Category: social media

Happy 2nd Birthday, Google+!

Today, Google+ is two years old! Or young, whatever. If you know me, I’m a HUGE Google fan and an even bigger Google+ fan. (You can add me here.) I wish more of my friends saw the value in it and it became even more popular because the visual design is just SO much better than most sites. (Although the cover photos are a little … Read More Happy 2nd Birthday, Google+!

Getting Back to Basics: Why Brands are Getting it Wrong in Social Media

Social Media as a business function is fun, sure, but there’s much more to it. You have to show results and how it affects the bottom line–just like everyone else. Brian Solis originally shared this, so I’m reblogging:   Getting Back to Basics: Why Brands are Getting it Wrong in Social Media.

Valentine’s Day Breakup Marketing Ploy Badly Received

This was a post from Lauren Gray, who blogs at LaurenKGray.com. I can’t imagine many worse ways to publicize a company on Valentine’s Day; take a look at how Atlantic Station used an employee’s plans to breakup with her boyfriend as a marketing strategy: Valentine’s Day Breakup Marketing Ploy Badly Received.

Hold the Whip! Childhood Obesity and Public Relations

According to several resources and examples brought forward by the Food Research and Action Center, it’s estimated that in recent years, about one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Let me repeat that: About one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. What does overweight or obese mean exactly? To be considered overweight, your BMI (or Body Mass Index) must be in the … Read More Hold the Whip! Childhood Obesity and Public Relations

Do You Really Know Your Neighbors? The Social Networking Site That’s Making A Splash

What you already know: Social Media is changing the way people interact. So many people have dreams of becoming the next big website to compete with Facebook; yet sometimes you can’t predict what exactly will go viral. One thing Facebook is lacking; however, is the ability to connect within your community. Local businesses and neighbors might be on the website but there isn’t much … Read More Do You Really Know Your Neighbors? The Social Networking Site That’s Making A Splash