How To: Look Like An Amateur on Twitter

Twitter has exploded past the mainstream growth curve and is finding its way into marketing programs that are run by people with little to no experience using social media as a community building tool with a marketing mindset. When rookies join Twitter on behalf of the companies or programs they work for, veterans can sniff […]

When Marketing To Millennials: Be Real

Tech savvy and born into the post-50’s advertising world, people born between 1980 and 2000 (Millennials) believe they’ve got businesses pegged. They know when a company is abusing advertising and they know when things are too good to be true. I think I know a bit about this, as I was born in the early […]

Connecting is a Piece of Cake

For those people and businesses that are looking for a way to harness the potential power that lies in social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc), take 5 minutes and watch this presentation. There’s a really cool video at the end. The people that creatively use social media to actually connect with people make themselves more attractive […]

1.2 Million Social Media “Experts”

Go do a search on Google for the term “social media expert” without the quotes and you’ll find that Google has indexed 83 million pages that it believes could be relevant to your search. Put the quotes back in and you’ll find that Google believes it has about 1.2 million pages that could be relevant. […]

What Do People Say About You Online?

Social media is quickly moving beyond the realm of “buzz” and is being recognized as a marketing landscape game-changer. Twitter has exploded, and Facebook had more traffic on Christmas day 2009 than Google did. To survive in this new marketing world, you better know how to navigate it’s waters. The Power of Twitter Twitter has […]

The Grandparents Are Jumpin’ On Board

Those of us that are in the internet and social media industries recognize the added value to our interactions that sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc bring to us on a daily, hourly, or every minute or so basis. My soon-to-be son, Caden, has his own blog; he is working on his first book about […]

Restaurants and Social Media: Heavenly Match

Chris Brogan is a highly respected social media veteran; he has posted a great video of a discussion about social media between himself and Joe Sorge, who runs AJ Bomers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a few other restaurants in town. Original post by Chris Brogan here Direct link to the video here Restaurants, Bars and […]

Grandma and Grandpa Are Jumpin’ On Board

Those of us that are in the internet and social media industries recognize the added value to our interactions that sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc bring to us on a daily, hourly, or every minute or so basis. My soon-to-be son, Caden, has his own blog; he is working on his first book about […]