Recently, someone said to me ‘you must live the happiest life ever’ I was shocked and said, ‘Why, do you think so?’ to which she replied ‘Well, your Facebook is full of pictures of reading, or going places and doing things and unless what you’re posting isn’t true – you’re living a happy life.’ I […]Read More What do Your Social Media Posting Say about You?
If you are a regular reader, or even just taken a casual glance at my blog, you know I rarely write about business. Not because I am not interested or because I don’t think about it or even because I have nothing to say. I rarely write about business because, well, it is just not […]Read More Social Media – You get out of it what You put into it
Part of the way I feed, clothe and have the ability to live indoors, is the use of social media. In case you are reading this and want to ask the question my mother asked last week ‘SOCIAL MEDIA, what’s that?’ The answer is social media is any avenue that acts socially using online technology. […]Read More Sharing is what it is ALL about
I like to talk with people. I love the exchange of ideas. I’m also keen on sharing knowledge. Last night I had the opportunity to speak to a group of local business owners about social media. The joy of talking with other small business owners is palpable for me. At one point in our discussion […]Read More To Link or Not To Link
A goal of mine in 2012, along with consolidating my blogging, was to write consistently about social media. Last year I did well keeping up with my inspirational blog, and the occasional posts to my Glynne’s Soaps blog; However, when it came to blogging about social media, I quite simply was not any good. What […]Read More Are you Using Social Media to it’s Full Amplification?
I am relatively new to the Klout game. I will freely admit I was resistant. I couldn’t see how a Klout Score would make a difference in my world. It all seemed a little spammy to me – Tweeting to your friends to join; the mean message stating your high score than their low score. […]Read More Klout unto others as you would have them Klout unto you
Calling someone or something the Egg McMuffin of _________ is silly! I am absolutely at a loss of words for what it can mean to be the Egg McMuffin of ____________. I am worried about anyone or thing that might consider it a compliment. Hey, you’re the quick, cheap, breakfast I can pick up on the […]Read More The Egg McMuffin of Blog Posts
I must admit that although I have a LinkedIn account, it is not my go-to for social interaction. I see it much more of a place for jobseekers and those looking to hire. LinkedIn this week announced it now has 100 million users. The social networking company may be half the size of Twitter and have […]Read More LinkedIn hits 100 million users
I oft find that people who have never use twitter think it is just a place to post what you had for breakfast or other random uninteresting information. What they don’t realize is that while there is a certain amount of random information available, there is also good and informative information available. I for one, […]Read More Twitter is a business tool you can’t afford to leave in the tool box
Fifty-one percent of executives surveyed said they fear social media could be detrimental to employee productivity, while 49 percent believe that using such could damage company reputation. In fact, those surveyed who are notusing social media on a corporate basis say non-implementation is primarily due to concern about confidentiality or security issues (40%), employee productivity (37%) or simply not knowing enough about it (51%).Read More Only One in Three Companies Address Social Media Concerns