Getting the Most out of Your Content

You’ve taken several hours to write a blog, create a new Slideshare presentation, research and design an infographic or shoot and edit a video.  The content is compelling and on brand. You feel good about it. I don’t have to tell you that creating your own content is hard work and time consuming, so of course you … More Social Media: Getting the Most out of Your Content

The Answer to Setting up Multiple Social Media Profiles

You’re a complex person with a diverse set of skills, hobbies, likes and dislikes and friends. You’re a salesperson who’s also sports fanatic with a love of gardening.  You’re a marketing professional with strong political views and a love of cooking and great food. You’re an office assistant trying to break into the music business … More The Answer to Setting up Multiple Social Media Profiles

Four Tips for a Successful Trade Show (Hint: Use Social Media)

It is a social media world out there, but it’s also important to make connections IRL (In Real Life). For many, handshakes and eye contact are necessary for building trust and creating a strong client base. Trade Shows are one of the best ways to network and create relationships in person, and are still a … More Four Tips for a Successful Trade Show (Hint: Use Social Media)

Facebook Celebrates 10 Years By Giving Users “A Look Back”

In celebration of it’s 10th birthday, Facebook has rolled out “A Look Back,” a personalized video of your timeline’s most shared moments.  It’s a lot like the “year in review” tool it offers at the end of each year, only it’s a compilation of your entire time on the platform. Reflecting back on these 10 … More Facebook Celebrates 10 Years By Giving Users “A Look Back”

Facebook Showing Fewer Text Posts from Business Pages

In an announcement yesterday Facebook revealed that it will begin showing fewer text posts from business and fan pages, while it will begin showing more of the same types of posts from friends. Facebook attributes this change to their efforts to show more of the type of content users want to see. “We are learning … More Facebook Showing Fewer Text Posts from Business Pages

Why Your Video Probably Won’t Go Viral

Video is a powerful medium for storytelling. As companies compete for attention many are turning to video production to try to build brand equity and increase inbound web traffic.  Content developers are increasingly asked to make “viral videos” for their clients, and corporate media departments are struggling to keep up with the workload and the … More Why Your Video Probably Won’t Go Viral

How to Build a Social Media Following When You Have No Budget

I’m often tasked with growing a social media audience, from the ground up, with no budget. Sound familiar? If you find yourself in this situation, whether you’re a small business owner, a social media manager, a community manager or working for a non-profit, here are a few things you can do to get your social … More How to Build a Social Media Following When You Have No Budget