Category: Social Networking

I’m learning more about social networking and social media every day.

Giving it Away

Here’s what I wonder, why would someone make a free viral tool or game? Why would they give away something cool? What are you giving away?

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Missionaries Wanted

The World's Largest Country

As of March, 2015, Facebook became the equivalent of the world’s largest country with over 1.4 Billion monthly active users. Do they need missionaries there?

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Why I Don’t Like Much

Why I don't Like Anything

If you follow me on facebook, you’ve probably noticed that I don’t like those pictures of sad-eyed kids or lonely American soldiers. But why not?

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Get Personal

snopes

What makes one Facebook page better than another one? Is it the nature or the tone of their content?

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Social Media Warning

Susceptibility Virus Warning

Warning Social Media users – there is a new threat to your personal security and it is being perpetrated on Facebook as well as other social media like Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest. The posted virus can infect Windows and Mac

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Social Media Shortcuts

@ is for Atkinson

I don’t know about you, but I prefer to navigate through my programs using my keyboard as much as possible. The keyboard shortcuts for Undo (cmd+z) cut (cmd+x) copy (cmd+c) paste (cmd+v) and my favorite “Select All” (cmd+a) are indispensable

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Social Media and the FTC

FTC .com Disclosures

The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has been governing online advertising on the web and email for years, but as of early March, 2013, the FTC includes governance for social media and mobile technology. How will this effect your employees?

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Audience Engagement

Facebook Insights 13,500% increase

When a Facebook page has been lying dormant for a time, it’s important to start providing content to engage the audience.

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It’s Never Too Late

2500% increase

So, you say your social media is dead in the water? You’re getting nowhere? You don’t even know what to post or when? Take a few deep breaths and know this one key thing: It’s never too late.

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New Instagram TOS

We’ve all head the news that Instagram (recently purchased by Facebook) is updating their Terms of Service (TOS).

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Content Strategy and the News

Newtown, Connecticut Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Yesterday was December 14, 2012 and I spent a large portion of the day producing content for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. as commentary and encouragement regarding the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT.

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Quick Wins

Quick Wins

Sometimes, just a few days can produce pretty spectacular results. Social Network Voice took over posting for one of our clients for one week to cover a staffer’s vacation time. After just a few days, we can already see a

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Why You Need A Strategy

strategy button

Over the last 20 years of talking to people about their technology, the web (interwebz), and now social networking and social media, I’ve heard the following statement too many times: “Let’s just get started, we can do the strategy thing

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Building a Business

the people's eyebrow

I’m in a totally new world for me. I’m building a business. So, I’m trying to read and listen to everything I can about doing that and the advice is all over the place. I’ve been doing the work, I’m

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1 Billion

Map of Facebook users showing percentages

Today, there are more people on Facebook, than there were on the planet 200 years ago. Here are the facts about that.

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Relational Messaging

social media post volume

My favorite way to help people connect to your brand is through relational messaging. For some organizations this is difficult, because you have to consistently care about your audience. I mean really, really care. You must provide them with the

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Social Networking Content Strategy

We Make Sense

Let’s talk about your social networking content strategy.The key to any successful venture in social media, social networking and any digital endeavor is relevancy. You’re either providing content relevant to your audience, or you need to figure out what they

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Your Social Networking Circles

Social circles help determine where to spend your time

Are you approaching your social networking circles strategically? (social networking introverts move along…) Most of us have Facebook friends by now and the Pew Internet & American Life Project estimates we average 229 of them.

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Chumble Spuzz

My friend D’Arcy sent me this blog post about learning English as a second language and using children’s blocks to illustrate the language. Everything starts out innocently enough: And moves on to some interesting translations: Then a little stranger:Where’s your

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